Category Archives: Life at Gannon

Working on the edge

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Walking across campus as a senior is an interesting thing. No matter where you go, it’s sure to stir up some memory somewhere. Four years is a relatively short time, but the amount of memorable moments crammed in there is

Been there, done it: Advice from a senior

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As I am at the end of my journey here at Gannon, I wanted to leave the incoming freshman with a few tips! The first week of college can be overwhelming and scary, but use a few of these tips

Reflecting on freshman year with current freshman

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As their college careers come to an end, many seniors are reflecting on memories and imparting wisdom to underclassmen. But we wanted to see what the newest members of the Gannon community had to say about their first year. Here’s

Don’t panic!

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As of last night, I have had exactly two panic attacks in my life. The first one displayed the normal symptoms: shortness of breath, a racing heart and feeling faint. Yesterday’s attack was much more serious. I woke up with

Greenhouse created by students

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The four-story, sandy brick building known as Finegan Hall, located at 120 W. Fifth St., is full of life, housing up to 244 Gannon University students. However, student life is not the only thing thriving within the building’s walls. Thanks

Tips for making the homestretch

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Easter break came at the perfect time this year- right in the middle of April, now we have a little over a week left of class and then finals week! Here are a few tips to get you through the

Carefree travels in Indianapolis

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A few months ago, I wrote a blog about how my friend Lydia and I were going on a road trip to Indianapolis for a concert. Over Easter break, Lydia and I finally made the trek to the city in

4 steps to surviving the classic ‘all-nighter’

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If it hasn’t happened to you yet, just wait; avoidable by some and a bad idea for all, the all-nighter is a very real possibility for any prospective college students. What I attempt to do here is provide you with

Performing a mental health ‘reset’

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I had the privilege of attending a lecture given by Stacy Pershall, a woman plagued by several mental illnesses. She battled an eating disorder and borderline personality disorder for a majority of her life. Her lecture was about living and

Traveling around the world as a student

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Traveling is one of the greatest things in the entire world, well to me at least. I love getting to explore a new country, state or city. I think traveling makes you open your eyes and see the world in