COVID-19’s Effect on Learning

By: Haley Lux The continued spread of COVID-19 in New York finds students balancing between in-person, hybrid, and either asynchronous or synchronous online classes throughout the fall semester at Daemen College.  Hybrid classes typically meet in person one or two times a week, with the rest of instruction being placed online. Asynchronous classes have students accessing pre-recorded material at their own pace with due dates. … Continue reading COVID-19’s Effect on Learning

Safety Awareness in the Midst of COVID-19

By: Haley Lux Due to the continued spread of the coronavirus in New York, many universities, colleges, and schools have established social distancing guidelines in order to protect their students. Daemen College is no exception, testing everyone before they were allowed back and providing health care packages to start out the semester.  Additionally, properly worn masks are required all throughout campus and stickers litter the … Continue reading Safety Awareness in the Midst of COVID-19

Tiny Babies of Daemen

By: Saferino Dour Since the fall semester started, tiny plastic babies have been placed around the Daemen campus by an unknown person. This person posts pictures on Instagram (@tiny.daemen.baby.horde) of random locations on campus where they place tiny babies, encouraging Daemen students to find the babies as a scavenger hunt. Some students have taken to collecting the babies as a hobby, seeing it as a … Continue reading Tiny Babies of Daemen

East Coast Conference Announces Return to Competition in January

By: Steven Blatto On Oct. 8, the East Coast Conference released a statement regarding the postponement of fall sports and competition: a select group of sports will be returning to competition starting Jan. 9, 2021. The sports included in this announcement were women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, and men’s and women’s soccer. These are not all the fall and winter sports in the ECC. … Continue reading East Coast Conference Announces Return to Competition in January

Spring Semester 2021 Registration: A Guideline For Freshmen

By: Steven Blatto Registration for the spring semester is inching closer and closer. Make sure you are prepared with these links and guidelines to help make sure everything goes smoothly. Daemen College is extremely helpful in guiding their students towards success. Planning your upcoming courses may be easy for anyone who is not a freshman, but a first-year student may find it to be very … Continue reading Spring Semester 2021 Registration: A Guideline For Freshmen

Daemen’s Early Transition to Online Learning

By: Maximilian Moslow Daemen College has transitioned to strictly online learning one week earlier than planned on Nov. 16, according to Daemen College’s President Gary Olson.  In his letter to students and staff, he said this decision is necessary because of the spike of COVID-19 cases across the country and WNY.  On Nov. 9, 2020, the Erie County Department of Health reported 446 new confirmed … Continue reading Daemen’s Early Transition to Online Learning

Power Outage on Campus

By: Saferino Dour About 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, Daemen College experienced a power outage that affected “all of campus and the surrounding communities,” according to a campus alert sent from the college to the student body via email. It was below 50 degrees in Buffalo with 30 mph winds and showering rain.  Residential students of the college lost access to all power, and emergency … Continue reading Power Outage on Campus

Daemen Men’s Basketball Team Outshoots and Outscores Mohawk College

By: Brandy Bird On October 29, 2019, the Men’s basketball team had their first home exhibition game win. The team had previously lost to the University at Buffalo and Syracuse University. The team was intent on getting a win on home court. The game was well attended with mostly Daemen Wildcat fans. The bleachers were filled in Lumsden gymnasium.  The Wildcats played against Mohawk College, … Continue reading Daemen Men’s Basketball Team Outshoots and Outscores Mohawk College

Daemen College Students Make a Plea for Change on Campus

By: Evan Coyle On Thursday March 7th Daemen students from Student Government organized a forum for students and administration to discuss the current climate on campus. A growing discontentment among minority students surrounding the issue of representation and inclusion on campus has become more visible on campus. There were six notable takeaways from the open forum. 1.) Apologies The Daemen College Student Government Association (SGA) … Continue reading Daemen College Students Make a Plea for Change on Campus

From Small School Success to Big Time Glory

By: Andrew Sischo AMHERST, NY: Success isn’t given, it is earned.  This is something that many college freshmen find out the hard way. Success in high school may come easy, but college fame is earned every day. Katie Titus, a freshman on the Daemen College Women’s basketball team saw this happen to her the same way many freshmen have before.  Once a star at Our … Continue reading From Small School Success to Big Time Glory