Teaching with interruptions

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It all begins with a plan. I had a lesson coming up the next day, and I planned one I was absolutely proud of. I incorporated a technique I saw in a video I was just dying to try, and found a way to include puppets in another. If I’d thought of a great lesson, […]

Green initiatives on campus

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When it comes to on-campus environmentally friendly initiatives, people generally think of major projects such as huge solar panels. While Gannon might not have those major visual projects, there are many smaller projects. Environmental science professor Dr. Homan said that there are three categories of environmental initiatives on campus: education initiatives, administration initiatives and equipment energy […]

A Goodbye

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“Yes I’m changing, yes I’m gone/ Yes I’m older, yes I’m moving on/ And if you don’t think it’s a crime you can come along with me.” This is one of the opening lyrics from Tame Impala’s “Yes I’m Changing,” a song about saying goodbye to your former self and moving onward to the future. […]

Students Learn Screenwriting from a Pro

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Being an undeclared freshman, I’ve had a lot of different classes this year that have focused on many different majors and areas of study.  These would include intro classes in philosophy, computer sciences, history, communications and theology. With all of these classes, there was one that was unlike the rest. The screenwriting course offered here […]

Finals Week Playlist: Alright

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  It’s almost the end. Summer awaits. But first you have to get through the gauntlet of finals week. Everyone has different ways of dealing with the stress and making it through. If you’re like me, you deal with it through music. You spend all week with headphones in, bumping whatever songs make you feel […]

Best Apps of April

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Being a college student, I have to use my money wisely and when most needed. When looking for entertainment, I keep in mind how much to spend and try not to go over my limit. With apps for the smartphone, I am able to entertain myself in my free time and take breaks between long […]

If I Could Go Back in Time

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For those of you who don’t know, I am a senior Advertising Communication major graduating this upcoming May. I’m your typical college chick for multiple reasons: I love my friends, love food and stay busy with class projects. One area where I may not be your typical college student is that along with 18 credit […]

Emotions of Graduating (as Told by Memes)

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Graduating from college is a big ol’ mixed bag of emotions. You’ve spent the last four (or maybe five or six or seven–no judging!) years at a place you now call home. Now that you’re finally prepping for departure and going off into the real world, you may feel an onslaught of bittersweet feelings. And […]

Crafting My First Script

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As previous articles may have mentioned, Gannon Universtiy offered a screenwriting course this semester. A big part of the class has been learning how to create a full script. We’ve been working our way up to it, from a few sample scenes, to 6 full pages, to our final 30 page script at the end […]
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