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2017

28

Mar

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Student Spotlight: Meet Abbey

This piece features my good friend, Abbey Ritchie. We met freshman year during Preview GU and have been friends ever since. I sat down with Abbey for a Q & A to share her Gannon experience. Q: Where are you from, and how far away is it from campus? A: I am from Fairview, Pennsylvania, […]

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28

Mar

Kendra Gannon

My Gannon Experience: Defining

When I think of the Gannon Experience, the main thing comes to mind is this overwhelming sense of love. I have grown from someone entirely consumed by this fear of failure into an individual who is ready to fail. I feel so supported, and loved, at Gannon that I am willing to take criticism and […]

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24

Mar

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Dear Emma: Relationship Advice Column–Part 2

Dear Emma: What advice do you have for a hopeless romantic in today’s world where hookups and “talking” are becoming popular? –Searching for Long-Term Dear Searching for Long-Term: It sounds like you could use a Hallmark movie right about now, but seriously, I understand your frustration. It’s hard to read people and know what they […]

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21

Mar

15

Mar

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Student Spotlight: Meet an Estonian

One of the first friends I made in college was Anne-Mari Kaur. She is an international student here at Gannon. We met during Intro to Philosophy and became better friends while taking more and more classes together. I sat down with Anne-Mari for a Qn’A to share a little bit about herself. Q:  Where are […]

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14

Mar

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Going to College Without Your High School Best Friend

It’s tough; the person that was always there with you in school to get you through the good and bad times isn’t there anymore. I was really worried when I chose a different university than my best friend. How would I live without her to complain to for the next four years? Granted, we each […]

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10

Mar

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Other Side: Do I Really Need These Classes?

One of the most common complaints I hear among college students regards taking core classes. The bemoaning typically goes along the lines of, “This *insert class title* is so dumb; why do I even need to take this?” Well, dear students, as someone who has taken those classes and also whined about them, I’m here […]

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10

Mar

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My First Occupational Therapy Doctorate Fieldwork Experience

My classmates and I have begun our first Level 1 occupational therapy fieldwork experiences. In our occupational therapy doctorate program (OTD), we have to go through three “Level I” placements and two “Level II” placements prior to completing the program. We are on our first psychosocial rotations and have been placed at some of our […]

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08

Mar

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Just a Chapter in a Book

When I was younger I used to pretend that everything about my life was a fairy tale. Even the most mundane aspects of my life would feel as if they were something magical. The bus to school was not just some vessel for my little body to be brought to some government mandated program, but […]

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06

Mar

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Wake Up: Philosophy and “The Matrix”

As a Gannon student, you are required to take six credits of philosophy which includes three credits taken as Introduction to Philosophy (LPHI 131) and three credits taken as a second course of your choice. Then, you also have the option of taking Philosophy of Ethical Responsibility (LPHI 237) or Theology of Moral Responsibility (LTHE […]

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