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 […]

The Edge Podcast – Episode 2: What To Do in Erie

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Live music, beaches, urban campus… what do our students like to do in Erie all year? Teddy, Alli and Jess talk about their favorite activities in the area: amusement and water parks, food, festivals and more. (Someone may or may not break into an impromptu a cappella Waldameer jingle so.. if that’s not worth a listen…) […]

Orientation Week Pro-tips for Summer @ GU Ruskin

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For some, summer is more than just a break, it’s an opportunity to jump start classes! Physical therapy and athletic training students will be arriving on our Ruskin, Florida campus beginning May 30, and new OT’s will be here mid-August (i.e., before you know it!). Check out OTD student Sue’s tips for a stress-free orientation experience. […]

Gig Life: Six days on the road with Aaron Mook

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Following the last semester of my junior year I was given the truly excellent opportunity to sell merch for my friends in local post-rock band Frame and Mantle on their six-day east coast tour. Together, we drove miles and miles in a packed van to five different cities, crashing on acquaintances’ couches and checking out […]

GUStaff: Summer Happenings

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With the school year coming to a close and less than one month left of classes this semester, people are already planning the trips and activities they will be doing this summer. Many students on campus have plans that range from going to new and exotic places, seeing a concert, or just taking time to […]

How To: Mentally Prepping for School

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I spent my summer working at a day camp. When I wasn’t pouring Kool-Aid or playing tag with 10 year olds, I was commiserating with my other college-aged counselors about the inevitable return to school. We were each in different academic years and majors, but it seemed that we all had the looming stress of […]

Playlist: Feels Like Summer

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This playlist is inspired by music that makes you want to take a back road, roll the windows down and let the wind blow through your hair. If you’re itching for some good country tunes to keep your summer vibe alive, this playlist is perfect for you. “Some Beach” – Blake Shelton I find that […]