MHA serves Erie’s mentally ill

February 27, 2013

Often times in cities, when you walk downtown you will come across people who seem just a bit off. They dress in old, dirty clothes, they walk a little too close behind you and they say the weirdest things. Often we stigmatize...

Greek life not for everyone

February 14, 2013

It’s hard to go 10 minutes walking around Gannon University’s campus without seeing a sorority sister or fraternity brother sporting their letters. By now, it’s likely that most students have all of the groups memorized...

Gannon adjunct doubles as Reader editor

January 24, 2013

“It’s raining pretty hard out there,” Ben Speggen said when he arrived precisely at 11 a.m. to the English adjunct office in Gannon University’s Palumbo Academic Center, just in time for our interview. Speggen, a Gannon...

Professor reflects on claim to fame

November 8, 2012

We have all seen game shows. You’re lying to yourself if you say you haven’t yelled at the TV, “Aw, come on! That’s not the answer!” But to actually be on a TV show is a whole different experience, an experience that...

Walk raises awareness

October 24, 2012

Admit it, there have been times you have forgotten where you parked your car. You probably spent a good 15 minutes wandering around aimlessly in the parking lot trying to find it while hoping to avoid the embarrassment of other...

Nonprofit pursues mission during service event

September 26, 2012

Located on Woodlawn Avenue in a residential neighborhood on Erie, Pa.’s east side is House of Mercy, a nonprofit organization with a mission. A mission that is to be “a place of welcome hospitality for an east side Erie neighborhood,...

Longtime employee delights students with cheery personality

September 12, 2012

For 13 years, Edna Macerta has brought her cheery disposition and warm smile to Gannon University’s cafeteria. Greeting us with her kind spirit as she asks us how we are doing when she swipes our cards. How can someone be...

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