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RUNDOWN: Burrito bowls and apple dumplings

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Monday, Sept. 15: Students Against Violence Everywhere (S.A.V.E.) will hold a meet and greet event on the second floor of Waldron in the game room. The event begins at 6 p.m. and is open to all students who are interested in programs such as Take Back the Knight and Day of Action. Tuesday, Sept. 16: […]

5 ways to beat boredom

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People always tell you about the craziness that is your first month of college. What they don’t mention is the possibility of being bored out of your mind. Sure, the weekends are fun, but what about Monday through Friday? You might find yourself lying in bed wishing you had something to do before or after […]

Breaking down SGA elections

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This past week, two very important things happened regarding SGA elections. First, the SGA debate was held in Waldron, covered via live stream by Edge Magazine, the Gannon Knight and our own campus station, 90.5 WERG. Secondly, the Gannon Knight released their SGA election issue, providing an interview with each presidential candidate as well as […]

Outgoing SGA president reflects on term

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If you don’t see him pacing around the Zurn Science Building in between labs, then you can surely find him at the Student Government Association office at the Waldron Campus Center catching up on paperwork. These two buildings are what SGA President Luke King calls home. As SGA president, King’s average day is split between […]

Starting a club in 3 easy steps

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We’ve all been there– lounging about with friends in our residence hall, chatting about our hobbies, when suddenly someone pipes up, “Man, why doesn’t Gannon have a _____ club?” Typically, that is when others chime in with exclamations of, “Yeah! That’d be so awesome!” but then the subject is immediately dropped. Students typically believe that […]

GOLD Conference at Gannon University

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“Being a leader means being a role model, a goal setter, a manager and even sometimes, a mother.” “Leaders must take team members’ opinions into consideration, and encourage them to be the best they can be.” “There is no better way to grow than to gain experience leading others to group unity and achievement.” These […]

SGA strengthens bond with MLK Center

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Gannon University’s Student Government Association recently announced plans to further develop its existing relationship with the Martin Luther King Jr. Center, specifically with the children who participate in its programs. Student Government Association President Luke King said that SGA is attempting to reflect the university’s strategic themes by strengthening the partnership between the MLK Memorial Center […]

King discusses plans, goals as SGA’s next president

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With his campaign over, Luke King can rest easy. That is, until he assumes his position as Gannon University’s 2013-14 Student Government Association president in the fall. The campaigning and election were “nerve-wracking” for King, especially since King felt each of his two opponents was strong competition for the presidential race. King shared the ballot […]

Change means movement

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“Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.” – Saul Alinsky, “Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals” I’m beginning this SGA Report with something a bit unusual: an apology. Recently, a few members […]