‘Features’

  • Freshman figure skater glides to victory

    Dec 7, 11 • 1463 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Picture the stereotypical figure skater. She’s 5 feet 1 inch tall with the curves and stature of a toothpick. Her flowing locks are harmoniously forced into a tight bun on the back of her head, and pounds of glittery makeup cake the face surrounding her...

  • Winter graduate shift focus to future

    Dec 7, 11 • 695 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Gannon University’s December commencement ceremony is quickly approaching, and some soon-to-be alumni say they’re looking forward to the road ahead. Many students have become weary of graduating in recent years because of the state of America’s job...

  • Gannon students share holiday traditions

    Dec 7, 11 • 709 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Over the upcoming break, many Gannon University students will return home to spend the holiday season with their families. With such a diverse student body, the season will be celebrated in a variety of ways from traveling to tropical destinations to...

  • Tai Chi class to be offered in spring semester

    Dec 7, 11 • 1057 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Gannon University offers its share of interesting classes to choose from. This upcoming spring semester, the university will be offering a new and exciting elective: Tai Chi/Qi Gong. This isn’t the first time that this type of class has been offered at...

  • Clever suggestions for Christmas gifts

    Nov 30, 11 • 737 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 • 1139 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 • 1294 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 • 966 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 • 1127 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 • 995 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...