Learn to Live a Sustainable Lifestyle

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Personally, I do my best to live a non-wasteful lifestyle. However, I am aware that I come up short sometimes and can do better. Luckily for me, there’s a dear friend of mine and student on campus who is AMAZING at living a sustainable lifestyle. Julia is part of Gannon University’s T.R.A.V.E.L. program, and is leading […]

Conor Potter: Where’s my letter from Hogwarts?

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Life can be pretty disappointing at times. For example, I’ve been waiting for my Hogwarts acceptance letter for nine long years now. Not to worry, though. I’m sure it’s just mixed up in the mail! But on a more serious note, the start of a new semester is a sign that there’s one less semester […]

A new approach to New Year’s resolutions

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Many people use the beginning of a new year to better themselves in one way or another. Setting a new year’s resolution can be a fun challenge, but it comes with great responsibility to hold true to this goal for an entire year. Normally I do not have a New Year’s resolution unless it’s something […]

Z is for zoology

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Students who study biology must examine every living organism, from a single cell to the largest ecosystem – or all creatures great and small, as the poem goes. For those particularly interested in the processes and behavior of animals, Gannon’s zoology courses are surefire favorites. Taught by Dr. Edward Phillips and Dr. Steve Ropski, zoology […]

Minor considerations after a major change

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I’m halfway through my first semester as a psychology major and things are going really well. I’m getting all A’s and loving my classes, teachers and classmates. And at this point, most people are aware of my switch, so I’m no longer being asked, “Wait, aren’t you a biology major?” But that question’s been replaced […]

Simba, Sabres and soft things with Erica Rider

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Erica Rider is the president of Alpha Gamma Delta, a member of the Student Government Association and one of the Waldron Campus Center’s help desk consultants. She is a senior chemistry major in the LECOM 4+4 pre-medical program. Let’s find out all about her. Hometown: East Aurora, N.Y. High school: Iroquois Central Favorite color: Pink […]

Prep for college, have faith in 'you'

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As the name of my blog may suggest, one of the topics I like to discuss is faith. While I normally like to place an importance on faith in terms of religion, I’d like to take a step back from that and talk about another kind of faith– faith in yourself. It was at this […]

Chem lab assistant puts reactions into action

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This week we take a look into the general chemistry lab with Jenna Matis, junior pre-med/chemistry major. What is a typical day like for you at your job? I prepare labs for the General Chemistry II classes and assist students with their labs. I typically make reagents, refills bottles and make sure all of the […]