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2017

21

Jan

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From my experience: Michael’s audition tips

Every summer through middle and high school I participated in the Saltworks Theater camp. At Saltworks, they had an audition and monologues class where they showed me some audition tips I kept with me. After auditioning for more shows and performing, I ┬áhave developed my own guide for auditions. Keep practicing those monologues and songs […]

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15

Jan

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Education fieldwork survival guide

This is a field placement survival guide written by an education majors for education majors. Field experiences are your first taste of what it is like to be a teacher in a classroom. It is nerve-wracking because you’re in front of the students for the first time. To make things worse, you have a supervisor […]

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12

Jan

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An English teacher learning to teach science

As a Middle Level Education major I have to be prepared to teach upper elementary math, social studies, and science even though my concentration is English. This is why I have to take some science classes, even though I ultimately want to teach English. This semester, I took two of the science classes Middle Level […]

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09

Jan

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Theater Opportunities in Erie for College Students

When I was in high school I came up with the brilliant idea of double majoring in Middle Level Education and Theater. When searching for schools, I wanted to find a school which had a lot of theater opportunities. On Gannon’s website, it said that there were a ton of theater opportunities in the Erie […]

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08

Jan

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Brace Yourselves – Sabrina’s First Football Game

Football was never my strong suit. I could never quite follow what was happening on the field or what the referee meant when he threw up his hands. That being said, why I decided to go to a game when I was invited, I don’t really know. Football has always been an illusive sport for […]

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06

Jan

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And Then It Was Now: Your Opinions Matter!

Have you ever disagreed with something somebody said? Well, of course you have. There are so many opposing viewpoints on nearly every topic that exists. Some people, believe it or not, even disagreed with Newton’s law of gravity. However, I imagine that those same people were also fundamentally against floating into space. My point is […]

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04

Jan

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And Then It Was Now: Beat Stress by Getting Things Done (and puppies)

To be completely honest, college life can get you down. I am certainly not saying it will, but for some, the adjustment can be difficult. Personally, my freshman year has been a roller-coaster of nervousness and excitement, with a few upside-down twists. After little more than half of one semester, I can confirm what my […]

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03

Jan

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The Value of Positivity

The era of negativity is innately over, and now we welcome positivity. It felt like this past year dragged on forever; at times it felt as though there was no light at the end of the tunnel. So, I’m going to share some simple tricks to help you be a little more positive! We all […]

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2016

30

Dec

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Winter Driving in Erie

If you are new to Erie, or perhaps adjusting to the snowy commute, here are some tips for surviving the slick roads brought to you by lake effect snow. Since beginning my journey at Gannon only a few short months ago, I have already met a few students who have yet to experience snow at […]

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28

Dec

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The Importance of “Dating” Yourself

I am not crazy; I promise. Self dates are a real thing that more people should be aware of. The idea of dating yourself is not as uncommon as you would think. Many people have reaped the benefits of taking themselves out on dates. It is important to treat yourself every once in a while. […]

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