Isis is Real, What are You Talking About?

Katie Coward Opinion Contributor cowardk@canisius.edu Apparently there are some at Canisius that question the very existence of ISIS. Last week Justin Smith wrote an article declaring that ISIS is not a threat and that everyone needs to calm down about it. Basically, he said “Geez, guys. Calm down.” He even went so far as to…

Notes from the Underground 10/10/14

Apparently students have begun to get too rowdy at home games in the Koessler Center. The Underground thinks the upset parties were soliciting student support a few weeks previous. Is there conflict in these two desires? Is someone trying to have their cake and eat it too? The Underground thinks so. Yesterday’s Sabres game, usually…

Students should act out: Condoms on Catholic campuses

by Emmalene Carberry Opinion Contributor carberre@my.canisius.edu The debate surrounding the availability of condoms and other birth control on the campuses of private institutions, especially religiously affiliated ones, is not new. For years, private colleges have refused to provide free birth control for their students, and for years students have had a problem with this. Recently,…

Academic Support: Aiding men and women for others

By Jesse PR Prieto Assistant Opinions Editor   Canisius is a comparably smaller school in terms of physical space, only spanning 72 acres of Buffalo urban terrain. Yet, as “Letter to the Editor: A Wheeled Perspective” noted, this relatively small space is extraordinarily compact. The vast majority of classes are held in on main campus,…

The seven types of girls you meet on Tinder

By Robert Creenan Assistant Lifestyle Editor In last week’s issue, we ran a piece called, “The 7 Guys You’ll Meet on Tinder.” Or the purposes of equal representation that the Griffin stands for, we now present a male perspective on the phone app that’s meant to help start-up relationships. I will not be defending the…

Metro Adventures: There is no theater stop

By Jordan Alston Lifestyle Contributor   We have finally come to one of my favorite stops on our Metro journey: Fountain Plaza. Last year, I was here just about every weekend, either hitting up the Market Arcade movie theatre or filling my face with TGI Friday’s goodness. They should legitimately just change the name to…