Editorial 9/29: “Either you have a seat at the table or you’re on the menu”: Co-chairs of the Women’s March on Washington talk about trust and justice

By the Editorial Board This past Tuesday, Canisius welcomed two of the co-chairs of the Women’s March on Washington, and the co-presidents of the newly formed Women’s March 501(c)(4) nonprofit social and political advocacy organization. Dr. Erin Robinson of Canisius’ Sociology and Environmental Studies department introduced Tamika … [Read more...]

Editorial 9/22: It’s not the end of the world, it’s science

By the Editorial Board On Tuesday, an earthquake of 7.1 magnitude struck Mexico just south of Mexico City, killing upwards of 250 people. This death toll is expected to rise still as the rescue efforts continue throughout the week. Less than two weeks ago, an 8.1-magnitude earthquake hit the city of Oaxaca, Mexico, killing dozens and … [Read more...]

Editoral 9/12: Does Canisius’s rank on the Top Colleges list reflect reality?

By the Editorial Board This week, the U.S. News released their infamous and highly anticipated Best Colleges rankings, and Canisius slipped into a sturdy #22 spot for Universities in the North. While this rank is shared with Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., it offers an exciting leap from Canisius’s rank last year of #26 on … [Read more...]

Editorial 9/8: Let’s hope good things come in small packages

By the Editorial Board Welcome back, beautiful Canisius! The sun has been shining down on us these last couple of days, and we don’t know about you, but The Griffin has a great feeling about this upcoming year. After all, it’s not snowing yet, there are blue skies overhead, the freshmen are enthusiastic, and so many programs and … [Read more...]

Editorial 4/28: A semester in review: It can only go up from here

By the Editorial Board Well, everyone, here we are at the end of another semester right here in the hub of Buffalo, N.Y. We don’t know about all of you, but here at The Griffin, we agree that these past couple of months have been some of the hardest of our lives, both academically and personally. Despite being different years and … [Read more...]

Editorial 4/21: College students need to be pushed to make smart choices while driving

By the Editorial Board In the wake of the lethal car accident that occurred on Sunday, April 9, The Griffin is saddened by the result of this preventable accident. Although the case is currently still under investigation, the cause of this accident makes us reflect on many of the irresponsible behaviors exhibited by college students … [Read more...]

Believe survivors, change the culture: The importance of sexual assault awareness month

The Editorial Board April is sexual assault awareness month and for Canisius students, this month means acknowledging where the campus has made progress and pondering how we could be better. Over the past few years, Canisius has made dramatic changes to how they handle sexual assault cases and how sexual and dating violence are … [Read more...]

Editorial 2/10: Taking the next steps

Editorial Board In last week’s edition of The Griffin, our Editorial Board published an editorial entitled “Men and women for themselves,” calling into question administration’s silence about President Donald Trump’s executive order, titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” This document, … [Read more...]

Editorial: Don’t turn your back on the ballot

By Alexis Book Opinion Editor If you predicted voter turnout based off of the number of angry, political posts on social media, you would probably assume that there was a record number of voters going out to cast their ballot. However, across the board, that is furthest from the truth. The New York State primary has come and gone as … [Read more...]

Editorial: The end of semester stretch: Giving to Canisius and to others

Tonight, Colleges against Cancer will host its 10th annual Relay for Life in the Koessler Athletic Center. As of this writing, the cause has already raised $9,054.04, with more to be raised at the event itself. There are 43 teams registered, and, unsurprisingly, CAC’s own team leads the charge with over a $1,000 donated to the … [Read more...]

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