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Schuster Gallery features photographs from near and far

November 6, 2019

Erie, the Schuster Gallery is bringing exotic locations to campus with its new exhibit “Visual Gifts: Home and Abroad.” The exhibit features 28 carefully selected student photographs taken in stunning locations around the world as well as here in Erie. According to Lori Steadman, director of the...

Hang out down the street with ‘That ‘70s Show’ on Netflix

Hang out down the street with ‘That ‘70s Show’ on Netflix

November 6, 2019

As Erie weather finally begins to get colder and the days get darker, it is easy to find yourself getting bored. It seems like there is not much to do in November until Thanksgiving. Halloween is over and Christmas is less than two months away; what do you do until then? Lucky for this generation,...

‘Curious Incident’ comes to Erie Playhouse

‘Curious Incident’ comes to Erie Playhouse

November 6, 2019

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” by Simon Stephens, based on Mark Haddon’s novel of the same name, opened over the weekend at the Erie Playhouse starring Gannon University freshman Luke Bongiorno. “Curious Incident” tells the story of Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old boy...

Kanye is no longer king: What happened?

Kanye is no longer king: What happened?

October 30, 2019

The wait is over. Kanye West seems to have literally blessed us with his ninth studio album, “JESUS IS KING.” But are people excited for this album specifically, or are they just looking forward to see what crazy thing Kanye will do next? When Kanye finally released this 27-minute album, after...

‘Hush’ puts new spin on many classic horror cliches

‘Hush’ puts new spin on many classic horror cliches

October 30, 2019

As October winds down and spooky season ends, it is hard to find that one last scary movie to watch with friends or by yourself. Netflix has a variety of scary movies, ranging in rating and style of horror, so sometimes picking a random film and watching it can be the best bet. This week’s movie...

Erie Art Museum has plenty of fun brewing this fall

Erie Art Museum has plenty of fun brewing this fall

October 30, 2019

If you think art museums are only for snobby bespectacled critics, think again. Erie Art Museum (EAM) offers something for everyone, from drag bingo and film screenings to renowned permanent and rotating exhibits. The museum prides itself on its accessibility and deep connection to Erie; children,...

Hidden gem ‘The Current War’ premieres to little fanfare

Hidden gem ‘The Current War’ premieres to little fanfare

October 30, 2019

What if I told you that a movie just came out in theaters that combined the acting talents of Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland, Nicholas Hoult and Michael Shannon? Would you be surprised to find out that you had no idea this movie existed? I certainly was. I had only heard of “The Current War”...

Tragic Halloween tale ‘The Crow’ sets October mood

Tragic Halloween tale ‘The Crow’ sets October mood

October 23, 2019

“People once believed that when someone dies a crow carries their soul to the land of the dead. But sometimes, something so bad happens that a terrible sadness is carried with it and the soul can’t rest. Then sometimes, just sometimes the crow can bring that soul back to put the wrong things right.” Oct....

No such thing as bad publicity: ‘Joker’ laughs its way to the bank

No such thing as bad publicity: ‘Joker’ laughs its way to the bank

October 23, 2019

When I heard that an origin story movie was in the works for the Joker, I didn’t know how to feel. On one hand, I was interested to see what direction the film would take, but on the other hand, I knew from the moment that I heard about the movie that I was not ready to sympathize with a character...

Campus art studio slated to open by end of the semester

Campus art studio slated to open by end of the semester

October 23, 2019

Lori Steadman wears many hats. Not only is she the director of Gannon University’s Schuster Gallery and an adjunct lecturer, she is also tasked with overseeing university arts, which is just as broad-reaching as it sounds. “My primary goal is to help students feel connected to the arts, both by...

Twenty One Pilots rock Penn State Main

Twenty One Pilots rock Penn State Main

October 23, 2019

This past weekend I traveled to Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center to see Twenty One Pilots on their Bandito tour. This is the third show from this tour that I have seen; the other two were in Cleveland in July and Buffalo in June. While I have dropped a considerable amount of money seeing this band...

Is Mike Posner the Forrest Gump of music?

Is Mike Posner the Forrest Gump of music?

October 16, 2019

You may know Mike Posner from his hit songs such as “Cooler Than Me” and “I Took a Pill in Ibiza,” but after a decade of making music Posner has created a project unlike any other. On Oct. 9, Posner released “Keep Going,” a mixtape containing songs that he previously released along the route...

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