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Writing major offers versatility to students in all programs

Writing major offers versatility to students in all programs

Madeline Bruce, Features Editor March 16, 2021

Last month, Gannon University’s Board of Trustees approved the English department’s proposal for a new writing major, set to be added to Gannon’s list of academic majors for the 2021-2022 school...

The 2020-2021 academic year has seen unprecedented changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mask-wearing, hand sanitizing stations around campus, signs about maintaining social distance and protocols to keep students and faculty safe as they navigate face-to-face classes amid the pandemic have become the norm. Stations like the one pictured are common and have become a normal part of campus appearance in the past year.

Gannon community marks one year since pandemic began

Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor March 16, 2021

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Six days later, students and staff at Gannon University were sent to their respective homes. No one knew what was next. No...

A group of seniors known as the Harvest Helpers is selling limited edition Gannon merchandise to raise money for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania as part of its business policy senior capstone course.

Senior capstone project raises funds for Second Harvest Food Bank

Chloe Forbes, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2021

A group of students in the Dahlkemper School of Business’ business policy senior capstone course has now raised $896.75 for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania. The group, known as...

A crowd of people hold up peace signs at the March for Our Lives in March 2018 as a sign of solidarity with the survivors of the Feb. 14, 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.

My conversation with Samantha Fuentes

Madeline Bruce, Features Editor March 2, 2021

As the current generation of young people, known as Generation Z or “Gen Z,” came of age, society not only saw a rise in youth activism, but a spike in it as well. Gen Z, made up of those born roughly...

Kamala Harris is sworn in on Jan. 20 as the first woman, Indian American and Black American vice president in the history of the United States.

Examining the impact of a female vice president

Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor March 2, 2021

It has been 232 years since the election of George Washington, with John Adams as his vice president. In 232 years, the U.S. did not have a female vice president. That is, not until the election of Kamala...

The Better Together support group is available for any Gannon student in isolation or quarantine due to COVID-19.

Students in isolation ‘Better Together’with support group

Madeline Bruce, Features Editor February 23, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it many concerns that stem from the virus itself. Economic impact, policy change, operational changes. The list of challenges that stem from the pandemic could go...

Anjali Sahay, Ph.D., has worked at Gannon since 2008. An Indian immigrant, she emphasizes the importance of focusing on the relations between countries, as well as how the government works both within countries and between them. Sahay earned her Ph.D. in international studies from Old Dominion University and has been featured in a number of significant publications, her most proud being TIME Magazine for the 2020 election.

Sahay takes a multifaceted approach to politics and life

Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor February 23, 2021

Anjali Sahay can be described in one word: multifaceted. An educator, author, researcher and artist, Sahay is a woman of many aspects and accomplishments. Sahay has been working at Gannon University since...

Konwinski, Drew named finalists in national media competition

Konwinski, Drew named finalists in national media competition

February 16, 2021

Senior Nicolas Franz is pictured in the WERG studio. Franz is the station manager at WERG. Staff members Erik Konwinski and Amanda Drew were recently announced as national finalists in the Intercollegiate...

Cybersecurity is one of the two new majors housed in the I-HACK building. As technology is now used in almost every field and every company, cybersecurity is growing as a field and the demand is increasing, as cybersecurity ensures that interactions on the internet are safe and private.

Defining cybersecurity and the industry’s future

Anna Malesiewski, Assistant Editor February 16, 2021

Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing and highest-demand fields in the job market today. It protects and secures digital resources, which are so prevalent in today’s world. Nearly every company,...

Campus celebrations set for Black History Month

Campus celebrations set for Black History Month

Madeline Bruce, Features Editor February 16, 2021

“Art is designed to provoke the observer to experience an introspective analysis of the self.” Parris Baker, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the social work program at Gannon University, said that...

Kayla DePalma, a senior public relations and advertising communication major, is attending law school after graduating in May.

DePalma secures full-ride scholarships to law schools

Chloe Forbes, Editor in Chief February 9, 2021

“The future rewards those who press on.” – Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States For many, the goal is to find a job right out of college, but some students spend their time as undergraduates...

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