Community rallies for unionized facilities workers

By Janelle Harb & Abby Wojcik Griffin Editors On Wednesday, Dec. 6, students, faculty, and staff joined in together in a rally for unionized facilities workers on campus, as they are currently in negotiations for a new union contract. The rally ended with participants delivering a letter to President John J. Hurley’s office … [Read more...]

Public Safety holds annual Christmas drive

By Felicia Smolen News Editor One of the major values here at Canisius is that of Cura Personalis, meaning to care for a whole person. Therefore, Canisius is continuously seeking out ways to take care of those within the Canisius community and others in the surrounding communities. Public Safety recently took action to exemplify … [Read more...]

SPB brings holiday festivities to campus with Christmas in the Quad

By Cameron Lareva Assistant News Editor Canisius College brought the Christmas spirit to campus with the Student Programming Board’s annual event, Christmas in the Quad. The event was hosted in the Palisono Pavilion on the evening of Dec. 5. The room was transformed to a into a winter wonderland, featuring multiple activity stations … [Read more...]

Looking back: A semester filled with rightsizing attempts

By Janelle Harb Editor-in-Chief “How many years does Canisius have left?” “Will this school be open long enough for me to graduate?” “I give us five more years.” With rumors of a significant drop in freshman class enrollment and retention, students and faculty alike were left wondering what the fate of the school would be at the … [Read more...]

A call for increase in student involvement

By Rebecca Brandel Griffin Reporter On Nov. 10, The Griffin published an editorial piece addressing Club Leaders and encouraging them not to give up despite apparent frustrations. The article instead urged them to fight through student apathy to continue their goal of providing students with unique college experiences. As a follow-up … [Read more...]

Community Day to be reworked into Community Week

By Amanda Weber Griffin Reporter For years, a staple of the Canisius College experience for many students each semester has been participating in Community Day. Community Day, in the past, has been a one-day service event headed by Campus Ministry. On this day, students were provided the opportunity to go into the local and … [Read more...]

Proposal for 24-hour library extension postponed

By Michael Berg Griffin Reporter The Student Interests Committee, part of the Undergraduate Student Association at Canisius,  had mentioned in the past that they were working on a proposal to increase the duration of the library’s hours of operation. Although it seemed that they were confident in the progress they were making, they … [Read more...]

Neighborhood man charged with igniting own house by police

The remains of the house on E. Delavan Ave. / Adam Duke By Adam Duke Assistant Sports Editor Just before 4:00 Tuesday morning, a two-alarm fire started at 218 E. Delavan Ave., just four blocks from the Canisius dorm buildings. The sky became bright and the light from the flames was visible from Frisch Hall. Smoke filled the air in … [Read more...]

This Week in Senate: November, 28 2017

By Dylan Huston Vice Speaker, USA New Business Olivia Owens has been appointed to serve as a Junior class Senator for the remainder of the academic year. Cameron Rosenecker has been appointed to serve as a Junior class Senator for the remainder of the academic year. Budget Appeals Students for Life appealed to cover the costs … [Read more...]

RHA’s Thanksgiving Sit-Down Dinner proceeds donated to Buffalo City Mission

By Sydney Bucholtz Features Editor Buffalo is no stranger to huge disparity between social classes. While some families can enjoy a spread of warm, delicious foods, others must find food in shelters and huddle together for warmth. This year, Canisius aided less fortunate families at the Buffalo City Mission through its annual … [Read more...]

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