THE GANNON KNIGHT

Senior golfers leave legacy behind

April 30, 2014

It has been a nice, long run for best friends, roommates and teammates Amanda Teodorsson and Bhanisha Nagindas, who together made a huge impact on Gannon University’s women’s golf team since joining it in 2010. The two...

Seniors enter next phase

April 30, 2014

As graduates walk up and down the steps of the dais to receive their diplomas on May 10, they know they’re also walking away from one chapter of their lives and into another. Gannon University’s spring commencement will...

Season comes to end with real-life cliffhanger, goodbye

April 30, 2014

“Lord of the Rings,” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” and “A Song of Ice and Fire,” are some books I easily classify as favorites. In addition to being famous best-sellers and widely successful, these books have...

Journey in the United States sheds light on lessons learned

April 9, 2014

I have been in the United States for exactly 962 days from 2010 up until today, or at least that is what my calculations for my taxes indicate (they ask me to put the exact number of days I have been physically in the country). I...

Lack of street etiquette brings walk to end, dampens mood

April 2, 2014

He slows down his footsteps, eyes that perfect spot on the sidewalk – either adjacent to him or a few steps away – tilts his head back and from his mouth comes that big chunk of gooey white…spit. “What a beautiful scene;...

‘Wadjda’ breaks boundaries, sheds light on Saudi culture

March 26, 2014

I was invited for a potluck dinner and movie night with a group of my friends on Saturday night. The food was plentiful and the company great. But the highlight of night was, without a doubt, the movie we got to see. Our host...

Arab-American poet to present Thursday

March 26, 2014

Naomi Shihab Nye’s turtle just came out of its winter hibernation. And while Nye’s turtle prepares to put winter behind, Nye herself is preparing to leave the warmth of San Antonio for the cold of Erie to present at Gannon...

Outgoing SGA president reflects on term

March 19, 2014

If you don’t see him pacing around the Zurn Science Building in between labs, then you can surely find him at the Student Government Association office at the Waldron Campus Center catching up on paperwork. These two buildings...

International Women’s Day reinforces stereotype

March 12, 2014

As a woman, it’s nice to be recognized. We are so many things all at once, and we’ve had a long run of trying to be acknowledged for our role in society. Women have and continue to endure so many abuses and inequalities....

WERG wins big

March 12, 2014

WERG — Erie’s Rock Alternative Station and Gannon University’s student-run radio station — was recently awarded the IBS Abraham & Borst Award for Best College Station in the Nation during the Intercollegiate Broadcasting...

Job-searching techniques aim to pass six-second test

February 26, 2014

Employers spend an average of five to seven seconds looking at a candidate’s resume. Consequently, my resume has to pass the six-second test, before the recruiter decides whether to toss it in the “no” pile or continue...

Severe sickness torments, sheds light on personality

February 19, 2014

After a much-dreaded stay in, I finally conjured up the courage to walk outside of my apartment building Tuesday morning. I had been at home for five days before that, licking my wounds, so to speak. Those of you who know me,...

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