Finalists make their cases to become VPAA

By Jourdon LaBarber Editor-in-Chief   Presentations are underway for finalist candidates to become the college’s next Vice President of Academic Affairs. Dr. Margaret McCarthy presented to an open group of Canisius stakeholders on Jan. 14 and Dr. Sharon Nell gave her presentation on Jan. 21. Dr. William Jeffrey Welsh, who rounds out the group of…

How Chris Manhertz signed an NFL contract

By Jourdon LaBarber Editor-in-Chief   It is hard to imagine that anyone in Western New York was more shock-ridden than Chris Manhertz during Rex Ryan’s introductory press conference as head coach of the Buffalo Bills. Manhertz was in attendance that day, a Wednesday afternoon presser at the ADPRO Sports Training Center outside of Ralph Wilson…

Moderates need not denounce extremists

by Justin Smith Opinion Contributor Remember when CNN called for all “moderate” white people denounce the Sandy Hook shooter?  Remember when CNN called for all “moderate” conservatives to denounce Cliven Bundy after the Bundy Ranchers began pointing guns at federal agents?  Remember when CNN called for all “moderate” Christians to denounce Anders Breivik after his…

Now do you believe?

William Evans Opinion Contributor I can remember it quite well. It was May 13, 2006, and the Buffalo Sabres were one win from advancing to hockey’s Final Four; this would have been unthinkable because few people picked Buffalo as a contender. After Jason Pominville scored what is among the most memorable goals in the last…

Bar Review

Jane Doe Lifestyle Contributor   The first weekend after a month away from roommates, teammates, and frenemies makes for a crowded, eventful, and reunion-filled night on the Chip Strip. In case you ever question it, you know you’re in downtown Buffalo when: You’re part of a crowd of underage students making a mad dash off…

Simple Slow Cooker

Kaila Proulx Lifestyle Contributor Winter weather brings out all the intense cravings for comfort food. Soups, stews, chilis, and one pot meals that warm the body and the soul. This time of year is the perfect time to pull out your slow cooker, load it up with tons of fresh, nutritious ingredients, set it, and…

London Tales

by Rob Creenan Lifestyle Contributor Hello there! My name is Robert Creenan and I’ll be your tour guide through London and other European cities in the upcoming semester. While I am studying abroad, I don’t want you to think any less of me as a canisius student even though I won’t be among you and…