THE GANNON KNIGHT

Unusual spring break trip proves relevant, senior travels to Boston to research future opportunities

February 23, 2011

Spring break is the time of the school year when most people go south for a week of fun in the sun away from school work. I, however, will go in the opposite direction and actually spend my break at school. My friend Nickie...

University receives $1 million gift from anonymous donor

February 23, 2011

A $1 million gift from an anonymous donor will create a scholarship for students enrolled in Gannon University’s College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences. The donor, a Gannon alumnus, has created the Cathedral...

Knightly News

February 23, 2011

Nominations for the Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award are available. Forms can be picked up at the Student Success Center. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to nominate Gannon University undergraduate faculty...

Spring break trip out of town changes up tradition

February 23, 2011

It may not look spring-like at all, but for us Gannon students, it’s almost time to get off campus and go wherever it is we plan on going for spring break. I’m especially excited because for the first time in a long time,...

Student finds ways to make fitness fun, prior experience used to teach dance aerobics class

February 23, 2011

While students all come to college for a degree in a chosen field, it’s common for students to find other ways to utilize time that is happier spent on things other than studying. For junior occupational therapy major Jenna Sadowski, dance is used both in and out of the...

Mobile operating systems clash due to flash ability

February 23, 2011

When Android first unveiled on the HTC Dream cell phone in October 2008, it was considered an “iPhone Killer.” Although it didn’t necessarily slay Apple’s cell phone, it marked the first move forward in the rebellion against...

Enjoy time off for spring break

February 23, 2011

Spring break is closing in as fast as the next Erie snowstorm, and the Knight’s editorial board is not alone when we exasperatedly say, “Thank God.” Friends from home have started blowing up your phone asking what your...

Losing keys, ID card makes for frustrating Monday night

February 23, 2011

To an angry writer, a blank page is the ultimate temptation for a bitter diatribe – whatever the subject may be. And when I transform into Abby-On-Deadline – an explosive, angry beast with a penchant for procrastination –...

Penn State ‘THON’ raises 9.5 million for cancer research

February 23, 2011

Penn State University students danced the night (and day) away last weekend for THON, the yearlong anticipated dance marathon at the Bryce Jordan Center at University Park. THON is a student-run philanthropy organization, which...

Bus ride teaches lessons of courtesy and patience

February 23, 2011

I’m not one for long car rides or particularly interested in driving anywhere that takes more than seven hours to reach. I’m all about the “journey,” but I’d rather just get there. Last weekend though, my trip to New York C...

Computer crash leads to reboot of life

February 23, 2011

It all started when I found out I could not access my iTunes store. For some reason, my computer decided to give me major issues. It took my roommate and me a week of messing around with the computer to finally uninstall some...

Week offers relaxation, travel

February 23, 2011

Everyone knows what’s supposed to happen:  A couple of youngins’ cram into an old Volvo and head south to have a skimpily-attired, fabulous week – with all the implied trimmings. Though some undergrads might have the traditional...

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