Editorial: Viewing disability as identity, rather than tragedy

The Editorial Board In our society, having a disability is frequently met with pity. We at The Griffin would like to challenge you to re-evaluate how you view a person with a disability.Having a disability, whether a physical disability or a learning disability, is challenging..But, having a disability does not keep someone from … [Read more...]

Editorial: Is it time to leave Facebook?

By the Editorial Board   If you’ve spent any time online (which is pretty hard to avoid in this day and age), then you’ve seen your fair share of online ads. Often these ads are weirdly relevant. For instance, if you searched something on Google recently, next thing you know, you’ll see an ad about it. One website’s ads have … [Read more...]

Editorial: Why are we so apathetic?

By the Editorial Board Apathy (n.): lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern. As a leader of a student organization on campus, you likely have seen this rear its ugly head on your student organization(s). Attendance at general body meetings is down. When your student organization hosts events on-campus, attendance is, unsurprisingly, … [Read more...]

Editorial: International Women’s Day highlights powerful women in a tumultuous time

By The Editorial Board Thursday was International Women’s Day, one of the very fews days during the year that women get even a fraction of the love that they deserve. Social media was flooded with posts by mostly women telling other women how much they love and respect them. Even a few men chimed in and posted pictures of their moms … [Read more...]

The Pillars: Commuter Student Association

From The Griffin’s Nest A Staff Report Series They make up 54% of our school, and yet the majority feels like the minority. Although not present at all hours of the day and night, the commuter population makes up the primary lifeblood the college. The club that is tasked with managing over half of the undergraduates is the … [Read more...]

Editorial 12/8: Taking control of the new year: Using action to find stability in a chaotic world

By the Editorial Board Holy mackerel, what a year it has been. For America and the rest of the world, the winds of change have been blowing from every corner, bringing new media, political agendas, common values, styles of communication, and median temperatures. While some of these changes have definitely been positive ones (see: … [Read more...]

Editorial 12/1: How straight white men can save us from straight white men

By the Editorial Board “It’s a tough time to be a straight white man.” This is something heard said by a few young men at Canisius College and throughout Buffalo lately. It may also be something that you just scoffed at - and you would have a good reason to do so. You may have said to yourself, “It’s about time.” However, upon … [Read more...]

Editorial 11/17: Sexual assault is about power: Louis C.K. agrees as he admits to sexual misconduct allocations

By the Editorial Board Finally, after so many men accused of sexual assault and misconduct, one man owns up to his mistakes right away. A week ago on Friday on Nov. 9, Louis C.K. released a statement confirming the allegations against him. These reports, released on just a day before his statement, outlined multiple stories from five … [Read more...]

Editorial 11/10: To: Student leaders, From: The Griffin

By the Editorial Board Dear Student Leaders— Do you ever feel frustrated? Do you ever feel like every force in the universe is smiling as it works against you? Do you ever feel so tired that you’re willing to close your eyes in the Tim’s line to get even 45 seconds of sleep before your fourth cup of coffee? We’ve been … [Read more...]

Editorial 11/3: How to love yourself when you have seven cents in your bank account

By the Editorial Board Remembering to love yourself is hard, even under the perfect circumstances. Sometimes you wake up in the morning and think to yourself, “I had a great night’s sleep. Why do I feel like I want to be run over by a Canisius van?” Perhaps you want to be squashed by the shuttle because you truly don’t want to take … [Read more...]

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