THE GANNON KNIGHT

Gannon senior learns life lessons from Erie veterans hospital

Gannon senior learns life lessons from Erie veterans hospital

March 27, 2019

In life, everyone we meet teaches us something we don’t know. Whether it be about ourselves, the universe or anything in between. As I’ve gone through college, I have had the opportunity to meet so many people who have helped me grow and want to continually strive to make the world a happier place. A...

Saint Mark seminarian highlights experience at Gannon

Saint Mark seminarian highlights experience at Gannon

March 20, 2019

It’s a common, simple question, but I have an uncommon and not-so-simple answer. “What’s your major?” my classmates ask. “I’m a seminarian,” I reply. Currently, there are 13 of us attending classes at Gannon University while we live as a community at Saint Mark Seminary, which was founded...

Gannon Goodwill Garden offers outdoor opportunities

Gannon Goodwill Garden offers outdoor opportunities

March 20, 2019

With spring quickly approaching, there is going to be a growing number of people outside trying out their green thumb. Raising things from flowers to vegetables, the season for a growing amount of greenery in the Erie area is just about here. While Gannon University in its urban environment may not...

How smartphones can improve your wellness journey

March 20, 2019

Living in the computer age, areas of life are becoming digitalized and the number of smartphone users in the world increases every day. One way to put your smartphone to good use is to make your wellness journey easier through apps. There are several apps that support each zone of wellness and many of...

LGBTQ+ club offers support for all students

LGBTQ+ club offers support for all students

February 27, 2019

When choosing a university to spend their collegiate years, students tend to gravitate toward a campus where they feel most comfortable. Some may join sports, Greek life or clubs to get involved and find their people. Gannon University offers a variety of clubs for students of all different interests. One...

The Center for Social Concerns celebrates 30th birthday

The Center for Social Concerns celebrates 30th birthday

February 27, 2019

Alternative Break Service Trip (ABST), GIVE Day, Day of Caring. All of the aforementioned programs are Gannon University staples, known and loved by the students, faculty and staff alike. However, what many may not know is that each of these events is organized and executed by the Center for Social...

Ideal places on campus for students to study during the year

Ideal places on campus for students to study during the year

February 27, 2019

Not every person is the same and neither is their study habits. However, Gannon University’s campus offers a variety of choices when it comes to places to study so you can find your ideal spot. Amanda Washek, an academic adviser in the Student Success Center, said that students have to evaluate their...

Gannon swimmers describe what it takes to be a student-athlete

February 21, 2019

Beep, beep, beep! It is 5 a.m. and the alarm is going off. You let out a big sigh as you look at your phone and hit the alarm to stop. After lying in bed for another couple minutes planning the next time you can take a nap, it is time to get up. You brush your teeth, grab a granola bar and your water bo...

Gannon professor proves to be a ‘man of many hats’

February 20, 2019

Steven Ropski, Ph. D., is best known for being a professor in Gannon University’s biology department, but what students may not know about him is his love for the theater. Ropski said the thing that makes him so passionate about theater is “doing things that are very different than who I am in real...

Service sorority on campus shows positive side to Greek life

Service sorority on campus shows positive side to Greek life

February 20, 2019

Throughout Gannon University’s campus, an abundance of students can be seen in Greek letters. Whether they are social, honors or a particular major, Greek life is everywhere on campus. Although Greek life offers service opportunities, there is one chapter on campus that focuses mainly on servi...

22:32 Men’s Conference celebrates sixth year

February 20, 2019

“But I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.”(NIV). This verse, taken from Luke 22:32, is the inspiration behind the 22:32 Men’s Conference. The conference will be hosted at Our Lady of Peace Parish on March 2. The conference...

Wellness Fair creates opportunities for students

February 13, 2019

The 15th annual Wellness Fair was held at the Recreation and Wellness Center Feb. 5. The theme, ‘I am Wellness’ called for everyone to own their wellness and design it to fit their lifestyles and daily activities. The Wellness Fair was informative and exhilarating. It was attended by 52 community...

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