Last week in photos

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With the hectic schedule of a college student, it’s easy to miss out on a lot of the activities going on around campus. Each week, Gannon provides fun and educational opportunities to its students, from open discussions on controversial topics to pep rallies for homecoming. The Organization of Women Leaders hosts a discussion on feminism […]

The highest bids for fall rush

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During the last couple weeks, you may have come across posters strewn across campus advertising different sorority and fraternity events.  These ornate and colorful posters hoped to lure in potential members of Greek life for fall recruitment. Fall recruitment, held during the first academic semester of the year, differs from spring recruitment in that it […]

Life’s a ball with Zeta Beta Tau

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If you have been meandering around campus within the last week, you may have noticed a giant, inflatable beach ball tumbling turbulently towards you.  No, this isn’t part of the next Indiana Jones film, but rather an annual fundraiser by Gannon University’s Zeta Beta Tau chapter.  The humongous toy is actually a device used to […]

Last Greek standing: My first Greek Week

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When I first joined a sorority, I knew there would be certain requirements – service hours to fulfill, meetings to attend, recruitment events to host. I never thought one of these requirements would be dancing in a Mrs. Potato Head costume to Spice Girls and other songs from my childhood. No, I haven’t finally cracked […]

Spirit of Service Guides Edge Editor-in-Chief

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I started off my life in the medical field by working as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician and firefighter in my hometown. I started when I was 14 years old, so community service isn’t a foreign concept for me. I truly love helping people and helping them through their time of need. When I came […]

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 […]

Finding Retail Therapy at Millcreek Mall

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If there’s one thing many college students could use when the stress of classes gets to be overwhelming, it’s a little retail therapy. So where can you go to find those perfect heels or a new video game when you’re on a college student’s budget? The answer is less than five miles southwest of Gannon […]

Learn to Teach: Preparing for a Journey to “Oz”

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Welcome back to my blog! As some of you know, in addition to teaching, I’m also involved with Gannon’s theater productions. For every production at our Schuster Theatre, there is a day devoted to that particular show: we call this “Tech Day.” Tech Day is usually from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a Saturday […]