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On the frontlines of World War II
Tue, Dec 3rd 2019 01:25 pm
There was an eerie feeling of knowing certain death was lingering above them. However, this was not the time to think of the inevitable. The swaying of the ship made more than 100 different seamen from all over the vessel sick; in addition, there was no space and limited food to add to the misery.
The good, the bad, and the O'Shea
Tue, Dec 3rd 2019 11:05 am
"Every time a fire alarm goes off, it's because someone was being stupid."
Gamers, rise up
Tue, Nov 26th 2019 10:15 pm
There's 30 seconds left on the clock. Everyone watching in the small crowd that has gathered is extremely tense. The two opponents - one a middle-aged plumber wearing a red cap and overalls, the other a tall knight equipped with a sword, a bow and other weapons - dance back and forth on the stage, trying to find an opening in their opponent's defenses. One strong hit from either combatant could end the match.
The place for Pokémon: Dave and Adam's Saturday tournaments offer fun, family & friends
Tue, Nov 26th 2019 09:45 pm
Buffalo's fan superstore does more than offer tailgating necessities and autographed memorabilia at competitive prices: Dave and Adam's facilitates free-to-play Saturday Pokémon tournaments that are open to all ages and all levels of knowledge.
The price of paradise: Why many Hawaii residents are forced to leave home
Tue, Nov 26th 2019 09:15 pm
Hawaii is often referred to as "Paradise on Earth." Located in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 2,100 miles southwest of the mainland, the Hawaiian Islands have become a popular destination for tourism.
Winter is home to best holidays
Tue, Nov 26th 2019 08:40 pm
Though this is the coldest time of the year, winter brings friends and family together making this the best season out of all. From watching the snow fall from the warmth of your couch to drinking a cup of hot chocolate, winter is the escape everyone needs.
Being vegetarian in WNY - home of hot and spicy wings and things!
Tue, Nov 26th 2019 05:15 pm
How is it possible you ask? Can you enjoy a football game while being able to consume one of the most popular snacks in your surrounding area, and have it be meat-free?
Crashing and hacking and Disney+, 'Oh my!'
Tue, Nov 26th 2019 04:30 pm
The long-awaited streaming service from the Walt Disney Company finally arrived on Nov. 12. Disney+ has come and people's lives seem to have been changed for the better. The app has anything and everything a Disney fanatic would want. There is everything from classic Disney animated films like "Alice in Wonderland" to series such as "Boy Meets World" to most things Marvel Cinematic Universe and "Star Wars."
First exchange students named winner of 'NGT'
Tue, Nov 26th 2019 02:30 pm
The winner of the fall 2019 "Niagara's Got Talent" has been decided: K-pop Union.
The Rockettes are back for Christmas!
Mon, Nov 25th 2019 05:10 pm
New York City. A beautiful place for the holidays. A massive Christmas tree located in Rockefeller Center, Christmas shops with lights, and music on every corner. One place, in particular, stands out in the city during the festive season - it's known as Radio City Music Hall.
6 movies to make your Christmas
Mon, Nov 25th 2019 04:50 pm
Christmas is coming soon, and most people enjoy a Christmas party with friends or spending time with family. Also, there are many films that come to mind every Christmas holiday.
Diving into the minds of college freshmen
Mon, Nov 25th 2019 04:00 pm
College is an interesting way of life. It's new, exciting, freeing, scary, messy and everything in between.
Dr. Sharon Watkinson: The passion behind Niagara University Theatre
Mon, Nov 25th 2019 03:45 pm
August 1962 marked the start of a journey Dr. Sharon Watkinson would never forget. She took her first step onto the Niagara University campus, with a love of English and a passion for theater. Her education would be the start of many students' collegiate careers.
How to be a successful student-athlete
Mon, Nov 25th 2019 03:15 pm
Student-athletes are among the most hard-working students on any campus in the country. They work with hectic schedules throughout the academic year, from keeping up with their work in the classroom to attending practices and competitions. Athletes are left with very little time for other hobbies or an active social life.
Student seeks to form The Be Kind Service Club
Mon, Nov 25th 2019 02:50 pm
Poverty has now taken over this once-beautiful city and now the question is what can we change in the community?
Musical diversity is Not for Nothing
Thu, Oct 17th 2019 03:00 pm
Not for Nothing, a Buffalo band formed within this past year, is gaining momentum by appearing in local cafes, musical venues and building fans within the immediate community through playing shows one after the next.
'Get Out' V.S. 'Us'
Thu, May 2nd 2019 01:35 pm
Jordan Peele debuted his first ever directorial movie "Get Out," on February 24, 2017 which had a budget of $4.5 million and made $255 million in the box office. "Get Out" was named one of the top ten movies of 2017 by Times Magazine and has won and been nominated for awards. For his first-time directing a movie, he did exceptionally well. Peele later wrote and directed another film, "Us," which was released on March 22, 2019 and had a budget of $20 million and made $249.6 million dollars so far in the box office.
Is college the only option?
Thu, May 2nd 2019 07:30 am
College is a financial and mental burden. How can you be sure college is for you?
From the nosebleeds to the crease
Tue, Apr 30th 2019 12:20 pm
On an ordinary game day, Blues season ticket holder Tyler Stewart grabs his seat in section 313 of the Enterprise Center just in time to watch his team begin warm-up. Yet an unexpected phone call on Dec. 7, 2017, would lead to a not-so-ordinary game day experience.
Does advertising work?
Tue, Apr 30th 2019 12:10 pm
In most cases, advertising has been at what seems like the forefront of our lives as long as we can remember. To some degree we are all so impervious to seeing them that we don't think twice about it. But, has anyone ever stopped to take the time out of their everyday lives to ponder the question: "Does advertising work on me?"
BTS in concert: The experience of a lifetime
Tue, Apr 30th 2019 11:50 am
Every BTS fan's dream is to see them live in person.
Niagara University's women's golf team makes history
Tue, Apr 30th 2019 11:10 am
For many people, golf is just a sport one does for fun all the way into retirement. But for these ladies, they've been perfecting the game their whole lives.
Mental illness: Fighting the stigma
Tue, Apr 30th 2019 10:40 am
Things are not always as they appear.
Staying in shape after high school: How to avoid 'Freshman 15' through exercise, healthy eating
Tue, Apr 30th 2019 10:20 am
After graduating from high school, Eric Stroud began to realize how hard it was to stay in shape and eat healthily.
Tommy John surgery not career-ending for NU catcher
Tue, Apr 30th 2019 09:55 am
Two outs, man on first. The count is two and two. The pitch comes and the runner goes. The catcher throws down to second and guns the runner out. POP! He feels something in his elbow snap.
One in the same? Are fraternal twins really all that different from normal siblings?
Tue, Apr 30th 2019 09:35 am
It's Monday morning. The incessant chime of your alarm resonates throughout your entire body, forcing you awake. An annoying daily occurrence, reminding you that you only have 30 minutes left before you have to leave your house. You groan and begrudgingly throw off the warm blankets from your body, slump out of bed and walk out of your bedroom door. Just as you are about to reach the bathroom, a blurry figure slips past and closes the door directly in your face.
Mixed personalities: Well-known rapper YNW Melly could face death penalty
Tue, Apr 30th 2019 09:15 am
Jamell Maurice Demons, age 19, who's also known as rapper "YNW Mellow" from Gifford, Florida. Is best known for his hit singles "Murder on My Mind" and "Mixed Personalities" which featured Kanye West, which focuses on the aspect of mental health in today's society.
Andrew Mangan: On the road to recovery
Wed, Dec 5th 2018 08:55 am
Andrew Mangan has always been an overachiever and very competitive, which runs in his family of eight. His mother and father chose to homeschool all of their children up until the high school level, at which point Mangan attended Canisius High School, a private boys Jesuit school, in Buffalo. Like all of his siblings, Mangan was an outstanding rower and an accomplished downhill ski racer.
Television, 'RuPaul's Drag Race' and growing acceptance of LGBTQ+ community
Tue, Dec 4th 2018 08:25 pm
Recently, television has widened its range of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning and/or queer representation for the better. The more representation of diversity there is in media, the more acceptance of diversity is likely to come out of it. Shows like "RuPaul's Drag Race" have played a pivotal role in the increased spread of representation in media.
Nursing homes help during holidays
Tue, Dec 4th 2018 10:05 am
For many, the holiday season is filled with joy, family and friends. People come together to celebrate their religion, beliefs and each other. The holiday season also gives one time to reflect on one's blessings in life and be grateful for what one has.
Skiing on the Swiss Alps through a study-abroad escapade
Sat, Dec 1st 2018 02:00 pm
Ashley Fox took the opportunity to study abroad in her senior year and final semester at Niagara University. She studied from January to May 2018, moving from Paris to Rome then to Ireland in the span of 4 months, with 6 weeks in each location.
Instagram Playground takeover
Sat, Dec 1st 2018 02:00 pm
In a world with social media on the rise, businesses get most of their publicity through all the different types. Users share photos, hashtags, and locations with friends to publicize where they are and what they are doing at that moment.
Niagara University baseball gears up for 2019 season
Sat, Dec 1st 2018 02:00 pm
Coming off of their first conference tournament appearance in 12 years, Niagara University baseball gears up for another promising season.
Surviving finals week: Making mental health a top priority
Sat, Dec 1st 2018 02:00 pm
As the fall semester dwindles down to an end, students are preparing for final projects, papers, and cramming to study for final exams. Finals week is often a bittersweet time for students, though many are excited for the upcoming month-long break. Exams can take a toll on one's mind.
A Vietnam veteran and a birthday wish
Sat, Dec 1st 2018 02:00 pm
A lovely army veteran was willing to share a bit of his story and his 71st birthday wish after years of trials and tribulations after coming home from Vietnam War.
Beef on weck: Buffalo's official sandwich
Sat, Dec 1st 2018 02:00 pm
Today, served with horseradish and sometimes au jus sauce, the beef on weck is offered at many restaurants in and around Buffalo.
Kickin' off Christmas with Kissmas Bash
Sat, Dec 1st 2018 02:00 pm
What's a better way to kick off the holiday season than by going to see your favorite musical artists in concert?
The life of Margaret Streb
Sat, Dec 1st 2018 02:00 pm
It was Feb. 2003, Jim Chodak and Corrie Streb were just coming home from an intense talk with Arthur Streb. They were sitting on the couch while Ann Chodak was doing the dishes. All of a sudden Corrie and Jim see a laser light wavering over the window outside for about a good 15 seconds. They look at each other and smile because they knew it was Margaret Streb. The fun aunt, the loving mother, and a wonderful contributor to the community.
Don't 'Make it out the hood,' change it!
Sat, Dec 1st 2018 02:00 pm
Niagara Falls, known as one of the natural wonders of the worlds. However, the community that surrounds it is may not be considered as wonderful.
Beyoncé, Jay Z, Chris Martin & more to perform at 2018 Mandela 100: Global Citizens Festival
Sat, Dec 1st 2018 02:00 pm
On Monday, Hugh Evans, the CEO of the Global Citizens Organization, took to the 947Am breakfast show to talk about the upcoming and highly anticipated Global Citizens Festival. He announced Oprah Winfrey is going to be the keynote speaker for the event. He also confirmed she will announce a surprise during the celebration of Mandela's centennial year.
 

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