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Vincenzo's Pizza returning to Center Street
Sat, Apr 13th 2013 07:00 am
Like baking mozzarella on a pizza pie, rumors have been bubbling as to what will replace Trusello's at 742 Center St. Well, it turns out the former Vincenzo's Pizza site is about to become ... the future Vincenzo's Pizza site.
Organizers announce plans for third annual Niagara Falls Music & Art Festival
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 08:40 pm
Niagara Falls Music & Art Festival President Rick A. Crogan, volunteer Becky Marchetti and Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster spoke Thursday at a press conference announcing details for the third annual summer event, scheduled to take place this year from June 28-30.
Mihalich leaves NU for coaching position at Hofstra
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 07:25 pm
Joe Mihalich was announced as the new men's basketball coach at Hofstra University on Long Island. Mihalich had previously served 15 years as the men's basketball coach at Niagara University.
Dr. Abdiweli Ali to reflect on time as Somali prime minister at April 22 event
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 12:35 pm
Dr. Abdiweli Ali, the Niagara University economics professor turned Somali prime minster, will reflect on his time as the leader of the impoverished, war-torn East African nation during a special event on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Castellani Art Museum.
Niagara University flash mob surprises, entertains Walden Galleria patrons
Thu, Apr 11th 2013 11:55 am
Moments before halftime of a Jan. 31 home basketball game versus Iona, a small group of Niagara University students broke out into an unexpected dance routine, or what's become commonly known as a flash mob.
10 must see movies from the past 10 years
Thu, Mar 21st 2013 04:00 pm
10 must see movies from the past 10 years In the past decade there has been an unthinkable amount of movies released. Sometimes it's hard to know which ones are going to be worth watching, and which you are going to wish you had never watched. So to help you out, here is a list of 10 movies released in the past 10 years that are worth your time:
French Professor directs Moliere at Niagara University
Wed, Mar 20th 2013 01:00 am
Niagara University proudly presents "The Learned Ladies" by Moliere. This family friendly comedy was originally written in French and first premiered in 1672. This current adaptation was translated to English by Freyda Thomas and performed on a Broadway stage in the early 1990s.
NU kicks off spring sports season with rugby
Tue, Mar 19th 2013 12:20 am
Niagara University's Rugby team, which made the playoffs in the fall of 2012, is getting ready to kick off another successful season. Last fall, the team went undefeated and made it to the first round of the playoffs where NU lost to Colgate. Strong leadership and hard work from the players brought the team to be ranked at 14th in the nation. Already the players are back out practicing, playing in tournaments, fundraising and serving the community.
'Identity Thief' showcases Melissa McCarthy, foreshadows a new direction for comedy genre
Mon, Mar 18th 2013 11:55 pm
Despite the many bad reviews of the movie "Identity Thief," I decided to go see it because I know how funny Melissa McCarthy is. Although the storyline was not the best, I appreciate what this movie and Melisa McCarthy are doing for the comedy genre.
Nicole Mehlman is on the run for cancer
Mon, Mar 18th 2013 09:00 am
After college, most people look for a job, try to move out of their parents' house, and worry about paying back student loans.

Niagara University student Nicole Mehlman, on the other hand, is going to go for a run.

Across the entire country.

Gordon Ramsay opens 'Hell's Kitchen' for 11th season
Sat, Mar 16th 2013 07:00 am
INTERVIEW: You'd think chef Gordon Ramsay would've had enough by now.

In 10 seasons, most of the contestants on "Hell's Kitchen" demonstrated they couldn't make risotto or properly cook beef Wellington.

Too broke for a nice movie?
Thu, Mar 14th 2013 12:25 pm
It's normal for college students to have a budget all the time. However, some students would like to see a movie here and now; but why spend $10 for a night out plus the cost of popcorn and drinks which can be pretty costly.
'Argo' winning big
Mon, Mar 4th 2013 10:25 pm
On "Oscar Sunday," "Argo" took home the top award of Best Picture. "Argo" is a dramatic thriller based on the book "The Master if Disguise," by CIA operative Tony Mendez.
Eating healthy with simple recipes
Tue, Feb 26th 2013 03:00 pm
Many people take the easy way out when it comes to eating healthy.

People turn to fast food and junk food to save time in their busy schedule - especially college students.

5 street artists you should know about
Tue, Feb 26th 2013 02:35 pm
Five innovative street artists each working in different types of media create and display their work on streets and cities all over the world.
Review: Delicious barbecue served at The Brickyard
Tue, Feb 26th 2013 11:00 am
I recently dined at Lewiston's Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. There was a three-page menu with a wide range of entrees to select from. Everyone in our party seemed to be pleased with the variety of food options. Not only were there many options, but everything ordered was delicious and worth every penny.
Author Nicholas Sparks popularity soars with 'Safe Haven'
Sun, Feb 24th 2013 09:10 pm
Romance novelist Nicholas Sparks has made quite a name for himself over the past decade. He has written more than 15 books (every single novel has made it to the New York Times Bestseller List), eight of his which made it to the big screen, including his widely known adaptation of "The Notebook," which first caused his career to heighten.
Fashion Week: What will be popular for spring?
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 11:25 am
The spring Fashion Week 2013 took place Feb. 7-14 in New York. Fashion Week is a time where the most popular designers collaborate to share a sneak-peek of styles for the upcoming spring season.

If you are a fashion buff, you may be wondering what is going to be in style for this spring? Here is a sampling of what leading fashion experts predict for spring.

Carmelo's Restaurant: Perfect for date night
Thu, Feb 21st 2013 12:05 pm
REVIEW: Why not try something new for dinner tonight? Head out to the village of Lewiston to one of its local gems, Carmelo's Restaurant.
With good play comes increased attendance at Niagara
Thu, Feb 21st 2013 10:40 am
The Niagara University men's basketball and hockey teams are creating increased interest on campus. Both programs are in first place in their respective conferences, and students are certainly taking notice of the success each team is having.
Niagara University Theatre presents 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile'
Thu, Feb 7th 2013 06:25 pm
The NU Theatre Department and the Castellani Art Museum present "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," originally written by Steve Martin and directed at NU by Adriano Gatto.
Homecoming for new Niagara University softball coach
Thu, Feb 7th 2013 11:00 am
To those who say you can't come home again, Niagara University's new softball coach, Ellie Chan, would disagree. The Western New York native and Canisius College grad (we won't hold that against her), has been working her way up the coaching ranks since the day she left college. All that time and hard work has paid off with her returning home for her first Division 1 coaching job.
Niagara men's hockey still on top
Thu, Feb 7th 2013 10:50 am
This past weekend, the Purple Eagles men's hockey team improved to 17-4-5. The team's 16th Atlantic Hockey Association win set a new program record for conference wins in a season. The previous record was set by the 1999-00 team with a record of 15-0-2.
Coach Milhalich's Eagles soar high
Thu, Feb 7th 2013 10:50 am
The Niagara University's men's basketball team, despite its recent loss to Loyola, leads the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) thanks to a recent seven-game winning streak.

"I would be lying if I said I expected that; I knew we could win every game, but I also knew we could lose every game and that's why I think we're doing well," Niagara University's head coach Joe Milhalich said of the seven wins in a row.

Oscars 2013: Do students care?
Thu, Feb 7th 2013 10:40 am
Have you ever wondered if the events in Western New York impact the college students on Niagara University's campus? When it comes to the Oscars, the general answer is no.
Niagara University: Fun around campus
Thu, Feb 7th 2013 10:30 am
NU students, have you ever sat in your dorm rooms and said to yourselves, "I am just so bored"? There are very easy ways that you can make your boredom subside and increase your fun intake. There are events that are hosted by the CPB or Campus Programming Board. The events are designed to get students active on the NU campus and to get to know each other with fun-filled activities.
Niagara University Players present an all-student-run production of 'Time Stands Still'
Tue, Feb 5th 2013 12:45 pm
From Feb. 22 through 24, the Niagara University Players will present an entirely student-run production of "Time Stands Still" by Donald Margulies in the Leary Theatre within the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre, Clet Hall.

Directed by NU Theater Junior Nathan Andrew Miller, "Time Stands Still" is a funny, passionate, thought-provoking and heartbreaking piece of work. It is a look at war through the lens of a young couple brought together by the conflict in Iraq only to have their relationship challenged by it (the show contains adult subject matter).

'Fight Cancer from Behind the Wheel'
Fri, Oct 12th 2012 09:25 pm
Facing a cancer diagnosis is difficult enough; worrying about how to get to treatments shouldn't be a concern. "Road to Recovery" is an American Cancer Society service program that provides transportation for cancer patients to their cancer life-saving treatments and home again. Volunteer drivers are urgently needed across Western New York.