‘News’

  • Metz staff member moonlights in band

    Feb 16, 11 • 919 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by He wanted to be Eddie Van Halen. And even though Mike Isbell never quite made it that far, his love for the musical stage is just as powerful as that of the ‘80s icon. His devotion to music makes it logical that Isbell has been at it professionally for...

  • Gannon takes part in Recyclemania challenge

    Feb 16, 11 • 732 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by The Gannon Goes Green committee wants everyone on campus to get manic about recycling. Recyclemania – the countrywide recycling initiative held at college campuses – has begun, and will continue through the end of March. Recyclemania is a national...

  • Behrend: Baby named after campus

    Feb 9, 11 • 915 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Asher Behrend Brewer, a 5-week-old boy from Harborcreek, bears the University’s namesake because it “would be appropriate to include something about Asher’s unusual birth in his name,” said his father, Nathan Brewer. The father helped deliver his...

  • Local band deserves recognition

    Feb 9, 11 • 867 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by Perdition no longer stands for eternal punishment. An Erie band and Gannon University student are stepping up their game with a “DIY” album. When one hears the term “basement band” one usually thinks of poorly conceived songs and a bad quality demo...

  • Our Father’ prayer enriches Catholic school experience

    Feb 9, 11 • 777 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by I am currently in my 15th straight year of Catholic education, and I can’t say it’s been easy. Since it’s Catholic Colleges week, I feel compelled to reflect on my journey through the diocese’s parochial education system. When I was 4 year old, I...

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

    Feb 9, 11 • 726 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by A great performance of a musical takes all the essentials — an orchestra, costumes, song and dance and throws glitter on it all. The Erie Playhouse’s performance of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” this past weekend was even more...

  • University proposes 2012 budget

    Feb 9, 11 • 1017 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Gannon University’s board of trustees will vote on the budget for fiscal year 2012 this Friday, which includes plans to increase tuition by 3.9 percent, increase faculty and staff compensation by 3 percent and extend meal plan equivalency hours. The...

  • Mercyhurst: Rhodes gets at least 40 months

    Feb 9, 11 • 1014 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by A 3-year-old case against a former Mercyhurst College volleyball player came to a close Friday morning at the Erie County Courthouse. Judge Ernest J. DiSantis Jr. sentenced Teri Rhodes to a minimum of three years and four months in state prison stemming...

  • Freshman takes lead in upcoming show

    Feb 9, 11 • 788 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Freshman Matt Kridel does not look capable of beating someone unconscious. However, this does describe Jake, the character Kridel will portray when Gannon University’s production of Sam Shepard’s “A Lie of the Mind” opens 8 p.m. Thursday. Kridel, a...

  • Gannon to introduce four online programs

    Feb 9, 11 • 913 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Gannon University plans to offer four exclusively online programs starting in fall 2011. The programs include master of business administration, master of public administration, master of engineering management, and a registered nursing to bachelor of...