THE GANNON KNIGHT

Dispel negative thoughts about body image

March 23, 2011

Ah, springtime. The sun is shining – well, theoretically – birds are singing, the days are getting longer and the weather is warmer. This means spring and summer clothes are reappearing out of the depths of your closet. Suddenly,...

Question of meaning of faith easy to answer

March 9, 2011

What did you for spring break? How are classes going? What are your plans this weekend? What time is it? What did you have for lunch? What’s your major? Most of you can answer these questions right of the bat. In fact, many...

Commemorate Lenten season with perserverance

March 9, 2011

Spring break is now over, and the focus of our lives is on the final few weeks of school and selecting courses for next fall’s semester. What classes do I need? What about a summer job? What will I be involved in when I return? These...

Computer crash leads to reboot of life

February 23, 2011

It all started when I found out I could not access my iTunes store. For some reason, my computer decided to give me major issues. It took my roommate and me a week of messing around with the computer to finally uninstall some...

Make stress-reducing habits standard

February 9, 2011

First off, I would like to say that the Super Bowl was one to remember. Both the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers played a good game, and the win could have honestly gone either way. As a true blue Packers fan, I...

Get in touch with God-given talents

February 2, 2011

I have a problem with bookstores: I cannot walk out of one without purchasing something. I have a collection of books in my room at home that overflows my childhood book shelf. Yet, as I find myself developing different tastes...

Praying for a fair Super Bowl… and a Packers victory

January 26, 2011

In case anyone out there has no idea who will play in Super Bowl XLV on Feb. 6, the Green Bay Packers will face the Pittsburgh Steelers in Cowboys Stadium. For me, these next two weeks will be interesting. Unlike many of my fellow...

Don’t take life too seriously

January 19, 2011

As a second-semester senior, I certainly should know how to read my class schedule. I mean, I have only been doing this for eight semesters now. I should be an old hat at this, right? Alas, last Tuesday I found myself going to...

Young adult reconnects with childhood Christmas joy

December 8, 2010

Sitting in my Harborview apartment, I can see the snow flying in the blowing wind. The tree is up, and my roommate put lights around the sliding door. Our apartment looks like Christmas threw up in it, and it makes me smile. I...

End of Harry Potter means new beginning for writer

December 1, 2010

I remember the first time I read a Harry Potter book. I was in fifth grade and “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” found its way into my Christmas stocking. From that moment on I have been hooked. My entire family has...

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