On May 1, Daemen College announced that the College earned National Best Value School Designation. Three days later, the College announced there will no longer be a tuition benefit associated with Dean’s List status. Students took action out against the retractions. Political science major Brianna Zichettella organized a petition and statement for students. “The announcement was given after those who qualified had already registered for … Continue reading Students object to Dean’s List benefit cuts, create petition
Women’s in Sports kick off event On April 4, Daemen College entered its week of “Women in Sports”. For the past six years, Daemen has celebrated “Women in Sports” week by acknowledging all women who are or have been a part of a sport. The event kicked off with former Boston College basketball player Kathy Sweet. The former basketball player expressed her interest … Continue reading Women celebrated in April for Women’s History Month
In a survey sent to and responded by current students, Insight analyzed data in order to find out how students perceived the new Excelsior Scholarship program, its possible effect on their academic future and Daemen’s well being. Combined, nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate students participated, with a plethora of anonymous responses also collected. Around 57 percent of respondents were supportive of the Excelsior Scholarship plan. … Continue reading Students respond to Excelsior Scholarship program and its effects on Daemen
On Wednesday April 12, spectators gathered to watch a Model UN simulation in the Wick Social Room. Students participating in the event represented various countries and political philosophies while debating global and domestic issues pertaining to the Arctic region. The simulation touched on many different subjects including land distribution, environmental impact, militarization, natural resources, economic development and indigenous populations. Representatives for each country were given … Continue reading Model UN simulation: Daemen students take on global issues
When the trees are beginning to bud their leaves, people are mowing their lawns and it’s starting to rain rather than snow, you know what that means? Summer is getting closer in Buffalo! It’s been an up and down winter this year, but we made it through another snowstorm! As the weather turns warmer, everyone becomes eager with what to do during their free … Continue reading Summertime is (Almost) here!