‘Features’

  • Breaking up is hard to do

    Nov 9, 11 • 1207 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 • 826 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 • 1180 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 • 871 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...

  • Students dance to beat of own drum

    Nov 2, 11 • 1100 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 • 742 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 • 702 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 • 681 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 • 879 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 • 1034 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....