THE GANNON KNIGHT

  • November 2GANNON UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES ITS EIGHTH PRESIDENT AS WALTER IWANENKO, JR., PH.D.
Cast of spring Christmas play dress in full festive costume for the occasion.

Alpha Psi Omega presents ‘Merry Murder Mystery’

Madeline Bruce, Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2022

An office Christmas party, spiked punch, a tarot-card-reading IT expert and a murder mystery reminiscent of the board game “Clue.” What do all of these have in common? They’re all components of the...

Misha Defonseca is the subject of the film’s controversial Holocaust hoax.

Netflix documentary film investigates Holocaust hoax

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor February 23, 2022

Documentaries are my thing, but never in all of my viewing experience has the subject of a film ever filled me with so much rage.   Serial killers, true crime and psychoanalysis, none of these have...

TikTok influences young adult sales at bookstores such as Barnes & Noble.

‘BookTok’ rekindles love for physical books

Lia Eberlein, Staff Writer February 16, 2022

With how seemingly dependent our society is on technology, it may come as a shock that many still enjoy reading physical books.   E-readers had their days of fame, but popular social media app TikTok...

Eminem takes a knee during halftime show performance as Black ally and in continued support of Colin Kaepernick.

Super Bowl Halftime show stands out from the rest

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor February 16, 2022

Last year, I smeared The Weeknd for his chaotic Super Bowl halftime performance. This year, though, for the 56th annual Super Bowl Halftime Show, the OG hip-hop artists showed the young artists of this...

Nicholas Fagen’s vulnerable collection of poetry and prose was craftfully illustrated by 2019 alumna Maria Hays.

Gannon alumni publish prose and poetry book

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor February 16, 2022

Two Gannon University alumni have recently added to the school’s list of published authors with “A Moment in Time;” a collection of poetry and prose work from writer Nicholas Fagan and illustrator...

Von Richter and DiFonzo co-write spring play

Madeline Bruce, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2022

Gannon University’s Schuster Theatre will debut its production, “Merry Murder Mystery,” at 8 p.m. Thursday as part of the ongoing Mini Fringe Festival.  The show is written and produced by students...

Lily James, left, and Sebastian Stan star in new Hulu show based in the ‘90s.

Hulu relives ‘90s rampage relationship

Madyson Wakeley, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

Hulu dropped the first three episodes of its highly anticipated drama “Pam & Tommy” Feb. 2. The series is based on the celebrity drama that surrounded “Baywatch” actress and Playboy model Pamela...

The Schuster Theatre has provided the Gannon community with a jam-packed month of a wide variety of entertainment to celebrate Fringe Fest.

Fringe Festival hits Gannon Schuster Theatre

Lia Eberlein, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

The Schuster Theatre’s Spring Mini-Fringe Fest is filled with events beginning Friday and running through March 11. According to Alaina Manchester, director of the Schuster Theatre, theater fringe festivals...

Sigma Tau Delta members hope to have students deep into a book the 14th.

Sigma Tau Delta to host Valentine’s Day event

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor February 9, 2022

Have any Valentine’s Day plans? Sigma Tau Delta, Gannon University’s English Honors Society, does. Sigma Tau Delta is a small community on campus, reflecting its broader home in the English department,...

The Academy Awards began in 1927 and were first presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Oscar nominations announced Tuesday

Charlize Harding, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

The nomination announcement for the 94th Academy Awards  was held Tuesday and hosted by actor Leslie Jordan, and fans have been caught by surprise by some of the category nominations. In the “Best...

“Degrassi” franchise named after the famous De Grassi Street in Toronto, original cast member Drake’s hometown.

‘Degrassi’ to return with new series

Madyson Wakeley, Staff Writer February 2, 2022

School is back in session for one of Canada’s most popular teen show franchises. First airing in 1979 under the title “The Kids of Degrassi Street,” this franchise has seen six different renditions,...

Colleen Ballinger pictured at a live show with photo of her first son, Flynn.

‘RELAX!’ the podcast lives up to its name

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor February 2, 2022

“RELAX!” with Colleen Ballinger and Erik Stocklin recently celebrated its 50th weekly podcast episode, as the hosts reflected on everything that makes the quirky show what it is, as well as all they...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Arts & Leisure