Editorial: Clubs could benefit from more direct regulations from USA

This editorial was written by news and opinion editors of The Griffin following a news story by Emyle Watkins. Watkins, although also an editor, neither wrote nor co-wrote this story. There’s an old saying, “No one knows where the money goes.” It’s been true of our government (at all levels regardless of what side is in … [Read more...]

Editorial: Do liberal arts colleges value the arts?

In the United States, there seems to be a stigma surrounding the value of an arts degree. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) degrees are valued more highly . Several well known figures have spoken out against the worth of liberal arts programs, including Republican governors Patrick McCrory of North Carolina and … [Read more...]

Editorial: Celebrating women at Canisius

With Women’s History Month drawing to a close, we at The Griffin decided now would be a good time to reflect on what it means to be a woman at Canisius. This issue of The Griffin features a number of articles about some of the leading ladies here at Canisius, including the young women who premiered a documentary this past week, as … [Read more...]

Editorial: Canisius is not a name-brand school, and that’s okay

This week a scandal broke, a scandal involving colleges. Not colleges like Canisius, though. Colleges like Stanford, U.C.L.A., and other “name-brand” schools. These schools have some of the most competitive admissions processes in the nation, and this past week it was exposed that thirty three parents essentially bought their … [Read more...]

Anti-vaxxers; unvaccinated and dangerous

Editorial The Anti-vaccination movement in America has captured the attention of the world by reintroducing harmful bacteria, like the rubeola virus known for causing Measles, back into the United States. Formerly eliminated diseases like Measles, declared as eradicated in 2000, have re-entered the population due to groups of … [Read more...]

Editorial: Words of welcome to our new Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

We at The Griffin would like to take this opportunity to welcome our new Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Fatima Rodriguez Johnson. Johnson, an alumna of the college, will begin work right after President’s Day on Tuesday, Feb. 19. She will be the first to fill the position of Associate Dean for Diversity and … [Read more...]

Editorial: It’s Time To Change The Narration

This past weekend, turmoil erupted after political events that took place in Washington D.C. At this point, many Canisius students have seen the disturbing video that has recently surfaced on social media sites like Twitter. The video shows high school boys wearing MAGA hats appearing to taunt Native American elder and Vietnam … [Read more...]

Editorial: A Lesson From The Past: Everyone Deserves The Right To Their Health

Editorial Staff This past week, the United States of America mourned the loss of one of our former presidents. On Saturday, Dec. 1, George H.W. Bush, who served as president from 1989 to 1993 sadly passed away. As with the passing of every president, his death dredged up all sorts of feelings about the quality of his presidency. … [Read more...]

Editorial: It’s Time To Do More Than Stand in Solidarity

Editorial Staff As we were all returning from our Thanksgiving Break on Monday, students and staff alike were welcomed back with yet another mass email from President Hurley entitled, simply, “Standing in Solidarity.” This email was, of course, regarding one of our student athletes, Emily Scheck, and the GoFundMe page started on her … [Read more...]

Editorial: Yes, Your Vote Mattered

Editorial Staff We at The Griffin would like to commend you all on a job well done. As you all know, the midterm elections occurred this past Tuesday. Not quite as glamorous as when we all get to go out and elect the president, the person everyone thinks of as the leader of our nation, but important nonetheless. Actually, scratch … [Read more...]

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