‘Features’

  • Students prepare for religious life

    Sep 21, 11 • 591 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by “Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan, student-centered University which provides for the holistic development of undergraduate and graduate students in the Judeo-Christian tradition.” The first sentence of Gannon University’s mission statement, above,...

  • Fans pumped for Pottermore

    Sep 15, 11 • 619 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Only one word has been lighting up the eyes of eager fans worldwide since the premier of the final “Harry Potter” film this summer: Pottermore. At the July 7 London premier of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2,” book author J. K. Rowling...

  • Gannon acts as first American experience for student

    Sep 15, 11 • 629 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by When Gannon University student Matt Zang stepped off the plane in America for the first time, it could’ve been a scene from “Gulliver’s Travels.” Except this time around, it was Zang coming to the land of giants. “I saw all of these tall...

  • Classes you dread, but shouldn’t

    Sep 15, 11 • 553 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Just the name – Shakespeare – can send students into a tizzy, let alone the thought of having to take a whole three-credit course on his work. ENGL 350, Drama of Shakespeare, is currently the only specific literature class that English majors at Gannon...

  • Riding the bus isn’t only for high schoolers

    Sep 8, 11 • 538 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by The bus – some people think it is scary. That’s only because they don’t know how to use it. Just last weekend my roommate and I were going to go to the mall. I said, “Hey, let’s use the bus.” She looked at me like I had three heads. She has...

  • Hot spots around town

    Sep 8, 11 • 779 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by As the first year of college is finally coming into full swing for many students, it’s a good time to remind them – particularly those just beginning their first year at Gannon University – that activities and entertainment are not just limited to...

  • Students invest in tanning alternatives

    Apr 27, 11 • 1019 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by While April showers might bring May flowers, they certainly don’t guarantee sunny, warm temperatures. For many students who are more than anxious for the sun to come around and stay around, tanning becomes a part of their regular routine. Several tanning...

  • Financially savvy vacation places break tradition

    Apr 27, 11 • 961 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Everyone wants to enjoy a luxurious vacation in the summer months, but not everyone has the benefit of an endless budget. However, there are still plenty of destinations that ensure a good time within a reasonable price range. When considering vacation...

  • Documentary introduces idea of eco-friendly plastic products

    Apr 13, 11 • 1055 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, a plastic milk jug is floating around, waiting to be the unfortunate food choice for a marine animal. While many environmentalists blame the irresponsibility of other people for the plastic waste in the ocean and the...

  • Megabus makes way to Erie

    Apr 13, 11 • 1112 Views • Features1 Comment

    by Have no fear, college students – you no longer need to compromise your travel plans due to rising gas prices thanks to the Megabus, an inner-city bus service courtesy of Coach USA. Since April 2006, the Megabus has provided extraordinarily low travel...