‘News’

  • Freshman takes lead in upcoming show

    Feb 9, 11 • 687 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...

  • Sunday, Fumble, Sunday

    Feb 9, 11 • 643 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Non-sports enthusiasts usually look to commercials and food to get them through the Super Bowl, but Sunday’s proceedings also included a number of awkward celebrity moments that offered plenty of entertainment.  Christina Aguilera wins the first viral...

  • Construction of new residence hall continues

    Feb 9, 11 • 739 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Workers have been braving high winds and snow to continue construction of Gannon University’s new $17 million, five-floor residence hall, which – despite the Erie winter conditions – is still slated to open in fall 2011. “The weather, obviously,...

  • Seniors ready annual gift for university

    Feb 2, 11 • 716 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by As seniors get ready for graduation within the next three months, they can elect to pay tribute to the university by giving their annual senior gift. Taylor Corn, the senior class representative for the Student Government Association, said this is an...

  • Biology professor dances through Old Testament in local performance

    Feb 2, 11 • 688 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by The Biblical story of Joseph will be told at the Erie Playhouse this weekend through a variety of song and dance numbers that make up the play, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” The musical is like a journey through ancient Egypt, with...

  • Nature interpretations can create positive perspective

    Feb 2, 11 • 605 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Genuine happiness is in flux; it can peak and dip like a calculated wave, conscious of its movement, or it can tower so high and swell with such velocity that it seems impossible for it to ever break, until, naturally and inevitably, it does. I’ve always...

  • Behrend announces concert plans

    Feb 2, 11 • 793 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by The Penn State Behrend Concert Committee announced Friday their selections – electropop duo 3OH!3 and rock band Motion City Soundtrac – to co-headline the Spring 2011 concert. “My goal with it is to build something that’s more than a concert,”...

  • University prepares events for Black History Month celebration

    Feb 2, 11 • 747 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Gannon University is planning a variety of events, including a documentary viewing and a lecture, to celebrate Black History Month. The university will show the documentary “Soundtrack for a Revolution” at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 104 of the Zurn...

  • ‘Fighter’ challenges cliche sports movies

    Feb 2, 11 • 766 Views • Arts & Leisure, NewsNo Comments

    by Sports movies usually contain so many clichés that the ending is easy to predict. The protagonist loses a game, fights through adversity and then wins the “big game” with an underdog mentality. The audience is amazed. Repeat, repeat, repeat. “The...

  • Mercyhurst receives EPA grant

    Feb 2, 11 • 528 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Mercyhurst College Assistant Professor of biology Steven Mauro, Ph.D., recently helped the college earn a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). He and a team of Mercyhurst students have researched contaminants in Presque Isle...