Caffeine, stress, and finals

By Francesca McKernon Opinion Contributor Finals week is the week all college students dread at the end of each semester. Suddenly not reading that one book for your English class, not doing the homework properly, and dumping all that info in your head after a test seems to come back to bite you this week. Tensions are at an all time … [Read more...]

A year of service: Helping the community and fostering self-discovery

By Sheena Segun-Oye Features Contributor In just a couple of months, we’ll be facing a change we’ve dreaded. We’ll look around the halls and search for some of the faces that took our problems away, the smiles that brightened our days, those we’ve made memories with, and those we’ve only had an encounter or two with. Then we’ll … [Read more...]

Local organization promises families hope and help

By Abby Wojcik Assistant Features Editor A reality of homelessness that may not be well known is that for families, it is hard to stay together and not get separated when they seek help from shelters or other organizations. With Family Promise of WNY, an emergency shelter and support services, families in this situation need not … [Read more...]

Colleges Against Cancer paints the campus purple

By Steph Wetzel Features Contributor Paint the Campus Purple is an annual event in which College Against Cancer  (CAC) clubs from around the nation participate. This event is a week long and consists of members of the CAC clubs to cover their campus with the color purple, the universal color for all types of cancer. This is also a … [Read more...]

Elmwood havens where you can brave finals stress

By Sydney Bucholtz Features Editor Hey, student body. We get it. The Griffin gets it. Your peers do, too. You can see it when you’re walking through the library entrance and you and your friend are wearing the same panicked and emotionally exhausted expression. Finals season is upon us, and we must band together to provide each … [Read more...]

Little Theatre kills final production of the semester

By Abby Wojcik Assistant Features Editor “In the middle of life, we are in death.” These haunting words are spoken by the character Emily Brent, played by Katie Gaisser, in the current Little Theatre production of And Then There Were None and embody the subject of Little Theatre’s second production of the school year. Based off … [Read more...]

Phi Sig plans annual Father-Figure Capping

By Megan Rooney Ad Director Looking back at high school, memories of father-daughter dances and mother-son brunches always come to mind. But these events come to an end after high school, never to be seen in college. This is unless, for most campuses, one becomes involved in Greek organizations, specifically at Canisius the only … [Read more...]

USA Student Interests Committee compiles brochure of attractions at each metro stop

By Sydney Bucholtz Features Editor When we arrive to Canisius each semester, students can obtain a free NFTA metro pass from Bagen. But does anyone know where theirs is? It might be a good time to find them, because this year, 15 members of the Undergraduate Student Association (USA) Student Interests Committee have been compiling … [Read more...]

Familiar Faces of Canisius: Anna Kubiak

By Steph Wetzel Features Contributor Anna Kubiak is a junior majoring in both finance and economics. She is involved in many extracurriculars on campus, mainly music related. She is the Vice Archon (Vice President) of Phi Sigma Sigma, the President of Chamber Orchestra, the Treasurer of The Wire, and the Treasurer of Canisius Music … [Read more...]

Extended Deadline: Apply for study abroad opportunities in the Philippines

By Jenna Gaudino Features Contributor Have you thought about studying abroad? The Institute for the Global Study of Religion (IGSOR) urges you to apply to both, the Health, Wealth and Faith Seminar (July 9-27), and the semester abroad program (August 6 - December 15). The original application deadline was due November 20 but it has … [Read more...]


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