Adjuncts speak out on low pay

By Justin Smith Assistant News Editor It’s no secret that adjunct professors are underpaid. What might be less known is that the majority of professors, around two-thirds at Canisius, are adjuncts. Now, a small group of adjuncts have decided to start raising awareness of the issue. Kurt Schneiderman and Ed Taylor, two adjuncts … [Read more...]

Hochul talks sexual assault at Canisius

By Robert Creenan Griffin Reporter On Thursday, March 3, Kathy Hochul, the current Lieutenant Governor of New York, came to Canisius College to discuss sexual assault; a stop on a college campus tour across New York State to promote legislation titled “Enough is Enough” targeting the prevalent issue. Dr. Kathleen Dierenfield … [Read more...]

New business brewing in Hamlin Park as Talk Coffee prepares to open its doors

By Jesse Prieto News Editor This past Tuesday local attorney, Canisius graduate, and businessman Karl Myles proudly stood in front of the soon-to-open Talk Coffee. Located on the corner of E. Delavan Ave. and Meech St., the cafe offers a distinct atmosphere for study and conversation within walking distance of the … [Read more...]

Canisius News Briefs: Marketing and Science Hall

By CJ Gates Editor-in-Chief When can we do Science at the Hall? The fundraising efforts for Science Hall are continuing on with the end goal of $35 million still looming overhead. While Vice President of Institutional Advancement Bill Collins would not specify how much money has been raised thus far, he did say that the College … [Read more...]

“Blockheads” raid the grandstands: Canisius beats Niagara

By Jesse Prieto News Editor The rivalry between Canisius College and Niagara University has long been an entrenched part of life on this campus. With this year’s basketball season well underway, the first of two conference games against the Purple Eagles ended with a well earned 70-61 victory. After the game, Head Coach Jim Baron … [Read more...]

Canisius enters final stage of search for new Dean of Arts and Sciences

By CJ Gates Editor-in-chief Just as the fall semester is winding down, so too is the College’s search for a new Dean of Arts and Sciences. Over the summer a search committee comprised of ten members, led by co-chairs Dr. Richard Shick, Dean of the Wehle School of Business and Dr. Rosanne Hartmann, began the process of … [Read more...]

The Pillars of Canisius: A look into USA’s effect on campus

By Jake Schamel Griffin Reporter USA (not to be confused with the United States of America) refers to the Undergraduate Student Association; a pillar of the Canisius student community. The USA has a considerable amount of power over the student experience including control over the financial allocations to student clubs, … [Read more...]

Women’s Business Center spurs the growth of local companies

By CJ Gates Editor-in-Chief On the afternoon of Monday, 2 Nov., First Niagara Foundation Executive Director Elizabeth Gurney presented Canisius President and former Griffin editor John J. Hurley and the Women’s Business Center a check for $26,300 - the second check in as many years as the financial institution provided $20,000 to … [Read more...]

Canisius to get new printers

By Robert Creenan Griffin Reporter No longer will the student population face off with quirky printers as they rush to hand in last-minute assignments. While most will continue to turn in these hot-off-the-press papers, none need to worry about runny ink lines or the failure of their all-nighter research assignments to print all … [Read more...]

High-school students flood Canisius College for a successful Model United Nations

By Justin Smith Assistant News Editor This past Thursday approximately 400 students from 18 area high schools flooded the Canisius College Student Center and Montante Cultural Center for the International Relations program’s 37th Annual Model United Nations Conference. Led by Dr. Jonathan DiCicco with a support system of dedicated … [Read more...]


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