THE GANNON KNIGHT

COVID-19 alters commencement path
COVID-19 alters commencement path
Faith Wilson, Staff Writer • November 10, 2020

Gannon University’s fall commencement ceremony will occur Saturday, Nov. 21, but there are many questions on what it will look like as the...

Student body reflects on divisive election
Student body reflects on divisive election
Michael Guido, News Editor • November 10, 2020

In most cases, the U.S. presidential election is decided on election night, yet in 2020, that did not occur. From Tuesday night until Saturday...

Powerful images of people and movements that symbolize historical events line the walls in areas of Palumbo Academic Center.
Palumbo pictures bring history to the hallways
Michael Guido, News Editor • November 10, 2020

Students walking around the second floor of the Palumbo Academic Center likely have noticed some new pictures hanging up on the walls. The photos,...

Students voice concerns at town hall
Students voice concerns at town hall
Michael Guido, News Editor • November 3, 2020

Gannon University had a student-focused town hall Thursday night in an effort to hear from students of all backgrounds. Walter Iwanenko, Ph.D.,...

University denies claims in student lawsuit
University denies claims in student lawsuit
Chloe Forbes, Editor-in-Chief • November 3, 2020

Gannon University women’s wrestling coach Christen Dierken has been dropped as a defendant in a lawsuit filed by former Gannon student-athlete...

Jessica Belousov (left), president of the ASL club, and Hannah Warner, a member of the club, practice sign language. The club strives to bring awarness to the issues the deaf community faces.
Pandemic impacts deaf community
Ali Smith, Roundtable Editor • November 10, 2020

Many people have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Quite obviously, those who have contracted the deadly virus and their families have...

Not only is the possibility of catching COVID-19 impacting mental health, but the social and economic implications are also taking a toll on people’s mental states. Quarantining, isolation from friends and family, fear of losing loved ones and the inundation of news about the virus can all cause mental health issues to be exacerbated or surface during the crisis.
Two pandemics could result from COVID-19
Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor • November 10, 2020

While COVID-19 is a pandemic in terms of disease, it also has led to a different kind of pandemic: one that involves mental health. The virus...

Students, faculty and stafff are optimistic about the return to classes for the upcoming spring semester after having a successful fall semester.
Expectations for the upcoming semester
Maddy Bruce, Features Editor • November 10, 2020

Uncertainty has appeared to be the theme of this semester, with COVID-19 shaping operations at Gannon University. Now that it is almost finals...

Gannon University’s CHESS racial justice task force is part of a larger university-wide initiative to dedicate itself to becoming an anti-racist college in the wake of George Floyd’s death this summer.
CHESS task force sheds light on racial justice
Chloe Forbes, Editor in Chief • November 3, 2020

“How do you think having people from throughout the humanities lends itself to adding different perspectives to the racial justice task force?” “I’m...

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