BLOG: A legend is born

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Hockey is a multi-faceted sport. I don’t just mean the differences between forwards, defensemen and goalies, etc. There are trainers for when a player is hurt, equipment managers who keep everyone’s gear functioning properly, and entire media departments making sure viewers at home can see the game without issues. All sports are like this: baseball, […]

Cornhole tournament celebrates arrival of spring

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It’s official – March Madness is officially here. Basketball brackets are starting to show up everywhere you turn and spring is finally back in the air, so what better time to take advantage of everyone’s spring fever and hold an outdoor event? Alyssa Tregaskis had this exact thought. Tregaskis is helping to plan a cornhole […]

Nostalgia from the stage

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High school theater season is getting ready to kick off in Pittsburgh. Shows usually begin to appear late this month and wrap up by late May. Being a four-year participant in my high school’s shows, I always began feeling more excited as February rolled around, because that meant we were almost ready to perform. Right […]

Keeping Sane

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At this point, I hesitate to call the job “director” anymore. I would be perfectly OK renaming the position of being in charge of a show “coordinator,” because that’s I do. But, according to the program, I am the director of “Oedipus Tex,” a musical based on the classic Greek drama. Fringe Fest Erie 2015 […]

March for Life

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One mile is not too far of a walk. From the Bayfront Parkway to 14th Street is one mile, if one travels straight down State Street. 10 laps around a standard track is usually one mile. But when you’re marching this one-mile stretch of land with 700,000 other people at the same time, it’s a […]

Golden Knights look to be pretty (awesome) in pink

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Every year, the Gannon Basketball Teams set aside one game, designated as the “Pink Zone Game.” The game is arranged as a benefit for Breast Cancer Awareness, and this year it features a match-up between the Golden Knights and their cross-town rival, Mercyhurst. The game is scheduled for Saturday, January 31 at 1 pm. However, […]

Goodbye, Erie. Aloha, vacation!

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Getting to travel is always a privilege, especially if that trip is for leisure. Possibly one of the best vacations I’ve ever had was this past winter break, when I had the chance to visit my aunt and uncle in Kaneohe, Hawaii, on the island of Oahu. I had been there with my family before, for […]

Alumni Q&A: Matt Kridel

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Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in clinical/counseling psychology at the University of South Alabama, Matt Kridel ’14 reflects on his time at Gannon and plans for the future.   Looking back, how did Gannon prepare you for where you are now? Gannon prepared me for where I am now in two big ways. First, my incredible […]

Hockey and water polo teams square off in ‘Pool vs. Pond Challenge’

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Sports crossovers are a rare occurrence. When Gannon’s club hockey team took on the men’s basketball team in a skills competition last week, it was an exciting event partly because it was unprecedented here at Gannon. And now, they’re at it again. The hockey team has challenged the men’s water polo team to a water […]

PLAYLIST: Get fired up during game time

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Whether you’re on the field, on the bench, or on the couch, sports fans everywhere enjoy getting pumped up for games. Here are some tried-and-true songs to get your heart racing and ready to scream your way through any sporting event: 1. “Bangarang” – Skrillex This song should be enough to get you focused, but it […]