Future undergraduate president has big plans

By Carl Legg News Editor Amelia Greenan, the incoming President of the Undergraduate Student Association (USA) discussed her goals and ambitions in that role with The Griffin this week. The position is one Greenan has dreamed of since she was first touring Canisius. Even then, Greenan was preparing for it as Student Body President of … [Read more...]

Debuting Quadrangle 65

By Nathan Ress Managing Editor This past Tuesday, April 26, Canisius College celebrated another year of what is known in certain circles as the only holiday that matters, more anticipated than Griff Fest and more festive than Mardi Gras: the unveiling of Quadrangle, the College’s literary and arts magazine. This year marked the 65th … [Read more...]

Senior Night win over Niagara caps another unbeaten MAAC season

By Robert Janish Senior Sports Writer Even with clinching the 2017 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference regular season championship, that did not stop the women's lacrosse team from continuing their dominance in the MAAC, just like they have for the last half decade. On Senior Night 2017, in which five Golden Griffins played their … [Read more...]

Acclaimed poet Neil Hilborn visits Buffalo

Emyle Watkins Art Director Buffalo, NY - Nestled in the belly of the First Ward, along old train tracks and among deteriorated buildings lies a brick beast, an unknown beauty. Inside, a diverse crowd, the bang of glasses against the bar and groups of people situated around chairs, just feet away from large windows built into exposed … [Read more...]

Buffalo Sabres alumnus speaks on campus, discusses mental illness

By Megan Rooney Ad Director When one pictures a speaker coming to their school to speak about mental health, most would visualize an extremely somber and serious presentation, especially when the talk is centered around depression, anxiety, and other heavy topics. But Clint Malarchuk, while recognizing the severity of these … [Read more...]

Offense thrives, Griffs split weekend series

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor     As the end of MAAC play quickly looms over the Canisius softball team, their offensive power was in full force last weekend. The Griffs batted .394 as a team in the pair of doubleheaders against Rider and Monmouth. Despite the offensive outburst, the Griffs ended up splitting the four games, not … [Read more...]

Griff Fest: Canisius’ signature celebration

By Felicia Smolen Photography Director With the end of the spring 2017 semester rapidly approaching, students are working as hard as ever: turning in their last assignments, taking their last exams, and preparing for finals week. Meanwhile, seniors are preparing for graduation and going through their last classes as an undergraduate. … [Read more...]

Semester ends with uncertain future, cultural change on the horizon

By Janelle Harb Editor-in-Chief By the end of last semester, administration had dealt with the closing (and reopening) of the crumbling parking ramp, a hanging black baby doll in a Frisch Hall elevator following the results of the United States’ presidential election, and numerous student complaints regarding the Travel Team, a … [Read more...]

Bishop on campus sparked conversation of spirituality and being inclusive to all

By Amanda Weber Griffin Reporter On April 26, 2017, the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, Richard Malone, had a conversation with a group of students in the Science Hall Commons at Canisius. The event was organized by Campus Ministry, with a large effort from Director Mike Hayes. The event was originally supposed to … [Read more...]

President Hurley town hall focuses on tuition and enrollment

By Amanda Weber Assistant News Editor President John J. Hurley invited the Canisius community to a Town Hall meeting that was held in Regis Room in the Student Center on April 20, 2017 from 3-4:00 p.m. Although the meeting did run over its scheduled time and Hurley was not able to address every single topic on his agenda, main topics … [Read more...]


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