A student’s guide to Erie entertainment

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Students don’t always have a ton of downtime, but when they do finding activities to spend it on can be difficult. Limited budgets only add to the difficulty. Luckily, Erie has you covered with plenty of low-cost or free options for students. If you know where to look, there are events for every interest.   […]

GIVE Day 2014

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Once again, Gannon students have happily donated a portion of their weekend to the greater good. This year, GIVE day saw 58 of the university’s clubs and organizations volunteering at 51 sites, from the Erie VA Medical Center to Gridley Park to Gannon’s own Goodwill Garden. GIVE Day coincided with the “International Coastal Cleanup Day,” and as […]

Ultimate Fave 2014: Sweet Sixteen revealed — VOTE NOW!

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The 32 original nominations have been narrowed down to the Sweet Sixteen in the quest for Gannon’s Ultimate Fave 2014. Vote now to determine which faves make it to the Elite Eight. Favorite Place to Eat Knight’s Cove 47% Knight Club 53% Eliminated in the last round: Doc’s Landing, Courtyard Cafe Molly Brannigans 56% Chipotle […]

The nominations are in! Let the voting begin for Gannon’s Ultimate Fave 2014!

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UPDATE: Round 1 voting has closed! See the winners below! The nominations are in and it’s time to start voting for Gannon’s Ultimate Fave 2014! Through online nominations and write-in nominations at the Waldron Campus Center, Gannon students have nominated 32 locations in the quest to determine Gannon’s Ultimate Fave 2014. The winner from each of […]

Erie community reaches out to students

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Gannon University held its annual Service Fest Wednesday in the Yehl Ballroom of Waldron Campus Center, presenting students, faculty and staff with local volunteer opportunities. Gretchen Fairley, director of Gannon’s service learning program, said since more than 30 organizations participated this year, she felt that 2013’s Service Fest was a great success. Fairley said the […]

This museum has been Scalisized

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Walking in to the Erie Art Museum is always an exercise in unifying contrast. Tucked away in one of the oldest-looking parts of the city, the new entrance to the old museum at 10 E. Fifth St. is imposing and modern, yet integrated and throwback. Its light-brownish bricks blend seamlessly with buildings on blocks close […]

To Do List: “Chasing Ice”

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While many of us grumble and moan about winter’s extended stay into what – according to the calendar – should be the spring season, there are others that aren’t quite so eager to see everything melt away. In fact, when it comes to the issue of climate control, the idea of losing the ice and […]

Erie A to Z: A is for art

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For the city’s art enthusiasts, there’s no more welcoming hangout than the Erie Art Museum. Exhibits, performances and workshops comprise the museum, which strives “to maintain an institution of excellence dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the visual arts.” And it has been successful. In 2011, the museum was awarded the National Medal for […]

Ultimate Fave 2013: Sweet Sixteen faves go head to head

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The field has been narrowed to sixteen spots vying for the title of Gannon’s Ultimate Fave 2013. Vote for your favorite places and determine who advances to the Elite Eight, which will be posted next Monday. Favorite Places to Eat [VOTING HAS CLOSED] Eliminated in the last round: Beyer Cafeteria, Courtyard Cafe [VOTING HAS CLOSED] Eliminated in […]

Ultimate Fave 2013: Let the voting begin!

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It’s time to cast your votes in Edge’s annual Ultimate Fave tournament. We start with 32 places nominated by you, our readers, online and on-campus. Round 1 will continue through the end of GU’s Spring Break on Friday, March 8, and Round 2 voting will start on Monday, March 11. View the complete bracket here […]