‘Features’

  • Commuters celebrate individuality

    Sep 29, 11 • 1016 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Students walk past Gannon University’s Commuter Corner every day on their way to classes in the Palumbo Academic Center, but many of them don’t take the time to get to know the students – or the general goings-on – inside. Many commuter students...

  • Tibetans work a-monk-st community

    Sep 21, 11 • 783 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Gannon University has become a hotbed for monks – but not the kind you’d expect at a Catholic university. These monks – from the Gaden Shartse Monastery – will make the campus their home until Friday as they offer students a glimpse into the life...

  • Sorority sister discusses recruitment

    Sep 21, 11 • 803 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by It’s that time of year again—recruitment. Every Greek organization on Gannon University’s campus is buzzing with the possibility of new members joining their prospective chapters. However, with the excitement and eagerness to meet new young women and...

  • Students prepare for religious life

    Sep 21, 11 • 624 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 • 648 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 • 661 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 • 581 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 • 568 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 • 833 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 • 1058 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...