THE GANNON KNIGHT

Behrend: Baby named after campus

February 9, 2011

Asher Behrend Brewer, a 5-week-old boy from Harborcreek, bears the University’s namesake because it “would be appropriate to include something about Asher’s unusual birth in his name,” said his father, Nathan Brewer. The...

Months without cell phone lead to new freedoms

February 9, 2011

I have been without a cell phone since October. It has been liberating, to say the least. According to the Neilsen 2010 Media Industry Fact Sheet, there are more than 223 million mobile phone users in the U.S. That’s ne...

Gannon survives Marauders

February 9, 2011

After a near-perfect record last season, the Gannon University women’s basketball team encountered a new threat last week – a losing record. The Knights went 1-2 last week, including losses at Slippery Rock Univers...

Couples, singles celebrate romantic holiday

February 9, 2011

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. It’s a true moment in time filled with flowers, chocolate and heartfelt poems. Stores are filled with purple, pink and red decorations, and hearts are hung up where Christmas wreaths...

Editor begins journey through kitchen

February 9, 2011

With few options for outdoor fun in these frigid, freeze-the-juice-in-your-eyeballs temperatures, I’ve taken to finding ways to occupy myself indoors – namely, in the kitchen. And thus I’ve embarked on my journey as an...

Knights halt losing skid with home win

February 9, 2011

Due to its relative youth and inexperience as well as its penchant for leaving its ardent supporters’ hearts in their throats, the Gannon men’s basketball team may be the latest in a long line of squads that have earned the...

Shopping addiction breaks down self-control, rationale

February 9, 2011

Unhealthy habits are a common thing among people my age. Depending on the person, it could range from eating too many French fries, smoking cigarettes, not working out on a regular basis to whatever else people feel guilty about. I am...

Local band deserves recognition

February 9, 2011

Perdition no longer stands for eternal punishment. An Erie band and Gannon University student are stepping up their game with a “DIY” album. When one hears the term “basement band” one usually thinks of poorly conceived...

Join celebrations of Catholic colleges

February 9, 2011

Thursday’s community Mass marks the end of Catholic Schools Week and will be held at 11 a.m. at Mary Seat of Wisdom Chapel. The Chaplain’s Office calls this celebration, “A prayerful recommitment to the defining traits...

Our Father’ prayer enriches Catholic school experience

February 9, 2011

I am currently in my 15th straight year of Catholic education, and I can’t say it’s been easy. Since it’s Catholic Colleges week, I feel compelled to reflect on my journey through the diocese’s parochial education system. When...

Long-standing goal from first year finally met in acting debut

February 9, 2011

Jacob Tarr has doomed me. Our assistant sports editor and I were in the newsroom together when two fateful words parted from his lips: “Good luck.” Given that I’m making my acting debut in the Schuster Theatre’s “A...

Make stress-reducing habits standard

February 9, 2011

First off, I would like to say that the Super Bowl was one to remember. Both the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers played a good game, and the win could have honestly gone either way. As a true blue Packers fan, I...

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