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The Student News Site of Gannon University since 1947


The Student News Site of Gannon University since 1947


Psychology Meets Purrista

Jillian Wells, Staff Writer March 17, 2023

Erie, Pa, March 14, 2023—A new psychology professor at Gannon intends to take his students to the Purrista Cat Café for a new learning experience. Dr. Bradlee Gamblin is a new assistant professor...

Jacob Herrit was influential in both life and death, according to friends and family. Herrit passed away on March 14, 2021. Many grieve his loss, while still remembering fondly the times they shared, saying he was full of joy, laughter and optimism.

Students reflect on the legacy of a peer

Anna Malesiewski, Features Editor March 15, 2023

In both life and death, Jacob Herrit changed the culture of the Gannon University community.  Herrit’s friends and family attest that he brought joy and light to every space he entered. In death,...

Ungrading; a movement for student-based learning.

Jillian Wells , Staff Writer February 17, 2023

Erie, Pa, February 14, 2023—Professors across CHESS at Gannon are joining the ungrading movement to assess their students in diverse ways. The ungrading movement has several different goals, as do...

Gannon University and Erie Art Museum kick off Partnership.

Tom Swick, Feature Editor February 1, 2023

Erie, Pa,  January 25th -- Gannon University partnered with the Erie Art Museum hosting an event open to Gannon faculty and students. The event was celebrating the partnership between the two. A partnership...

Peers reflect on the legacy of a friend

Ali Smith , Arts and Leisure Editor January 28, 2023

Erie, Pa, January 27, 2023— In life, Joseph Amann Jr. brought light and love to all who knew him at Gannon and beyond. Amann’s closest friends reflected on the joy he brought to the world while...

2022 December Commencement Announcements

Melissa Carlson, Staff Writer December 11, 2022

Sunday, Dec. 11th, 2022, the Winter Commencement ceremony will be taking place. This ceremony takes place for the graduates of the winter Class of 2022. Here they will be recognized for their hard work...

Zelensky photographed outside of Ukraine’s 21st EU Summit in Kiev, Oct. 12, 2021.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy—A man with the weight of a nation on his back

Ammiela Agayev , Student Writer December 9, 2022

Dec 4, 2022, 11:59 p.m. EST, Erie Pa.—On February 24, Russian forces made their way into Ukrainian territory initiating war. The battle had been holding steady, with Russia having the upper hand, possessing...

Rove speaks at Global Summit

Nicolas Bell, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

Over the next four weeks, the Jefferson Educational Society, Gannon University and Cathedral Prep will host and organize the Global Summit.  Speakers from around the nation and globe will lecture on diverse...

In life, Caroline DiPlacido was a light at Gannon. She cared deeply about everyone, but especially students.

Commemorating DiPlacido’s heart in wake of death

October 10, 2022

In life, Caroline DiPlacido brought light and kindness to Gannon University. In death, she leaves a void.   DiPlacido was the project coordinator for the Office of Community and Government Relations...

For many college students, this midterm elections candidates platforms remain unclear. This makes it difficult for college voters to stay informed.

Midterm elections cause confusion for college students

Molly Begeman, Features Editor October 10, 2022

Pennsylvania in 2022 is a hotbed of political change.  With the midterm elections coming up, Pennsylvania could go either way politically, so it is more important than ever to vote.   Many college...

While inflation impacts the entire American economy, college students are particularly affected.

Students react to inflation rate

Quoc Huy Ngo, Staff Writer October 10, 2022

Since August 2022, the inflation rate dropped 8.3%, but there is still gloom over the national economy.     Analysts said that there is no doubt that inflation will affect the lives of many, especially...

Gannon installs gender-neutral bathrooms

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor September 30, 2022

Gannon is keeping up the ever-changing world with the installation of gender-neutral restrooms across campus.   Gannon, a Catholic university rooted in tradition, is prioritizing inclusin.Gannon is...

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