‘Opinion’

  • The secret life of a journalist; the future of journalism

    Dec 4, 19 • 911 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    For my last column of the semester, I have decided to address a topic very close to my heart – the future of journalism. All through high school and college I have been told that journalism, especially print journalism, is a dying industry and I shouldn’t...

  • Forgetfulness teaches patience

    Dec 4, 19 • 488 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    I’ve been told all my life that I would lose my head if it wasn’t screwed on. I used to get really offended by that, but now that I’m a little bit older, and a little bit wiser, I have found that that statement is completely true. I am in my element...

  • Study tips for upcoming finals

    Dec 4, 19 • 761 Views • Knight VisionNo Comments

    With finals next week, the library packed and students stressed, it is important to remember these important study tips. Ask questions. There is nothing wrong with going to your professor or TA for questions. Professors have office hours to help students make...

  • Looking forward to the new year

    Dec 4, 19 • 458 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    With 2019 coming to an end, it’s crazy to believe how much has happened to me. I left the country on my own, I discovered a passion I didn’t know I had and I experienced a few losses, some good and some bad. Overall I can say that 2019 was a year of...

  • Learning to accept failures

    Dec 4, 19 • 410 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    If there is anything I have learned from being a writer, it’s to accept failure. Well, not necessarily failure. Just the bad things. Bad articles, bad days and bad moods. Sometimes, I write really good articles with ease. I can just sit down at my laptop...

  • 2020 Gannon Athletics Hall of Fame

    Dec 4, 19 • 590 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    Well folks, Thanksgiving break is over and we have a week till finals. Hope you guys are more prepared than I am. Anyway it’s been a whirlwind of a break, and now we have numerous games and matches that we need to go see. However, before we talk about the...

  • Coming to terms that end is near; the final countdown is here

    Dec 4, 19 • 352 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    For some reason, the Kenny Loggins’ song “This Is It” keeps floating around in my mind as we approach finals week, everyone’s favorite time of the semester. OK, maybe not everyone’s favorite time, more like the time of the semester everyone dreads,...

  • Enjoying the holiday season while under stress

    Nov 20, 19 • 545 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    Each year it seems that Christmas comes a little earlier. The day after Halloween, scented pinecones and greenery emerge, filling aisles of stores with sounds of Bing Crosby crooning the tune of “White Christmas” for all to hear. As we grow older, though,...

  • The importance of saying “yes”

    Nov 20, 19 • 526 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    For most of my life I had been a planner. I often struggled with breaking a schedule and being spontaneous. New Years Eve of 2018, I was deciding what to make my resolution that year. I could have done the usual “I will lose weight” or “I will stop...

  • Please, no talking politics at the Thanksgiving table

    Nov 20, 19 • 537 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    Yes, you read that headline right coming from a political science major. I love talking politics as much as the next person; it’s been that way since I was probably 8, and I intend to have a career revolving around discussing, debating and promoting...