Canisius adds The New York Times to Readership Program

By CJ Gates Editor-in-Chief For the past five years, Canisius students have had access to newspapers through the Undergraduate Student Associate’s Readership Program which provides hard copies of newspapers to students free of charge at various locations around campus. The program originally started with just hard copies of USA … [Read more...]

Senate Recap 3 September 2013 – Participation, pride, and retention

By Kevin Daley Griffin Senate Correspondent Before gaveling the Senate into session for the 2013-2014 academic year, Speaker Eric Hammer gave the floor to President John Hurley for brief remarks and a chance to field questions from Senators on a variety of topics. President Hurley complemented Undergraduate President Brock … [Read more...]

USA hikes student tax, keeps metro cards

By Kevin Daley Opinion Editor Throwing caution, student pocketbooks, and their better political instincts to the wind, student senators voted 8-6 Tuesday night to increase the student tax levied on Canisius undergraduates in the middle of an election. The tax rate, formerly 1% of tuition, was increased to 1.25% upon the … [Read more...]

Student pose the “tough questions,” administrators acquiesce on Zach Wahls lecture

by Aidan Ryan and Kevin Daley, Griffin Editors   At 2 p.m. this afternoon Speaker of the Senate Eric Hammer brought down his namesake, narrowly missing junior VP of Programming Anne Continetti’s elbow, and convened an emergency meeting to allocate funds for Zach Wahl’s long-awaited appearance at Canisius College, scheduled for … [Read more...]

Video from Wednesday’s USA presidential debate

Prospective USA VPs give their platforms Canisius USA Presidential Debate: Part One Canisius USA Presidential Debate: Part Two Canisius USA Presidential Debate: Part Three President Wilkinson and Speaker of Senate Hammer, post debate Courtesy of GriffinTV's Brett DeNeve … [Read more...]

New council calls all student leaders together

[Editor's note: This is an archived article. It was originally published on Sept. 14, 2012] By Morgan Culhane News Editor The first-ever Council of Presidents meeting was held Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Grupp Fireside Lounge. The Undergraduate Student Association hosted this meeting for club leaders where 78 of the 106 active … [Read more...]

NTFA raises prices: Canisius may cancel funding

[Editor's note: This is an archived article. It was originally published on Sept. 14, 2012] By Amy Brooks News Writer Since 2005, Canisius College has been providing students with NFTA-Metro passes. These passes were paid in part from a mandatory student transportation tax and in part by the Undergraduate Student Association. … [Read more...]

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