By Calvin Dimmig, News Section Editor Students on Daemen Campus: have you ever received a Campus Incident or Safety report in your school email? Did you click on it, briefly read and move on? Robert Mead-Colegrove, assistant dean for Campus Safety and Operations, wishes you to handle these emails differently. “We cannot disregard these emails. They are there to keep everyone safe,” said Mead-Colgrove to … Continue reading Increasing Campus Safety, Awareness for the Daemen Community
By Katelyn Storer The Environmental Club hosted an event for students to help clean the Eco-Trail located between Canavan Hall and the business building on Friday, Nov. 3. Before the clean-up event, Cadence Russell, a junior majoring in natural science, specializing in environmental science, and the president of the Environmental Club, spoke to the attendants about the history and motive of the event. “We started … Continue reading Campus Clean-Up, Eco-Trail Maintenance
By Cadence Russell, Editor-in-Chief In most departments across the university, students are required to complete an undergraduate thesis or capstone project as a culmination of their degree. Across the disciplines, however, this project looks vastly different. “You’re going to experience kind of what it’s like to be political scientist, historian, doing this research, and then results in a final draft plus the presentation,” Dr. Jay … Continue reading Senior Capstones, Projects, Theses: The Method Behind the Madness
By McKenzie Duncan The reconstruction of Daemen University’s Duns Scotus, following the unfortunate storm of December 2022, resulted in budget cuts of Daemen facilities to afford reconstruction. Budget cuts became noticeable for students who rely heavily on the Daemen Shuttle Bus, including Daemen Students at Collegiate Village. This apartment complex is a 10-minute drive from campus. Robert Mead-Colegrove, assistant dean of Campus Safety and Operations … Continue reading Shuttle Bus Cutbacks Create Problems for Collegiate Village Residents
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 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
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 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