The Edge Podcast – Episode 4: David Long talks “Windy” City, Leadership Development and Wet Zoos

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Teddy sits down with fellow Gannon student, David Long, who exudes coolness. Listen as David talks Chicago, wet zoos, campus involvement, leadership development, and future goals. What is David’s guilty-pleasure song? Who would he invite to hypothetical brunch? Does David love his Mom? (Of course he does!!!) But for the rest of the answers, you’re […]

Greek Spotlight Series: Maria Hays

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Welcome to the Greek Spotlight series! My purpose is to show all of the positive aspects of the sororities and fraternities here on Gannon’s campus. With so many lovely men and women, there are a lot of people to talk about. This week, we meet Maria Hays. She is an English major with a professional […]

RUNDOWN: ‘Loot,’ coffee and college radio

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Monday, Sept. 29: As if you need another reason to drink it, today is International Coffee Day. Fire up that Keurig and enjoy a hot (or iced) cup of joe. Tuesday, Sept. 30: Support College Radio Day and stop by the 90.5 WERG table at Waldron Campus Center. You might even be a big winner […]

Becoming a leader in four easy steps

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As you get involved in more campus organizations, you will evolve from a general member to a potential leader. Your organization will trust you to complete assignments, communicate with the general assembly, and represent the group in a positive way. As you emerge as a leader, it can be difficult to find your voice in […]

GOLD Conference at Gannon University

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“Being a leader means being a role model, a goal setter, a manager and even sometimes, a mother.” “Leaders must take team members’ opinions into consideration, and encourage them to be the best they can be.” “There is no better way to grow than to gain experience leading others to group unity and achievement.” These […]

What I Like (and Don’t) About This Semester

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It’s only the first full week of classes and I can already see that this semester is going to be a little bit crazy. Between a full credit load of nursing classes, being editor-in-chief of Edge, holding the presidency of my fraternity Zeta Beta Tau and trying to maintain some sort of social life, I’m […]

Trip to Atlanta Teaches Leadership

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In my last blog I mentioned a trip to Atlanta. Well, I finally got to go and I loved it! The convention that I attended offered a lot of leadership education and I really think I learned some skills that I will be able to use for the rest of my life. I also loved […]

Trivia Night: Having Fun and Helping Out

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Hey readers, Last Wednesday, my service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega was involved in an event called Erie Trivia Night, which took place down at the Bayfront Convention Center. It was the 20th annual trivia night, and there was a great turnout. APO volunteered at this event last year, so we took our places at our […]

Hitting the Mark Between Professional and Liberal Arts Education

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Achieving peace with your college decision can be very difficult. Some schools offer very specific, career-based courses that are designed to fast track you into that one career path that logically follows. Other schools give you a vast platter of subjects to sample over four years with the intention of you finding something you’d like […]