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How to Take Notes in College

By Haley Lux, Editor-in-Chief Every morning students at Daemen University wake up, get ready, head to class, and ask themselves whether they should take notes and how. For some, this means grabbing a notebook and their favorite pen; for others, it means pulling out their laptop, opening a document, and selecting the best font before beginning. Others flip back and forth between the two, trying … Continue reading How to Take Notes in College

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

Tri-Beta Brings Variety of Science to Daemen

By Cadence Russell On Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. in Schneck Hall, Beta Beta Beta, better known as Tri-Beta, hosted the second of three guest speakers in their Fall Seminar Series. Dr. Joshua Drew, from the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry, spoke to students on his work with historical ecology and conservation, and how science intersects with the humanities … Continue reading Tri-Beta Brings Variety of Science to Daemen

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

Founders Celebration Wraps up Week-Long Events

By: Cadence Russell The past week of Founders Celebration just took place, where for a whole week of spirit days, the Campus Activities Team held events and traditions. From Superhero Movie Night to the 78 West Coffee giveaway, students and faculty took part in celebrating Daemen. “Historically it’s always been kind of just like a weekend type thing, but this year we decided to kind … Continue reading Founders Celebration Wraps up Week-Long Events

The Many Components of Cru Club

By: Haley Lux Just a few weekends ago, the students of Cru Club at Daemen attended their annual Fall Getaway retreat at Camp Li-Lo-Li, an event that welcomes Cru members from other colleges within Buffalo and Rochester as well. “The retreat last weekend was amazing! It was an eye-opening experience and I made amazing friends and created a great community,” said Gracie Attebery, a sophomore … Continue reading The Many Components of Cru Club

Natalie Such (left) and Julia Eichel relaxing in their hammocks by Rosary Hall.

The best outside study spots on campus

By: Haley Lux With spring comes warmer weather and the notion that summer is right around the corner, brightening up college campuses across the country. Not only does this increase in temperature open up a slew of activities, it provides students with the opportunity to begin to study outside. Daemen College has plenty of outdoor spots throughout campus that make studying in the sun accessible, … Continue reading The best outside study spots on campus

Students Kayonnah Singletary, Yaa Tuffour, Nazjahe Boswell studying in HEOP office.

Diversity and HEOP: Director explains how both connect and impact students’ lives

By: Katie Johnson Some may not know that the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) has been a staple in the Daemen community since 1970 when the program was made available to campus life. This brought in so many better opportunities for people in the community being able to go to college and gain that experience. Tiffany Hamilton is a mother of two, … Continue reading Diversity and HEOP: Director explains how both connect and impact students’ lives

Tips on Studying for Finals

By: Lauren Ondreyko Final exams are among the most challenging aspects of the college experience. There is so much to learn, organize, and remember as you head into finals. Forming good study habits can reduce stress and improve grades.   To ensure that you are prepared for your exams, you may want to consider adding some of the following study tips to your collection.  The Learning … Continue reading Tips on Studying for Finals

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