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NAMI to teach mental health first aid

NAMI to teach mental health first aid

Madeline Bruce, Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2021

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) in Erie County will hold a series of courses beginning Wednesday for youth mental health first aid and Sept. 22 for adult mental health first aid. The...

The mental well-being framework is just one part of “The Gannon Experience.” It is one of the dimensions of mental well-being, which is integral in Gannon’s adherence to the Catholic mission of transforming lives.

Mental well-being initiative to make changes on campus

Anna Malesiewski, Features Editor September 7, 2021

“The Gannon Experience” is something that is discussed often on the Gannon University campus. “The Gannon Experience” comprises many things, but it would not be complete without a discussion of...

The IgKnight Fair is one of the many events that were unable to occur last year, but did this year.

The beginning of fall 2021 semester is different from fall 2020

Madison Mann, Staff Writer August 31, 2021

The start of the fall 2021 semester marked the first milestone of changes across Gannon University regarding the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. As we move forward into the “new” world revolving...

Equitable Erie to partner with CHESS Speaker Series

Equitable Erie to partner with CHESS Speaker Series

Anna Malesiewski, Features Editor August 31, 2021

Equity. Equality. Intersectionality. Oppression. These words are thrown around often, especially in today’s day and age. The “Equitable Erie” program, a co-sponsored community art project between...

This year’s International Night event, titled “Pangea in a Pandemic,” will take place Saturday.

Annual International Night event goes virtual due to COVID-19

Madeline Bruce, Features Editor April 20, 2021

It’s a Saturday night, and the Hammermill Center at Gannon University is packed full of students, faculty and community members. Nepalese dancers are the center of attention. Food from countries all...

Take Back the Night will occur at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Yehl Ballroom via Zoom. The event is important to help normalize conversations and education about sexual assault, which is the first step in eradicating sexual violance.

Students “Take Back the Night” in annual awareness event

Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor April 20, 2021

“Take Back the Night,” an event to raise awareness for sexual assault, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Yehl Ballroom, with a Zoom option. The event will emphasize the importance of education...

Gannons annual Wellness Fair is set to take place virtually April 1 through April 30.

Annual Gannon Wellness Fair goes virtual

Chloe Palmiere, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

Gannon University’s Wellness Fair is an event that has happened for years, but this year it looks a little bit different due to COVID-19. However, one university official believes the fun experienced...

Students channel creativity, passion in small businesses

Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor April 13, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it significantly more difficult to run a small business. Despite this, many small businesses are fighting to not only survive, but thrive. Gannon student-run small businesses...

Sherwin Bitsui is the 2021 guest poet.

Annual Writing Awards ceremony to have second virtual event

Madeline Bruce, Features Editor April 6, 2021

At a university that sees the majority of students pursuing degrees in the health sciences, business and engineering, it can be easy for a writing contest and awards ceremony to be overlooked. However,...

Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel will reopen to students April 18.

Chapel renovations wrap up as semester comes to a close

Madeline Bruce, Features Editor April 6, 2021

Warmth. Grace. Beauty. All of these things can be felt upon walking into the newly renovated Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel on Gannon University’s campus. The dark wood emits a sort of warmth that makes...

The Nash Library green roof was part of the renovations on the building that started in 2016. The roof was added to enhance the sustainability of the buildings design and provides Gannons biology and environmental science students with hands-on experience.

Gannon continues sustainability efforts, joins Erie 2030 District

Madeline Bruce, Features Editor March 30, 2021

Green roofs. Recycling initiatives. New solar-powered buildings. These are just a few environmentally friendly strategies employed across Gannon University’s campus. These strategies are set to become...

The first JEDI Steering and Student Committee forum was held on March 23. Students from both Ruskin and Erie participated in-person and virtually to discuss how change can be made in the areas of diversity and inclusivity on campus.

JEDI Committee holds first-ever forum to further inclusivity

Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor March 30, 2021

Both the Erie and Ruskin campuses came together on March 23 for the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Student Forum. This forum was an opportunity for students and faculty alike to gain a greater...

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