Author archives: knightadmin

  • Friendship is best medicine in ’50/50′

    Oct 6, 11 • 582 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by Cancer has been one of the deadliest diseases known to man in the past 20 years. Scientists and researchers have been trying to find a cure for it, but so far nothing has been discovered. But perhaps the new film “50/50” teaches us that friendship is...

  • Warrior crosses thriller with sports genre

    Oct 6, 11 • 599 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by When you talk about miracles and dreams coming true, “Warrior” is the perfect movie to turn to in 2011. “Warrior” is a movie that,  from the beginning, grips you and has you on the edge of your seat. The movie gets off to an interesting start as...

  • Moneyball makes powerful statement

    Oct 6, 11 • 630 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by Aaron Sorkin won an Oscar for writing the screenplay for 2010’s “The Social Network.” He, along with co-writer Steven Zaillian, may very well win that award again for their riveting script for the biographical sports drama “Moneyball.” The best...

  • New curb system doesn’t fit well, city needs to rethink

    Oct 6, 11 • 736 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by The last thing I thought I would be writing about is sidewalks. But that’s exactly what I want to address. For those of you who either live in Erie or have at least explored the downtown area, you might already know what I’m talking about. But for...

  • Students vote on new Knight mascot

    Oct 6, 11 • 1733 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Where would the Gannon Knights be without, well, their knight? Drake, the old, familiar mascot has retired and now Gannon needs to name a new knight. In order to ordain the newest knight, students are encouraged to participate in the “Name the Gannon...

  • Gannon students study abroad

    Oct 6, 11 • 885 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Travel is expensive. The airfare, lodging, meals, transportation, tours…the list goes on and on. It’s also time consuming. It takes time to plan everything out, down to the last taxi ride back to the airport, and most importantly time needs to be set...

  • New organization opens eyes

    Oct 6, 11 • 995 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Understanding human sexuality in the context of Catholic Church teaching is not an easy assignment. When we look at the diverse cultures and wide spectrum of religious beliefs in the world, the task becomes even tougher. This is why the LIFE — Love is...

  • Participants praise ROTC program

    Oct 6, 11 • 736 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Students, faculty and staff often see camouflage-clad students walking the halls of Gannon University, but their unique appearance is just one of the many aspects of a Reserve Officers’ Training Corps – ROTC – member’s college experience. Sure, it...

  • Knightly News

    Oct 6, 11 • 769 Views • Knightly NewsNo Comments

    by Cedar Point tickets now on sale The Activities Programming Board’s annual trip to Cedar Point will be on Saturday, Oct. 22. Tickets are now on sale at gannontickets.com for $40 per person. Up to two tickets can be purchased with an undergraduate ID....

  • Grave digging experience offers great experience, conversation starter

    Oct 6, 11 • 654 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    by I spend way too many hours of my day in front of a mind-numbing computer screen, and it’s not by choice. But as a writer, I better get used to the idea. In actuality I should count my lucky stars, because I could instead be gazing at the platen of a...