THE GANNON KNIGHT

Year in Review

December 8, 2010

Glamour girls like Grace Kelly and Katherine Hepburn would have scoffed at today’s America, which welcomes the average, the untalented and the weirdos yearning to be famous. While old school celebrities got air time, Internet...

Anxiety heightened when peculiar words reach ears

December 8, 2010

Certain words make me cringe inside. Hearing my black-listed words is aural torture, and I make conscious efforts to avoid saying them or using them in conversation as best as I can. “The list of words that make me feel wei...

Top five list makes freezing winter season more bearable

December 8, 2010

I don’t ski, I prefer flowing peasant skirts to itchy turtlenecks and I dry heave at the sight of inflatable Christmas lawn decorations. But winter’s here, so I’ve got to make the most of it. Before you call me a Sc...

Student wears school pride on sleeve, face

December 8, 2010

Crazed fans are as much a part of sports as the seventh-inning stretch or an in-game T-shirt toss. These vocal spectators use costumes, jeers and attitude to make it tough for opposing players – and supporters. The Dawg Pound has been a...

Science sparks on Schuster stage

December 8, 2010

The scientific world of Galileo usually feels more at home in textbooks and lectures than in house music, glittering neon lights and makeup Lady Gaga and Adam Lambert would envy. For the 16 cast members of the Schuster Theatre’s...

Gannon loses two straight games during first road tilt

December 8, 2010

The Gannon University men’s basketball is only four games into its  season, but has already managed both a winning and losing streak. After vanquishing the competition in the 27th annual Gary Miller Classic, the Knight...

The Bucket List: Gannon Edition

December 8, 2010

Gannon University is located in the heart of the city of Erie, a place with many hidden wonders. Before students graduate from Gannon, there are a few things they should partake in – think of it as a bucket list of Erie. 1....

Students, university gear up for graduation

December 8, 2010

After years of papers, practicals and exams, some Gannon University students will finally receive their diplomas. On Sunday, Gannon President Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D., will award 253 degrees when the university hosts its...

LeBron helps editor see big picture

December 8, 2010

I’m a curmudgeon – kind of. I enjoy the company of people – on a good day. But when it comes to the general populace and societal institutions, I am ye of little faith. Friedrich Nietzsche had a stronger belief in God than ...

Process behind room damages fines explained

December 8, 2010

As graduation quickly approaches, some students are moving out of their on-campus apartments. If they leave their apartments with damages, they will be hit with a fee from the Office of Student Living. Fees depend on the severity...

Weighing the Waste: Gannon Goes Green

December 8, 2010

Gannon University has already made several efforts to improve its carbon footprint, and now Metz & Associates Ltd., the University’s dining services provider, is adding a new initiative to the mix: going tray-less in the...

ISO prepares to open international coffee house

December 8, 2010

The International Student Office is looking to globalize Gannon University’s campus with a coffee shop staffed by international students and American student volunteers. This goal will be accomplished in two ways. First,...

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