‘News’

  • Rex Ryan becomes “Ryan the Messiah”

    Jan 20, 11 • 654 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 • 560 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 • 624 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 • 606 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 • 543 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 • 566 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 • 659 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 • 677 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...

  • Anxiety heightened when peculiar words reach ears

    Dec 8, 10 • 1245 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by Certain words make me cringe inside. Hearing my black-listed words is aural torture, and I make conscious efforts to avoid saying them or using them in conversation as best as I can. “The list of words that make me feel weird” started in high school,...

  • Science sparks on Schuster stage

    Dec 8, 10 • 657 Views • NewsNo Comments

    by The scientific world of Galileo usually feels more at home in textbooks and lectures than in house music, glittering neon lights and makeup Lady Gaga and Adam Lambert would envy. For the 16 cast members of the Schuster Theatre’s production by the same...