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  1. S.A.V.E. team plans Christmas partyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Gannon Knight

    Gannon University's Students Against Violence Everywhere Team is going to "deck the Rec" Friday by hosting a fun-filled event called "Rockin' the Knight Away" to give students the much-needed and well-deserved time to relax and forget about finals - at least for a little bit. A few of the featured events include a climbing rock wall, decking the basketball courts, the Rock Band video game to challenge friends and numerous other activities hosted by other clubs and organizations.

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  2. Lake Erie: National Marine Sanctuary?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Gannon Knight

    For many area residents and tourists, Lake Erie is a popular destination for swimming, boating or just a day at the beach. Erie now has the chance to apply to make its piece of the lake a National Marine Sanctuary.

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  3. Alumni start nonprofitRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Gannon Knight

    Opened Eyes is a new, nonprofit organization that was created by two Gannon University alumni earlier this year. Their goal is to raise diversity awareness in all aspects and create a cultural unity as well as develop a positive self-identity.

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  4. Buddy the Elf spreads joy at Erie PlayhouseRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Gannon Knight

    "The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear." That is exactly what is happening this holiday season at the Erie Playhouse as it presents "Elf the Musical," a Broadway show based on the book by Tony Award winners Bob Martin and Thomas Meehan.

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  5. Robberies on campus put Gannon students on edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Gannon Knight

    The intersection at West Fifth and Sassafras streets has been the scene of two separate robberies within the last three weeks, the first occurring Nov. 20, and the most recent occurring Monday. As a result, Gannon University officials released a Gannon community wide email alert that described each robbery and gave a profile of each of the assailants believed to be responsible for the crimes.

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  6. Great Lakes are at environmental riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    The philosophy and theology department at Gannon University held a lecture Monday that raised concerns about the environmental threats to the Great Lakes. Kelly Grant, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biology, led the lecture titled, "St.

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  7. Cooking made easy: recipes for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    It's a Tuesday evening. You finish your workday, come home and realize you don't have any food in the house.

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  8. Local architect designs each eraRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    When we look at the markers of an era, we usually classify it in two spectrums: the arts and politics. For instance, if we look at the 1920s, we tend to think of flappers and ragtime music along with it being the era of Prohibition and the rise of women's rights.

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  9. Chekhov makes a comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" received several awards during its time on and off Broadway, including the Tony Award for Best Play, among other Tony nominations. The show borrows themes such as ennui and loss from the works of Anton Chekhov as well as humor and character names.

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  10. Clerkin named artist of the YearRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    Dedication to arts and culture is often a thankless job. But a service to the betterment of the Erie community will be celebrated Wednesday at the 2014 Fall for Arts and Culture awards ceremony.

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  11. Stray cat on campus deserves a homeRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    The black cat that has been showing up around campus all semester is no stranger to the people walking on AJ's Way every day. She was first seen back in August by Alan Swigonski, director of the Waldron Campus Center, and Catherine Oakley, associate director of the Waldron Campus Center.

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  12. International students numbers are increasing on campusRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    In the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks, a national security crackdown on Arabs kept many Middle Eastern students away from American universities. Because 15 of the 19 hijackers were of Saudi Arabian origin, the Sunni nation was especially hard hit with American reactionary fears.

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  13. Wilde about 'Dorian Grey'Read the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    Dramashop's production of "Dorian Grey" will leave its audiences talking and potentially coming back to understand the story more. This production is part of a Studio Series, which Dramashop uses to be a bit more experimental.

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  14. Gannon taking Florida by stormRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    Gannon University is extending its reach all the way to Ruskin, Fla., by opening a new campus location that offers health science programs including an occupational therapy doctoral program. In the summer of 2015, Gannon intends to offer graduate Health Professional programs after being granted Florida State Education Commission approval.

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  15. Don't jump into Christmas too soonRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    Less than a week after Halloween and stores have already started playing Christmas music, putting up trees and having Christmas sales. The holiday season can be an exciting time of year, with Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas, but often times people like to skip over Thanksgiving once Halloween is over.

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  16. Gannon breaks boundaries with opening of Florida campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    Gannon University made a boundary breaking announcement to its family at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Yehl Ballroom during a historic press conference. President Keith Taylor, Ph.D., announced to staff, faculty and students the opening of a Florida campus.

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  17. Yuval nets 100th goal in rivalry lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    The Gannon University men's water polo team may have lost to Mercyhurst this weekend in the CWPA Division II rematch with a final score of 15-14, but the Knights did not go down without leaving some major impressions. From the start of the game, Gannon came in strong with a massive crowd and a focused demeanor.

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  18. Holiday needs to stop perpetuating sexist idealsRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    The film "Mean Girls" describes Halloween as the only day of the year where girls can wear lingerie in public and it's considered socially acceptable. We've seen this idea perpetuated by Reese Witherspoon via Elle Woods in "Legally Blonde."

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  19. Working in retail gives shoppers new perspectiveRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    Last week, I wrote a column expressing my opinion of a rant on YouTube about this girl's experience at Bath & Body Works. If you didn't get the chance to read it, I basically said this woman has no idea what it's like to work in retail and shouldn't try to get someone fired over two candles.

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  20. One moment of laughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Gannon Knight

    The great author Edward Estlin Cummings once said, "The most wasted of days is one without laughter." I keep this quote as my personal life challenge, and I plan to never waste a day of my life without at least one moment of laughter.

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