Brace Yourselves – Sabrina’s First Football Game

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Football was never my strong suit. I could never quite follow what was happening on the field or what the referee meant when he threw up his hands. That being said, why I decided to go to a game when I was invited, I don’t really know. Football has always been an illusive sport for […]

Say Anything steals the show

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As Edge’s unofficial music aficionado, it shouldn’t surprise you that I have a list of favorite concerts I’ve attended: 1. Title Fight/Pianos Become the Teeth at the Smilin’ Moose, Pittsburgh, 2012 This was the most emotional and intense show I’ve ever attended. Listen to “Floral Green” right now. 2. Manchester Orchestra at Mr. Small’s, Pittsburgh, […]

[Redacted]: Choose your own adventure

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I have been living in Erie for more than 20 years, and in that time I’ve endured bitter winters, disappointing summers and countless missed buses. I’m sure I’ll devote an entire post to the glories of “the e” another day. I love Erie. Sure, all of these specific instances make it seem like Erie is […]

From floppy disks to bleeding-edge technology

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A decade before there was such a thing as a “blog,” I attended Gannon as an undergraduate science major. In the late 1980s, I spent many hours in labs doing things such as classifying and dissecting sea creatures for Dr. Stan Zagorski’s invertebrate zoology class. I also spent many hours in the office of the […]

What 30 refugees taught me

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When you become a tour guide, you gain another title: storyteller. I tell stories about Gannon, but I also hear new stories about people – what students have done, what they are doing now and their future plans. As I hear these stories, I learn more about the people who are touring. Recently I gave […]

Baseball and Bob Dylan with Eric Brownlee

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Dr. Eric Brownlee, assistant professor of management in the Dahlkemper School of Business, loves sports. His classes cover sport law, principles of sport management and team sport organization. What else is he interested in? Let’s find out. Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa. High school: Mt. Lebanon Favorite color: Green Favorite movie(s): “Moneyball” Favorite TV show(s): “Seinfeld,” “The […]

Internship Opens Doors, Narrows Focus

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Summer is drawing to an end and it’s time to crack open the books. I’ve had one of the best summers ever.  I’ve had an amazing internship and got to do many things this summer that I would not have done outside of Erie. I cannot say enough good things about my nursing internship at […]

Sarah’s Big Plans and Big Screen Adventures

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I cannot believe it’s already July. Soon enough, my family and I will be on a week-long vacation to the Outer Banks in NC, and I’ll be packing everything that I need so I’m ready to move back to Gannon’s campus. However, there’s still a lot going on before either of these events, so I’m […]

Paris, Posters and Preparing for Fall

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Summer in Pittsburgh is off to a great start. I’ve really enjoyed getting to see all of my friends from high school, and it’s been nice to spend a lot of time with my family. I’ve already gotten to go swimming, which is one of my absolute favorite things about summer. Summer concerts are almost […]

Summer in Pittsburgh, Semester in Paris

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It’s great to be home in Pittsburgh for the summer. Though I’ve only been home for a short while, summer has gotten off to a great start.  As your school year comes to an end, I’m sure you’re also ready to take a break from your school work for a few months. Even though I’m […]