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Relay For Life held at Niagara University
Thu, May 12th 2016 03:15 pm
On Friday, April 29, Alpha Sigma Alpha Zeta Chi Chapter at Niagara University attended the Relay For Life event at the Kiernan Center.
Four ways to stay motivated while transitioning into a healthier lifestyle
Tue, May 3rd 2016 04:05 pm
Health and fitness are essential in everyone's daily routine. However, many individuals have trouble sticking to such lifestyle choices.
A good start for Niagara women's soccer
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 04:15 pm
On April 10, Niagara University women's soccer team launched its spring season against St. John Fisher. After finishing in fourth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference last season, much was expected from the Purple Eagles.
A great golfing opportunity for Niagara University students
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 04:05 pm
Niagara University introduced the club golf team to campus in the spring of 2015. It became the 18th club sport at the university.
Houston, we have a problem
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 02:55 pm
All across the Houston area has faced more than a foot of rain since Monday morning, with flooding low-lying areas all across the region.
Niagara University student athletes prepare for 'Life After Sports'
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 02:35 pm
Niagara University's student-athletes came together in the Gallagher Center gym for the "Life After Sports" event on Friday, April 15.
Take Back The Night leaves a lasting impact on Niagara University students
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 02:15 pm
On April 7, over 400 students at Niagara University joined together in support for Take Back the Night, a national movement whose goal is to create safe communities and respectful relationships through awareness events and initiatives.
The struggles of graduating seniors ... by a graduating senior
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 02:00 pm
As graduation nears for college seniors, the stress starts to weigh on their shoulders. Not only do they have papers and finals, but now they have to do something with the degree they are about to receive.
Bia, the Perico Princess, came from the 'hood' to make her way to Hollywood
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 01:40 pm
On Aug. 16, 1991, the talented female rapper Bianca Landrau was born. The 24-year-old goes by the name of Bia, or the Perico Princess. So far, she has worked with T.I., The Clipse, Big Sean and Pharrell Williams.
Feel the local music: Meet Optic Oppression
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 01:20 pm
Optic Oppression is a Buffalo-based electronic rock group.
Meet Sesame Street's New Afghan character: Zari
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 06:15 pm
Remember watching Sesame Street when you were a kid? Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Elmo and many other characters made the show a huge success, and make it one of the most-watched children's shows in the world. Now there's a new resident on "Sesame Street," and she's promoting women's rights in Afghanistan.
Truly amazing places in Saigon tourists must visit
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 06:00 pm
Saigon, currently named and still also referred to as Ho Chi Minh City, is the largest city of Vietnam in terms of population size and level of urbanization, as well as the economic leader and one of the important cultural and education centers.
Special Olympics games held at Niagara University
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 05:15 pm
On Saturday, April 16, Niagara University held its yearly Special Olympics. This was a time for athletes to come and show off their basketball skills to family, friends and supporters.
College: More than a classroom education
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 12:30 pm
College. It is supposed to be the most wonderful time of young adults' lives. A time to be crazy and let loose and have fun.
College class registration: A horror story
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 12:05 pm
One night every semester, college students all over the country prepare themselves, and their sanity, to take on registration. You don't just pick classes, you fight for them.
Niagara University's Clet Dining Hall undergoing multimillion-dollar expansion
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 12:00 pm
Niagara University has recently begun work on an $8 million expansion and renovation of Clet Dining Hall, the main dining hall for students on campus.
Carmine's: A little slice of family
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 09:35 am
A new Italian restaurant has opened in Niagara Falls. Located at 1701 Pine Ave., Carmine's offers hearty and homemade Italian meals. That selection was too good to pass up on a recent snowy night.
Tech Wars bridges education and recreation
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 09:25 am
Many high school and middle school students wonder how the material learned in many of their classes can be applied to the real world. Several technology teachers found the answer 20 years ago with a unique event called "Tech Wars."
Heart, Love and Soul has needs, meets needs during holidays
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:35 pm
This holiday season, hundreds of families in the Niagara Falls area will look to Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry to help make their seasonal gatherings joyous.
Savory Scoops takes on Lewiston Peach Festival
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 03:35 pm
The weekend of Sept. 11 was a busy one in Lewiston. The annual Peach Festival brought peach lovers from Western New York up to Niagara County to celebrate this beloved event.
On display: Second annual River Region Artists' Studio Tour & Art Walk set
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 05:00 am
Many talented artists quietly reside in Lewiston. On Saturday, Oct. 10, several of these artists will open their doors to the public for the second annual River Region Artists' Studio Tour & Art Walk. The artwork ranges from traditional paintings to jewelry and woodwork.
Lewiston Academy students at Business Blender
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 04:25 pm
Students from the Lewiston-Porter Academy of International Business and Finance met with the community on Thursday at a Business Blender presented by the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce.
A Taste of East Aurora: Savory Scoops stops by a sweet and savory one-stop café
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 05:35 pm
Nestled in the quaint historic Village of East Aurora is a café that has the community buzzing.
Savory Scoops: El Cubilete feeds Mexican fix
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 05:25 pm
El Cubilete is the newest Mexican restaurant in Niagara Falls, and it is hot! Located at 9400 Niagara Falls Blvd., this cantina opened in November and has steadily grown in popularity over the months.
Dinner in Larkin Square: Savory Scoops less than pleased with 'Food Truck Tuesdays'
Thu, Jul 23rd 2015 06:45 pm
Downtown in the City of Buffalo, food trucks and food lovers swarm the city streets on Tuesday nights for a feast of gigantic proportions. "Food Truck Tuesdays" at Larkin Square has become a Buffalo summer staple bringing together not only the food truck community, but the Buffalo community, as well.
Savory Scoops with Christy & Sarina - The 755: Combining cultures
Tue, Jul 21st 2015 07:30 pm
Mediterranean food is not usually something sought out in Niagara Falls, but The 755 Restaurant and Lounge might be changing that preconceived notion.
Savory Scoops with Christy & Sarina: Rainforest Cafe décor better than dining
Wed, Jun 17th 2015 05:00 pm
A wild and adventurous new restaurant has come to Niagara Falls. Rainforest Cafe opened its doors to the public earlier this month. I recently decided to venture forth through the indoor jungle in search of an appetizing meal.
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.


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