New Survey Finds Campus Assaults Less Than Thought

A new survey of young Americans by Harvard’s Institute of Politics casts doubt on the widely repeated statistic that one in five women in college is a victim of sexual assault. The one-in-five figure comes from a survey conducted in 2007 for the Justice Department at two large public universities, one in the Midwest and […]

Abused Pup "Rocky" Will Fetch Seawolves First Pitch

Rocky, the six month old abused puppy currently being nursed back to health, has captured the entire community’s heart, and now the public will have a chance to meet him at an Erie Seawolves game. We’ve learned that the Seawolves have invited Rocky to fetch a ceremonial first pitch at an upcoming game.  WICU/WSEE Reporter […]

Local Reaction to Baltimore Protests

Prosecutors are now filing criminal charges against six Baltimore Police Officers in connection to the death of Freddie Gray. As the unrest in Baltimore continues, an Erie County worker who used to live there is sharing his thoughts on the situation. The announcement follows nearly two weeks of protests that have often turned violent.  The […]

Logistics, Safety Concerns for "Slide the City" in Waterford

Slide the City, the event that’s bringing a giant water slide to Waterford on June 20, has some residents, and even the borough’s emergency management coordinator worried about safety. “If something does happen, how is an ambulance going to get there? If you have how many streets blocked off and a child gets hurt, that […]

Haunting Image Captured in Downtown Erie Bar

We’re still about halfway to Halloween, but a video posted on social media is causing a stir among local paranormal fans and skeptics, alike. The surveillance video, discovered by a manager at Sherlock’s and Park Place in downtown Erie, suggests people aren’t the only guests in the place. Many people are commenting on the bar’s […]

Erie Otters Win the OHL Western Conference Championship Saturday Night

 ERIE, PA (WICU-WSEE) — The Erie Otters take the OHL Western Conference Championship on Saturday night with a 7-3 Victory over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.  A sell out crowd rocked the Erie Insurance arena on Saturday as the Otters battled out a series clinching win, taking possession of the Wayne Gretzky Trophy for the […]

Heavyweight Rowing Hosts Madeira Cup Saturday

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Ferguson Finds a Way in Women’s Lax ILT Win

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Military historian appointed Penn State laureate

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. —  Carol Reardon, the George Winfree Professor of American History, has been named the Penn State laureate for the 2015-16 academic year. The Penn State laureate, an honorary position established in 2008, is a full-time faculty member in the humanities or the arts who is assigned half-time for one academic year to […]