Postmarked: Alaska

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This past weekend I went to the zoo! Although it is not the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska (the largest zoo in the world according to Tourtopia), it was nice to explore more of Alaska. While at the zoo I saw dozens of native Alaskan animals. Otters, moose, and bears… oh my! The zoo […]

RUNDOWN: Support Active Minds and the ANNA Shelter

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Monday, Nov. 3: If you have a talent for cake decorating, register to be a part of the 2014 Cupcake Wars. The event, sponsored by Advertising and Promotions Club, will take place Nov. 13, but registration is this week only in the Waldron Campus Center. If you think you’re the best cupcake decorator in all […]

Z is for zoology

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Students who study biology must examine every living organism, from a single cell to the largest ecosystem – or all creatures great and small, as the poem goes. For those particularly interested in the processes and behavior of animals, Gannon’s zoology courses are surefire favorites. Taught by Dr. Edward Phillips and Dr. Steve Ropski, zoology […]

Erie’s wildly popular zoo is a student fave

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Animal-loving students flock to the Erie Zoo on breezy Erie afternoons. The zoo holds a variety of wildlife – nearly 400 animals and over 600 species of plants! And every visitor has their personal favorites. The red pandas are some of the most talked about animals in the zoo because of their pure Asian descent and […]

Photo of the Week: Llamas on campus?

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A petting zoo popped up on Gannon’s Friendship Green this past weekend. Photo submitted via Twitter by @lisseibel.   Want to see your photo here? You can submit them by posting them on Gannon’s Facebook page. You can also use Twitter or Instagram to tag us (@GannonU) or use #GannonU

Summer Fundays Countdown: #10

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With only 10 weeks left before school starts, Edge is conducting a countdown. Every week, we’ll  suggest a place to spend a day in Erie to make the most of your summer free time, starting with suggestion #10 this week… Most of the time when someone thinks about a zoo, they most likely think about […]

1,000 Words: Nap Time at the Erie Zoo

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This polar bear and the Erie Zoo are each preparing for a long winter’s nap. So if you want to check out the zoo, get there quick – it will be closing for winter on Nov. 30! The zoo will reopen March 1, and the polar bear will once again be ready for fun. – […]