Prethis: Things to Know Before Starting a Communications Thesis

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This semester, I started what is perhaps seen as the most difficult, frightening and anxiety inducing classes every theatre or communication arts student has to take at Gannon University. That class is Senior Seminar/Thesis. When I was a freshman, I heard many horror stories and I started to wonder how on Earth I would survive […]

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 […]

Using the force of charisma

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There is something to be said about charisma. Either you have it or you lack it. To some it’s a mystery. It is a skill and a character trait. It can be learned or it can be natural. It can make or break you in interviews and social interactions. Charisma is the vehicle that drives […]

Unicorns, chocolate cake and C.S. Lewis with Dr. Conklin

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Found primarily on the first floor of the Zurn Science Center, Dr. Nicholas Conklin is an assistant professor in the physics department. Whether he’s in the classroom breaking down “Hollywood physics” or in the lab explaining force and momentum of “frictionless” carts, Dr. Conklin shares his love of physics with students. Let’s find out all […]

[NEW BLOG] The GU Guide: Character > content

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“The GU Guide” is Edge’s newest blog where Gannon tour guide Jake Slease will lead you through Gannon’s campus and the college experience. I ask for only 15 seconds of your time. In the next 15 seconds, think of three things you learned during your freshman year in high school. Go. That’s what I thought. […]