Is Artificial Intelligence Taking Over?

By Abby Bellaus Artificial intelligence was valued at $136.55 billion in 2022 and is predicted to expand at an annual growth rate of 37.3% from 2023 to 2030, according to Grand View Research. The rapid growth of artificial intelligence will reshape human interactions and the performance of daily tasks.  According to Timothy Scholtz, a third-year computer engineering student at the University at Buffalo, “I think … Continue reading Is Artificial Intelligence Taking Over?

What is Cru?

By Cassie Cook With the many clubs that Daemen provides, students may be confused about what each one has to offer. Cru is just one of these many clubs.  “Cru is a caring, compassionate community committed to connecting students to Christ,” said Gracie Attebery, the president of the club.  Cru meets every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge. Attebery said this semester the … Continue reading What is Cru?

Learning Time Management Between Work, School

By Abby Bellaus Roughly 40% of full-time undergraduate students in the United States were employed in 2020, according to the Federal National Center for Education Statistics. Balancing employment and education is beneficial for students to learn important skills like time management.  The National Student Financial Wellness Study conducted by Ohio State shows that 70% of students are stressed about finances throughout their education. 32% of … Continue reading Learning Time Management Between Work, School

Dungeons at Daemen: Inside one of Daemen’s Fastest Growing Clubs

By Cadence Russell, Editor-in-Chief. Dungeons and Dragons, better known as D&D, has taken Daemen by storm. Dungeons at Daemen, the university’s very own D&D club was founded in 2020 and has only grown since then, from a tiny campaign on Canavan’s third floor to four separate campaigns. “So you can imagine how small it was since we were just around that table,” senior social work … Continue reading Dungeons at Daemen: Inside one of Daemen’s Fastest Growing Clubs

Women’s Soccer On a Winning Streak: Unveiling Head Coach Daniel Dolan’s Motivational Mastery

By Croyance Nakirindo, staff writer. With a winning streak of 11 games, Daemen’s women’s soccer team has positioned themselves to potentially secure their first-ever regular season championship and No. 1 seed in the ECC tournament with a win against Mercy University on Saturday, October 28th. By their fifth won game in the streak, the team was ranked No. 10 among Division II teams in the … Continue reading Women’s Soccer On a Winning Streak: Unveiling Head Coach Daniel Dolan’s Motivational Mastery

Saffrin Public Square: A New Look for Daemen

By Cameron Enders, Out and About Editor. This summer between the spring and fall semesters, Daemen finished construction of the foundation of the Saffrin Public Square. The quad replaced the parking lot between the Research and Information Commons (RIC) and the Yurtchuk Student Center (YSC) and was named in honor of Vice Chair of Daemen’s Board of Trustees Paul Saffrin. While the quad was waiting … Continue reading Saffrin Public Square: A New Look for Daemen

The Man Behind a Name: John R. Yurtchuk’s Influence on Daemen University

By Calvin Dimmig, News Editor. The renaming of the Charles J. Wick Student Center has left Daemen students wondering, who is John R. Yurtchuk and why is the student center named after him?  Board of Trustee Chair John R. Yurtchuk became the new namesake for Daemen University’s student center on Sept. 12, 2023. Yurtchuk has served the Daemen community for a decade and donated a … Continue reading The Man Behind a Name: John R. Yurtchuk’s Influence on Daemen University

Lacrosse’s Inaugural Year: A Sit Down with Head Coach Dominique Hamman

By Cadence Russell, Online Media Manager This spring was the inaugural season for the brand-new women’s lacrosse team, finishing the season with an overall 7-9 record. Head Coach Dominique Hamman has built the team from the ground up, literally, in her first head coaching position.  What went into establishing this team? “I had a whole year to recruit and just find athletes because obviously, we … Continue reading Lacrosse’s Inaugural Year: A Sit Down with Head Coach Dominique Hamman

Upcoming Groundbreaking Cancer-Fighting Research at Daemen University: A look at cancer cell research by new Assistant Professor of Chemistry

By Mia Schiffmacher New cancer research is being explored by Daemen University’s new Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Dominic A. Sirianni.  His use of quantum chemistry to reverse tumor growth could pave the way to reducing mortality rates in cancer patients. Sirianni received his Bachelor of Science degrees in chemistry and mathematics from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2015.  He then earned his Ph.D. in … Continue reading Upcoming Groundbreaking Cancer-Fighting Research at Daemen University: A look at cancer cell research by new Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Daemen Students and Staff Brave the Buffalo Blizzard: How A Community Came Together to Prevail

By Calvin Dimmig While most college students went home for winter break, some stayed on campus and faced a historically brutal blizzard.  On the Christmas weekend of 2022, our Assistant Director of Student Activities, Nathan Flintjer, and eighteen other members of the Daemen community, were isolated on campus. “I was the professional on call,” Flintjer said, “and I got a call from the security officers … Continue reading Daemen Students and Staff Brave the Buffalo Blizzard: How A Community Came Together to Prevail