USA on track for small surplus

By  Kevin Daley News Editor   The Undergraduate Student Association makes it rain. USA raised a little over one million student tax dollars for this fiscal year. By December, between $600,000 – $700,000 will have been appropriated, or between 60 and 70 percent of the levy. However, USA Business and Finance Vice President Rich Kubiak…

Feature length film-making coming to Canisius

By Rob Creenan Assistant Lifestyle Editor   If you’ve always wanted to create your own feature length movie, or take part in the making of one, the opportunity has finally come to you. One of the newest clubs on campus is the Canisius Film Society, and they’ve started the prep work for their first production,…

Notes from the Underground 10/24/14

Fun fact: there is already a bar in Iggy’s and it used to serve alcohol. The reopening of the bar may suggest a certain set of administrators may be “thirstier” than normal. Or, it may show that Canisius is finally responding to student opinions. Either way, the Underground wonders how this on-campus bar will affect…

The abortion debate: Pro-choice lacks on-campus support

by Emmalene Carberry Opinion Contributor   Recently, undergraduate students have received a few emails discussing pro-life events on campus. We’ve been urged to “rediscover” pro-life (whatever this might mean) and to stand in solidarity with the pro-life movement. Don’t get me wrong. I’m all for expressing personal opinions and asking people to think about important…

Overconsumption: Society needs to slow down

by Elizaveta Rushinova Opinion Contributor   Previously I talked about marketing manipulations, the power of economy, and overconsumption. I was always interested and concerned with first two. However, my interest for them and the development of the curiosity towards the latter – definitely not the area of least interest – was thanks to Dr. Shambu’s…

ISIS Exists: Rebuttal

By Justin Smith Opinion Contributor   It’s the Friday before break. I only have one class that day, so I’m not even sure why I bothered making the commute to school. However, I find myself here, so I decide to pick up a copy of the Griffin. I do this every Friday; you should do…

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Catching up with Keegan Asmundson

By John Langley Sports Editor Keegan Asmundson stands above the competition, literally. Standing at 6-foot-5, Asmundson is a monster in the net and will finally get his chance to be the main goaltender for the Griffs hockey team. Hailing from Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, Asmundson has played behind talented goaltenders like Tony Capobianco in his…