The Edge Podcast – Episode 2: What To Do in Erie

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Live music, beaches, urban campus… what do our students like to do in Erie all year? Teddy, Alli and Jess talk about their favorite activities in the area: amusement and water parks, food, festivals and more. (Someone may or may not break into an impromptu a cappella Waldameer jingle so.. if that’s not worth a listen…) […]

A Sport & Exercise Master

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Hi, my name is Brennan Clouner.  I am from Cranberry Township which is a suburb fairly close to the city of Pittsburgh.  Here at Gannon, my undergraduate studies degree was Sport and Exercise Science, and now I am still here at Gannon pursuing my Master of Sport and Exercise Science (MSES) degree. I chose to […]

A legend is born

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Hockey is a multi-faceted sport. I don’t just mean the differences between forwards, defensemen and goalies, etc. There are trainers for when a player is hurt, equipment managers who keep everyone’s gear functioning properly and entire media departments making sure viewers at home can see the game without issues. All sports are like this: baseball, […]

BLOG: A legend is born

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Hockey is a multi-faceted sport. I don’t just mean the differences between forwards, defensemen and goalies, etc. There are trainers for when a player is hurt, equipment managers who keep everyone’s gear functioning properly, and entire media departments making sure viewers at home can see the game without issues. All sports are like this: baseball, […]

9 offbeat gift ideas for college students

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It’s that time of year again, when you find yourself running around looking for holiday gifts for friends and family. Usually, I have lots of questions like, “What does this person want?” “What don’t they already have?” “People like socks, right?” Don’t get stumped trying to find creative gifts this holiday season. Here are some […]

Hockey and water polo teams square off in ‘Pool vs. Pond Challenge’

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Sports crossovers are a rare occurrence. When Gannon’s club hockey team took on the men’s basketball team in a skills competition last week, it was an exciting event partly because it was unprecedented here at Gannon. And now, they’re at it again. The hockey team has challenged the men’s water polo team to a water […]

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.   […]

Witnessing the birth of a hockey tradition

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It’s not every day that there’s a hockey game outdoors. True, it happens once a year now, but when they planned the Winter Classic at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Buffalo, NY for New Year’s Day 2008, it was still a fairly new concept. After all, there had only been one such game of its kind […]

Back-to-back wins set tone for club hockey season

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The Gannon club hockey team started off their season earlier this month with a 2-0 weekend. They won their first game of the year against Medaille College, beating them 5-4 in a four-round shootout. They followed that game with a 15-4 win over the Wheeling-Jesuit Cardinals the next day. Going into the rest of their […]

Game on at the Erie Insurance Arena

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From concerts, to sports, to commencement, the Erie Insurance Arena is home to a multitude of events throughout the year, serving both the Erie and Gannon communities. Originally called the Erie Civic Center, the arena was built in 1983. It was later named the Louis J. Tullio Arena after the late mayor of Erie who […]