Playlist: Music as a Form of Therapy

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During my freshman year, I took Theater and Culture with Fr. Shawn Clerkin. In that class we learned about different functions of art. One of those functions is therapy. While many plays and other works of theater have a therapeutic effect for the audience members, music and song lyrics also have the potential to be […]

Introducing the new School of Communication and the Arts

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Gannon University has announced the creation of the School of Communication and the Arts in the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences. The School will co-locate and integrate current and emerging programs in human communication studies, media studies, and the digital and performing arts. Hands-on, co-curricular programs will be joined in the building including […]

10 Ways to Kill an Hour on Campus

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Chances are, you will have some spare time between classes or meetings. Instead of sitting idly around during those breaks, Gannon has several unique ways to kill an hour – which we’ve listed for you in no particular order 🙂

Local Gallery Offers Eclectic Art Near Campus

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Glass Growers Gallery is just a short stroll from the Gannon campus (Photo courtesy of www.glassgrowersgallery.com). Although one’s eye may be first drawn toward Erie’s Starbucks, McDonald’s and other typical landmarks of a small city – a second glance down the side streets and Perry Square reveal a more eclectic vibe. One of these eclectic […]

10 Ways We Bet You Didn’t Know You Could Get a Gannon Scholarship

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It’s no secret that college can be a financial burden on students and their families, but many schools – Gannon included – hit the mark on sending much-needed aid to students. If you’ve already applied for scholarships outside of Gannon, don’t think you’ve exhausted all routes for finding extra cash for college. The college itself […]

The Joe Show: I Recommend…

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I recommend taking fine and digital arts classes in college. They’re usually fun and a good break from class after class of a specific major. Most of all, they offer life skills for any career as well as for for other classes. I’m a fine arts minor, so I have taken animation, music, digital drawing, […]

Gannon’s Got Plavcan

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When we experience art in a gallery – like the Schuster Art Gallery at Gannon – we feel human. We feel alive. When we are surrounded by art on a daily basis, our minds are opened and expanded. And now to add to that in our daily lives here, Gannon recently acquired a painting by […]