‘Features’

  • APB hosts annual Springtopia event

    Apr 25, 12 • 1069 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Finals week can be a stressful time for almost everybody. To help cope with this, the Gannon University Activities Programming Board is hosting Springtopia this week. Springtopia is a week full of events right before finals. It lets students take a break...

  • ROTC students reflect on training, formal event

    Apr 25, 12 • 1286 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by The past two weeks have been especially busy for the “Pride of PA” Army ROTC cadets, with several different events demanding their attention and hard work. If you were walking from the Waldron Campus Center to the Zurn Science Center on the morning of...

  • Runners forgo sneakers for bare feet

    Apr 18, 12 • 1280 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by The posters that greet customers entering Achilles Running Shop depict a young man and woman — presumably fresh off a daily run — each reclined while displaying the sole of an exposed left foot. Meanwhile, the right foot lays enclosed in a slender...

  • Classes you dread but shouldn’t: History of the West and World

    Apr 18, 12 • 1192 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by History of the West and World: one of the required classes that everyone takes yet dreads. But why is this class labeled as boring, dry, and dull according to Nicole Smith, freshman mortuary science major? When she was asked why she took this class,...

  • Summer travel offers work, learning and fun

    Apr 18, 12 • 985 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Summer break can be a time to relax, have fun and enjoy a long break from school. But for some, it’s a time to travel. Some will be traveling just for the fun of it, but others will be studying abroad. Brittnie Knight, a Gannon University theater and...

  • Familiar campus face affirms love for Gannon

    Mar 28, 12 • 918 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by There are some aspects of Gannon University that are only truly appreciated by students, faculty and staff – John Coleman is one of those aspects. Coleman, security corporal community relations coordinator for Campus Police and Safety, is a...

  • Humanities major decrease in time

    Mar 28, 12 • 773 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by When you talk to any given group of Gannon University students, chances are they’ll say they’re majoring in some kind of science. Humanities majors are hard to come by at Gannon. But this university isn’t alone – it’s a trend throughout the...

  • Annual march seeks to assist every woman in need of healing

    Mar 28, 12 • 755 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Most people wouldn’t admit to being afraid of the dark, but it is a rare occasion to see a woman walking by herself in the middle of the night. There is something about that time that can be frightening. This is especially true for those who have been...

  • Student-athletes balance books and sports

    Mar 21, 12 • 1490 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by As the March weather is getting increasingly warmer, it’s the time of year when athletes of all kinds climb out of the woodwork to bike, walk, run, hop, skip and jump around Presque Isle. While many Gannon University students do this as a fun way to keep...

  • Scholarships lighten students’ load

    Mar 21, 12 • 1052 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by The one relief before beginning freshman year: no more college applications, scholarships and essays. As a senior in high school, the biggest stress aside for preparing for the next step in life is applying to colleges and all of the paperwork that...