‘Opinion’

  • Learning how to handle a bad day

    Oct 2, 19 • 175 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    by In life, it is common to experience bad days. Whether you failed a test, didn’t get the job you wanted or embarrassed yourself in front of a large group of people, I will say it happens to the best of us. For some of us, we’re not entirely sure how to...

  • Student reflects on importance of storytelling in history

    Oct 2, 19 • 189 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    by My favorite part about doing the Features sections of the paper are the “Today in Gannon History” photos. Every Friday I get to visit the archives and work with the lovely ladies there to find photos that match the issue that week. This week especially...

  • Fall break is a chance to relax and recharge

    Oct 2, 19 • 203 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    by The first half of the fall semester can be a struggle for some students when it comes to readjusting to a schedule, remembering to study and getting a decent night of sleep. So, the first few weeks can be difficult to say the least and that frustration and...

  • College proves to be a time for self-growth and maturity

    Oct 2, 19 • 136 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    by College is a crazy time in many people’s lives. For a lot of students, college is the first time for a great deal of freedom, being away from parents and completely on your own time. It’s quite a bit to adjust to, and some people do it more naturally...

  • Battle of the Griffeys

    Sep 25, 19 • 511 Views • Opinion, SportsNo Comments

    by Baseball fans love to debate on which team was better and which players were better, but one of the biggest debates is, who is better — Ken Griffey Sr. or Ken Griffey Jr. Now folks, I’m here to solve that mystery. Ken Griffey Sr. played for 18...

  • Tales from a college student

    Sep 25, 19 • 250 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    by As long as I could remember, I have wanted to be a college student. Now most people have called me crazy due to wanting to embrace the insane amount of homework, lack of sleep and levels of stress college kids are under. I guess I just wanted to be on my...

  • Reflecting on the various issues that comes from vaping

    Sep 25, 19 • 252 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    by Recently there have been multiple cases of illness and even death related to vaping. As a result, a federal ban looms over the country that would prohibit the use of flavored e-cigarettes. I know that there is a lung disease connected with those vapes and...

  • Thanking grandmother for memorable childhood

    Sep 25, 19 • 232 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    by My paternal grandmother has been my rock for my entire life. Decades after she raised her own two children, she brought 1-year-old me into her home and started over again. My dad moved in with us shortly after and loved me in his own way, but my grandma...

  • D-Box seats dissatisfy

    Sep 25, 19 • 229 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    by For years, I have been going to the Tinseltown movie theater here in Erie. Since I have to do a movie review each week, I am comfortable with most of the ins and outs of the theater, but there was always one thing that I had never tried: D-Box seating. For...

  • Student learns letting go is hard, but beneficial

    Sep 25, 19 • 186 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    by It’s OK to let go. That’s the conversation I recently had with myself as I came to terms that an era of my life was officially ending. Due to events that were occurring elsewhere, but events I was nonetheless very aware of, I came to the realization...