‘Features’

  • Clever suggestions for Christmas gifts

    Nov 30, 11 • 695 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by It’s that time of year again to get into the season of giving. For those of you who find it hard to get your juices flowing, don’t worry; being a college student myself, I understand the difficulties that arise when shopping on a budget. Siblings are...

  • New band director expresses talent

    Nov 30, 11 • 1082 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Dana Bennett has the passion – and ability – for the bagpipes that vastly outweigh her petite stature, though according to her, the instrument was originally intended for “large Scottish men.” Bennett, 25, who is in her first year as director of...

  • Classes you dread but shouldn’t: Organic Chemistry

    Nov 16, 11 • 1212 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Many students at Gannon University have to take classes they’re not exactly looking forward to, but more often than not those classes turn out to be OK. Organic chemistry, according to a couple of Gannon students, is one of those classes. It may be...

  • New blogging site shows few limits

    Nov 16, 11 • 916 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Watch your back, Twitter. Tumblr, a new form of social networking royalty, is saddling up to filch your crown. This new forerunner in the social networking game prides itself as being the easiest way to blog, but few people who don’t actively use Tumblr...

  • Students praise Yoga class

    Nov 16, 11 • 1075 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Yoga is perhaps the hardest class to get into at Gannon University. This is because of the high demand and small class sizes. The class is offered once per week with as many as 20 students per class. Brittany Myers, a senior social work major is scheduled...

  • Black Friday serves as tradition

    Nov 16, 11 • 954 Views • Features1 Comment

    by Right up there next to the major holidays — Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter — Black Friday shopping has become a huge event for which much preparation is needed. For years fanatic shoppers looking for the best deals on gifts for the...

  • Breaking up is hard to do

    Nov 9, 11 • 1176 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by In the age of technology, college students use Google, cell phone apps and flash drives to increase their efficiency and keep up with today’s fast-paced society. The current generation of students has grown up with technology – EBSCOhost and...

  • Editor comments on curious classroom cats

    Nov 9, 11 • 794 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by For anyone who has ever taken a Dr. Douglas King class at Gannon University, it’s a fact that each day is full of the unexpected. From ridiculous anecdotes to absurd jokes that leave the class chuckling, it’s tough to argue that DK is not — to say...

  • Erie Reader contributes to community revival

    Nov 9, 11 • 1130 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by The elevator ride to the fifth floor of the Masonic Building on the corner of Peach and Eighth streets takes only about 30 seconds. The elevator itself has its paint chipping and tiles cracked, and it’s so small that if it ever got stuck any normal human...

  • Student organization hosts book drive

    Nov 9, 11 • 826 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Semester after semester students accumulate unwanted text books that they don’t want and probably will never use again. Sigma Tau Delta, Gannon University’s English honor society, is offering a suggestion for a humane disposal of these unused, unwanted...