Knightly News

Center for Social Concerns holds “Penny Wars” voting contest for  Thanksgiving food baskets

Students, faculty and staff will be preparing food baskets for local refugee families for the Thanksgiving season. The decorated baskets will be displayed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Waldron Campus Center, where students can vote on them by dropping a donation in the can next to their favorite basket. Proceeds benefit Second Harvest Food Bank.

On Saturday, students will gather in the Yehl Ballroom from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a cultural orientation presentation from Makyla Watson, VISTA for Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services- Refugee Resettlement Students.

Then they will be taking their decorated food baskets to their sponsored families, visiting with them and returning to Yehl for a pizza lunch and reflection.


Students earn credit for travels

Students can earn a leadership credit by traveling to Switzerland, Italy, and France. The trip, led by Douglas King, Ph.D., runs from May 15-24, 2013.

For information, contact King at [email protected]


Totem extends deadline

Totem, Gannon’s award-winning literary arts magazine, has extended the submissions deadline for its 2013 edition to Nov. 20.  All written submissions, including prose, poetry and screenplay, may be sent to [email protected]

Artwork may be submitted electronically or dropped off at the Totem office at Room 3242 of the Palumbo Academic Center, or the English department office. For audio submissions, including original recordings of music and dramatic readings, students should contact Chet LaPrice at [email protected]


Correction for Issue 9

The News section neglected to acknowledge staff writer and Roundtable editor Colleen Langham for her contributions to the election results story.


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