No car, will travel!

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If you know anything about me, you know that I will make any excuse to get in my car and drive. I love everything about driving: the freedom, the wind in your hair, the radio playing cheesy pop songs, etc. So imagine my crushing disappointment when my parents informed me I could not bring my […]

Reel Experience on a Realistic Budget

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If you have ever listened to an average college student, there are two phrases that you have probably heard: “I’m bored,” and more often, “I’m broke!” There are lots of ways to combat the two dreaded “B-words” around Erie, but one of Gannon students’ favorite places to spend their free time and not too much of […]

7 Ways to Save Some Pennies

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College makes a person independent in lots of ways, especially financially. Here are seven ways to break out of the poor college student stereotype: 1. If you’ve got it, use it. Freshmen are required to get a meal plan for either two or three meals a day. Eat on campus whenever you can and save […]

ASK EDGE: Student Questions, Student Answers

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Ask Edge is a new feature here at Edge where our editors will answer questions asked by interested high school students. Want to ask a question? Drop us a line via Twitter (@gannonedge), Facebook or email  at edge@gannon.edu. Or, if you’re on campus for a visit, submit your questions in the Office of Admissions. Colin […]

Summer Fundays Countdown: #4

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Looking for an athletic outlet here in Erie? Take a trip over to Family First Sports Park, located not too far from campus. This park has all sorts of sports and gyms for you and a group of your friends to go and have a fun day. Family First Sports Park boasts 75 acres of […]

Prep U for GU: What Not to Pack

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So you’re getting ready for college, and packing is — of course — an important step. You’ve probably looked around your room to identify what is essential to bring with you (and if you’re like some college students — myself included — everything seems essential). Sometimes, though, it’s easier to identify what not to bring […]

Prep U for GU: Start the Semester at Preview GU

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For some people, nothing is scarier than the unfamiliar. We get comfortable in our high school surroundings, and moving on into college can be difficult. That’s why Gannon hosts a three-day event at the beginning of each school year called Preview GU. It’s basically a crash course on everything Gannon. And when I say everything, […]

People Person: Believe It or Not, Volunteering is Rewarding AND Fun!

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Social Work: Making a Difference Daily is a new blog by Brittany Myers, a sophomore social work major from Erie, Pa. Brittany will share her academic experiences as well as the activities she participates in as she prepares to be a social worker. You can reach Brittany at myers038@gannon.edu. Thanks for checking out my new […]

No Car on Campus? No Problem

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Right around this time of the year, there’s a fever that goes around. Got any ideas? No, it’s not Saturday Night Fever.  I don’t know about you, but cabin fever is striking me hard this winter. It’s that crazy, itching desire to get out of the apartment, go places, see friends, have some fun in […]