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?
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?
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
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
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
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
By Cameron Enders On Dec. 26 of last year, a pipe burst on the third floor of Duns Scotus flooding several classrooms, offices, and the bookstore. The damages to the building were so severe due to the emergency response teams being unable to make it to campus because of the ongoing snowstorm. Most roads were already closed down due to the weather and there were … Continue reading Duns Scotus Rehabilitation: How a Blizzard Impacted the Entire University
By Cadence Russell, Online Media Manager On November 17th at 7:00 pm in the Alumni Lounge, the Black Student Union (BSU) held its second annual Salute to Your Service Awards, recognizing the unique challenges and journeys of Black service men and women. “Support comes from within, you got to support your own,” Crystal Buchanan, president of the BSU and junior history and political science major … Continue reading Black Student Union Holds Second Annual Salute to Your Service Awards
By Leah Marron The Environmental Club has made a comeback at Daemen University after about a two-year pause and has a lot planned for the coming semesters. The club was founded more than 10 years ago when students approached Dr. Brenda Young, the club’s faculty advisor and chair of global and local sustainability, about forming the group. However, in the midst of COVID-19, the club … Continue reading Lots to Come from the Revived Environmental Club
By Myranda Lockwood Daemen University hosted its annual fall open house Saturday, Oct. 15. This event brings prospective families and students to campus who are interested in experiencing Daemen firsthand during their college search. “Open house is one of our biggest recruitment events of the year,” said Emma Alvarado, coordinator of admissions events. “We have a lot of different things available for students.” The day … Continue reading Daemen Hosts Annual Fall Open House