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2017

13

Feb

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Hello From the Other Side: Classes I Wish Existed

For those that don’t know me, my name is Mary Kate Carroll. I’ve held various positions at Edge Magazine, from contributor to editor, throughout my undergraduate career. Currently, I am a fifth year student enrolled in Gannon University’s occupational therapy program. For the past six months, I’ve been out in the “real world” completing fieldwork. Essentially, I’ve […]

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11

Feb

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Best Internet Distractions for College Students

Oh, the internet. It can be a source of great knowledge and inspiration. It can also be a great source for baby animal videos. According to Pew Research Center, 98% of all undergraduate students use the internet, have broadband at home and connect using Wi-Fi. That’s a lot of college students with access to the […]

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03

Feb

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Playlist: Love

To paraphrase a tweet by famous rapper Tyler, The Creator, “being in love is cool as heck.” To capture this sentiment and celebrate the holiday of Valentine’s Day, I’ve curated a playlist that expresses the idea of being in love. Give it a listen this February 14th for some warm and fuzzy feelings! “Peach” – […]

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31

Jan

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Advantages of an Accelerated Program

As a high school student, looking into different program and major options is extremely overwhelming. However, some students know exactly what they want to do with their future – and kudos to them! For these students, the most challenging aspect is matching a program best suited for their needs, both financially and academically. The typical […]

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2016

09

May

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A Goodbye

“Yes I’m changing, yes I’m gone/ Yes I’m older, yes I’m moving on/ And if you don’t think it’s a crime you can come along with me.” This is one of the opening lyrics from Tame Impala’s “Yes I’m Changing,” a song about saying goodbye to your former self and moving onward to the future. […]

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29

Apr

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Emotions of Graduating (as Told by Memes)

Graduating from college is a big ol’ mixed bag of emotions. You’ve spent the last four (or maybe five or six or seven–no judging!) years at a place you now call home. Now that you’re finally prepping for departure and going off into the real world, you may feel an onslaught of bittersweet feelings. And […]

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04

Apr

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Senior Moments: Gannon Family

I was sitting in the good ol’ Edge office when I received the familiar *ding!* of an email in my inbox. I didn’t recognize the sender, but it was a Gannon email address, so it couldn’t be one of those spam bots. The message was from a student named Jessica Edmondson, who was working in […]

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28

Mar

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Senior Moments: Art Museum

I consider myself a pretty creative person. I mean, I’m not an artist or anything, but I like to think I’m somewhat good at thinking outside of the box when it comes to creating something. I’m an occupational therapy major, for crying out loud! We need to be creative on a daily basis to provide […]

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07

Mar

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Senior Moments: Spinning Class

There’s a poster hanging up in the Edge office that really resonates with me. On the poster, a dog is shown standing in front of a pizza. The caption reads, “Yeah, I’m into fitness. Fitness whole pizza in my mouth.” Okay, so it’s not the most inspirational message, but I think it truly captures my […]

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27

Feb

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How To Be a Morning Person

Ah, the dreaded 8 a.m. class. You’re sure to encounter it at least once in the span of your college education. Being in the health science field, I’ve come across many in my day. Between the early morning labs and sunrise lectures, it’s safe to say I’ve adjusted to the morning person schedule whether I […]

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