THE GANNON KNIGHT

Editor reaches end of college journalism career

April 27, 2011

This is it. My last Tuesday production night of The Knight. My last column. As I write this, the end of three years of my life will come in less than 12 hours, and yet it doesn’t feel real. Tonight when I leave the office, I...

Editor finds relevance in theme of DeLillo tome

April 13, 2011

In Dr. Matt Darling’s Prose Literature class, we just finished reading Don DeLillo’s “White Noise.” I wasn’t very impressed by the first third of the book, but as I reached the end, it got me thinking. The fear of death is a ...

Students create Annie Strong exhibit

April 13, 2011

History will come to life Tuesday as Maria Caulfield opens her Annie Strong exhibit with a first-person interpretation of one of Erie’s richest women. The senior history major said she started doing research on Strong’s life during the fal...

Family prepares for return of Marine from war

April 6, 2011

It’s been a long seven months, but by the end of April, my brother Gideon will finally be back in America. According to the messages we’ve been receiving from the family readiness officer, my brother is due to arrive at Camp ...

APB readies for Springtopia

April 6, 2011

Gannon University’s annual Springtopia celebration will return next week with a “Carnival” theme. Lauren Franssen, the special events co-chair for the Activities Programming Board, said the plan is to bring fun to ca...

Campus Master Plan includes signage ideas

March 30, 2011

New signage and sidewalks are in the works for Gannon University. According to Linda Wagner, vice president for finance and administration, the need for new signs and sidewalks around the university was recommended as part...

Committee’s presidential search continues

March 23, 2011

The search for Gannon University’s next president has been quietly progressing since the November announcement of the departure of Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D. The Search Committee was appointed on Dec. 16 and met Jan. 10. The Rev. Nicholas Rouch, th...

Tragedy in Japan sparks determination to help

March 23, 2011

March 11 was my mom’s birthday. She wanted snow and a call from my brother. What she got was the news that an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and a tsunami had hit Japan. I found out about the tragedy very early in the mornin...

Internet aids in creating international friendships

March 9, 2011

Being an international fan of my favorite groups is hard. But being an international friend is the most difficult job I have. When I first got into the Korean pop scene, I thought the worst thing I would have to deal with...

Downs announces move to Niagara University

March 9, 2011

It has been a year of change and departures for Gannon University. Last week, Timothy Downs, Ph.D., dean of the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences, announced that he will leave Gannon for Niagara University in...

Social networking sites show support for Libya

February 23, 2011

I thought there was no way I could love Tumblr more than I do – I am totally and completely addicted to the website. But my love was not cemented until Monday night when my dash was flooded with posts supporting the citizens...

Bright Eyes expands sound, lyricism on ‘People’s Key’

February 23, 2011

In 2002, Conor Oberst released his opus “Lifted or the Story is in the Soil, Keep Your Ears to the Ground.”  Since that time, he has attempted country-tinged rock and electronica-based tunes. On Bright Eyes’ seventh...

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