Stop the stress!

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Stress happens to all of us. It’s completely natural to feel overwhelmed and overworked, especially at the end of the semester. However, we can’t let the stress take over our lives. Here are a few helpful hints to help you manage your stress levels and get your work done on time! 1. Make a playlist. […]

Spring semester = Second time around

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As the second semester progresses, continued motivation is key. We all know that classes will become increasingly difficult, so we need to become increasingly motivated to achieve the futures we are all working towards. In some ways, this semester will be less of a challenge than last. Being away from home – farther for some […]

Four point O-verconfident

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4.0 is the sum of 3.0 and 1.0, and also 2.0 and 2.0, and also 1.7 and 2.3, and also a lot of hard work. It’s also the GPA my dad and I agreed I needed to get for the remainder of my time at Gannon. It’s also the GPA I got last semester. This […]

A new approach to New Year’s resolutions

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Many people use the beginning of a new year to better themselves in one way or another. Setting a new year’s resolution can be a fun challenge, but it comes with great responsibility to hold true to this goal for an entire year. Normally I do not have a New Year’s resolution unless it’s something […]

My finals week: Study, eat, tweet, pray, repeat

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Without a doubt the most stressful part of my semester was finals week. Turning in papers, taking exams and wrapping up any last-minute chance to solidify the grade you want is completely unnerving. Initially I thought this finals week was going to be easier than normal, since about half of my classes did not have […]

Freshies, it’s cold outside!

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Well, despite every lecture about college I have ever heard in my life, I never really understood how fast it would go by. I keep thinking, “How is it the end of the first semester?” Maybe it’s because it is freshman year, and we are all still getting used to it and all that jazz, […]

Trust me, I’m a doctor. Sort of.

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Welcome! Come in, come in, please. Sorry to keep you waiting – so many patients to see, so little time. No, there’s no need to be nervous. Just relax and tell me what’s wrong. You’ve been feeling both lethargic and anxious lately, all right. When have you felt like this? Lethargic usually, but anxious around […]

In hectic college life, class comes first

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No matter what else is going on around you, from clubs to friends and family, to be a successful college student, you’ve got to put class first. After all, that’s why we’re here. It’s not always easy, but it’s important to stay focused to prepare for class — and life after college. [youtube_sc url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ueU1S_KRjQ&feature=plcp”]

Safety first with GUEST staff

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If you walk into a Gannon building at night you will most likely see a man or women wearing a reflective yellow vest. No, the building is not under construction. It is a student worker for the Gannon University Escort Service Team (GUEST). GUEST workers are positioned across campus at night, and they will kindly […]

7 ways to make the most of fall break

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After hitting the books hard for over a month, college students enjoy a break. At Gannon, fall break runs Oct. 10-14. Here are seven ideas for unwinding during your time off: 1. Catch a game.  Whether you are at home or at Gannon, there are plenty of fall sports to check out.  Go to a […]