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2017

08

Feb

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Battle of the Books

What does the phrase “battle of the books” mean to you? If you envisioned something resembling a snowball fight, but with literature as a substitute projectile, you may be disappointed. It is actually more like a quiz bowl for local middle and high school students. On March 3rd, Gannon will be hosting the Battle of […]

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07

Feb

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5 Reasons to Attend AOTA’s Centennial Conference (With Helpful Tips!)

The American Occupational Therapy Association is holding its annual conference in Philadelphia this year! This will be my first time attending a conference and what better year to be a newbie than at the centennial celebration! My classmates and I are extremely excited to get to experience all things OT-related and to get to connect […]

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01

Feb

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And Then It Was Now: Dear Future Me

Dear future me, Do you remember writing this blog? On December 2nd of 2016, I released my debut album titled Dear Future Me. You can find it on teddyrankin.bandcamp.com if you are interested in giving it a listen! It currently has over 1,000 plays on bandcamp and a very generous review from the Erie Reader. So […]

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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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