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Montreal: 'The City, the game and its team'
Thu, May 8th 2014 07:35 am
In a city where there is always something happening, this time of year has something different to offer.
$6 million sports and educational complex welcomed by Niagara Catholic
Mon, May 5th 2014 08:25 am
The City of Niagara Falls will soon be home to a $6 million sports and educational facility, which will offer a number of programs and services for members of the community. Once built, The Niagara Community Center (run as a nonprofit organization) will be located next to Niagara Catholic Junior-Senior High School at 520 66th St.
In the city that never sleeps, Niagara University students work for major news network
Mon, May 5th 2014 08:20 am
It may be nestled just outside the small City of Niagara Falls, but Niagara University is offering world-class opportunities to its students. The university is giving college students the chance to live in New York City and intern at CBS Broadcast Center - a dream for any aspiring broadcast journalist.
Top-notch customer service guaranteed at Blum's Swimwear and Intimate Apparel
Sun, May 4th 2014 10:00 pm
When walking into Blum's Swimwear and Intimate Apparel, one is immediately taken aback at the size and expansive selection. At the front entrance, your eyes are met by the biggest selection of swimsuits you have probably ever seen, and at the back entrance the selection of intimate apparel makes your average department store or big name store's selection pale in comparison.
Live from NU, it's 'Tuesday Night'
Sun, May 4th 2014 09:40 pm
It all started with a simple idea by Niagara student Jordan Hernandez. Why couldn't Niagara University have an "SNL"-esque sketch comedy show by students, for students? That was how "Tuesday Night Live" was born. "Tuesday Night Live," or "TNL," is the newest standard for student entertainment at NU, and it only seems to be growing.
Dave Matthews Band and upstate New York: A surprisingly perfect combination
Sun, May 4th 2014 08:55 pm
It is a rarity when a musical artist and venue have the perfect chemistry to mesh together. When it does happen, it is a magical thing. Upstate New York is lucky enough to have one such artist-venue combination, which perennially excites thousands.
How do students evaluate movies?
Sun, May 4th 2014 08:40 pm
Teenagers, specifically college students with a lot of free time, account for a large number of people frequently going to movie theaters. Students are always searching for a movie to see on the weekends.
Summer hiatus no more: Broadcast networks air new shows each summer
Sun, May 4th 2014 08:00 pm
Ever since the 1950s, television has become a staple in American households. Like all things in this ever-changing world, television - the way we watch it and what we watch - is always changing.
Rochester home of delicious dishes
Sun, May 4th 2014 07:50 pm
Located in Western New York, the Flower City, or Rochester as it's properly called, is an area drawing in more and more residents. Some are coming from neighboring cities, others from nearby states and even more are students that attend the Rochester Institute of Technology, the University of Rochester and any of the other area colleges who fall in love with the area and just can't leave.
Spring has sprung, and the sun is here to stay
Sun, May 4th 2014 06:20 pm
Spring has finally arrived, and everything is starting to bloom.
What does news mean to NU's student body?
Sun, May 4th 2014 06:15 pm
With thousands of print articles, television and radio broadcasts produced on a daily basis, the news is everywhere we look. With evolving technology and media, there are multiple ways to consume news through newspapers, magazines, websites and television shows.

From local to national media, stories are designed to shape our public knowledge and perception of our community and the world around us. For Niagara University students, that objective has become more difficult as news stories have become more entertaining and less educational in recent years.

"I feel like they do provide information right away, but some of it is fabricated and dramatized in order to make it interesting to keep readers wanting more," said sophomore Katie Mayes.

#TwitterandTV: A case study on the fascination of live tweeting and TV shows
Sat, May 3rd 2014 09:10 pm
We have all watched a TV show in a room surrounded by people. Together you react in fear, shock and excitement. However, have you participated in this same experience virtually?
The Sabres struggle: Why fans are still loyal
Thu, May 1st 2014 08:30 pm
With the Stanley Cup Finals slowly approaching, the fan base here in Buffalo is yet again disappointed its hometown team is not participating. The Sabres had a very rough season this year, finishing with a record of 21-51-10.
Summer is right around the corner (finally!)
Thu, May 1st 2014 06:15 pm
Buffalo is a city filled with endless opportunities for people of all ages during the summer months. Who isn't up for a fun time with friends, especially when food, drinks and music are involved? The various concerts that are held at Buffalo at the Harbor, along with the nearby restaurants and nightlife, allow everyone to experience a summer that is more than memorable.
'Freshman year'
Wed, Apr 30th 2014 08:25 pm
It has been said that college is the best four years of your life. As students, we are told to make the best of them; we're told to have fun, learn, and make lasting friendships. The first year must be the most important. It practically determines how the three years after it will play out.
'Spider-Man 2': Amazing ... or not?
Wed, Apr 30th 2014 05:00 pm
Get your web-shooters ready: The sequel to the successful reboot of the Spider-Man trilogy "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is set to hit theaters Friday, May 2.

The original "Spider-Man" movie, which was released May 3, 2002, and directed by Sam Raimi, grossed $403,706,375. Its reboot, "The Amazing Spider-Man," which is directed by Marc Webb and opened July 3, 2012, grossed only $262,030,663.

Cher's 'Dressed to Kill' tour exceeds Buffalo fans expectations
Sun, Apr 27th 2014 09:00 pm
This year marks 50 years of entertaining for Cher. Buffalo was lucky enough to make the list of cities as she embarked on her final farewell tour. The six months of anticipation since tickets went on sale was finally released Wednesday night, April 23, as Cher took to the stage at the First Niagara Center.
This is it: Time to graduate
Fri, Apr 25th 2014 10:15 pm
It's finally here: The last few days till graduation (18 days to be exact).

During the four years I've spent in college, I am finally down to the last days of it. It's bitter sweet. Everything I've worked for is finally paying off. In 18 short days, I will be a college graduate.

Ride for Roswell: Making a difference one route at a time
Thu, Apr 10th 2014 10:00 am
The Ride for Roswell is more than just a bike ride around the city or a fundraiser for cancer research. It's a rare bond between thousands of strangers who are fighting for the same cause: a cure for cancer.
A cool start to spring
Sun, Apr 6th 2014 06:50 pm
Although the past few weeks have not felt much like spring, no matter what weather Mother Nature brings, ice cream seems to be a telling sign that spring is in the air. De-Dee's Dairy is now open for the season and the local community could not be happier to have the ice cream shop back in their lives.
'How I Met Your Mother' comes to an end
Sun, Apr 6th 2014 04:00 pm
The CBS popular romantic comedy "How I Met Your Mother" came to end this past Monday. The program aired its final episode, "Last Forever," with 12.9 million viewers. Since 2005, "How I Met Your Mother" has been a lock on CBS's programming. Over the years, the show earned 28 Emmy nominations (winning nine of them).
Cher returns to Buffalo for final farewell tour
Sun, Apr 6th 2014 11:00 am
It has been an exciting couple of years for Cher fans. In 2012 Cher confirmed a new album was in the making, later in the year she surprised Twitter followers with confirmation of an upcoming tour. Now March of 2014, fans are finally getting what they have been waiting for.
In the 'Knick' of time? Let's party like it's 1999
Sat, Apr 5th 2014 10:00 pm
With just two weeks left in the NBA season, the Knicks find themselves in a tight race for the last spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs. So far, the Knicks trail the Atlanta Hawks by one game. Even with the disappointing season that no one saw coming, the Knicks still have the opportunity to save their season with a playoff berth.

Now the task won't be easy, the Knicks final six games are all against playoff teams in the Eastern Conference, whereas the Atlanta Hawks only face five playoff teams in their final 10 games. It seems as if the Knicks have an uphill battle being that they not only trail the Hawks by two games in the loss column, but the Hawks also own the tie breaker.

Black Keys release new single, announce new album release
Fri, Apr 4th 2014 06:00 pm
The alternative rock duo known as the Black Keys has announced its newest album will be released on May 13, and has also released one single from the forth-coming album. The album will be titled "Turn Blue" and will feature the newly released single "Fever."
Are youthful ad campaigns helping or hurting Obamacare?
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 04:00 pm
With the release of the NCAA basketball bracket, March Madness is now in full swing, and the Obama administration is hoping to capitalize on the excitement that will ensue.
Billion Dollar Bracket
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 10:30 am
Along with the Irish celebration of St. Patrick's Day comes another popular tradition, March Madness. Billionaire entrepreneur, Warren Buffet, has offered one billion dollars to one lucky fan that can successfully select the perfect March Madness bracket. Yes, one billion dollars.
B Howard: son or parasite?
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 10:15 am
The world-renowned King of Pop, Michael Jackson, may have "popped" out another baby, as speculation regarding the singer's paternal life has made its way around the Internet.
What's that on your face?
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 10:00 am
Ladies and Gents- what exactly are you putting on your face? What I mean is, what products are you using for your everyday skincare regimen?
Diverse lineups for 2014-15 pilot season
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 09:00 am
With the 2013-2014 season coming to an end soon, developments for next fall's pilot season have already begun. One trend to watch is that more pilots led by black actors are in the works this season. When television first became popular and up until recent years, it was rare to see a minority face as a lead actor for prime time show. With ABC's "Scandal" breaking barriers by having the first black actress nominated for an Emmy since 1995, we are starting to see a shift in what our weekly television shows look like.
Time for spring
Wed, Mar 19th 2014 11:30 am
It's been a long winter as we're almost halfway through the month of March and plenty of snow still covers the ground. Most students at Niagara University are visibly tired of the wintry weather. With spring just around the corner it's time to enjoy parts of the Niagara Falls and Lewiston area that aren't as accessible or enjoyable in the winter months.
College students run coast to coast for a cure
Tue, Mar 18th 2014 10:50 am
As a fund raiser for the Ulman Cancer Fund, 30 students will be taking part in a 4,000 mile run across the country over a 42 day span starting in June. Local Niagara University student Leanne Stuck is one of the 30 embarking on this journey.
Like father, like son
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 09:00 pm
Antoine Mason is having the best season of his college career.
Turkey isn't just for Thanksgiving
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 10:45 am
With the diverse population that makes up America, many of us are accustomed to numerous cultures and ways of life. Since Niagara Falls is home to one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the city attracts tourists from all over who add a sense of diversity to Western New York.
Niagara University announces spring Ridge Fest concert
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 10:40 am
Rodney Atkins will be performing during Niagara's Ridge Fest, a weeklong event hosted by NUSGA in April. The event is an end of the year celebration a week before students have to prepare for final exams.
'Orange Is the New Black' releases trailer for second season
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 10:40 am
Netflix has finally released the long awaited trailer for the second season of "Orange Is the New Black". The trailer was released in early February.
Perfect for a cozy Valentine's Day dinner
Tue, Feb 25th 2014 09:55 am
There isn't much to look at walking up to the unassuming Trattoria Aroma on Bryant Street right off of Elmwood. However, as soon as you swing open the door you are lead into a space painted the brightest hue of red illuminated by dimmed overhead lighting and tea candles adorning every table as well as spaciously placed along the sweeping bar.
WNY's largest St. Patrick's Day party returns to Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls
Mon, Feb 24th 2014 01:25 pm
More than 2,500 guests will fill The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls (101 Old Falls St.) for the 32nd annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration, hosted by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Monday, March 17, beginning at 5 p.m.
Free. Fish. Fry. Want one?
Thu, Feb 20th 2014 06:25 pm
Niagara Frontier Publications is hosting its third annual "Your Favorite Fish Fry" contest. From Feb. 25 through April 19, an entry ballot will be included in our "Fishy Deals" special section and online at www.wnypapers.com. Use it to vote for the restaurants that serve delicious fish dishes.
'New Politics', 'Magic Man' rock 'Big Game Bash'
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 10:00 am
While most of America watched Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show with Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers, a select group of alternative rock fans in the Buffalo area were given a different music selection.
Valentine's Day programming offers marathons for all
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 10:00 am
Heads up lonely people, Valentine's Day is coming up fast. If you can't find a date, you may need a backup plan.
 


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