THE GANNON KNIGHT

Global Visitors Program welcome Thai students

May 1, 2013

Every semester, a number of Gannon University students have the opportunity to study abroad in locations like Spain, Great Britain and Jordan. This spring, the roles have been reversed by the Global Visitors Program, which...

Required class takes on new scope

April 24, 2013

The name History of the West and World should ring a familiar bell in every Gannon University student’s ear – the introductory history class is required in fulfillment of the university’s liberal arts curriculum. However,...

Onset of dreaded habits begins earlier than expected

April 24, 2013

While many of my friends are looking anxiously and excitedly toward graduation and crossing that symbolic threshold of adulthood, I’ve been stressing out about signs that I am aging in other less glamorous ways. I haven’t...

Recent tragedy underscores importance of simple acts

April 17, 2013

They’re calling it yet another “senseless act of violence.” The term has been thrown around a lot over the past 10 months to describe the smattering of shootings that have occurred in Denver, Chardon, Ohio, and Newtown,...

Students, faculty spend spring break in London

April 10, 2013

As the Erie weather begins to turn the corner toward spring, a group that included about 20 Gannon University students is wishing they could rewind to spring break. Led by Gannon faculty members Douglas King and the Rev. Shawn...

Free iBooks easy on wallet, hard on guilty conscious

April 10, 2013

Nothing beats the smell of a new book, or the rustle of crisp, white pages as you turn them while you read. Except for the hands-free convenience of reading a book on the iBooks app on an iPad. This is something I never...

Students take in Erie culture

March 20, 2013

Several members of Gannon University’s international community recently went on an excursion to enjoy one of Erie’s local draws – a major junior ice hockey game. Tim Hartigan, the new director of Gannon’s ESL program,...

Meshing school, work schedules proves troublesome

March 20, 2013

It’s come to my attention that on pretty much every form I’ve ever had to fill out, whether it’s to become a licensed Zamboni driver, plasma donor or whatever else, there’s always a very distinct choice when it comes to...

Vice President of Academic Affairs: Ian Pacholec

March 13, 2013

What experience do you already have with SGA? Right now, I’m a freshman class representative. Last semester, I was a chair on the Academic Affairs Committee. Why are you running for Vice President of Academic Affairs? Because...

Vice President of Academic Affairs: Hannah Smerker

March 13, 2013

What experience do you already have with SGA? I was freshman class representative my first semester, and am currently the secretary. Why are you running for Vice President of Academic Affairs? I think secretary was...

CAP workout routine pushes editor to new levels

February 27, 2013

Apparently, group fitness classes aren’t just for the dedicated followers of Billy Blanks or Richard Simmons. When my roommate asked me to sign up with her for one of the 10-week classes being offered at the Carneval Athletic...

National sensation STOMPs into Erie

February 20, 2013

What do you get when you cross a tap dancer with a hip-hop dancer, a percussionist, an acrobat and a full-fledged badass? A STOMP performer, of course. Though they never plugged in a single amplifier, STOMP’s Feb. 13 performance...

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