‘Opinion’

  • Getting back to the original

    Mar 11, 20 • 478 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    A few weeks ago, writer David Swerdlow came to campus to read several poems and a few passages from his novel “The Television Man.” I was so excited when I noticed a poster in Zurn advertising the reading. I recognized Swerdlow’s name right away as the...

  • First time in New York City

    Mar 11, 20 • 346 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    As a kid from a very small town and a family that hates big cities, I never got to experience too much of an urban lifestyle. Watching shows like “Friends” with my sister sparked this intense interest in going to New York City someday that refused to let...

  • Spring sports carry on

    Mar 11, 20 • 795 Views • Opinion, SportsNo Comments

    And we are back! We had a solid week off and personally I felt it was well-deserved. Now readers gather round because we might have been down south, out west, or in NYC. Some of our Gannon’s sports teams, (coincidentally our classmates), were still playing...

  • Stigma surrounding food deserts; what we can do to help

    Mar 11, 20 • 319 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    “Food desert” is a short term to describe an urban area where finding affordable and fresh food is almost impossible. Of all the terms that could replace food desert, the best one I’ve heard is a “damn shame.” Although deserts are thought of as...

  • When is ‘I love me’ enough?

    Mar 11, 20 • 347 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    Self-love. There is absolutely nothing wrong with putting yourself first and doing what you need to do to make yourself happy. If there is anyone I have learned this from, it is Demi Lovato. From Disney Channel to family issues and life-threatening accidents,...

  • How good weather and longer days leave you feeling alive

    Mar 11, 20 • 206 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    As I drove back to campus Sunday, I noticed that it was warmer than normal, with the day’s high reaching 55 degrees, and the skies being nothing but clear with the color of baby blue and the sun shining bright. Then as I walked to dinner Sunday night, I was...

  • Redefining the word normal

    Feb 26, 20 • 445 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    Normal. What exactly does this word mean? Well according to dictionary.com, normal is “conforming to the standard or the common type; usual; not abnormal; regular; natural.” I think the first time I ever put real thought into this word was after an...

  • Pitfalls of math; not for all

    Feb 26, 20 • 477 Views • OpinionNo Comments

    Do you want to know why I chose Gannon’s physician assistant program of all the other ones that I got accepted to? I didn’t have to take an advanced math class. That was the deciding factor for me. My parents were impressed by the gross anatomy lab and...

  • Intramural sports starting soon

    Feb 26, 20 • 919 Views • Opinion, SportsNo Comments

    Well, well, well — last issue before break. We’ve had a lot of fun so far. We gave you the best of Gannon sports and the worst: the wins, the losses, upsets, heartbreaks and the buzzer beaters. Gannon sports have been very successful this semester and...

  • SGA Elections

    Feb 26, 20 • 922 Views • Knight VisionNo Comments

    It’s that time of the year again: Student Government Association elections. Current SGA President David Long, a senior criminal justice major, will leave a legacy behind as he graduates in May. Long has served two terms on the executive board. He is also...