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High school students learn about esports at NU summer camp
Fri, Aug 12th 2022 09:10 am
The Levesque Institute at Niagara University, in partnership with the Niagara Falls City School District, offers an esports program designed to present new and innovative learning experiences to students.
Former NFP intern Courtney Corbetta finds her voice
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:40 am
If there is one lesson Lewiston native Courtney Corbetta has learned in her professional career, it's to amplify your voice for yourself and your community.
15 seconds to social media addiction? How TikTok is affecting college students
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 06:45 pm
TikTok started as a brief swipe on your phone to find endless videos, getting you captivated by 15-second-long clips of funny, charming, quick content. As the app progresses, people are getting more and more preoccupied with scrolling. It is a quick way to look at certain trends and basically what other people are up to.
How Niagara University helps students prepare for graduation
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 12:35 pm
Niagara University is a liberal arts school, which was founded in 1856. The college was created by the Vincentian community, and carries out the Christian values of service and helping others. Niagara University has given impeccable education to students for over 100 years and continues to do so today.
The Queen City never sleeps: Buffalo's underrated FGC scene
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 09:30 pm
Buffalo, New York - the "Queen City" of New York state. When people think Buffalo, their mind usually jumps to chicken wings and football fans jumping into folding tables. One thing that usually doesn't come to mind is the world of esports.
A peek at meditation
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 09:15 pm
To meditate is "to engage in mental exercise (such as concentration on one's breathing or repetition of a mantra) for the purpose of reaching a heightened level of spiritual awareness," as defined by Merriam Webster. Meditation is practiced in several religious traditions, and it can help significantly with stress, anxiety and depression, and it can enhance peace, perception and overall well-being.
Niagara University's ESPN program soaring high under Kyle Barker's guidance
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 09:05 pm
The beauty of being the person in charge of a new department is the freedom to shape it in your image, and watch it grow into a product of your own creation. However, this can also be the scariest way of looking at it.
The revival of vintage: Everything you need to know to be thrift-savvy
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 03:25 pm
"Vintage" is a term used (in fashion) to describe old clothing made between 20 and 100 years ago.
Niagara Post Theater: A future 'entertainment toolbox'
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 03:10 pm
For five decades, the Niagara Post Theater in Old Fort Niagara State Park sat unused, until a group of local theater enthusiasts led by Dave Graf saw something in it and decided to take action.
Linking literacy to movement: Field work for Niagara University's future teachers
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 02:50 pm
Niagara University is one of the top-ranked schools for students pursuing a career in the field of education. One feature that puts Niagara's program toward the top of the list is that teacher candidates are placed into real-life classroom settings beginning in their first year of study.
Concern for climate change high among college students
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 02:25 pm
For students and young people, global warming is one of the most pressing issues.
The Burton: A legendary bar in a small college town
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 02:15 pm
Located in Allegany, roughly 60 miles south of Buffalo, The Burton is one of the most notable bar-restaurants in town. It has made a long-lasting impact on St. Bonaventure University alumni and the locals of the Allegany area. It is widely known for its famous "Burton Burger," the "best burger in town."
Face of Maryvale baseball looks to build on legacy
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 02:05 pm
Maryvale's star catcher, Dalton Harper, has made quite the name for himself over his career with the Flyers. In just three seasons with Maryvale, Harper has set the school record in career homeruns at seven, along with the season record at five in 2021. He is also currently second all-time in doubles (20) and is just four runs batted in away from the school record (65).
It is possible to reach Victory - on and off the court
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 01:55 pm
Victory Academy - a middle school AAU basketball organization in the Xenia-Dayton, Ohio, area - is a newly founded, faith-based program focused on providing an experience involving faith, fundamentals and fun through the teachings of the game of basketball.
Behind the curtain at Creative Motion Studios
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 01:45 pm
It is July 2011 and the lifelong dream of a little girl is about to come true as Natalie Orr-Andrea opens Creative Motion Studios with the slogan "Move and Be Moved."
Online shopping, what's the hype? Here's 10 reasons why you should surf the web
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 12:25 pm
Forgetting to pack a toothbrush in your suitcase, missing an essential part for your new car project or even stampeding the sales rack during Black Friday weekend are all things we don't have to worry or think twice about anymore.
Advice for traveling to Costa Rica from previous travelers
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 12:05 pm
It is a bright, sunny afternoon. You are sitting on a porch that is only 50 feet from the water. There is a slight breeze and a smell of the salty water nearby. You hear the calls of birds and the swaying of the trees in the wind. You see the monkeys swinging from tree to tree, and the waves crashing against the sand. You are rocking back and forth in a comfy chair.
How to cope with stress
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
Being stressed is very common In the United States, one of the main reasons for being stressed is usually caused by financial problems. Although there are many other factors that lead to stress such as poor health, work, school, holidays, trauma, etc., financial needs seem to be the number 1 cause to stress. There are also many ways to deal with stress. You can find things that you enjoy doing to keep your mind busy and focused on other things.
New student coalition seeks common ground with university
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
During the 2021 spring semester, senior Maren Geiger began her endeavors of bringing awareness to sexual health and wellness on Niagara University's campus. After gathering information and having many conversations, Geiger's Sexual Wellness Initiative (SWI) was formed. It is a coalition (not affiliated with Niagara University) of almost 40 students who are dedicated to educating students about sexual wellness.
The life of our president, Father Maher
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
Everyone affiliated with the school knows its president, Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., more commonly known as Father Maher. They see his face all over the university on posters and stickers, in pictures and in person. However, most students would not know that he used to play baseball and basketball or that he loves to travel and has been to multiple countries in Southeast Asia.
Harry Styles was dressed to the nines during 'Love On Tour'
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
Clothing has no gender and Harry Styles is just one of many celebrities that prove that. The singer/songwriter has been on tour since the first weekend of September with his opening show for his "Love On Tour" in Las Vegas. He opened his tour sporting a pair of fuchsia-colored trousers and a magenta vest that was covered in sparkling fringe.
Turning to malocchio for bad luck relief
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
"Two eyes have seen thee; all saints have helped thee; glory be to the father," and she does the sign of the cross over the dish. "To the Son," and she does the sign of the cross over the dish again. "And the Holy Spirit," and she does the sign of the cross over the dish one last time, "as it was in the beginning is now and ever shall be, world without end, amen" Nonna Bolognese says.
What to do when WWE releases you
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
Just this year, WWE has released over 80 men and women from the company, which includes wrestlers and backstage aids. From big-named talent to developmental rookies not ever given a chance, tons of these releases have been shocking and frustrating to the wrestling audience.
Community solar: Is it worth it?
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
The introduction of large-scale solar power into communities like Lewiston has been a hot topic for debate over the years, splitting residents of the town and members of the surrounding communities on whether the alternate energy source is even worth it.
A broke college kid Christmas: Celebrating the holidays on a budget
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
Halloween is done, another holiday checked off the list as the end of the year is approaching faster than the speed of light. Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas is You" is blasting on every radio station in town. Just like that, Thanksgiving has passed, and you're already behind on your gift shopping.
Niagara Men's Club Lacrosse expectations for 2022 season
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
Before every game, the Niagara Men's Club Lacrosse team breaks out of its huddle as a team, under this exact chant. Lacrosse is a team sport that is highly competitive, even if it is only at the club level. Many students at Niagara University create their own time to dedicate and commit themselves to this team.
The movie experience in your home: Is it better?
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
Movie media has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, for the best and for the worst. For streaming services, they are receiving the best viewership they have ever seen before, while movie theater companies are taking substantial losses. What used to be filled movie theaters watching the latest blockbuster Marvel movie, has now been replaced by watching the new movie from the comfort of one's home on a streaming service.
Small Town USA: A place to escape
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
A town with something for everyone. Located between the Western New York cities of Buffalo and Rochester, you will find a small town that breaks away from the typical stereotypes associated with them. That town is Perry.
Misconceptions on college, starting at the house
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
Waking up at 7:30 a.m. and seeing some darkness outside. You get out of bed and realize today is a Monday. Why else would you be getting up at 7:30 a.m.? After getting ready to leave the house, you go out to the car with a cup of coffee and begin your morning commute. You pull into the university, and begin walking to class where you see some friends walking ... some still in pajamas.
Encountering poverty
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
Have you ever thought about how helpless many of the world's population are? In many areas of the world, poverty is a big issue that is faced. The country of focus will be India as it contains a significant number of impoverished areas. One of Niagara University's students and close friends is from there and he told a story of when he encountered poverty. During the summer, he was sitting outside of his uncle's house and he could sense that there was something very foul heading towards him which was right around the corner.
The mask behind the mask
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has been infamous for instructing everyone to wear masks in order to combat the virus. But what if I told you that the mask has helped a group of students study a specific theater artform?
End of semester stress and what to do about it
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
The weeks toward the end of the fall semester are filled with stress and anticipation for college students. It can be hard to keep momentum going in a rapidly changing environment.
Success and becoming family
Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 03:30 pm
Dirk Williams is a professional shooting guard for the London Lions basketball team in Hackney Wick, Greater London.
Participate in #GivingTuesday: Join Community Missions as it celebrates global day of giving on Nov. 30
Fri, Nov 19th 2021 10:00 am
The holidays are quickly approaching, which means it is officially the giving season. Community Missions of Niagara Frontier is welcoming donations and volunteers as it prepares for its annual celebration of #GivingTuesday.
Lost behind the screen
Mon, May 3rd 2021 02:20 pm
Social media is perhaps the largest trend of the 21st century and has people of all ages addicted to its glossy finish. Since its invention in the late '90s and its growing popularity at the turn of the century, social media has taken the world by storm. It is the most common with millennials and Generation Z because they grew up with it.
Buffalo sports fans remain loyal, despite losses piling up
Sat, May 1st 2021 05:55 pm
It's the start of yet another season. One of the biggest sports teams in Buffalo, the Bills, are coming off a high winning streak and a hell of a season ... can this team keep up?
Who is Kentrell Gaulden (aka Youngboy Never Broke Again)?
Sat, May 1st 2021 01:25 pm
Who is Youngboy Never Broke Again?
Bad cell phone habits at night can destroy sleep quality
Sat, May 1st 2021 01:05 pm
Most people check their phones at the last second before going to sleep, and put their phones near the bed. This is a serious problem and can cause insomnia. The reason is that cell phones can be harmful to people's sleep during the night. Constant notifications could cause poor sleep quality, anxiety, depression and decreased efficiency in the morning.
There is no Planet B: 5 ways to be more sustainable in 2021
Sat, May 1st 2021 12:45 pm
There is no Planet B.
Why the rhino matters
Sat, May 1st 2021 12:15 pm
We have a responsibility to protect those who don't have a voice.
 

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