Welcome to the National Park Nomad!

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My absolute favorite way to pass the time is to go exploring. I will never pass up an opportunity to go hiking, rock climbing, or kayaking, among many other things. I have found that it is the best way for me, personally, to get away from the mess of the world for a little bit […]

Find Your FYT at Gannon!

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        No matter what your interests are, there are many FYT groups to choose from during Preview GU. The acronym FYT stands for Find Your Thing. These groups pair people with similar interests together, and they spend two days getting to know each other and making connections. During Preview GU, my FYT […]

Gannon Backstage: Sam Hyman

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This past week I had the amazing opportunity to interview a professor, musician, and faculty member at Gannon University: Sam Hyman. Sam is the director of the Waldron Campus Center where he strives to bring students together, works with APB (the Activities Programming Board) and partners with SGA (the Student Government Association). He also supports […]

Back to School: Are You Ready?

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It’s that time of year again, everyone! Time to buy your books, get your school supplies, and get new clothes for this coming school year! It can be a stressful time, especially if this is your first year of college. So, in order to help you feel a little more ready, I have some tips […]

Arts Scholarships at Gannon University

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Whether you’re in chorus, band, or theater there is a scholarship opportunity for you. Listed below are a couple of scholarships that you can apply for if you are interested in the arts.     The Schuster Patron of the Arts Scholarship Each year Gannon University and the Schuster family offer 10 scholarships to students […]

5 Jobs you can get With a Music Degree

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  After you earn your music degree at Gannon, there are many different directions that you can take. Here are 5 different jobs you could get with a music degree.     Artist representation In this career you get to represent artists by marketing their music and advertising the artists. You can also manage concerts […]

5 Ways to Relieve Stress Using Music

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    We all know that college isn’t easy. Especially as a freshman coming to Gannon, I get very stressed about everything that goes into being a good student. From the new professors to preparing for finals, being a student is highly stressful. This is why it is important to have many ways of managing […]

Get That Creative Flow Back!

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The world is a beautiful place. It can be an easy escape from the stress of school, the weight of a job, or the usual struggles of life. Nonetheless, it can still be difficult trying to get your creative groove flowing. If you’ve been feeling a little uninspired recently, these ideas may help you find […]

Mental Health Among Athletes

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The big change from home and high school to life as college students can begin to gather pressures for young people. Academic and personal challenges can come from separation from friends and family. There is often an issue with mental health that can appear. It may reveal itself with a form of intense anxiety prior […]

Volunteer Opportunity: Inner City Neighborhood Art House

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Whether you’re in need of service hours for one of Gannon’s clubs or looking for a way to pass the time during the school year, volunteering is a great way to help out in the community. The Inner-City Neighborhood Art House is a non-profit organization that focuses on ensuring an educational and friendly atmosphere for […]