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  • University purchases Antlers

    Jan 20, 11 • 1424 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 • 1026 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 • 915 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 • 1318 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 • 873 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 • 857 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 • 818 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 • 848 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...

  • Globes mark Oscar sprint

    Jan 19, 11 • 802 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Best Acknowledgement of the 100-pound Guerrilla in the Room: Ricky Gervais. The Globes are famous for wild card nominations – films with star power and bad reviews – because the Hollywood Foreign Press loves their celebrities. Johnny Depp and Angelina...

  • Familial drama to hit Schuster stage

    Jan 19, 11 • 788 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Sam Shepard’s drama, “A Lie of the Mind,” is not like anything Gannon’s Schuster Theatre has ever done before.  Dark and almost sinister, this play asks a lot of both the relatively small cast and the audience members.  “Lie” forces the...