Habitat for Humanity Makes a Difference

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Are you interested in community service? Do you like hands-on work where you can see the difference that you’re making? If you answered yes to these questions, then Habitat for Humanity may be a great club for you to join! Background Habitat for Humanity was founded by Millard and Linda Fuller in the 1970s as […]

Embracing Spiritual Wellness at GU

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As the holiday season approaches, Good for U – Gannon University’s wellness initiative – looks to continue promoting a culture of wellness at Gannon University by reminding the campus community to give thanks, and to embrace their spiritual well-being. Spiritual wellness is the lived experience of being in a relationship with God, which involves the […]

Gannon Guest Speaker: Eboo Patel

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  On February 23, Gannon recently had the privilege of hosting speaker Eboo Patel at the Hammermill. Eboo Patel is a current member of President Barack Obama’s inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships, and founder and President of the nonprofit, Interfaith Youth Core. He comes from Illinois, where he spent time as an activist for a number of causes […]

The awkward story of the only Jew at a Catholic mass

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For my Catholic Tradition class, I had to attend a Catholic mass. It sounds like a pretty easy assignment to most people. Just show up, answer the questions the professor gave you, and you earn full credit. That was not exactly the case for me. I was raised Jewish and the majority of the religious […]

March for Life

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One mile is not too far of a walk. From the Bayfront Parkway to 14th Street is one mile, if one travels straight down State Street. 10 laps around a standard track is usually one mile. But when you’re marching this one-mile stretch of land with 700,000 other people at the same time, it’s a […]

PHOTOS: Mass on the Grass

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With the end of every spring semester comes the Gannon tradition of Mass on the Grass, a chance for Gannon students to relax in the sunshine and celebrate faith and community. This year’s mass was held on Thursday, May 2 on a perfectly sunny day. [srizonfbalbum id=1]

Faith, hard work and graduation

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As both a Christian and a senior, Easter and graduation have particular meaning and it’s truly unbelievable how quickly these momentous occasions have crept up on me. They have led me to reflect on my life as a Christian and the past four years of college. Easter has always been and continues to be a […]

Bad mood? Say a prayer and move on

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You ever have one of those days where absolutely nothing seems to go right? You try to the make the best of a situation, but everything you do either gets shut down or makes the situation worse. I recently had one of those days myself. It started out rather poorly and went downhill from there. […]

A new approach to New Year’s resolutions

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Many people use the beginning of a new year to better themselves in one way or another. Setting a new year’s resolution can be a fun challenge, but it comes with great responsibility to hold true to this goal for an entire year. Normally I do not have a New Year’s resolution unless it’s something […]