Ice Griffs to play Niagara in first round of playoffs

By Vinnie Christiano III Sports Reporter With the regular season officially wrapped up, this weekend begins the first round of the Atlantic Hockey Tournament. With the top five teams getting a bye for this round, teams ranked 6-11 in the league will play a best-of-three series to advance to the next round. This configuration pits … [Read more...]

Canisius campus suffers minor damages in wind storm

By Mike Pesarchick Copy Editor Despite heavy damage to the University at Buffalo and other buildings in the area, Canisius’ campus escaped the weekend’s intense wind storm with mostly minor damage, according to Facilities Management officials. The most notable damage occurred outside Lyons Hall, where a light pole was damaged when … [Read more...]

USA joins JSGA, Canisius is now apart of national Jesuit student government alliance

Cameron Lareva News Editor Undergraduate Student Association (USA) President Matt Smardz ‘19 attended the first annual Jesuit Student Government Alliance (JSGA) conference or Annual Winter JSGA Summit, over this past winter break. The JSGA is a newly formed group that is in its first official academic year. The alliance consists of … [Read more...]

Students move forward on initiative to install gender-neutral bathrooms at Canisius

Jenna French News Reporter Students have been working closely with Student Life to install accessible gender-neutral bathrooms on the main campus to accommodate the transgender and gender-nonconforming population at Canisius. The Undergraduate Student Association (USA)’s Diversity Committee current chair, seniors Diego Quintos and … [Read more...]

Student-athlete refueling station unveiled in KAC

Nolan Hopkins Assistant News Editor In a partnership with Intense Milk and Whole Foods Market, the Canisius athletic department has officially opened the Student-Athlete Refueling Station inside the Koessler Athletic Center. The refuel station, which is designated for varsity student-athlete usage only, is located across from the … [Read more...]

This week in Senate

Emyle Watkins Managing Editor General Student Concerns this week included a reminder from Matthew Duke regarding upcoming C-Block programming. Executive Board Reports this week included President Matthew Smardz asking committee chairs to write a how-to document on their position and committee duties for the incoming Senate next … [Read more...]

Chief Beaty addresses student concerns about the parking ramp

By Adam Duke Editor in Chief Throughout the 2018-19 academic year, Canisius students have voiced their concerns regarding the safety of the Delavan-Jefferson parking ramp to The Griffin, which is investigating the situation. Public Safety Chief Kim Beaty said these concerns will be addressed as soon as possible and offered tips to … [Read more...]

USA welcomes new transfer club and transfer representative

Emyle Watkins Managing Editor Megan Bourne thought she might want to be a Griff as a senior in high school - it would just take a year and a half to find her way home to Canisius. Bourne, who takes seat as the new Transfer Student Association Representative at the Undergraduate Student Association Senate this semester, got her start … [Read more...]

McLaughlin nominated for Hobey Baker Award for second consecutive year

For the second straight year, Dylan McLaughlin has been named as a candidate for the Hobey Baker Award. (Marshall Haim / The Griffin) By Marshall Haim Sports Editor For the second straight year, Dylan McLaughlin has been named to the first round of voting for college hockey's most prestigious honor, the Hobey Baker … [Read more...]

USA budget update and remaining funding for the spring semester

Cameron Lareva News Editor This article examines the Undergraduate Student Association’s (USA’s) spending from last semester, remaining funding for this semester, and upcoming projects that need funding. All financial amounts and contract details came directly from USA’s Vice President of Business and Finance, Cameron Rosenecker ‘19. … [Read more...]


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