THE GANNON KNIGHT

Behrend student charged after break in

January 20, 2011

By KATIE DUFFY news editor, The Behrend Beacon A student was arrested Sunday morning after allegedly breaking into Hungry Howie’s Pizza and two University Gates apartments before assaulting a female Behrend student. Adam...

Mercyhurst adds new biology class

January 20, 2011

For those who think that science is boring, think again. One need only look to the first floor of Zurn Hall and its marine biology curriculum to witness the possibilities of this discipline. Mercyhurst College’s biology department...

Knightly News

January 20, 2011

University to hold annual Wellness Fair Gannon University will hold its annual Wellness Fair 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1. Organizers of Gannon’s upcoming Wellness Fair said they hope the event drives home the importance of...

Professor takes role as interim president

January 20, 2011

Philip Kelly, Ph.D., is best known around Gannon University as a professor in the English department and bicycling enthusiast. But for the next few months, Kelly will take on another role as interim president of the university. During...

University purchases Antlers

January 20, 2011

More downtown expansion is in store for Gannon University due to the recent acquisition of Antlers Pub at 162 W. Fourth St. The university purchased the Antlers land, building and equipment for $180,000 on Dec. 21, said Linda Wagner...

Former student Luckey dies at 83

January 20, 2011

Robert “Joe” Luckey, a former Gannon student who has served the university for more than 55 years, died Tuesday at age 83. Luckey enrolled at Gannon College in 1952 after working for one year at Erie’s General Electric....

Students react to crosswalk removal

January 20, 2011

The recent shutdown of the crosswalk on West Eighth Street between A.J.’s Way and the A.J. Palumbo Academic Center has quickly garnered the attention of students coming back from break. Tom Panighetti, Student Government...

University recognized by Malaysian government

January 20, 2011

Gannon University has been formally recognized by Malaysia’s Ministry of Education. The recognition will allow the university to continue to increase its international student population. As a result, Gannon has been awarde...

Rex Ryan becomes “Ryan the Messiah”

January 20, 2011

I’m sure that Rex Ryan put a celebratory foot in his mouth Sunday night. I’m just glad it wasn’t his own foot and didn’t happen as a result of the New York Jets’ not-as-close-as-the-scoreboard-says 28-21 victory over the heavily favored New England P...

PSAC winning streak snapped as Knights enter conference play

January 20, 2011

For the Gannon University women’s basketball team, the new year has ushered in the beginning of Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference play, as well as the end of a lengthy streak. After 721 days, the Gannon ended its 24-game...

Swim teams earn split on heels of Florida trip

January 20, 2011

Although the Gannon Swimming and Diving teams had no classes to wake up for, no homework to finish and no tests to study for, the end of semester break may have served as the busiest part of the season for the Knights. The ...

Knights perfect in ‘Mill to start PSAC

January 20, 2011

Like the rest of the students at Gannon University, the men’s basketball team is in the process of knocking off the rust of winter break and getting ready for the second half of the regular season. “We’ve been busy sinc...

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