TL;DR – Olympics, Harry Potter and Sword Fighting

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Erie trainer heads to Rio – Gannon University’s Elizabeth Darling TL;DR: Twenty years after competing for the national team in the Pan-American games herself, GU’s Elizabeth Darling, DPT, is heading to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. Darling’s job is to help design stretches and exercises  that help Team USA’s gymnasts perform better and reduce […]

Meet Leann, Edge’s new health and wellness blogger

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Leann Krysiak, an AmeriCorps VISTA member at Gannon’s Office of Service-Learning is new to the Gannon community. A wellness advocate, Leann will regularly share healthy-living tips that all college students can try – from natural beauty hacks to nutritious recipes to ways to refocus energy. Stay tuned!   1. First things first, who or what […]

Photo of the Week: Old Main at Night

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Visitors to Gannon usually see the campus by day, but the students know that it is equally beautiful by night. This photo of Old Main all lit up comes from Instagram user, @xbrad75. Want to see your photo here? You can submit them by posting them on Gannon’s Facebook page. You can also use Twitter or […]

O is for Old Main

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Resting on the corner of Peach and West Sixth Street, Old Main has been a pillar of downtown Erie and Gannon University for decades. Bishop John Mark Gannon purchased old Main, known then as the Strong Mansion, in 1941 to serve as the center for the recently founded college. The home was originally meant for […]

Dr. Thomas Ostrowski: Texan at heart

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Dr. Ostrowski’s life consists of more than just politics. Take a look at some of the things that define his life in this “All About.” Name: Dr. Thomas Ostrowski Hometown: Erie, PA High School: Cathedral Preparatory GU Major: Philosophy (for 2 years) GU Department: Political Science Favorite food: Anything garlic or Texas barbecue

1,000 Words: Presidential Christmas Decor

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In the weeks following Thanksgiving Break, Gannon transforms from college campus to winter wonderland. Trees, wreaths and lights decorate the campus from top to bottom, accompanying the snow that comes with the winter weather. And there may be nowhere on campus more beautifully decorated than Old Main, one of Gannon’s landmark buildings and home to […]

7 Ways Gannon Shares the Spirit of Christmas

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With the hustle and bustle of the end of the semester and the stress of finals week, sometimes that Christmas spirit takes a back seat in our minds. No worries though. Gannon provides many ways to bring the spirit of Christmas back to the forefront. Check out some of those ways right here. 1. Christmas Angels. […]

@GU: December Delights on Gannon’s Campus

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With the semester winding down, there are lots of things gearing up here on campus. Take a look at some of those events in this months @GU. A modern adaptation of the Greek play Lysistrata will be performed at Gannon University’s Schuster Theatre December 1-10. The play centers on a conspiracy by the Greek women […]

Click Thru GU: Old Main

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This is a place that most students don’t visit on a regular basis (though work studies in Old Main would beg to differ). Though you may not frequent this historic building, it’s still good to know that this is where the president, provost, vice president of finance and the offices of University Advancement can be […]

‘Celebrate Gannon’ Celebrates Scholarship

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This article by Kelly Moreland originally appeared in the March 22 edition of The Gannon Knight. Gannon University students, faculty and staff will gather at the university’s inaugural presentation of “Celebrate Gannon” Friday in the Waldron Campus Center. The event, a showcase of the work students and faculty have accomplished, will take place from 1 […]