Category Archives: Random Stuff

Student project successfully launches into the upper atmosphere

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A photograph of the GURPSI balloon at the moment of burst 95,000 feet above the Allegheny National Forest. Students in Gannon University’s School of Computer Science and Engineering successfully launched their senior design project 95,000 ft. into the atmosphere to

Lecture focuses on archaeology

Archeology

The Collins Institute for Archaeological Research and Archaeology Museum Gallery at Gannon University will proudly welcome Debra Foran, Ph.D., and her lecture on “5,000 Years of History in Madaba, Jordan: Moabites, Christians, Muslims.” The event is from 7-8 p.m. Thursday

WERG Top 30 for 3/18/14

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Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week of Mar 18. WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar. LW          TW 8              1              Kongos/Come With Me Now (Lunatic; Tokoloshe

Finding my niche

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Christmas break is, and always will be, a double-edged sword. In its anticipatory stages, you will find yourself borderline-angry about how long it’s taking to get here; when it finally arrives, Christmas break is a refreshing breath like no other,

Edge’s Top Posts of 2013

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Here they are — based on Google analytics, the most-viewed, most popular original Edge posts from 2013: 10: Cleaning toilets, smashing spiders and other new adventures | By Mary Kate Carroll, 9/12/13 Back-to-school is always an exciting time on my annual calendar. 

Finals week in motion

You’re not really sure how the end of the semester snuck up on you like this. Flipping the calendar to December can leave you feeling like this:               The beginning of the month includes

Bennett named to NSCAA men’s soccer All-Atlantic Region first team

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Gannon’s Robbie Bennett (Pinetown, South Africa/St. Benedict School) has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Men’s Soccer All-Atlantic Region first team released Friday afternoon. Bennett has garnered five all-region accolades during his three-year collegiate career, including first-team

Men’s basketball team returns to PSAC West Action at Slippery Rock

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The Gannon men’s basketball team returns to Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Western Division action Wednesday, December 4 at Slippery Rock. One of the league’s fiercest rivalries is scheduled for 8 p.m. and can be heard live locally on Jet

WERG Top 30 for 11/26/13

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Gannon’s alternative rock station, 90.5 WERG, presents the top 30 songs for the week of November 26. WERG can be streamed live via webcast from the link on our sidebar. LW          TW 2              1              Avicii/Wake Me Up (True; Universal Island)

I’m a big sister…kind of

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On Saturday, Nov. 2, I received an ominous text message from my mother reading, “Call me.” Fearing the worst possible outcome, like a death or accident, I hesitantly called back. My mom picked up on the second ring and breathlessly