THE GANNON KNIGHT

Career inspiration derives from significant sources

January 19, 2011

I used to be so sure of what I wanted to do after graduation, and always had a confident response to the, “what are you supposed to do with an English degree” question, which was graduate school then law school. The answer was simple, and gained satisfied head nods and “good lucks.”   ...

ISO prepares to open international coffee house

December 8, 2010

The International Student Office is looking to globalize Gannon University’s campus with a coffee shop staffed by international students and American student volunteers. This goal will be accomplished in two ways. First, the coffee shop is looking to bring authentic international cuisine to Gannon...

Body modifications take on new spiritual meaning

December 1, 2010

This past September, a 14-year-old North Carolina high school student was suspended from school for refusing to remove a small piercing stud in her nose, a violation of the school’s dress code policy. It seems simple – remove the stud and continue to attend school – but for Ariana Lacona, she sa...

Abundant, raunchy sex scenes twist sweet love story into incredulous, predictable flop

December 1, 2010

Film director Ed Zwick could be given at least this much tribute: in the midst of the latest comedy-drama “Love & Other Drugs” – about an upstart pharmaceutical salesman who falls for a 26-year-old stage one Parkinson’s-afflicted woman -- he’s at least trying to give movie-goers something...

Killjoys make noise on MCR’s new album

December 1, 2010

Good concept albums are hard to come by these days. It’s even more difficult to find ones that can stand as great albums, without the concept. Music fans should give thanks to My Chemical Romance for continuing the concept album tradition and crafting not just a fascinating concept, but a truly...

X-Box Kinect gives users chances to explore newest technological settlement

December 1, 2010

Seizure-like flailing has never been more fun with Xbox Kinect. Swing your arms wildly, lean side to side and “accidentally” hit your friend! You’ve now experienced the future of gaming with Microsoft’s peripheral for Xbox 360. Kinect is a revolutionary look at the way players interact with...

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