‘Features’

  • English organization hosts coffee house

    Oct 27, 11 • 920 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    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 • 1180 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    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 • 1393 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    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 • 1056 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    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 is...

  • Gannon Goes Green Contest: Runner Up

    Oct 19, 11 • 873 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    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 • 1040 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    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 and...

  • Gannon students study abroad

    Oct 6, 11 • 1343 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    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...

  • New organization opens eyes

    Oct 6, 11 • 1544 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    Understanding human sexuality in the context of Catholic Church teaching is not an easy assignment. When we look at the diverse cultures and wide spectrum of religious beliefs in the world, the task becomes even tougher. This is why the LIFE — Love is for...

  • Participants praise ROTC program

    Oct 6, 11 • 954 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    Students, faculty and staff often see camouflage-clad students walking the halls of Gannon University, but their unique appearance is just one of the many aspects of a Reserve Officers’ Training Corps – ROTC – member’s college experience. Sure, it can...

  • Student spills dirt on mortuary science

    Sep 29, 11 • 4078 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    Funeral service is one career not many Gannon University students aspire to pursue, but what really goes into the decision to study mortuary science? Some people grow up in a family business and thus pursue the career, but even this trend is changing. Many...