Groundhog Day tradition remains strong

February 2, 2011

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...

Classes you dread, but shouldn’t

January 26, 2011

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...

Pool tourney blends cultures

January 26, 2011

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...

Women speak of nautical adventures

January 19, 2011

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...

Simple rules make resolutions possible

January 19, 2011

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,...

New sandwich shop provides twist on traditional wraps, pitas

January 19, 2011

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...

The Bucket List: Gannon Edition

December 8, 2010

Gannon University is located in the heart of the city of Erie, a place with many hidden wonders. Before students graduate from Gannon, there are a few things they should partake in – think of it as a...

Weighing the Waste: Gannon Goes Green

December 8, 2010

Gannon University has already made several efforts to improve its carbon footprint, and now Metz & Associates Ltd., the University’s dining services provider, is adding a new initiative to the mix:...

What should I buy?

December 1, 2010

Christmas: it’s the season of joy, the season of giving, the season of stress. Every year it seems as though Christmas shopping turns into more of a hair-pulling, frustrating experience. Many people...

Students prepare for post-graduation

December 1, 2010

The real world is an inevitable future for all college students, and along with the promise of the real world comes preparation for such. For students who will soon graduate and with the summer months...

Students prepare for Erie’s wintry season

December 1, 2010

Anyone from the Great Lakes region knows that winter weather can often cause panic and worry for many people.  From braving the icy roads to shoveling feet of snow, Erie is known for its tough winters. While...

Campus Ministry prepares for first ‘Theology on Tap’ event of the year

December 1, 2010

Gannon University provides opportunities for students from all backgrounds to express their spirituality, and the university is adding to this by preparing for the first “Theology on Tap” event of...

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