A Wholesome Saint Patrick’s Day Guide

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Saint Patrick’s day is a notorious holiday on college campuses throughout the nation. It is that one day you get a bunch of people without any Irish heritage together dressed in all green and celebrate. Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with being Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day (even if you don’t have […]

Finding inspiration in New York City

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And the first word of the 2012-2013 academic year: luck. The last time you heard from me, I was desperately seeking summer employment in my hometown. To make a dull story short, I landed a job as a cashier at Staples and spent the next few months scanning carts full of back-to-school supplies. And while […]

Luck o’ the Irish? Students Talk Superstitions

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In honor of today’s holiday and the “luck o’ the Irish,” we decided to ask a few Gannon students what they do for luck and if they believe in superstitions. Cristen Manion, freshman theatre & communication arts major: “I do believe in superstitions – most of them are theatre related. I was […]

Great-Grandfather’s Luck Helps a Nursing Student

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My great-grandfather used to say he was lucky. When people would give him that look that implied, “Okay, whatever you say, Homer,” he would point down at his forearm and say, “No really, it says so right here on my arm.” He was pointing at a tattoo that probably dated back to the 1940s that […]