Category Archives: Guest Bloggers

Breaking vegan edge

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See, I’m not quite sure how to sum up a year of my life in 500 words. I stopped eating meat at the beginning of 2013 – cold turkey. (Pun completely intended.) I was told that there was no way

The Cinderella story of a work study

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One thing every student hopes to leave college with (besides lasting friendships and a clean criminal record) is practical, real-life experience that sufficiently prepares for a career of his or her interest. Perfect, that sounds great! Where do I sign

Communicating on a larger scale at Penn. Communication Association Conference

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This fall break, just like every fall break, thousands of Gannon students travel home for some rest and relaxation. However this fall break when the students leave for home, hundreds of scholars from around the state, the U.S. and even

Over the edge: an alumni blog

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Heather Neu is a 2007 alumna of Gannon University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. After Gannon, Heather attended SUNY Buffalo School of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctorate in 2010.  Raise your hand if you knew that Gannon had

On the brink of Insanity: GU runner tries new workout

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I am a runner. I have run two marathons. And for the most part, we runners like to stick with what we know. Aside from a few laps in the pool and some periodic ab workouts, most of my marathon

Wordplay in the workplace

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On Nov. 3, 2010, I published a blog here on Edge called “Wordplay: I Love My Major, Write or Wrong.” More than two years later, I’m happy to report that this statement still holds true (if you substitute “Job” for

What I did with a BA (and MA) in English

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Amidst all the warnings, I became an English major. English majors aren’t real majors, they scoffed. Why are you majoring in the language you’ve spoken for 18 years? they questioned. Print media’s dead, they shouted! There’s no money in a

From floppy disks to bleeding-edge technology

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A decade before there was such a thing as a “blog,” I attended Gannon as an undergraduate science major. In the late 1980s, I spent many hours in labs doing things such as classifying and dissecting sea creatures for Dr.

Gannon OT alum: GU led me to ‘the right place’

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As I look at where I am today, I realize that Gannon has played a major role in defining where I ended up – not just career wise, but also personally. Today my days are filled wearing a variety of

My summer in Connecticut, acting at “The O’Neill”

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This summer I had the opportunity to study at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center – often referred to as “The O’Neill” – in Waterford, Conn. I was first introduced to the O’Neill through my acting mentor and academic advisor, Paula