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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.
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!
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.
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".
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.
Sabres recall forward Mikhail Grigorenko
Tue, Apr 16th 2013 01:25 pm
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier has announced that forward Mikhail Grigorenko was recalled from the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
Father Levesque
Tue, Apr 16th 2013 10:00 am
When it was announced that the Rev. Joseph Levesque C.M., president of Niagara University, would be stepping down, many reacted with sadness and took a look back on Levesque's time at Niagara. When talking about Niagara, Levesque himself reflects fondly on all of his years at the university. He makes it clear that although he is resigning as president, this is in no way the end of his time at Niagara or his commitment to the school.
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).

 


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