Let the chi flow

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A class you may not know even existed on campus is one that brings energy, lightness, balance, calmness and clarity. Fred Popeski is teaching a tai chi and qi gong class in the rec center.  Using the life force (chi), Mr. Popeski teaches students a system of physical exercise to improve and maintain health. Tai […]

Managing my time

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For all students – not just freshmen – classes, relationships and ideas have their fair share of pros and cons. Approaching mid-semester, classes are in full swing, activities are slowing down a bit and the cons are becoming more identifiable. If classes are getting you down, remember to get help whenever you need it. Don’t […]

Bad mood? Say a prayer and move on

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You ever have one of those days where absolutely nothing seems to go right? You try to the make the best of a situation, but everything you do either gets shut down or makes the situation worse. I recently had one of those days myself. It started out rather poorly and went downhill from there. […]

‘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. […]

7 ways to make the most of fall break

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After hitting the books hard for over a month, college students enjoy a break. At Gannon, fall break runs Oct. 10-14. Here are seven ideas for unwinding during your time off: 1. Catch a game.  Whether you are at home or at Gannon, there are plenty of fall sports to check out.  Go to a […]

Return to home initially “less than nostalgic”

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I’ve been home for awhile now. In that time, I’ve been working as a waitress, hanging out with friends from home and even took a trip to NYC – but a lot happened before any of that. As I was leaving campus, I said goodbye to classmates, packed up my room and about six boxes […]

7 ways to beat the second semester slump

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The dreaded second semester slump – characterized by lethargy, inefficiency and a general “ugh” attitude – is upon us. How can you fight it? 1. Make a change. Wikipedia lists hundreds of potential new hobbies – everything from archery to macramé to winemaking. Or try a new restaurant. Never tasted authentic Mexican? Sample the dishes […]

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 […]

Delta Sigma Phi Brothers Make Spring Break Plans

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With spring break coming up in about a week, many students have begun making plans for a relaxing week away from classes and homework. The brothers of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity shared their plans with us. Shawn Hogue, sophomore biology/pre-med major “I am planning on spending my spring break with my family. I always […]

Inside Gannon: Waldron Campus Center

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Wonder where GU students gather to eat, study and hang out between classes? Check out the video below as Edge contributor David Reichard takes you inside the Waldron Campus Center, the heart of Gannon’s campus. Check out other videos here. David has a new blog, Learning to Teach: Inside Education.