Postmarked: Alaska

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This past weekend I went to the zoo! Although it is not the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska (the largest zoo in the world according to Tourtopia), it was nice to explore more of Alaska. While at the zoo I saw dozens of native Alaskan animals. Otters, moose, and bears… oh my! The zoo […]

Postmarked: Alaska

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Remember that old quote? I think it went something like, “You can never have too much of a good thing.” Well I beg to differ. Here in Alaska, they have what you call comfort food. Chicken fried steak smothered in gravy, piles of reindeer sausage (sorry Rudolf), and my personal favorite, delicious artisan pizza. By […]

Postmarked: Alaska

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My favorite movie is UP. If none of you have ever heard of this cinematic masterpiece, educate yourselves on this delightful Disney work of art. A quick synopsis of the movie is as follows: a very old, very grumpy man refuses to go to a nursing home, so he turns his house into an aircraft […]

Interning Now Helps Your Job Prospects Later

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From college to the “real-world,” there is no telling where you will go, what you will achieve and how you will do it. A lot of students, however, don’t enter the real-world known as their preferred industry workplace. According to Pew Research, 44% of college graduates in the U.S. are currently working in jobs that […]

Ms. Shernisky goes to Washington

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So if you haven’t heard — or seen my mom’s dozens of proud Facebook posts — I’m spending the spring semester in Washington, DC. Through an organization called the Washington Center, about 400 other college students and I obtained internships, housing and academic programming in the nation’s capital.   It’s a really diverse group of […]

Just another interview

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It was a busy Thursday afternoon at my internship—everyone in the office was racing back and forth attempting to get everything completed before the day ended. I was just handed a huge stack of files to invoice when my phone buzzed, seemingly innocuously. Once I had a free moment I checked it, realizing it was […]

A logical start to my new internship

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New situations are usually intimidating. Whether it’s a class or a job, you sometimes don’t know what to expect at all. Because this is my senior year, I wasn’t expecting to have too many new and scary situations thrown at me. Until, I had an internship interview. I previously worked a summer internship at a […]

‘Allison’s Hour’

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To kick off my last semester on campus, I’ve begun rehearsing for the Schuster Theatre’s production of “The Children’s Hour.” The play focuses on a trouble-making student who makes an accusation against two female teachers at an all-girl school. I have also started an internship at the Erie Playhouse working as a marketing and education assistant. […]

5 things to know about social work

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A Gannon student gets the unique experience of finding a major that is just right. With the help of the faculty and other students you can find your niche. One major that might be the right fit is social work. The social work department maintains about 50 students at all times, and for good reasons. […]