THE GANNON KNIGHT

Revenge of the NERDs

April 6, 2011

If Gannon University ever needed to find tutors for its dreaded statistics class, all it would have to do is grab someone from the stands of a baseball game. Since Major League Baseball’s beginning in 1869, statistics have...

Family prepares for return of Marine from war

April 6, 2011

It’s been a long seven months, but by the end of April, my brother Gideon will finally be back in America. According to the messages we’ve been receiving from the family readiness officer, my brother is due to arrive at Camp ...

Dragon puts clamps on ‘Boro, Point Park

April 6, 2011

Erie’s recent bouts of inclement weather may have postponed four of the Gannon University softball team’s eight games last week, but it couldn’t stop Megan Dragon. The sophomore pitcher logged three complete games, going...

Neighborhood Art House provides volunteer options

April 6, 2011

What used to be a Goodyear tire garage is now home to art supplies, dance shoes and musical instruments. The Inner-City Neighborhood Art House, located at 201 E.10th St., is dedicated to assisting inner-city children in...

‘Adjustment Bureau’ blends romance, science fiction

April 6, 2011

“The Adjustment Bureau,” starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt,  effectively combines romance and science fiction in a storytelling process that grips the audience the whole way through. Damon is obviously a well-known actor...

Students participate in 30 Hour Fast

April 6, 2011

Gannon University’s annual 30-Hour Fast took place over the weekend in order to raise awareness about world hunger. The fasting itself started at noon Friday and continued until 6 p.m. the next day on Saturday. The participants...

Visit to local animal shelter sparks appreciation of life

April 6, 2011

On Friday, a group of my sorority sisters and I teamed up with members of social fraternity Delta Sigma Phi to spend some time volunteering at the A.N.N.A. Shelter,  also known as the Association for Needy and Neglected Animals,...

Chemistry guides Knights past Bloomsburg in PSAC showdown

April 6, 2011

After winning its only game last week, the Gannon University lacrosse team is starting to understand something few college students are able to crack, according to coach Steve Wagner – chemistry. “It feels like, to me, ...

Students embrace summer job rush

April 6, 2011

As school winds down, students at Gannon University are looking for things to do for the summer. This usually means a summer job and/or internship. While some go home, others try to stick around Erie and utilize what the city...

Numbers-loving journalist finds solace in fantasy baseball

April 6, 2011

Sometimes certain pairings just don’t seem to fit at first glance. When given the chance, dubious duos like ham sandwiches with preserves  and Mary Tyler Moore in a dramatic film can actually work out quite well. Hell...

Past Pirates maintain present support

April 6, 2011

Typical Pirates. All the negative Nancies couldn’t move their fingers fast enough to eke out this short, belittling statement as their Facebook status after the Pittsburgh Pirates gave up a three-run lead in the eighth inning...

Hoffman, Tomko lead offensive attack as Gannon posts eight runs in final two frames

April 6, 2011

Anything Terry Carson can do, Michael Tomko can do better. Six days after Carson, a redshirt freshman, knocked in the game-winning run in the Gannon University baseball team’s 7-6 victory over Indiana (Pa.) University, Tomko’s...

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