Borrowed some Tony Awards from my internship at New York Theatre Workshop

From GU to NYC; Still Gannon Family

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What’s your full name, hometown, undergrad major and graduate studies program? Hi – I’m Sarah Sgro and I’m from Pittsburgh, PA. At GU, I earned my undergraduate degrees in French/ International Business before going on to graduate school earning my degree in Performing Arts Administration at NYU Steinhardt. What first drew you to Gannon? Gannon was actually the […]

Commence the commencement

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It’s finally almost here, the day many seniors have been anxiously waiting for or dreading.  It’s what every student works toward during their college years. It marks the end of an era, and quite possibly the end of formal education for some. It’s a time to celebrate with your friends and family because you did […]

The big lesson: Learning to fail

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When I stepped onto campus four years ago, I had no idea what would come of my time at Gannon. I had no idea who I would become, who I would meet, what I would do here. I was nervous and excited, but ready to start on this grand adventure. Now, I look back at […]

Getting my foot in the door at the Olivier Awards

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College is all about having once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Being a college student means that more options are available to you to try amazing things and fulfill some of the things you’ve hoped and dreamed about for years. It takes a lot of hard work and a bit of luck, but you’ll get to make some of […]

Your favorite Gannon magazine is coming to Tumblr!

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If you’ve never heard of it before, Tumblr is a microblogging platform with over 100 million users. Users create blogs based on a variety of topics and interests, from television shows and movies to travel and photography. People use Tumblr to showcase their work or their businesses, along with freaking out about their favorite things. […]

Scaly friends in on campus apartments

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One of the best parts about living at home is being close to your family pet. Those animals are often your best friends, providing love and unconditional support to you whenever you need them. When you move away to college, those pets can’t make the trip with you. None of the dorms on Gannon’s campus […]

The real work behind student teaching

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During the last semester of their senior year, many education majors head back to the classroom. No, they haven’t been skipping class for the last four years. They’re heading to elementary, middle and high schools for two placements as a student teacher. They’ll spend time observing students and faculty before they take over the class […]

The people you leave behind: Siblings and college

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Over the course of four years living away from home to go to school, you tend to grow up. You not only get older, but you have experiences that can’t be replicated as a high school student or while living at home. You mature, you gain a better understanding of the world around you and […]

Surviving Lent: Getting over the loss of (chocolate, soda, naps etc.)

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The Catholic observance of the Lenten season is one marked by the themes of sacrifice and absolution for sins. Those who actively practice Catholicism tend to mark their commitment to this 40-day period by giving up something or adding some sort of service activity to their daily lives. This extra challenge helps students focus on […]