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Freshmen Nate Taylor (left) and Joe Pfleger are running for chief-of-staff and president for the current SGA election on Gannon’s campus.

SGA debate forum introduces the 2022-2023 candidates

Michael Guido, Managing & Sports Editor February 23, 2022

The Student Government Association (SGA) held a forum for the president and chief of staff candidates in the Zurn Science Center Thursday. The forum, the first one held in-person in several years, was...

Gannon University’s Black Student Union hosts many different events during the month of February focusing them around Black History Month.

Black Student Union roundtable focuses on cultural issues

Chloe Palmiere, News Editor February 16, 2022

Gannon University’s Black Student Union will be hosting a roundtable at 5:30 p.m. Thursday to discuss various issues in and around the Black community.  The event will take place in Room 104 of the...

Gannon University announced on Friday that the beloved Hammermill Center has a new sponsor, Highmark PPO Blue, changing the name for a third time.

The Hammermill now known as the Highmark Events Center

Chloe Palmiere, News Editor February 16, 2022

What was once known as The Audi, and more recently The Mill, is now known as the Highmark Event Center.  Gannon University’s beloved Hammermill Center will be getting renovations from a new sponsor,...

Kimberly Morrow, a licensed therapist, anxiety and OCD expert, will be coming to Gannon to present a workshop.

Interactive Wellness Workshop to take place Thursday

Jillian Wells, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

An interactive wellness workshop will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Gannon University Recreation and Wellness Center as part of Wellness Week. The event has been titled “Living Well as a Student...

Gannon University’s Office of Leadership and Development and Campus Engagement’s Winter Involvement Fair was canceled due to lack of interest.

Gannon University’s first Winter Involvement Fair canceled

Molly Begeman, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

A lack of student interest resulted in the cancellation of Gannon University’s Winter Involvement Fair. The event, which was scheduled to take place Feb. 4 in the Waldron Campus Center, was meant...

Steve Mauro, Gannon University’s vice president for Strategy and Campus Operations, is leaving to become the new president of Alfred State College.

Mauro transitions into president at Alfred State College

Madeline Bruce, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2022

Steve Mauro, Ph.D., Gannon University’s vice president for Strategy and Campus Operations, has been appointed president of Alfred State College in Alfred, N.Y. The appointment, announced Jan. 25,...

 Alpha Gamma Delta’s members relax as they are getting ready to meet the new recruits for the semester.

Fraternity and Sorority Life holds its spring recruitment

Chloe Palmiere, News Editor February 2, 2022

Gannon University’s Fraternity and Sorority Life is having its spring semester recruitment and it is starting to feel more like “normal” for the first time in a couple of years. The recruitment...

The first CHESS Speaker Series event will be on multilingual signage around Erie and how Gannon can be a more inclusive community partner.

First CHESS Speaker Series event is set for Feb. 8

Jillian Wells, Staff Writer January 25, 2022

Gannon University’s Spring CHESS Speaker series starts off in the beginning of February with a discussion of multilingual signage in Erie. Dr. Ashley Yochim, an associate teaching professor in English...

Gannon University sophomore Cassie Irwin gets ready to eat her first meal at the new Chick-fil-A that has just opened on the Erie campus.

Chick-fil-A has its debut opening this past week

Chloe Palmiere, News Editor January 25, 2022

The long-awaited Chick-fil-A location on Gannon University’s campus made its debut in the Waldron Campus Center Jan. 18. The university’s Erie campus, Metz Culinary Management and Chick-fil-A announced...

Clerkin announces retirement

Clerkin announces retirement

Anna Malesiewski, Features Editor December 9, 2021

The Rev. Shawn Clerkin, co-director of the School for Communication and the Arts at Gannon University, will be retiring from Gannon at the end of the month and taking up a new post as full-time vicar of...

Gannon University will hold a winter commencement ceremony for graduates of the Erie campus Sunday at 1 p.m. Ruskin will not have a winter ceremony.

Winter commencement to be held Sunday

Chloe Palmiere, News Editor December 9, 2021

Gannon University’s 2021 winter commencement ceremony for the Erie campus will take place Sunday. While still being in the midst of the pandemic, this will be the most “normal” commencement since...

Newest residence building is on track to open for fall

Newest residence building is on track to open for fall

Chloe Palmiere, News Editor December 1, 2021

Gannon University is adding a new residence hall to campus: South Hall.  This residence hall will be the newest residence building on Gannon’s Erie campus since North Hall was built a little over...

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