Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars

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Amid the endless number of projects, papers and exams that accumulated during the week, I amazingly found myself with a bit of downtime, so I decided to re-read a favorite book of mine: John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars.” Named after a Shakespeare quote, it tells the story of Hazel Grace Lancaster, a 16-year-old […]

Mama, I’m a big girl now!

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There are certain rites of passage one must complete in their first year of college, like pulling an all-nighter before an 8 a.m. exam and getting locked out of your dorm room after taking a shower. I managed to accomplish one of the more lofty achievements: getting sick and not having your mother available to […]

Last Greek standing: My first Greek Week

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When I first joined a sorority, I knew there would be certain requirements – service hours to fulfill, meetings to attend, recruitment events to host. I never thought one of these requirements would be dancing in a Mrs. Potato Head costume to Spice Girls and other songs from my childhood. No, I haven’t finally cracked […]

Locked out of bio!

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At exactly 3:04 p.m. on March 25, I raced to my laptop, logged on to GUXpress, and methodically hit “Register” for each of my classes. As my finger quivered over the “Submit” button, I thought to myself, “Finally! My schedule for next year is going to be so awesome! I’ll have no classes on Fridays!” […]

Acing the summer job interview

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Although it’s hard to imagine during these cold, blustery “spring” days, summer is just around the corner. With that in mind, it’s never too early to start thinking about summer employment. Not to sound like a nagging mother, but it’s important to send your applications everywhere in hopes of landing an interview. Once you get […]

New beginnings with sorority recruitment weekend

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During the week of Jan. 22-28, a very important event is highlighted on every girl’s social calendar: sorority recruitment. Like them or not, fraternities and sororities play an important part in college life. They organize social events, provide community service and offer a sense of school spirit. Like many other girls at Gannon, I put […]

5 things about the Magic Cookie Company

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We’re slowly creeping up on that time of year again: Valentine’s Day.  Instead of frantically scrambling to find the perfect gift for that special someone, why don’t you get them something they will really appreciate? Baked goods!  Luckily, Erie is home to many delicious bakeries, one of them being the Magic Cookie Company.  Here are […]