SGA Report: The bumpy (and beautiful) road of democracy

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The preamble of the SGA constitution states: “We, the full-time undergraduate students of Gannon University, serving as the official voice and administrative unit, desiring to advance the student intellectually, to augment his/her education, to foster a spirit of friendship and companionship among members of the student body, faculty, and administration, and so to do better […]

SGA Report: Student Voices sparks discussion and action

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What happens when an unstoppable force hits an unmovable object? You get last week’s SGA meeting, where the students won out in a strikingly melodramatic fashion. OK, perhaps “melodramatic” isn’t the right word. Here’s a better one: unlikely. The largest (and most important) feature of the meeting was the “Student Voices” section. In my opinion, […]

Athletics and Academics Balanced in D-II

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During basketball season, I alternated working at the scorers table and behind the live feed camera. At the start of every game, everybody would stand for the national anthem. Turning to my right, I always noticed the same thing – a simple blue and white NCAA banner with the phrase “I chose Division II.”

Gannon Athlete Balances Team, Academics, Activities

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Mitch Meighen, a junior English/secondary education major, has perfected the three-way balance between academics, sports and co-curricular activities. Meighen began swimming at Gannon University during his freshman year, after swimming throughout high school for Bethel Park Senior High School. During his freshman and sophomore years, Meighen competed in the men’s 200 and 500 free, men’s […]