Posts Tagged ‘Today in History’

  • Issue20_Features_TodayInHistory

    Today in History: 1992

    Mar 13, 18 • 85 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Devi Nair, a junior mathematics major, tends to a table serving traditional Indian cuisine at the fifth annual International Night March 14, 1992. According to the Gannon University Summer 1992 magazine, the event took place in the Commons and featured...

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    Today in History: 1996

    Feb 20, 18 • 620 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Students Andy Shaffer (left), Michael Palermo and Arif Vysal and Charles Bennett, director of Gannon’s Center for Economic Education, look in awe at the results of Gannon’s Spring 1996 Stock Market Game on an “Internet site on the World Wide Web,”...

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    Today in History: 1984

    Feb 13, 18 • 129 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Two players compete for a rebound in the annual Faculty-Administration basketball game in the Hammermill Center on Feb. 14, 1984. In an issue of The Gannon Knight the week prior to the matchup, David Frew, a professor of management and spokesman for the...

  • Issue16_Features_TodayInHistory

    Today in History: 1981

    Feb 6, 18 • 91 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Former Gannon University biology professor Carl Hultman, Ph.D., far right, performs with the bluegrass group “Generic Grass” in the Scrounge on Feb. 7, 1981. Hultman told The Gannon Knight in 1981, “All my recreation time is pretty much spent on the...

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    The Gannon Library: 1948

    Jan 23, 18 • 111 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by The first Gannon Library began construction in 1946 and was completed in 1948. The building was home to 95,000 books and is now a part of the Waldron Campus Center. The new Nash Library was dedicated and blessed on Friday, 70 years after the completion of...

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    Today in History: 1997

    Dec 5, 17 • 195 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Robert “Joe” Luckey poses with a faculty member at the annual Gannon University staff Christmas party on Dec. 6, 1997. Luckey was one the most beloved members of the Gannon community, working over 55 years as a maintenance worker. Luckey was awaded the...

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    Schuster Theatre: 1992

    Nov 29, 17 • 218 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by The Schuster Theatre presented William Shakespeare’s “A Winter’s Tale” Nov. 12-21, 1992. The upscale production of the classic Shakespeare play about love and deception featured the Rev. Shawn Clerkin as King Loentes, who is not pictured. The...

  • Issue10_Features_TodayInHistory

    November in Erie: 1976

    Nov 14, 17 • 204 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Men attempt to clear the road enough for snowplows on the corner of Seventh and State after heavy snowfall in November 1976. The Lake Erie region received persistent lake-effect snowfall through the end of 1976, leading up to the infamous “Blizzard of...

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    Today in History: 1986

    Nov 7, 17 • 199 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by B.J. Centa, class of 1989, dribbles the ball upfield during Gannon’s final home game of the 1986 season at Scott Park. The Knights, who were at one point the highest-ranked team in the country, finished the regular season with a record of 15-3-1 but lost...

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    Erie history in pictures: 1960

    Oct 31, 17 • 160 Views • FeaturesNo Comments

    by Vice presidential candidate Lyndon B. Johnson is ushered through the crowd as he and presidential candidate John F. Kennedy visit Erie on their campaign tour on Sept. 28, 1960. Johnson would go on to become the 36th president of the United States on Nov....