‘News’

  • Students react to crosswalk removal

    Jan 20, 11 • 963 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 • 1372 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 • 919 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 • 918 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 • 860 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 • 885 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 • 854 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 • 832 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...

  • Web exclusive: Garibaldi to leave Dec. 31; Kelly named interim president

    Dec 16, 10 • 963 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by A few changes are in store for the timetable surrounding the search for Gannon University’s next president. The Most Rev. Donald W. Trautman, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie and chairman of Gannon’s board of trustees, announced Dec. 16...

  • Year in Review

    Dec 8, 10 • 1017 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Glamour girls like Grace Kelly and Katherine Hepburn would have scoffed at today’s America, which welcomes the average, the untalented and the weirdos yearning to be famous. While old school celebrities got air time, Internet sensations and reality...