‘Features’

  • Chinese New Year parallels American tradition

    Feb 9, 11 • 4057 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Diversity pervades our lives, and with globalization coming into full swing, differing customs and celebrations are beginning to meet in cities all over the world. Although Christmas and New Year’s seem long in the past, international students at Gannon...

  • Singing valentines spice up traditional presents

    Feb 9, 11 • 1084 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Valentine’s Day, celebrated on Feb. 14 every year, is typically filled with candy, flowers, romantic dinners and now, singing valentines. This year, thanks to Gannon University’s honorary theater fraternity, Alpha Psi Omega, and Gannon University’s...

  • New restaurant fails to meet expectations

    Feb 2, 11 • 1695 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by A new restaurant on State Street focuses on Southwestern-style food.  Señor Coyote’s is located where the Marketplace Grill used to be. While the atmosphere was fresh and new, the food and prices left a lot to be desired. When I first walked into...

  • Ice dunes, dollar films provide entertainment

    Feb 2, 11 • 920 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Most college students know what it’s like to be strapped for cash.  The importance of maintaining a stable budget can be tricky, but students can have fun in Erie without breaking the bank. Fortunately, even in freezing temperatures, Erie still...

  • Groundhog Day tradition remains strong

    Feb 2, 11 • 955 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by As strange as it seems, thousands of people wake up in the early morning hours to wait to see a woodland creature every year. Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., has become the place to be on Feb. 2. People from all over the world have flocked to say...

  • Classes you dread, but shouldn’t

    Jan 26, 11 • 1343 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by We all have classes that we’re not exactly thrilled to take, especially those specific to our major. Physical therapy or physician assistant majors cringe at the thought of one class required for them to graduate: gross anatomy. It’s been called by...

  • Pool tourney blends cultures

    Jan 26, 11 • 819 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by This might not be as competitive as the Super Bowl – but it’s an important competition nonetheless. Gannon University’s Campus Ministry, the International Student Office and the Activities Programming Board are co-sponsoring an international pingpong...

  • Women speak of nautical adventures

    Jan 19, 11 • 878 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Though the bay may be frozen, the stories of six Erie women who sailed from Michigan to Erie for last September’s Tall Ships Erie festival will fire up the crowd at the Blasco Library Saturday. The women will share their experiences aboard the...

  • Simple rules make resolutions possible

    Jan 19, 11 • 769 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by At the beginning of each new year, many people make resolutions that usually fade by Valentine’s Day. Dedicated resolution-ites might keep their vows until St. Patrick’s Day or Easter, but by May, resolutions are forgotten completely. However, this...

  • New sandwich shop provides twist on traditional wraps, pitas

    Jan 19, 11 • 1633 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by College students suffer from large appetites and empty pockets.  Luckily for Gannon University students, Viva Wraps and Pitas, located at 420 State St. between McDonald’s and Happy Garden, provides a delicious meal for a reasonable price. When I entered...