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2017

11

Jan

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Sam Hyman: working at Gannon, “playing a good gig”

I bet you didn’t know that among the illustrious staff at Gannon, there was a potential Grammy nominee. Sam Hyman, technical director of campus events, in addition to his dedicated work at Gannon, is also a well known and widely respected musician. You may not be able to pick this singer/songwriter out of the university […]

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05

Jan

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School of education hosts Harry Potter learning carnival

Gannon’s chapter of the international education education honor society Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) held a Harry Potter themed learning carnival last semester for children in the boys and girls club. This event is part of literacy alive, KDP’s service initiative that promotes literacy in the chapter’s community. As a KDP member, I was more than […]

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2016

20

Dec

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Album Reviews

Ruminations: Conor Oberst – 3.5/5     The word “rumination” means deep thought and consideration, which is exactly what Conor Oberst put into his most recent album. Released on October 14th, Ruminations is Oberst’s 10th solo album. The entire album is recorded using only a guitar, piano, and harmonica. Furthermore, he has never been known […]

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27

Nov

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Now Playing

The songs we’ve can’t get enough of at Edge. Updated weekly with two songs from each Edge staffer. This week we have music from Dawes, You Blew It! Day Wave, and more.

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16

Nov

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My First Playhouse Show

During the first few weeks of my freshman year, I saw “Spamalot” (a musical adaptation of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”) at the Erie Playhouse. It was a hilarious musical that I instantly wanted to be a part of. I ended up setting one goal for myself before I graduate: I was going to […]

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14

Nov

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International Education Week 2016

This week marks International Education Week, 2016. It will be celebrated on campus with a variety of events – share your week and your photos by tagging us, Gannon University or using #IEW2016 to see how students are observing the week all over the world. MONDAY, 11/14 Coffee & Culture: Hosted by the African American […]

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07

Nov

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Playlist: Music as a Form of Therapy

During my freshman year, I took Theater and Culture with Fr. Shawn Clerkin. In that class we learned about different functions of art. One of those functions is therapy. While many plays and other works of theater have a therapeutic effect for the audience members, music and song lyrics also have the potential to be […]

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17

Aug

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Kick-Off Guide: College vs. Pokemon, Meeting our President, Learning Screenwriting from a Pro & More

We’re almost there! Some of you are already back on campus, but most of our new and returning students will be joining us this weekend. Whether this will be your first time on our campus or you’re a well-seasoned fifth-year senior, it can be challenging to get back into the school-year mindset. Since we are the […]

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16

Aug

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Kick-Off Guide: Surviving Group Projects, Catholic University Perks, Counseling & More

We’re almost there! Some of you are already back on campus, but most of our new and returning students will be joining us this weekend. Whether this will be your first time on our campus or you’re a well-seasoned fifth-year senior, it can be challenging to get back into the school-year mindset. Since we are the […]

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29

Jul

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On Ghostbusters and the Importance of Reboots

The internet can be a horrible place. These words, no doubt, have been written before, and I can guarantee they will be written again. After all, for every wonderful site (like ours for example) dedicated to your favorite genre of music or, yes, pictures of baby animals (which the internet will never get over – […]

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