Playlist: Music as a Form of Therapy

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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 […]

Family of Gannon

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“In high school, I got experience working with cameras while hanging out with my friends and adding effects to candid videos I’d take of them. As a senior communications student, it’s cool to see how far I’ve come and how that led me to what I want to do.”

WERG Top 30 for 4/15/14

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Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week of Apr. 15 WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar. LW          TW 1              1              Kongos/Come With Me Now (Lunatic; Tokoloshe Records) 3              2              Fitz and The Tantrums/The Walker (More Than Just a Dream; Elektra Records) […]

Gannon alumna makes a difference with inner city kids

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Every so often at Edge, we like to catch up with alumni of the university and not only talk about what they’re doing now, but how Gannon helped prepare them for that specific career. This week, I spoke with Kathleen Cahill, a theatre communications major who graduated in 2011, about her decisions as a student […]

WERG Top 30 for 4/1/14

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Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week of Apr. 1. WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar. LW          TW 1              1              Kongos/Come With Me Now (Lunatic; Tokoloshe Records) 5              2              Fitz and The Tantrums/The Walker (More Than Just a Dream; Elektra Records) […]

Introducing the new School of Communication and the Arts

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Gannon University has announced the creation of the School of Communication and the Arts in the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences. The School will co-locate and integrate current and emerging programs in human communication studies, media studies, and the digital and performing arts. Hands-on, co-curricular programs will be joined in the building including […]

WERG Top 30 for 3/25/14

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Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week of Mar 25. WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar. LW          TW 1              1              Kongos/Come With Me Now (Lunatic; Tokoloshe Records) 2              2              Foster the People/Coming of Age (Supermodel; Columbia) 4              3              Bastille/Bad Blood (Bad […]

Operations manager reflects on ‘Best College Station in the Nation’ award

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Gannon University’s student-managed radio station, 90.5 WERG, has hit a wealth of success at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Abraham and Borst Awards earlier this month. WERG won “Best College Station in the Nation,” and a slew of other awards as well, including “Best Use of Social Media” and “Most Creative Promotional Event.” I talked […]

WERG Top 30 for 3/18/14

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Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week of Mar 18. WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar. LW          TW 8              1              Kongos/Come With Me Now (Lunatic; Tokoloshe Records) 1              2              Foster the People/Coming of Age (Supermodel; Columbia) 3              3              Fitz and The […]

Returning alumna comes home for ‘The Good Doctor’

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There’s a certain sense of pride and togetherness that accompanies seeing alumni staying active on campus, and with Nicole Dohoda, there is certainly no exception. Dohoda and her fiancé (whom she met while in Gannon’s theater program), Jared Lossie, are returning to take part in Fringe Fest Erie 2014 in a production entitled “The Good […]