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...]

Editorial 10/27: Not religious freedom, but the freedom to hate women

By the Editorial Board The health and safety of women everywhere is under attack, but no one is particularly surprised by that. Women have been attacked for various reasons since Eve was blamed by God for eating that apple and Adam probably thought to himself, “Wow, women should not be allowed to make decisions independently.” That’s … [Read more...]

Editorial 10/20: Love won, but the fight isn’t over: Why National Coming Out Week was so critical

By the Editorial Board Last week was National Coming Out Week here at Canisius, and Unity worked hard to put on events all week that aimed to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community as well as provide education. The events were extremely successful and well-received. Despite this, some students were confused about the purpose of the week. … [Read more...]

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...]

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