A high note to the weekend: The Music Scholar Concert

  By Abby Wojcik Assistant Features Editor The Montante Cultural Center will welcome the return of the Canisius Music Scholars' annual benefit concert, a one-night showcasing of our campus' musical talents. It will take place today, Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m. It is a benefit concert in which the proceeds will go to Buffalo City … [Read more...]

YUNGBLUD: From inspiration to execution

By Steph Wetzel Features Contributor YUNGBLUD, also known as Dominic Harrison, is a 19-year-old rock and hip-hop artist. He’s one of few artists today who’s lyrics actually have meaning to them. Harrison acknowledges political issues in all of his songs. He feels rock and hip-hop are more than music, which is what led him to drop … [Read more...]

Black Star Riders rock Buffalo on nationwide tour

By Sydney Bucholtz Features Editor Black Star Riders, an iconic hard rock group comprised of founding Thin Lizzy members, toured to Buffalo Iron Works this Wednesday, showcasing their original sound on their first “proper tour” of the United States. After having toured Europe, the United Kingdom, Japan, and South America since 2014, … [Read more...]

Concert Review: Joywave takes audience on a “trip”

By Janelle Harb, Editor-in-Chief A crowd full of hipsters who you’d imagine having impeccable Instagram feeds filled the historic Town Ballroom on March 7 to see Rochester-born band Joywave. This show was part of Joywave’s “Thanks. Thanks For Coming” tour in support of their sophomore album, Content, that began on Feb. 10 in Las … [Read more...]

Outsiders’ perspectives on Buffalo: Just what exactly do students who aren’t from the city think of the city?

By Abby Wojcik and Sydney Bucholtz Features Editors Canisius is known to have a large commuter population and CSA is one of the largest and most influential clubs on campus. However, there are students from outside Buffalo and outside New York who come to Canisius, as uncommon as that might seem. Taking a look at their knowledge and … [Read more...]

Undergrounds brings life to the coffee scene in Buffalo

By Eisa Hashmi Features Contributor It goes without saying that Buffalo is home to some of the most interesting restaurants, bars, and coffee shops, each with their own unique flair and personal local story. One of the newest entries in Buffalo’s long list of unique places to grab a bite and relax with a cup of coffee is Undergrounds … [Read more...]

A fuse blows. Hilarity ensues: A preview of Little Theatre’s “Black Comedy”

By Sydney Bucholtz Features Editor A sculptor is readying to showcase his work, and his debutante fiance of six weeks just finished helping him steal their next-door neighbor’s furniture to impress an uppity German critic… Until a fuse blows and the flamboyant next-door neighbor, a batty, booze-loving old woman, a stern Colonel … [Read more...]

Clubs of Canisius: A highlight of Canisius’ smaller programs

By Steph Wetzel Features Contributor Canisius has over 100 clubs and organizations, making it easy to glance over many of them or not even notice them at all. Some clubs are new and are still growing while others are simply known to have a small community of students involved. Luckily, many of these clubs have events coming up where … [Read more...]

LASAF celebrates “Carnaval” to ring in Lenten season

By Jenna Gaudino Features Contributor Celebrated by many in the Latin American community, Carnaval is a celebration before the season of Lent begins. Carnaval occurs in the month of February and sometimes lasts into the first week of March. According to several online sources, excessive amounts of meat, alcohol and other foods are … [Read more...]

Canisius to host speed dating event

By Sheena Segun-Oye Features Contributor On Feb. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m., Canisius College will have its first speed dating event at the Grupp Lounge, second floor in the student center. The event is a fundraiser and all proceeds go toward scholarships for entrepreneurship students. The fundraiser was organized by a group of students … [Read more...]

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