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2017

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Mar

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Mar

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Getting To Know Your New SGA President

Kendra Walker was recently elected as the new president of Gannon’s Student Government Association. The sophomore accounting and finance major currently serves on SGA as the vice president of finance. This week, I sat down with her to find out more about her plans, the campaign process and some little-known fun facts about our new […]

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08

Feb

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Battle of the Books

What does the phrase “battle of the books” mean to you? If you envisioned something resembling a snowball fight, but with literature as a substitute projectile, you may be disappointed. It is actually more like a quiz bowl for local middle and high school students. On March 3rd, Gannon will be hosting the Battle of […]

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01

Feb

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And Then It Was Now: Dear Future Me

Dear future me, Do you remember writing this blog? On December 2nd of 2016, I released my debut album titled Dear Future Me. You can find it on teddyrankin.bandcamp.com if you are interested in giving it a listen! It currently has over 1,000 plays on bandcamp and a very generous review from the Erie Reader. So […]

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11

Jan

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Sam Hyman: working at Gannon, “playing a good gig”

I bet you didn’t know that among the illustrious staff at Gannon, there was a potential Grammy nominee. Sam Hyman, technical director of campus events, in addition to his dedicated work at Gannon, is also a well known and widely respected musician. You may not be able to pick this singer/songwriter out of the university […]

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06

Jan

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And Then It Was Now: Your Opinions Matter!

Have you ever disagreed with something somebody said? Well, of course you have. There are so many opposing viewpoints on nearly every topic that exists. Some people, believe it or not, even disagreed with Newton’s law of gravity. However, I imagine that those same people were also fundamentally against floating into space. My point is […]

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04

Jan

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And Then It Was Now: Beat Stress by Getting Things Done (and puppies)

To be completely honest, college life can get you down. I am certainly not saying it will, but for some, the adjustment can be difficult. Personally, my freshman year has been a roller-coaster of nervousness and excitement, with a few upside-down twists. After little more than half of one semester, I can confirm what my […]

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2016

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Dec

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Winter Driving in Erie

If you are new to Erie, or perhaps adjusting to the snowy commute, here are some tips for surviving the slick roads brought to you by lake effect snow. Since beginning my journey at Gannon only a few short months ago, I have already met a few students who have yet to experience snow at […]

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20

Dec

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Album Reviews

Ruminations: Conor Oberst – 3.5/5     The word “rumination” means deep thought and consideration, which is exactly what Conor Oberst put into his most recent album. Released on October 14th, Ruminations is Oberst’s 10th solo album. The entire album is recorded using only a guitar, piano, and harmonica. Furthermore, he has never been known […]

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02

Dec

And Then It Was Now

Sometimes, life goes by so fast that you have to recap your week just to make sense of it. I find that I am so busy that I forget everything that I did and don’t give myself enough credit for my accomplishments throughout the week. Also, I feel like recording the things I check off […]

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