Fair Trade Sale to be held Friday

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Students will be given the opportunity Friday to do some guilt-free shopping for Christmas presents — or themselves — thanks to the annual Fair Trade Sale. Gannon University’s Catholic Relief Service ambassadors are hosting the sale at the Waldron Campus Center as part of their goal to increase fair trade products available on campus. Sara […]

Desks no longer just for sitting and working

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Maybe you’ve heard the buzz words nutritionists like to use for American’s infamous, first world patterns like “sedentary lifestyle” and “obesity epidemic,” but have you ever heard any solutions offered besides workout routines? Gannon University administrators recently participated in a pilot program for one of the proposed solutions to sedentary workplaces: treadmill desks. These desks […]

C.O.I.L. classes make international connections

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As part of Gannon University’s commitment to globalized learning, the history and environmental science departments will be offering Collaborative Online International Learning (C.O.I.L.) courses this fall. Gannon professors are working in conjunction with Gannon’s sister university, the American University of Madaba in Jordan. Kathleen Kingston, Ph.D., and associate provost, heads the C.O.I.L. program and delegated […]

‘Pay it forward’ lives on: Memorial hashtag raises epilepsy awareness

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Sept. 4 marked the one-year anniversary of the passing of Alyssa Josephine O’Neil, a student at Penn State Behrend.  She suffered from epilepsy and unexpectedly died of a seizure. In this tragedy, Alyssa was remembered with a purple hashtag that started at Starbucks and made its way across the world.  The purple is linked to […]

Dramashop’s second mainstage show opens

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Good things come in threes: the Trinity, the Stooges and the cast of “Copenhagen.” Named for its setting in Denmark’s capital, this drama explores the very conversation that converted atomic power to a war force. The spare cast is certainly a challenge for the actors. Each character has roughly 45 minutes of lines to memorize, […]