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Gannon alumnus writes history book

Gannon alumnus writes history book

October 30, 2019

Although it has been a while since he attended Gannon University, Greg Czarnecki still stays close to campus through various activities. In his time, Czarnecki has worn many Gannon hats: from a student to an instructor to the president of the alumni association and now an author. However, it is ironic...

African Student Organization to host second annual fashion show

African Student Organization to host second annual fashion show

October 23, 2019

Take a journey to Africa with Uzuri wa Africa, the second annual fashion show hosted by the African Student Organization. The show will be 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday in the Yehl Ballroom, and will include presentations of African art, cultural cuisine and colorful fashion choices. The outfits are mostly...

Vaping-related illnesses cause uproar

Vaping-related illnesses cause uproar

October 23, 2019

Vomiting. Aches and pains. Low oxygen levels. Shallow breathing. Difficulty walking. What illness do all of these symptoms, among several others, allude to? It’s not an infection or a neurological disease. It’s also not the flu, something doctors seeing patients presenting these symptoms originally...

Little Knights OT clinic reopens for fall semester

Little Knights OT clinic reopens for fall semester

October 23, 2019

Gannon University is reopening the Little Knights Occupational Therapy (OT) Clinic to the public Friday after being closed for the summer while students were away. The clinic aims to provide care to children in need of occupational therapy. Because there are only two other outpatient pediatric OT clinics...

WERG introduces new interactive show

WERG introduces new interactive show

October 16, 2019

At the end of October, Gannon’s radio station, 90.5 WERG, will be debuting a new show called “The Curse of Turner Hotel.” This new show, stemming from 90.5 WERG’s specialty show “The VIP,” is an interactive radio drama that allows the audience to choose how the story goes. It follows three...

‘Fall’ into the season with these festive events

‘Fall’ into the season with these festive events

October 16, 2019

In the spirit of Halloween, here are some spooktacular events to visit in the area. Peek’n Peak Fall Fest Peek’n Peak will host its annual Fall Fest Saturday and Sunday. There will be arts and crafts vendors, including local artists, artisans and a farmers’ market for some fresh treats. Peek’n...

Gannon’s DPT program raises awareness through Movember

Gannon’s DPT program raises awareness through Movember

October 16, 2019

Beginning Oct. 28, Gannon’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program will be participating in Movember. Movember is a national fundraiser started to raise awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. “I believe men’s health awareness is important...

Mindfulness and meditation help students relax

Mindfulness and meditation help students relax

October 16, 2019

As the semester heats up, it is essential to remember to take a few minutes and breathe, to relax and to avoid burnout right as midterms finish and finals begin. A great way to avoid this burnout and to recharge is by incorporating mindfulness and meditation into your life. Though it may not seem like...

Students express concern about shootings

Students express concern about shootings

October 2, 2019

Imagine sitting in a classroom as the clock ticks by, then a thud sounds in the hallway. Another follows. People scream. Gunshots echo down the corridor and ensues panic in the students in surrounding classrooms. Socks become tourniquet, jacket sleeves double as ties for the door, scissors become a...

Politics and Pints teams up with LGBTQ Club

Politics and Pints teams up with LGBTQ Club

October 2, 2019

Politics and Pints is holding the ABCs of LGBTQ alongside the LGBTQ Club on Thursday at The Knight Club as part of the #MakeChange: Speak Up. Speak Out series. The event begins at 7 p.m. Claudia Herrero, a sophomore public service and global affairs major, typically helps to host the event each month....

CHESS kicks off Women’s Suffrage celebration

CHESS kicks off Women’s Suffrage celebration

October 2, 2019

Gannon University will host two events dedicated to the centennial anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement in October. The first is a speaker event and will fall on Oct. 12. The second, a community mural painting, is slated for Oct. 14. This year, Gannon University’s College of Humanities,...

Gannon sheds light on mental health

Gannon sheds light on mental health

September 25, 2019

Stress may seem like a normal part of daily life, and it is unless it gets out of control. It is necessary to reduce and cope with stress as much as possible, or else it will feel like the world is spinning. Controlling stress is a crucial part of keeping up with one’s mental health and overall well-being....

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