Greek Spotlight Series: Maria Hays

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Welcome to the Greek Spotlight series! My purpose is to show all of the positive aspects of the sororities and fraternities here on Gannon’s campus. With so many lovely men and women, there are a lot of people to talk about. This week, we meet Maria Hays. She is an English major with a professional […]

Last week in photos

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With the hectic schedule of a college student, it’s easy to miss out on a lot of the activities going on around campus. Each week, Gannon provides fun and educational opportunities to its students, from open discussions on controversial topics to pep rallies for homecoming. The Organization of Women Leaders hosts a discussion on feminism […]

GIVE Day 2014

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Once again, Gannon students have happily donated a portion of their weekend to the greater good. This year, GIVE day saw 58 of the university’s clubs and organizations volunteering at 51 sites, from the Erie VA Medical Center to Gridley Park to Gannon’s own Goodwill Garden. GIVE Day coincided with the “International Coastal Cleanup Day,” and as […]

Celebrating an entire week of Greeks

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Each spring, Gannon University’s Greek community bands together to participate in a weeklong celebration called Greek Week. The sororities and fraternities work together to determine which team is supreme by participating in a series of activities. This year, Gannon University’s Panhellenic and Inter-fraternity Council’s Greek Week theme was “America.” Greek Week spanned from April 6 […]

Experiencing the other side of sorority recruitment

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When I was a freshman, I decided to join a sorority and endure spring recruitment. As a potential new member, I visited all five sororities trying to discover if Greek life was for me.   I remember being scared the first day of rush, choosing my words and an outfit that was sure to impress. […]

Tying together the sororities for spring recruitment

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Around this time each year, many college campuses prepare for formal spring sorority recruitment, with Gannon University being no exception. This year’s theme for spring recruitment was “We Are All Tied Together”, symbolized by bows, and spanned the length of January 24-27.  Each of the five sororities on campus, Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Sigma Alpha, […]

The highest bids for fall rush

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During the last couple weeks, you may have come across posters strewn across campus advertising different sorority and fraternity events.  These ornate and colorful posters hoped to lure in potential members of Greek life for fall recruitment. Fall recruitment, held during the first academic semester of the year, differs from spring recruitment in that it […]

Last Greek standing: My first Greek Week

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When I first joined a sorority, I knew there would be certain requirements – service hours to fulfill, meetings to attend, recruitment events to host. I never thought one of these requirements would be dancing in a Mrs. Potato Head costume to Spice Girls and other songs from my childhood. No, I haven’t finally cracked […]

New beginnings with sorority recruitment weekend

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During the week of Jan. 22-28, a very important event is highlighted on every girl’s social calendar: sorority recruitment. Like them or not, fraternities and sororities play an important part in college life. They organize social events, provide community service and offer a sense of school spirit. Like many other girls at Gannon, I put […]