‘News’

  • Professor takes role as interim president

    Jan 20, 11 • 1403 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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 • 2106 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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 • 1353 Views • News1 Comment

    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 J....

  • Students react to crosswalk removal

    Jan 20, 11 • 1288 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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 the...

  • University recognized by Malaysian government

    Jan 20, 11 • 1705 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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 • 1163 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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 England...

  • Career inspiration derives from significant sources

    Jan 19, 11 • 1307 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    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 satisfied...

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

    Jan 19, 11 • 1130 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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 • 1147 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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 • 1192 Views • NewsNo Comments

    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...