Tag Archives: Journalism Communications

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

Speggen-Feature

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

metts feature

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.

Don’t rain on my parade (just hire me!)

WORD-FEATURE

The word(s): don’t rain on my parade Even though I’ve got a few years before graduation, I sometimes like to poke around job search engines. Why so early? Whether I’m watching the news or standing in line at Wegman’s, I hear phrases

[NEW BLOG] The Word: Move-in day brings smaller electronics, same emotions

Introducing Edge’s newest blog, “The Word,” by April Shernisky, Class of 2015. April is a journalism communications major from Hermitage, Pa. Her blog is inspired by her favorite “Colbert Report” segment of the same name. Today’s word: déjà vu I

Playing (and Writing) for the Love of the Game

A few months back, I picked up the beat for Gannon University’s softball team at our school newspaper, The Gannon Knight. For the entirety of the softball season, I reported on the team. The whole process left me with quite

Athletics and Academics Balanced in D-II

During basketball season, I alternated working at the scorers table and behind the live feed camera. At the start of every game, everybody would stand for the national anthem. Turning to my right, I always noticed the same thing –

10 Ways to Explore Other Cultures in Erie

Being an international student myself, I know how important it is to identify with places that feel like home and to try new things. Therefore, we present you with 10 ways to explore many cultures and satisfy your soul, spirit

Many Different Jerseys, Just One Team

Whenever I look back on my earliest days at Gannon University, I’m always amazed by the tiniest of details that really impacted how my last four years have gone. From the location of a freshman dorm room to the singing

GU Sports: A Healthy Obsession

Good news, sports fans. Alex “Q” Bieler, senior journalism communications major and assistant sports editor for The Gannon Knight, is joining Edge as our sports blogger. We hope you’ll enjoy Q’s insight and sense of humor as much as we

Explore Humanities, Education and Social Sciences on Map Your Future Day

On Oct. 22, Map Your Future day will showcase the 20-plus degree programs Gannon has to offer in the humanities, education and the social sciences. These programs include more than just writing and performing; check out our history, foreign language,