Category Archives: Blogs

5 tips for warding off dry skin


Does the winter air crack your skin? Cold temperatures, dry indoor air and hot showers can all contribute to dry skin. I’m not skipping out on hot showers, especially on those cold nights, so to help my skin, I am

Editors’ Commentary: Christmas flicks

A Charlie Brown Christmas

We at Edge LOVE Christmastime. In fact, we’ve had the office decorated since the conclusion of Halloween. We love Christmas not for the family time, presents nor holiday fun. We love it primarily for one reason and one reason alone: cheesy

Say Anything steals the show


As Edge’s unofficial music aficionado, it shouldn’t surprise you that I have a list of favorite concerts I’ve attended: 1. Title Fight/Pianos Become the Teeth at the Smilin’ Moose, Pittsburgh, 2012 This was the most emotional and intense show I’ve

MK Makes Muscles: Or, ‘Mary begrudgingly does Pilates’

fitness class

I hate working out. I hate sweating. I hate the gym. So when my boss approached me with an idea for an article that involved reviewing classes offered at the Recreation and Wellness Center, I really, really did not want

Meet Leann, Edge’s new health and wellness blogger


Leann Krysiak, an AmeriCorps VISTA member at Gannon’s Office of Service-Learning is new to the Gannon community. A wellness advocate, Leann will regularly share healthy-living tips that all college students can try – from natural beauty hacks to nutritious recipes

9 offbeat gift ideas for college students


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,

PLAYLIST: Wake up and get going

cold war kids

Mornings aren’t very pleasant for me. I’m usually blindly rummaging around my room looking for shoes and the closest pair of sweatpants, tripping over backpacks and piles of clothes, before stumbling out the door on my way to class. You’re

‘Culture shock’ highlights students’ first impressions of America


When I researched the definition of culture shock, I read that it is “the personal disorientation a person may feel when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life due to immigration or a visit to a new country, a move between

A definitive ranking of classic Thanksgiving food


Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays – an entire day devoted to parades, football games, dog shows and, most importantly, FOOD. I know that gathering around the table for Thanksgiving dinner can be overwhelming when there’s a feast in

25 signs you’re an OT major

occupational therapy

Occupational therapy: one of the best programs Gannon University has to offer, in my humble and extremely biased opinion. Being in my junior year of OT, I kind of noticed how the program’s teaching and ideals have slowly taken over