THE GANNON KNIGHT

Telling untold stories serves as young journalist’s ambition

April 27, 2011

The last chord of The Beatles’ “A Day in the Life” – the final track of the band’s 1967 album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” – serves as a sonic statement of all things final. That epic E-major expresses...

New SGA executive board works to promote change

April 27, 2011

For the first time in Gannon University history, the student body has voted for all women to fill the six elected Student Government Association executive board posts. The 2011-2012 school year editorial board will consist...

Culture of apathy inhibits fulfilling college experience

April 13, 2011

If I hear classmates refer to the folks who reside downtown as “State Street creepers” one more time, my forehead will have a permanent blister from so many facepalms due to my peers’ ignorance. For God’s sake, grow up...

Social media’s petty drivel can’t compete with reality

April 6, 2011

Facebook and Twitter’s shamelessly self-indulgent babble has begun to bore me. The latest Facebook trend – “30-Day Song Challenge” – has clogged up my already-petty wall with more tepid attempts at humor and poorly...

Students respond to Antlers survey

March 30, 2011

Brainstorming has begun to devise the best plan to relaunch Antlers Pub, 162 W. Fourth St., when Gannon University takes control of the building May 15. Nearly 250 students responded to a survey facilitated by Gannon’s student-led Antlers Ta...

Lackluster plan for mural as senior gift disappoints

March 23, 2011

After looking at other classes’ senior gifts with wide-eyed underclassman wonder, I tore open the envelope containing information about the gift from the class of 2011 with fervor. And it’s… a mural of the Gannon logo o...

Opting out from investing in costly textbooks turns out OK

March 9, 2011

When midterm grades arrived on GUXpress last week, I rewarded myself with a chicken tender melt from Doc’s for getting all A’s and one B. My celebration wasn’t for the grades themselves, but because I did it without purchasing...

Metz pulls tomatoes, lettuce from cafeteria

March 9, 2011

Tomato, to-mah-to – however you say it, poor weather has caused them to increase exorbitantly in price, and it’s changing the way people eat at Gannon University. Due to poor weather conditions in growing areas, Metz &...

Losing keys, ID card makes for frustrating Monday night

February 23, 2011

To an angry writer, a blank page is the ultimate temptation for a bitter diatribe – whatever the subject may be. And when I transform into Abby-On-Deadline – an explosive, angry beast with a penchant for procrastination –...

Students prepare for Alternative Break Service Trips

February 23, 2011

Senior biology major Amanda Stolz said she commits her spring breaks to service trips so she can “pay it forward.” Junior communication arts major Beth Gaertner said she serves to learn about the issues that might not have...

Editor begins journey through kitchen

February 9, 2011

With few options for outdoor fun in these frigid, freeze-the-juice-in-your-eyeballs temperatures, I’ve taken to finding ways to occupy myself indoors – namely, in the kitchen. And thus I’ve embarked on my journey as an...

University proposes 2012 budget

February 9, 2011

Gannon University’s board of trustees will vote on the budget for fiscal year 2012 this Friday, which includes plans to increase tuition by 3.9 percent, increase faculty and staff compensation by 3 percent and extend meal plan...

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