The Ridge Report
The Ridge Report is a student-produced webcast that provides campus news by students and for students. The program endeavors to cover Niagara University topics and happenings that are of interest to students, including previews and reviews of concerts, theatre performances and sporting events as well as service learning and fundraising opportunities.
We are always looking for feedback and student production assistance. If you are interested in providing us with either, please contact Dr. Mark Barner.
Topics include NU softball, the NU Theatre production of "Into The Woods," the Undergraduate Research Conference, Tuesday Nite Live, and a mentalist Robert Channing.
Topics include a student flash mob, Team Trivia, a concert by Andy Grammer, Niagara baseball and Late Nite cartoons.
Topics include men's hockey, women's lacrosse, Casino Night and Media Awareness Week.
Topics include women's basketball, a speaker on deaf culture, a men's club hockey celebration, open skating and a spring concert announcement.
Topics include the men’s basketball team, Emmy Read's bake sale fundraiser, a musical performance by Gary Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Niagara, and comedian Mike Birbiglia.
Topics include NU's tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., Grocery Bingo, men's ice hockey, hypnotist Eric Mina and a debate on gun control.
Topics include the second annual Student Culture Expo, a CPB-sponsored roller disco, the women's basketball team, a student bus trip to New York City and a music showcase.
Topics include Open Mic Nite, NU Theatre's production of Rumors, men's hoops, a presentation by a 22-year-old multimillionaire and Tuesday Nite Live.
Topics include Halloween activities on campus, a presentation on the Arab-Israeli conflict, NU Theatre's productin of "The Rimers of Eldritch" and Niagara women's soccer.
Topics include the men's ice hockey season opener, a presentation on mental health awareness, Late Nite Niagara's Country Night and an information session on the 4K for Cancer fundraising program by senior Vince Schiano.
Topics include an NU performance by a comedy improv troop, an update on the women's volleyball team, a student sleep out for the homeless and student trips to Buffalo Bills and Toronto Blue Jays games.
Topics include RidgeFest 2012, the College of Arts & Sciences' Undergraduate Research Conference, Student-Tutor Appreciation Day and the Residence Hall Association's pet therapy event during Finals Week.
Topics include the Sing for Somalia benefit concert, EAGLE Leadership team challenges, Philanthropy Week, Earth Day at NU, and a Senior Week preview.
Topics include an interview with comedian Rob Schneider, Open Mic Night, the Creativity for a Cure fundraiser, CPB's murder mystery dinner and the Health & Wellness Fair.
Topics include the Mr. & Mrs. Seton Contest, NU Theatre's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Lenten programs at NU, recent networking events offered through Career Services and a preview of RidgeFest 2012.
Topics include chapstick making and student caricatures in the Gallagher Center, Trivia Night, a progress report on the men's hockey team, and student spring break plans.
Topics include Budget Sunday, Country Night, the “Battle of the Bridge,” and NU's new dining options for students.
Topics include Martin Luther King Week at NU, the Short Play Festival, a student service trip to Panama, an appearance by hypnotist Josh Seth and the formation of a new mental health awareness club on campus.
Topics include a candlelight vigil held in memory of Brandon Johnson; the annual Winter Wonderland Student Ball; the Campus Programming Board's efforts to keep students relaxed during Finals Week; a pop/soda tab collection in support of a good cause; and late night ice skating in Dwyer Arena.
Topics include include a student-organized culture expo, a glow in the dark fund-raiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a Battle of the Sexes trivia game in the Gallagher Center, a Christmas cabaret hosted by the NU Players, and a Christmas carnival that brought in donations for the Salvation Army’s Adopt-A-Family program.
Topics include International Week, a screening of a documentary by Invisible Children, the men's basketball team's home opener, junior Sean Farber's diet to raise awareness for Somalia, and the Giving Tree.
Topics include Niagara University's Open Mic Nite, a Ugandan Water Project fund-raiser, the 2011 women's swimming and diving team, Late Nite Bingo and a performance by Hair Nation as part of NU's Live Music Series.
Topics include "Glow Night," The Women of Lockerbie, Men's club rugby, Diversity Advocates' dinner on bullying and a pumpkin-painting session in the Gallagher Center.
Topics include Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Apocalyptic Comedy Night, the NU women's volleyball team's quest for a three-peat and Vincentian Heritage Week.
The first fall 2011 episode of The Ridge Report features stories on Niagara University's Welcome Week and the Involvement Fair, Dr. Abdiweli Ali's visit to campus, a men's and women's soccer team update, and a 9/11 commemoration on campus.
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Students interviewed Frank Warren, Founder of PostSecret, following his appearance at Niagara University on May 1, 2011.
Topics include Commencement 2011, Study Abroad and internship opportunities for NU students and campus construction plans as well as a few words of thanks from graduating Co-founder Sarah Kim, '11.
Topics include an NU appearance by PostSecret creator Frank Warren; highlights of RidgeFest; TKE's Crush Cancer Week; Niagara students' participation in the Special Olympics; a full-color magazine published by The Niagara Index profiling the "20 most interesting students on campus"; and a dodgeball game pitting NU's Math Club against its Chemistry Society.
Topics include the April 1 performances by Cali Swag District and Jay Sean; Media Awareness Week at NU; the progress of a potential American Sign Language minor; a mid-season report on the women's lacrosse team; and NU's wildly-popular Open Mic Night.
Topics include a summary of a spring break trip that NU biology and chemistry majors took to study the eco-systems of the Florida Everglades; an update on the recent launch of regular late-night programming activities on campus; a preview of the 2011 Niagara baseball season; and a recap of a documentary screening that was held on campus by the non-profit activist group, Invisible Children.
Topics include a recap of the senior class' trip to the Bahamas; a winter service initiative that took students to three states; an overview of the men's hockey season; and the January 2011 debut of Tim Horton's in the Gallagher Center.
Topics include Jack's Mannequin performing at NU; the men's basketball season preview; Relay for Life; and this season's theatre productions.