Family Weekend 2016

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Fall in love with Gannon!  Take advantage of this opportunity to visit loved ones following the start of the school year. Families are invited to participate in events developed by the Activities Programming Board (APB) and are encouraged to uncover the many fall wonders Gannon has to offer to both parents and students. Friday, September 23 Check […]

TL;DR – Olympics, Harry Potter and Sword Fighting

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Erie trainer heads to Rio – Gannon University’s Elizabeth Darling TL;DR: Twenty years after competing for the national team in the Pan-American games herself, GU’s Elizabeth Darling, DPT, is heading to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. Darling’s job is to help design stretches and exercises  that help Team USA’s gymnasts perform better and reduce […]

My Experience in Education Field Work

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Last month marked my last days of field work at Villa Elementary School. I can truly say that this placement has been one of the most worthwhile experiences of my entire life. I learned a lot from both my cooperating teacher and the students. Now let me take a moment to look back at my entire […]

Salad Days Are Here

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Where to start? I guess it’s worth knowing that I’ve been going to tattoo parlors for years watching my friends get “inked” (or whatever lame tattoo lingo you feel like using), and almost every time, I’ve considered getting something. I’ve had plenty of ideas, too, from the Modest Mouse and AbsolutePunk logos to a circus-style […]

Only in Erie: The Sunset Drive-In Theater

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There are a number of things my fiancée Jess and I try to fit in at least once a year when the season of romance rolls around. As far as summer entertainment goes, Erie certainly isn’t lacking. Attractions like the Erie Zoo and Waldameer Park and Water World are staples of local life, but what […]

Only in Erie: The Erie Ribfest

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Hello – my name is Aaron Mook, and you might recognize me from such past features as “Aaron Eats Erie” and “Gig Life: Six Days on the Road with Aaron Mook.” Every so often, the Edge team will brainstorm some regular feature ideas that we believe will appeal to both our local audience as well […]

Teaching with interruptions

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It all begins with a plan. I had a lesson coming up the next day, and I planned one I was absolutely proud of. I incorporated a technique I saw in a video I was just dying to try, and found a way to include puppets in another. If I’d thought of a great lesson, […]

If I Could Go Back in Time

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For those of you who don’t know, I am a senior Advertising Communication major graduating this upcoming May. I’m your typical college chick for multiple reasons: I love my friends, love food and stay busy with class projects. One area where I may not be your typical college student is that along with 18 credit […]

REDACTED: Tough professors prepare us

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One of my favorite classes this semester is Media Management, taught by AJ Miceli, director of the School of Communication and the Arts. Often seen as one of the most difficult classes in the communications department, it takes a look at the strategic and analytical nature of managers in an ever-changing field. Naturally, as a […]

REDACTED: I go to counseling. So what?

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I go to counseling. Some may know this about me, but others may take this as a surprise. After all, you wouldn’t suspect an editor-in-chief of a student-run publication who is a member of a leadership group, president of an honors organization and very active in his community to go to counseling. And yet, that’s […]