Student-Athletes and Mental Health

By Gretchen Beyer Mental health is not always an easy topic to talk about publicly, yet that does not diminish its significance.  For student-athletes, the pressure is even further escalated.  Living as a collegiate student-athlete is a demanding and daunting task.  The athlete needs to make time for class and their studies, along with time for practices, games, and mandatory lift sessions.  If they are … Continue reading Student-Athletes and Mental Health

The Practice of Yoga: Benefits of Harnessing Your Energy, Power

By Myranda Lockwood Inhale…exhale. It’s painted on the wall in calming earthly tones, and yet stepping into the studio, it is exactly the thing to do. The smell of eucalyptus and mint fill the nose and feel as if they can cleanse from the inside out. The slow ambient music trickles out of the studio room and sets the stage for the time that is … Continue reading The Practice of Yoga: Benefits of Harnessing Your Energy, Power

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New & Improved: The Enhanced Wildcat Den

By Tatyjana Scalisi Beginning this spring semester, Daemen University decided to transfer and enhance its former gaming room into the Wildcat Den of the campus, introducing several new gaming options for students to enjoy. Greg Nayor, Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, released an email addressing all students enrolled at the institution stating, “The Wildcat Den has been enhanced with equipment from the former Game … Continue reading New & Improved: The Enhanced Wildcat Den

Inside Scholar’s Day: The Opportunity to Win Daemen’s Top Ten Scholarships

By Cadence Russell Every year, Daemen University hosts Scholar’s Day, where nominated students who have applied and been accepted into Daemen compete for ten Trustee Scholarships. This year, over 270+ prospective students attended Scholar’s Day, the largest group ever.  “I mean, the best way to put it, it’s the happiest event you’ll go to as an admissions counselor, or admissions director, because all those kids … Continue reading Inside Scholar’s Day: The Opportunity to Win Daemen’s Top Ten Scholarships

Loving the Lost: Celebrating Dia de Los Muertos at Daemen

By Cadence Russell Celebrating holidays away from home often looks widely different. For freshman pre-med and athletic training major Cassandra Moss, Dia de Los Muertos at home consists of a month of preparation with hand-made everything. At college, it’s store-bought items and a couple of nights of celebration. “At college, we have to do something a little bit different just because you know, everybody’s schedules … Continue reading Loving the Lost: Celebrating Dia de Los Muertos at Daemen