‘Opinion’

  • How some TV shows are reflective of yourself

    Feb 19, 20 • 134 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    The wonderful thing about television and the shows that appear on it is that once in a while, you’ll find a show that you can relate to. Occasionally, it’ll be just one character, one scene, one episode, or the entire show itself, and you can take joy in...

  • Staying focused with break on the brain

    Feb 19, 20 • 152 Views • Knight VisionNo Comments

    With spring break right around the corner, it is clear that students are slowly losing the urge to focus on anything academic. Right before spring break, some professors give midterms. It is important to start studying as soon as possible. The urge to study...

  • E.T. phoned home for longtime fan

    Feb 19, 20 • 316 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    Since freshman year, my Gannon email inbox has been flooded with messages about discounted tickets from the Erie Philharmonic, and every time I saw one, I sent it right to the trash can. While I have talked ad nauseum about how much I like listening to movie...

  • Student examines corrections system; parents struggle to support

    Feb 19, 20 • 131 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    I couldn’t find a national count of how many parents are incarcerated for failure to pay child support, but I know that any number is too high. Without getting into how much child support is disregarded and the political issues that go along with it, I want...

  • The struggles of road trips

    Feb 12, 20 • 358 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    I recently went on a road trip with a friend from high school to visit James Madison University in Virginia. I had made this six-hour drive once before, but never with a road buddy, so I was excited to have some company other than my Harry Potter audiobooks....

  • XFL is back

    Feb 12, 20 • 296 Views • Opinion, SportsNo Comments

    The XFL is back and oh it’s good. Dear readers, if you remember, last issue I was very excited. You know I had high, very high hopes. And boy oh boy were my hopes exceeded. The camerawork and player interviews alone gave us just truly an amazing product....

  • Learning to love nature in the digital age

    Feb 12, 20 • 293 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    The smoky smell of the fire clings to skin sticky with bugspray as two hands assemble a s’ more, and the golden-brown marshmallow oozes out the edges. The laughs and crackling of the fire surround the site while stars gleam down on the sleepy campers. The...

  • Finding new meaning in love

    Feb 12, 20 • 243 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    Love. The four-letter word that can make or break most relationships. A word that is so small, yet has so much meaning. Why is that? Why does a four-letter word bring so much pressure? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, love is an “affection based...

  • Love abounds for co-RAs

    Feb 12, 20 • 210 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    Over my past two years as an RA, I’ve gotten to work in two very different residence halls and develop relationships with tons of interesting students. I was drawn to the position because I wanted to be a friendly face and listening ear, someone who could...

  • Giving something new a try can be rewarding

    Feb 12, 20 • 159 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    On Saturday, I tuned into watch the first two games of the relaunched XFL football league, which was coming back with a vengeance after a 19-year absence. The original league had failed after only one season of sloppy football, cheap gimmicks and pandering to...