I Write Words: Me & Morrissey

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Each morning before class, I make sure my iPod is fully charged in preparation for my morning walk to Palumbo. The soundtrack changes but the sentiment stays the same; from The National to Drake and everything in between, I often have a very specific slew of songs to fit my mood or the season. Given […]

2013 Totem wins big

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Gannon University’s literary arts publication, Totem, has once again won the 2014 National Program Directors’ Prize in the Design Category from the Association of Writers and Writing Program (AWP). This is the second time in two years Totem has received this award. The deadline for submissions of this award is in March, before Totem’s release […]

$1.8 million project sets new school in motion

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Gannon University recently approved the addition of the School of Communication and the Arts to its College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (CHESS). The approval comes after a multi-step process, which resulted in the creation of the school, the designation of a new building to house its components and the movement and revamping of […]

Renovations to former TKE house open new doors

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Gannon University’s Board of Trustees met in late September to discuss and vote on several initiatives, one of which involves the renovation of the former Tau Kappa Epsilon house on West Sixth Street. President Keith Taylor, Ph.D., said in a press release that the Board of Trustees approved creation of a new Forensic Investigation Center […]

WERG preps for return trip to New York

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WERG will return to New York City for a second year to attend the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Conference this March. Last March, Gannon’s student-run radio station set out on a nine-hour train ride for an exploration of both the Big Apple and the radio world. With five students and two adult staff members, WERG […]

Professor’s book gains recognition across the nation

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Jeff Bloodworth, Ph.D., is best known as the professor with the bowtie and the director of the history department at Gannon University. Soon, the rest of the America will get to meet the man behind the bowtie, too, after C-SPAN interviewed him Friday. It wasn’t his bowtie, however, that attracted the national network to Bloodworth. […]

Erie community reaches out to students

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Gannon University held its annual Service Fest Wednesday in the Yehl Ballroom of Waldron Campus Center, presenting students, faculty and staff with local volunteer opportunities. Gretchen Fairley, director of Gannon’s service learning program, said since more than 30 organizations participated this year, she felt that 2013’s Service Fest was a great success. Fairley said the […]

Residence Life offers roommate advice

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Living with a roommate can be a rewarding and enlightening experience. But when music blares past midnight and dishes pile up in the sink, the claws come out. Like all aspects of college, it is not without its challenges and solutions. Conor Grey, a senior pre-med major, is familiar with the more common problems that […]