Take Back the Night

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Gannon University is asking the community to join its students, faculty and staff in a march to raise awareness of and bring an end to rape and sexual violence. The annual Take Back the Night March and Community Rally will be held Thursday, April 12. Those interested in participating should assemble at Perry Square in […]

RUNDOWN: Selfies, St. Patrick’s Day and Sign Language

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Monday, March 16: Today is No Selfies Day! Try to go a full day without sending any selfie Snapchats or posts on Instagram. It might be a challenge, but you can do it. Tuesday, March 17: Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Be sure to sport some green and be safe! Wednesday, March 18: It’s nearly impossible to […]

Pizza competition sure to leave students stuffed

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Every year, Gannon’s Yehl Ballroom is taken over by the delicious aroma of pizza as local pizzerias compete for the title of “Gannon’s Favorite Pizza.” This year marks the 7th annual competition. Attendees to the event sample a variety of flavors and styles of pizza from local pizzerias including Porky’s Pizzeria, Little Caesar’s, Hungry Howie’s, then vote […]

Annual Wellness Fair returns

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As the Erie weather exhibits its ability to imitate the Arctic Tundra outdoors, the ironically Surf and Sun-themed 10th Annual Wellness Fair invited Gannon University students and staff to envision a warmer climate Tuesday. Michelle Wagner, the assistant director of wellness at Gannon, explained in a press release, sent out Monday, that the event aimed […]

Erie community reaches out to students

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Gannon University held its annual Service Fest Wednesday in the Yehl Ballroom of Waldron Campus Center, presenting students, faculty and staff with local volunteer opportunities. Gretchen Fairley, director of Gannon’s service learning program, said since more than 30 organizations participated this year, she felt that 2013’s Service Fest was a great success. Fairley said the […]

Preview GU Schedule: Tuesday, August 27

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Tuesday, August 27 8 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. | Breakfast – Beyer Hall Cafeteria/Club LaRiccia 9:45 a.m. – 11 a.m. | Student Success Center (SCS)/Mission & Ministry | REQUIRED Last NameA – M | Yehl Alumni Room Last NameN- Z | Zurn 104 Worried about succeeding in your college courses? Want to learn how to […]

Preview GU Schedule: Saturday, August 24

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Preview GU is a time especially designed to welcome new students to Gannon and to provide an opportunity to show you all that is available to you. Not only will you get a chance to meet your peers, you may also visit with your adviser, participate in New Student Convocation and become more familiar with […]

New beginnings with sorority recruitment weekend

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During the week of Jan. 22-28, a very important event is highlighted on every girl’s social calendar: sorority recruitment. Like them or not, fraternities and sororities play an important part in college life. They organize social events, provide community service and offer a sense of school spirit. Like many other girls at Gannon, I put […]

Y is for Yehl Ballroom

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Club dances, faculty lectures, grad school fairs, concert band performances…they all happen in Gannon’s Yehl Ballroom. Its high ceilings, elegant decor and central location make it the ideal space for big events on campus. But who is behind the name? The ballroom, on the third floor of Waldron Campus Center, is named after Msgr. Addison […]

@GU: January events kick off the year

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Welcome to a new semester! January is here and classes resume on Monday, January 9th. – On Wednesday, January 11th, be sure to check out the Gannon Knights and Lady Knights basketball teams as they take on the Edinboro University Fighting Scots. The ladies play at 5:30 p.m. in the Hammermill Center followed by a […]