THE GANNON KNIGHT

Dispel negative thoughts about body image

March 23, 2011

Ah, springtime. The sun is shining – well, theoretically – birds are singing, the days are getting longer and the weather is warmer. This means spring and summer clothes are reappearing out of the depths of your closet. Suddenly,...

Reading assignment changes outlook on today’s youth

March 23, 2011

It’s funny the way life makes you realize things sometimes. Last Wednesday, I was assigned to go to the Neighborhood Art House on the corner of 10th and Holland streets as a part of a class assignment for my Voice and Diction...

County Council public hearing promotes spirit

March 23, 2011

As I get older, money becomes an increasingly bigger part of my life. As much as I would like to maintain the mantra that money is arbitrary, the sad fact of the matter dictates that it is an integral part in leading a comfortable...

Campus Master Plan includes renovations for CAP

March 23, 2011

The Master Plan is in the limelight once again, only this time the point of interest is the Carneval Athletic Pavillion Recreation Center. According to Gannon University’s Master Plan, by the year 2020, there are hopes that...

Extraterrestrials abduct big screen

March 23, 2011

It seems every year there’s a new theme for movies. This year – while it’s not necessarily a genre – alien movies seem to be taking over Hollywood. “Battle: Los Angeles” is one of many movies featuring aliens, with...

University holds pizza competition

March 23, 2011

The senior class of Gannon University will use the third annual Best Pizza Competition as a fundraiser for the class gift. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Hammermill Center. Tickets are $5 and the...

Lacrosse settles for tie with Niagara

March 23, 2011

Fans relish the opportunity to see games enter sudden death, as drama is likely to ensue. However, Gannon University women’s lacrosse team’s 12-12 draw with Division I opponent Niagara University lacked just that. ...

Committee’s presidential search continues

March 23, 2011

The search for Gannon University’s next president has been quietly progressing since the November announcement of the departure of Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D. The Search Committee was appointed on Dec. 16 and met Jan. 10. The Rev. Nicholas Rouch, th...

Lackluster plan for mural as senior gift disappoints

March 23, 2011

After looking at other classes’ senior gifts with wide-eyed underclassman wonder, I tore open the envelope containing information about the gift from the class of 2011 with fervor. And it’s… a mural of the Gannon logo o...

Constant weather changes to blame for campus-wide common cold outbreak

March 23, 2011

It’s that time of the year again when everyone seems to have a runny nose or a cough that echoes throughout the university. It always seems that when students come back from spring break and the weather starts to change,...

Knights split series with eleventh-ranked ‘Hurst

March 23, 2011

Despite going into the record book as four-game split against rival Mercyhurst College, the Gannon University baseball team can come away from it weekend’s games feeling like winners. The No. 11-ranked Lakers, who have outscored...

Extracurricular work allows for best learning tool in school

March 23, 2011

I’ve come to realize that I hate the term “extracurricular activity.” Recently, a Gannon University survey asked seniors to list, approximately, how much time they spent on class, studying and other various hour-consuming...

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