Erie’s Spirit Animal

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If you’ve ever driven around Erie County, you’ve probably seen one of the giant frog statues. These 7-8-foot frogs are in multiple different locations around Erie, from schools to restaurants and everywhere in between. Different cities around the United States have chosen a certain animal to be their “mascot”. For example, Cincinnati, Ohio has claimed […]

5 Activities To Do In Erie This Holiday Season

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Even though it’s only the beginning of November, the Holiday Season is going to be here before we know it. Enjoy this list of some fun activities to do around Erie this Holiday Season!   Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is a rock band that originated in Tampa, Florida. Each year they have a Winter […]

Step Afrika Comes to Gannon University

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On Tuesday, February 20, you are invited to witness one of the most exciting dance forms created in the 21st century. It is called stepping! Stepping is a percussive dance genre cultivated by African-American fraternities and sororities and celebrated by thousands upon thousands. Step Afrika! Has performed on stages from Maine to Madagascar, London to Ho […]

Best Apps of April

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Being a college student, I have to use my money wisely and when most needed. When looking for entertainment, I keep in mind how much to spend and try not to go over my limit. With apps for the smartphone, I am able to entertain myself in my free time and take breaks between long […]

Obsessed with Jim Gaffigan

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As Carrot Top once taught us, comedy often has the potential to be very, very unfunny. From the screaming, arm-flailing antics of the Dane Cooks of the world, to the spoken-word art of former musician Henry Rollins, comedians spend their entire lives attempting to perfect a personality and role on stage that connects (or polarizes) […]

The life-changing powers of spaghetti

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Has spaghetti sauce ever changed your life? I’m not talking about going to your local fine Italian dining spot and having your cuisine motivate you enough to change your life. I’m not talking about immaculate pasta changing your destiny. Over Christmas break, a friend of mine sent me a link to a site called TED. […]

@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 […]