THE GANNON KNIGHT

Changing the World One Step at a Time

March 18, 2015

As college students, nutritionally rich and healthy food options come as a choice that we make if we have the time and money for, not in that order though. While Metz Culinary Management offers fresh food options in dining...

Changing the World One Step at a Time

February 25, 2015

What does Lent mean to you if you’re not Catholic? What does Black History Month mean if you’re not black? What does it mean for people when they no longer feel attached to their own communities? What does it mean when we...

Changing the World One Step at a Time

February 10, 2015

This past week I learned that Alberta Williams King, Martin Luther King Jr.’s mother, was shot and killed on June 30, 1974, six years after the death of Martin Luther King Jr. as she sat at the organ of the Ebenezer Baptist...

Changing the World One Step at a Time

January 28, 2015

This past week, our community celebrated Diversity Dialogues and the wide spectrum that exists on our campus and in our world. We spent time in history contemplating what Martin Luther King Jr. would be saying in today’s...

Changing the World One Step at a Time

December 3, 2014

This past week and over the last few weeks, the United States has been keyed into the dynamics and controversy of racial discrimination still present in our nation. The recent court ruling in Ferguson, Mo. as a result of the...

Changing the World One Step at a Time

October 8, 2014

I think there’s something sacred about autumn; the season of the change. October specifically takes the height of this transformation, from the cold weather to the new ways we adapt to the cold. Most things in life change...

Changing the World One Step at a Time

September 17, 2014

While I was preparing to write my article this week I experienced a heightened level of inner searching. As college students we learn to truly value 10 minutes of free time – ironically the same amount of time it takes to rea...

Finding God on Gannon’s Campus

April 30, 2014

Pope Francis in his Homily on Sunday said, “The wounds of Jesus are a scandal, a stumbling block for faith, yet they are also the test of faith for Christians. “That is why on the body of the risen Christ the wounds never...

Changing the World One Step at a Time

April 1, 2014

In the New Testament, John 11:35 stands as the shortest passage in the Bible. The passage reads as, “And Jesus wept.” Sometimes, it’s even shorter as “Jesus wept.” Depending on your translation, this passage, for...

Changing the World One Step at a Time

March 19, 2014

Every year Gannon University and the Erie community come together to “Take Back the Night,” an annual walk to end sexual violence across the country. This year, we will also gather in Perry Square at 7 p.m. on April 7 to...

Changing the World One Step at a Time

February 26, 2014

Across the world, news is circulating. From Syria, to Ukraine – If anyone calls current events in Ukraine a civil war, don't believe them. This has been a war between the Ukrainian people and elements of their government, a...

Changing the World One Step at a Time

February 12, 2014

Coming back from an emotionally heavy week, month, semester or year always seems to leave us with inadequate words on how to reflect on what truly happened. At these times, we seem to have lost track of reality. Recently, the...

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