‘News’

  • University receives $1 million gift from anonymous donor

    Feb 23, 11 • 872 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by A $1 million gift from an anonymous donor will create a scholarship for students enrolled in Gannon University’s College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences. The donor, a Gannon alumnus, has created the Cathedral College Endowed Merit...

  • Mobile operating systems clash due to flash ability

    Feb 23, 11 • 753 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by When Android first unveiled on the HTC Dream cell phone in October 2008, it was considered an “iPhone Killer.” Although it didn’t necessarily slay Apple’s cell phone, it marked the first move forward in the rebellion against the tyrannous iPhone...

  • Penn State ‘THON’ raises 9.5 million for cancer research

    Feb 23, 11 • 909 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Penn State University students danced the night (and day) away last weekend for THON, the yearlong anticipated dance marathon at the Bryce Jordan Center at University Park. THON is a student-run philanthropy organization, which began in 1973. The cause:...

  • Bus ride teaches lessons of courtesy and patience

    Feb 23, 11 • 828 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by I’m not one for long car rides or particularly interested in driving anywhere that takes more than seven hours to reach. I’m all about the “journey,” but I’d rather just get there. Last weekend though, my trip to New York City wasn’t an ideal,...

  • Week offers relaxation, travel

    Feb 23, 11 • 810 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Everyone knows what’s supposed to happen:  A couple of youngins’ cram into an old Volvo and head south to have a skimpily-attired, fabulous week – with all the implied trimmings. Though some undergrads might have the traditional experience, Gannon...

  • SGA nears end of club funding

    Feb 23, 11 • 834 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by As the school year moves toward the end, the Student Government Association is busy allocating the necessary funds to various clubs and organizations on campus. According to Erica Rider, treasurer of SGA, there is about $8,000 remaining in club funding....

  • Promising movie takes inferior turn

    Feb 23, 11 • 735 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by Despite his age, Liam Neeson has recently been cast as many badass action heroes where he beats up villains and delivers justice himself. He’s been in action movies before, but none like his recent crop. He is slowly evolving into a modern-day Sylvester...

  • Students prepare for Alternative Break Service Trips

    Feb 23, 11 • 960 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Senior biology major Amanda Stolz said she commits her spring breaks to service trips so she can “pay it forward.” Junior communication arts major Beth Gaertner said she serves to learn about the issues that might not have a big impact on her life but...

  • School to hold contest for private concert viewing

    Feb 16, 11 • 814 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by One lucky Penn State Behrend student will hear a private concert from Motion City Soundtrack this spring in a bit better venue than the campus’s gymnasium: their bedroom. The Penn State Behrend Concert Committee has determined at least two “pre-concert...

  • Safe Network continues to help students

    Feb 16, 11 • 977 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by One of Gannon University’s newest groups this year is the Safe Network, an alliance of people who have taken a pledge in order to support individuals who are struggling with their sexual identity. Deacon Steve Washek said the group provides trained...