‘News’

  • Mercyhurst adds new biology class

    Jan 20, 11 • 970 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by For those who think that science is boring, think again. One need only look to the first floor of Zurn Hall and its marine biology curriculum to witness the possibilities of this discipline. Mercyhurst College’s biology department is offering a new...

  • Professor takes role as interim president

    Jan 20, 11 • 808 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Philip Kelly, Ph.D., is best known around Gannon University as a professor in the English department and bicycling enthusiast. But for the next few months, Kelly will take on another role as interim president of the university. During his career at Gannon,...

  • University purchases Antlers

    Jan 20, 11 • 1156 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by More downtown expansion is in store for Gannon University due to the recent acquisition of Antlers Pub at 162 W. Fourth St. The university purchased the Antlers land, building and equipment for $180,000 on Dec. 21, said Linda Wagner, vice president for...

  • Former student Luckey dies at 83

    Jan 20, 11 • 882 Views • News1 Comment

    by Robert “Joe” Luckey, a former Gannon student who has served the university for more than 55 years, died Tuesday at age 83. Luckey enrolled at Gannon College in 1952 after working for one year at Erie’s General Electric. At the request of Fr. Wilfred...

  • Students react to crosswalk removal

    Jan 20, 11 • 737 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by The recent shutdown of the crosswalk on West Eighth Street between A.J.’s Way and the A.J. Palumbo Academic Center has quickly garnered the attention of students coming back from break. Tom Panighetti, Student Government Association president, said that...

  • University recognized by Malaysian government

    Jan 20, 11 • 1137 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Gannon University has been formally recognized by Malaysia’s Ministry of Education. The recognition will allow the university to continue to increase its international student population. As a result, Gannon has been awarded a Malaysian Quality Assurance...

  • Rex Ryan becomes “Ryan the Messiah”

    Jan 20, 11 • 748 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by I’m sure that Rex Ryan put a celebratory foot in his mouth Sunday night. I’m just glad it wasn’t his own foot and didn’t happen as a result of the New York Jets’ not-as-close-as-the-scoreboard-says 28-21 victory over the heavily favored New...

  • Career inspiration derives from significant sources

    Jan 19, 11 • 653 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by I used to be so sure of what I wanted to do after graduation, and always had a confident response to the, “what are you supposed to do with an English degree” question, which was graduate school then law school. The answer was simple, and gained...

  • Bold Americana underlay polishes new release from hyper-literate indie band

    Jan 19, 11 • 691 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by If every prior Decemberists album were a novella, then consider “The King is Dead” a folk tale – less bookish and more accessible, but in every way as rich a story. The band’s latest album, released Tuesday, is a Decemberists album for people who...

  • Portman excels in dance thriller

    Jan 19, 11 • 689 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Whether you’re into ballet or not, “Black Swan” is a rare film that draws any kind of audience together. It’s much more than a story about a ballerina. The plot revolves around the main protagonist, Nina Sayers (Natalie Portman). She is a young and...