THE GANNON KNIGHT

Four years of good memories follow in walk to graduation

April 27, 2011

Memory is a funny thing. In one moment, a nostalgic flood will wash over you, the next, your mind is as blank as the Microsoft Word document I’m writing this column on. Just the other day I was talking to my mom when a cert...

Gannon makes PSAC playoffs for first time since joining league

April 27, 2011

It’s not often that an 0-2 performance in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference playoffs is cause for success, but in Gannon University softball coach Tom Jakubowski’s eyes, the record stands at 2-0.  “Going into...

New takes on old songs give an old dance a new twist

April 13, 2011

Every so often, when someone tries to compare something, the phrase “it’s the same, but different” pops up. I rarely like such a description. It doesn’t truly say anything about the subject matter. However, one no...

Gannon students turn ERIEsistable

April 13, 2011

Some dancers eventually move on from the art, but others find any new opportunity ERIEsistable.   Senior business administration major Mindy Fulcher and junior journalism communications major Landis Erwin can place t...

Sledge drops bomb; Cal drops hammer

April 13, 2011

As the 2011 regular season starts approaching the end for the Gannon University softball team, coach Tom Jakubowski and company draw closer to reaching a goal set a few months ago. “When the season started, I said I would b...

Dragon puts clamps on ‘Boro, Point Park

April 6, 2011

Erie’s recent bouts of inclement weather may have postponed four of the Gannon University softball team’s eight games last week, but it couldn’t stop Megan Dragon. The sophomore pitcher logged three complete games, going...

Numbers-loving journalist finds solace in fantasy baseball

April 6, 2011

Sometimes certain pairings just don’t seem to fit at first glance. When given the chance, dubious duos like ham sandwiches with preserves  and Mary Tyler Moore in a dramatic film can actually work out quite well. Hell...

Extracurricular work allows for best learning tool in school

March 23, 2011

I’ve come to realize that I hate the term “extracurricular activity.” Recently, a Gannon University survey asked seniors to list, approximately, how much time they spent on class, studying and other various hour-consuming...

Softball opens home season with topsy-turvy split

March 23, 2011

After a hot start to the season down in Clermont, Fla., the Gannon University softball team cooled off as it played its way back north. The Knights went 1-4 while competing in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference-West...

Softball surges to fast start in spite of inexperience

March 16, 2011

When a young team is projected to finish last in its conference, the squad normally isn’t supposed to start off the season with a highly successful road trip. Apparently the Gannon University softball team didn’t get the...

Knights charge through final two opponents to finish season at .500

March 9, 2011

After demolishing Slippery Rock and Clarion universities last week, the Gannon University women’s basketball teams hit its hottest streak of the season. Unfortunately, nothing cools down a sizzling team quite like the end...

Amateur singer finally finds avenue to entertain crowd

March 9, 2011

Like many other amateur troubadours out there, I enjoy singing. Whether it’s on the street, at the store or in the shower, any variety of songs can be heard from this songbird, or song-albatross, for accuracy’s sake. Howe...

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