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#edgeREWIND: what to do in Erie this summer

If you’re in Erie this summer and are looking for things to do, fret no more! Here is a list of 13 things in Erie that will keep you from boredom and show you parts of Erie you may not have thought to explore before! Warner Theatre From Broadway shows to comedians, the Warner Theatre hosts […]

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The ROTC Rookie: Vol. 2

Last week in my military science class, we each gave a presentation on a Medal of Honor recipient. For those that don’t know, the Medal of Honor is the United States of America’s highest military honor, awarded for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty. The President, in the name of […]

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Out of My Element: Sorority Recruitment

Opening scene: the audience sees a girl’s blonde, shimmering hair shaking back and forth. Flash to a girl in a pink skirt riding past some fraternities on her bike. Before you know it, you’re inside the Delta Nu house, watching a pink envelope being passed from one small blonde to another. And then OH MY […]

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The ROTC Rookie: Vol. 1

I stand 5 feet 11 inches tall, with brown hair, brown eyes and a need for correctional lenses. These are just some physical traits, my most basic ones. They are listed on every document imaginable, like my birth certificate and driver’s license. Every person in the United States is listed in one database or another, […]

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Jumping Down the Trend Rabbit Hole

I stood there, those billowing Elephant Pants encasing my legs like a hypocritical sack of irony. I had just gotten up off the floor, where the black stage had decided the rip a beaming hole in the knee of my new pants. I saw it as a sign from the universe. “Cassie,” the universe spoke, […]

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Take Care of Yourself, For Better or Worse

We have all been guilty of it. At one point or another, each and every one of us has trudged on through a day of classes or work while battling our immune system’s plea that we stay home. Whether it was the flu, the common cold or some other non-life-threatening illness, we have learned in […]

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How to Get Your Politics On

Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton. Bernie Sanders. Those are the three names that have been drilled into our minds for the past few months. With less than a year until the presidential elections, the heat is on for the candidates to round up as many followers as possible. As a fellow Millennial, I pose one simple […]

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10 Holiday Songs for Your Inner Grinch

It’s easy to get sick of holiday music each year. As soon as the clock strikes midnight on Halloween and October becomes November, some twisted switch in the world of marketing clicks on and what was formerly a land of spooks and terrors instantly becomes a world of snowflakes and jolly good cheer. Case in […]

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Erie Winter Wear: Cool or Be Cool

As I hail from Buffalo, I have the winter drill down to a system. I start by dressing normally, then I add a second pair of socks. Next, I wrap one of my pashmina scarves around my neck (they work really well at blocking wind as opposed to regular scarves) and put my jacket on. […]

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10 Things You Need to Learn to Do Without Your Parents

The first time I had to call my dentist to make an appointment for myself, I crashed and burned beautifully. I remember the moment vividly. I was in my living room watching Supernatural from the comfort of my couch when I heard a “Cassie!” resonate from the kitchen. I responded dutifully, “What, Ma?!” “You need […]

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