‘Features’

  • Ice dunes, dollar films provide entertainment

    Feb 2, 11 • 623 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Most college students know what it’s like to be strapped for cash.  The importance of maintaining a stable budget can be tricky, but students can have fun in Erie without breaking the bank. Fortunately, even in freezing temperatures, Erie still...

  • Groundhog Day tradition remains strong

    Feb 2, 11 • 605 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by As strange as it seems, thousands of people wake up in the early morning hours to wait to see a woodland creature every year. Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., has become the place to be on Feb. 2. People from all over the world have flocked to say...

  • Classes you dread, but shouldn’t

    Jan 26, 11 • 987 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by We all have classes that we’re not exactly thrilled to take, especially those specific to our major. Physical therapy or physician assistant majors cringe at the thought of one class required for them to graduate: gross anatomy. It’s been called by...

  • Pool tourney blends cultures

    Jan 26, 11 • 582 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by This might not be as competitive as the Super Bowl – but it’s an important competition nonetheless. Gannon University’s Campus Ministry, the International Student Office and the Activities Programming Board are co-sponsoring an international pingpong...

  • Women speak of nautical adventures

    Jan 19, 11 • 588 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Though the bay may be frozen, the stories of six Erie women who sailed from Michigan to Erie for last September’s Tall Ships Erie festival will fire up the crowd at the Blasco Library Saturday. The women will share their experiences aboard the...

  • Simple rules make resolutions possible

    Jan 19, 11 • 527 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by At the beginning of each new year, many people make resolutions that usually fade by Valentine’s Day. Dedicated resolution-ites might keep their vows until St. Patrick’s Day or Easter, but by May, resolutions are forgotten completely. However, this...

  • New sandwich shop provides twist on traditional wraps, pitas

    Jan 19, 11 • 1399 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by College students suffer from large appetites and empty pockets.  Luckily for Gannon University students, Viva Wraps and Pitas, located at 420 State St. between McDonald’s and Happy Garden, provides a delicious meal for a reasonable price. When I entered...

  • The Bucket List: Gannon Edition

    Dec 8, 10 • 770 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Gannon University is located in the heart of the city of Erie, a place with many hidden wonders. Before students graduate from Gannon, there are a few things they should partake in – think of it as a bucket list of Erie. 1. The Erie Art Museum: Check out...

  • Weighing the Waste: Gannon Goes Green

    Dec 8, 10 • 835 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Gannon University has already made several efforts to improve its carbon footprint, and now Metz & Associates Ltd., the University’s dining services provider, is adding a new initiative to the mix: going tray-less in the Beyer Hall Cafeteria. To...

  • What should I buy?

    Dec 1, 10 • 628 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Christmas: it’s the season of joy, the season of giving, the season of stress. Every year it seems as though Christmas shopping turns into more of a hair-pulling, frustrating experience. Many people easily fall under the category of difficult to buy for,...