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#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.
Our favorite '90s television stars return
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 10:00 am
The 1990s are coming back, full swing this year. Our favorite nineties shows will bring us back to the times of oversized sweaters, side ponytails and our favorite TV star crushes. "Full House" and "Seinfeld" will return to television this year. The beloved Matthews family of "Boy Meets World" will also be returning in a sequel "Girl Meets World".
The Como and The Polish Nook: Niagara Falls' best-kept secrets
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 10:00 am
Niagara Falls has long been considered a tourist destination because of its natural wonder of the world. This area also continues to expand in the retail industry and is visited by people from all over the world. But, the best-kept secret in Niagara Falls is the abundance of family-owned restaurants.
Who says the cold is 'snow' fun?
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 10:00 am
The coldest days of the year are approaching us and have the community feeling down. Take advantage of the snow, take these tips and grab your friends and have fun in the snow!
Grammy winner Bruno Mars takes the stage at this year's Super Bowl
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 10:00 am
Bruno Mars blew everyone's mind at this year's Super bowl. The 5'5" singer had a lot of big shoes to fill, but in more ways than one, including the large performance by Beyoncé at last year's half time show, he did.
Super Bowl Ads: Are they worth millions?
Thu, Feb 6th 2014 10:00 am
A loud room filled with anxious fans awaiting the coin toss and kick-off. Flashing lights, chanting, and small conversation turned silent. Eyes glued to the television while Bruno Mars shares the stage with The Red Hot Chili Peppers in an old-school-style performance.
Niagara University collects funds, food for community in conjunction with #GivingTuesday
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 09:15 am
The week after Thanksgiving isn't just for shopping anymore.

Students, alumni and friends of Niagara University accumulated nearly $300 and more than 840 pounds of food and nonperishable goods on Dec. 3, the 2013 edition of #GivingTuesday.

NU Senior Continues Cancer Awareness Efforts
Tue, Apr 23rd 2013 10:00 am
Niagara University Senior Vince Schiano knows cancer all too well. His experience with a family member's diagnosis sparked him to lend a helping hand to patients, not only on his two feet, but on a bike, as well.
Column: To further your education or not?
Tue, Apr 23rd 2013 09:00 am
Graduation is only a few short weeks away. Do you know if you want to take a break or go to graduate school after May 11th?
Meet the 'Eagles'
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 07:00 am
It's that time of year at Niagara University. A time that is most important for the beloved senior class. With hundreds of varieties in majors and minors, the class of 2013 is ready to walk on stage and receive their diploma. With a little over 4,000 students at Niagara and about 1,000 seniors, there are endless possibilities for what each person could contribute to the future.
Dining at D'Avolio's Kitchen
Wed, Apr 17th 2013 03:00 pm
D'Avolio Olive Oils and Vinegars is becoming Western New York's newest local treasure. After visiting the Lewiston location for taste testing of the oils and vinegars, I decided to try the newest addition to the D'Avolio's stores at the kitchen in Williamsville.
Fresh start in Buffalo
Wed, Apr 17th 2013 12:30 pm
Local Bills fans react to the new leadership of the Buffalo Bills, newly appointed head coach, Doug Marrone and President/CEO Russ Brandon.