‘Features’

  • Students dance to beat of own drum

    Nov 2, 11 • 1058 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by It is often difficult for students to accomplish small group projects assigned in classes or get along with three other roommates in Freeman. However, the Gannon University Dance Team is the prime example of a student-run organization that not only...

  • Students praises women studies course

    Nov 2, 11 • 690 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by A different kind of social science is taking Gannon University by storm next semester, and all students are encouraged to consider participating in this unique experience. Gannon has been offering its Introduction to Women’s Studies course for several...

  • Gannon recognizes nontraditional students

    Nov 2, 11 • 677 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by The traditional college student starts out as an 18-year-old recent high school graduate. They move away from home for the first time and seek to gain the “college experience” before finding a job in their selected field. To the traditional student,...

  • English organization hosts coffee house

    Oct 27, 11 • 643 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by With Halloween right around the corner, what better way to spend an evening than by munching on baked goods and telling scary stories? According to members of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honors society, one of the darkest poets out there –...

  • Professor, students study bats

    Oct 27, 11 • 842 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by It was a brisk Thursday morning in Erie as a professor and two students trekked across the Gannon University campus with a 9-foot ladder in tow, peering into building crevices in search of tiny, winged mammals. The man was Steven Ropski, a professor in the...

  • ROTC cadets take on challenge

    Oct 27, 11 • 992 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Some students wonder how it is that ROTC cadets can push themselves to get up and work out early in the morning, and extra every day, to maintain that high standard of physical fitness. However, some ROTC cadets wonder how they can push themselves further....

  • Gannon Goes Green Contest: First Place

    Oct 19, 11 • 689 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Somewhere in America, a plastic water bottle is toppling down a pile of trash and making its home in a landfill.  Actually, according to Doug James of Cornell University, make that about 840 bottles per second.  With such an alarming rate, plastic waste...

  • Gannon Goes Green Contest: Runner Up

    Oct 19, 11 • 578 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by I think that all students at Gannon University should get power strips. According to Energy Star, 8 percent of your energy usage is from electronics that are off.  Personally, I think that number is a big number for something to just be sitting there...

  • Institute fondly remembers founders

    Oct 19, 11 • 705 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Every semester, a few education majors at Gannon University are placed at the Barber National Institute to complete their practicum or student teaching requirements. At the institute, students work in a variety of classrooms, including life skills classes...

  • Gannon students study abroad

    Oct 6, 11 • 838 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Travel is expensive. The airfare, lodging, meals, transportation, tours…the list goes on and on. It’s also time consuming. It takes time to plan everything out, down to the last taxi ride back to the airport, and most importantly time needs to be set...