The Pillars of Canisius: C-Block

A Staff Report Series   As The Griffin looks at the different clubs and organizations that labeled as the “Pillars of Canisius,” the series concludes with C-Block. In short, C-Block is the fan section of our school, cheering on our various sports teams from the sidelines. In order to join C-Block, students must pay a $10 … [Read more...]

Canisius competes in the first-ever esports tournament in the MAAC

By Amanda Weber Griffin Reporter While the attention was on the men’s basketball team competing in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) tournament this year, members of the FUSION Gaming Society, the gaming club on campus, participated in the inaugural esports competition jointly hosted by the MAAC and Eastern College … [Read more...]

Canisius community joins in national solidarity walkout

By Cameron Lareva Assistant News Editor The Canisius College community came together on Wednesday, March 14, to join the nation in a Walkout of Solidarity from 10:00 a.m. to 10:17 a.m. The walkout signified the one month anniversary of the Parkland shooting, that occurred on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in … [Read more...]

Public Safety opens “Response to Violence” training sessions to students

By: Cameron Lareva Assistant News Editor Canisius College’s Public Safety is presenting their Response to Violence training sessions to students for the first time. In previous years these sessions have been reserved for only faculty and staff of the college. Wil Johnson, director of public safety, explained the sessions are … [Read more...]

Master plan forum survey results released in meeting

By Jenna Gaudino Griffin Reporter Over winter break, a master plan survey was released by Marco F. Benedetti, vice president of business and finance, which asked faculty members and students to weigh in on expectations regarding the growth and development of Canisius. In hopes to develop future strategies towards the growth and … [Read more...]

Yungblud opens for K.Flay at Town Ballroom (GALLERY)

Photographs by Mike Pesarchick, Griffin Staff Photographer.  All photographs copyright Mike Pesarchick 2018. Please do not reproduce, copy or distribute without written permission of the photographer. Mike can be reached at  … [Read more...]

The Pillars: SPB

A Staff Report Series Whether you are a commuter or resident student, you have undoubtedly seen the phrase “Student Programming Board Presents…” gracing the top of numerous posters throughout the tunnels. The Student Programming Board, more commonly known by the acronym SPB, is, by definition, not a club. It is a council that is a … [Read more...]

USA’s Reaction to Student Concerns: USA’s plans to address negativity and declining student involvement on campus

By Cameron Lareva and Jenna Gaudino Assistant News Editor and Griffin Reporter Recently, there has been a noticeable decline in participation in clubs and sporting events on campus. Students and club leaders have called upon USA to become more involved at Canisius. During the USA meeting on February 13th Unity’s president, Madelyn … [Read more...]

Pregnant on Campus initiative progresses: Campus culture change to come through call to action

By Felicia Smolen News Editor President of USA, Amelia Greenan ‘18, has been working hard on an ongoing initiative to create a more inclusive educational experience here at Canisius. Through the Pregnant on Campus Initiative, a partnership with Catholic Health was created, and as a result, a resource guide has been developed and is … [Read more...]

Campus Ministry establishes Community Week, beginning this Sunday: Community Day is revamped into Community Week to increase awareness for the Buffalo area    

By: Cameron Lareva Assistant News Editor Campus Ministry has transformed Community Day into Community Week for the 2018 Spring semester, to allow Canisius College “a week for service and solidarity for the Buffalo community” according to Darby Ratliff, Campus Ministry graduate assistant. The change came about last year when campus … [Read more...]

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