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The new liberal core curriculum encompasses students’ four years at Gannon. The three categories of core classes, “Foundational Core,” “Integrative Core” and “Vocational Core,” are designed to better prepare students for entering the workforce.
Gannon revises liberal core curriculum to aid students
Chloe Forbes, Editor in Chief • October 20, 2020

A graduating student in the 21st century can be held to the highest standards, with future employers expecting proficiency in standard skills...

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, right, stands with Eric Titus White, a hemp farmer who is showing Wolf a cutting of industrial hemp as part of Wolf’s visit to Monroe County on Oct. 13. There, Wolf discussed the benefits of legalizing recreational marijuana, including economic growth and restorative justice benefits for incarcerated Pennsylvanians.
Wolf calls for legalization of marijuana
Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor • October 20, 2020

With plans to use the tax revenue to fund restorative justice programs, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf called for the legalization of recreational...

Despite COVID-19 precautions, students can still safely enjoy the fun activities fall brings with it.
Five COVID-safe fall activities to stay healthy and festive
Ali Smith, Roundtable Editor • October 13, 2020

Now that the leaves have officially turned and the temperatures have officially dropped, here are five fall things to enjoy in your free time...

The drive, which runs now through Nov. 3, is collecting toiletries, food and school supplies for those in need.
Multiple student organizations sponsor food drive
Natalee Stinebiser, Staff Writer • October 13, 2020

Gannon has a long history of giving back to its community and a deep commitment to service. The university has been active in things like...

Alexis Dean (left), Ryan Cezdo, Marcel Deya and Nicholas Leone participate in harvesting 53 pounds of tomatoes and cabbages to donate to the St. Paul Cathedral food pantry. The harvest followed a lecture on food insecurity.
Environmental ethics: Humanity’s role in nature
Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor • October 13, 2020

Environmental Ethics, a class taught by Aaron Kerr, Ph.D., discusses the role of humanity in the broad context of nature. The class is taught...

Gannon’s Annual Writing Awards to be held virtually
Gannon’s Annual Writing Awards to be held virtually
Madeline Bruce, Features Editor • October 8, 2020

Gannon University’s 43rd Annual Writing Awards will take place virtually at 6:30 p.m. Friday, six months later than it was originally scheduled. Like...

Members of the fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha, also known as Pike, participate in service on GIVE Day, one of the events Greek Life organizations didn’t have to adapt much to fit pandemic guidelines.
Greek life sees changes, adapts to pandemic guidelines
Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor • September 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on numerous challenges for groups and organizations across campus, including Greek life. Fraternities and sororities...

Alyssa Bileck, consultant supervisor at Gannon
Writing & Research Center met with challenges
Madeline Bruce, Features Editor • September 30, 2020

COVID-19 and its impact on operations, both social and academic, at Gannon University have been a topic of conversation held by students and...

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