Opinion: Is technology stifling creativity?

Francesca McKernon Assistant Opinion Editor The age-old debate of whether technology has improved our daily lives or complicated them is still very much relevant. The ability to computerize a person into a profile and link them “socially” has scientifically proven to diminish social skills, especially among Generations Y and and Z. … [Read more...]

Opinion: Disasters: A Blame Game or a Step in the Right Direction?

Bailey McOwen Griffin Contributor Horrible, unexpected disasters occur every single day. We may not be directly affected by them, or even be aware of them, but they still happen. It is very rare, though, that we see these tragedies occur in the world of the elite. On Sept. 7, rapper and producer Mac Miller passed away in his home … [Read more...]

Editorial: Preventing suicide takes more than just a day

Editorial Staff This past Monday, Sept. 10, was World Suicide Prevention Day. We at The Griffin know that suicide is an extremely difficult topic to talk about. We also know that it is an important topic to talk about, as it affects more people than you may realize. According to the World Health Organization, 800,000 people die by … [Read more...]

Opinion: Just Get Over It

Alexis Joseph Griffin Contributor I would just like to start off by saying that the following content discusses controversial events and everyone is entitled to his/her own opinion. However, opinions are like armpits - everyone has them and most of the time they stink. Over the long labor day weekend, most people were partying, not … [Read more...]

Opinion: Ask Bee

Dear Bee,   I’m a Senior this year, and just moved out of my parent’s house and in to an off-campus apartment over the summer. I thought that 21 would be a pretty normal age to do the moving out thing, and I definitely didn’t spring it on my parents, as I let them know my plans before they were even official. My mom is taking … [Read more...]

Opinion: Elon’s High Horse: Should Tesla take a hit because Elon did?

By Khalil Gordon Griffin Contributor If you are caught up on meme culture, or have been keeping a close eye on the stock market, you may be aware of something Tesla Inc. (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk did a few days ago. Musk was asked to appear on an episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, which he accepted. The two spoke about Musk’s … [Read more...]

Opinion: One student’s perspective on leaving their home in Texas to make the trek all the way up north

By Bailey McOwen Griffin Contributor I’ll just put it out there right now that I am originally from Middle-of-Nowhere, New York, so I had some pretty decent knowledge of life up north before I was uprooted and tossed into Houston, Texas, the fourth largest city in the United States. It was difficult at first, but I can honestly say … [Read more...]

Editorial: How to Hold the Catholic Church Accountable

Editorial Staff We at The Griffin are sure you’ve all read President Hurley’s statement on the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. One of the first things Hurley mentions in his statement is that he needed time to collect his thoughts. We at The Griffin are still collecting our thoughts as well. Unfortunate as it is, sexual … [Read more...]

Opinion: The Experience of Hypnosis

Khalil Gordon Griffin Contributor The week of orientation was a very enjoyable time for me. Although many of the mandatory seminars felt like drags, the freedom to socialize before classes was very helpful. The hypnosis show, which had been built up since the week started, served as the culmination of all I had experienced at … [Read more...]

Opinion: Ask Bee

As we swing into the third week of the semester, you might find yourself in the middle of some drama, a spat, or some personal issue. I’ve always thought that having an outside, unbiased opinion can give really helpful insight into problems that we’re too personally close to. That’s where I come in. I’m Bee, Canisius College’s own … [Read more...]


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