The Heart Behind the Hoops: Life as a Competitive Student-Athlete

By Myranda Lockwood The Daemen University women’s basketball team went on to win the ECC Championship earlier this month on March 6, 2022, making it the third consecutive championship win in a row.  According to Daemen University’s official athletic website, “Daemen (18-4, 16-1 ECC) claims the top seed for the second straight year after earning their third straight ECC Regular Season Championship. The Wildcats are … Continue reading The Heart Behind the Hoops: Life as a Competitive Student-Athlete

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

Life After Graduation With Alumnae Valerie D’agostino

By Halex Lux, Editor-in-Chief Adjusting to life after attending college is something that every graduate student faces at one point or another once they receive their degree, and it can be challenging.  There might be a ton of initial questions such as where to work, what specific field to go into, or if the degree earned is actually the right fit after all. What do … Continue reading Life After Graduation With Alumnae Valerie D’agostino

International Student-Athletes Taking Daemen By Storm

By Gretchen Beyer International students at Daemen University come few and far between, yet their force is still felt on campus and in their sporting events. With Daemen University being a small school of roughly 2,000 students, located in Amherst, New York, it is shocking that individuals travel from all over the world to attend classes and play sports here.  According to the Executive Director … Continue reading International Student-Athletes Taking Daemen By Storm

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

Making the Connection

By Addriena Bradley You might be using your cell phone to talk to your friends and family, do schoolwork, scroll social media, check your emails, and more. But is your phone causing more mental and physical harm than good?  A 2019 study by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) of nearly 450 college students 18 years or older found they may be spending upwards … Continue reading Making the Connection

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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

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College is Tough, But So Are You

By Myranda Lockwood Life as a college student is infused with intense studies and a rigorous course load; it can often feel like it is nearly impossible to find time for yourself while also attempting to do well.  However, it is vitally important for students to find time to do things that benefit the mind and body, outside of study hours.    In a scientific … Continue reading College is Tough, But So Are You

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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

The Trek to Taughannock Falls

By Cadence Russell As an environmental science major, I have a deep appreciation for the outdoors, and stereotypically, I love to hike. Raised in the country west of Austin, Texas, I became quickly enamored with the geological and environmental sites around me. Coming to college in New York changed all of that. Immediately I was seeing things that you never see in Texas, good dirt … Continue reading The Trek to Taughannock Falls