THE GANNON KNIGHT

Ending brings usual mixed feelings, good memories

April 25, 2012

When people talk about endings, they get lame and melodramatic – which is cool, whatever floats your boat. But maybe it shouldn’t be the case. Lots of endings don’t produce tears, sadness and horribly written greeting cards. Take...

Tax day, broken arm combine in plan to help lonely

April 18, 2012

This Sunday was tax day. Wow, what an opening. I bet you’re super-excited for this column. I know I am. Anyway, because this Sunday was tax day, and because I’m a working adult – sort of – and because I took this personality...

University mourns student’s death

April 18, 2012

Grieving continues for Jason Wahl, the 21-year-old Gannon student who died after incurring head injuries when he fell off the second-floor balcony of the Alpha Phi Delta fraternity house. Shortly before 8 p.m. on Friday, Erie...

Comedian talks overcoming stress

April 18, 2012

The Activities Programming board is bringing comedian Kyle Cease to Gannon University. He will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday in Zurn Science Center Room 104. Cease, who had to get over anxiety problems to make it on stage, includes...

Participation in comedy offers new perspective

March 28, 2012

Friday I participated in Gannon’s version of Last Comic Standing. The event was organized by Theresa Lohn, who is a senior on the Activities Programming Board. It was held in the One Green World Café. There must have been about...

Students prepare for Middle East trip

March 28, 2012

For the third summer in a row, Gannon University students will be hitting the dusty trail to the deserts of the Middle East – helping Jordanian children practice their English and visiting historical sites like Jerusalem. So...

Erie needs St. Patrick’s Day crowds on regular basis

March 21, 2012

Someone reflecting on Erie this past Saturday might comment on the mixture of litter and puke on the ground, or might have something to say about the naked woman dragged out of Crackdonald’s. But a person whose metaphorical...

Companies rebuild infrastructure after explosions

March 21, 2012

Work continues on Sixth Street to repair underground infrastructure that was damaged in explosions two weeks ago. Ted Marnen, the director of Gannon University’s Campus Police and Safety, said National Fuel and Penelec have...

Editor offers suggestions for SGA campaigning

March 14, 2012

The Student Government elections are significant this year because they fall at the same time as the Republican primary elections for the president of the United States. Actually, given that presidential elections are a never-ending...

Celebrity displays pitfalls of putting right leg out

March 7, 2012

Angelina Jolie’s right leg caused quite a stir at the Oscars two weeks ago, when it stealthily wandered out of her dress to show off in all its pin-thin glory. That leg really blew up on the old Inter-web about two seconds...

Management talks Cafe’s success

March 7, 2012

One Green World Café certainly fits its name – from a peek inside one can see it has many elements associated with the “one world” and “green” movements – but it’s also just as clear that the café lacks the bustle...

Serving up a good attitude is a fine tip at restaurants

February 15, 2012

In the grand scheme of things that you can be hated for, being a bad customer is probably avoidable. Sometimes you can’t avoid being hated. Sometimes you just produce a knee-jerk projectile-vomiting reaction from people, because...

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