#edgeREWIND: 5 things you didn’t know about English majors

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We all have an idea preconceived about English majors and how they spend their time, but how correct could those assumptions be? Here’s a few things that might just change your mind. English majors aren’t just writers. There’s this notion that possessing a degree in English means teaching or writing as a career. While those […]

Finals Week Playlist: Alright

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  It’s almost the end. Summer awaits. But first you have to get through the gauntlet of finals week. Everyone has different ways of dealing with the stress and making it through. If you’re like me, you deal with it through music. You spend all week with headphones in, bumping whatever songs make you feel […]

Edge Playlist: Springtime Overload

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    Boy, do I have a good one for you this time, folks. Last year, I gave you a playlist for the season, simply titled: “Spring!” This time around I went a little weirder with the song selection to give you as much of those springtime good vibes as possible. The result is 10 […]

Connor McDavid revitalizes Otters, cements legacy in Erie

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Image from GoErie.com Now that we are almost certain it will not be the Buffalo Sabres drafting Connor McDavid, it’s beginning to sink in that the current OHL playoffs will be Erie fans’ last look at the wonder kid before he most likely ships off across the continent to play for the Edmonton Oilers. Had Buffalo […]

PLAYLIST: Sounds of spring

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The playlist for all your spring season music needs. The weather is warming up and you can see grass sticking out of the seemingly endless snowbanks. Winter is ending and spring is beginning. But let’s be honest, are you more sick of the winter weather or the winter playlists full of sad, introspective songs? Don’t […]

25 thoughts communications majors have

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“Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.” -Anne Morrow Lindbergh 1. Do I write Journalism Communications? Communications/Journalism? Journalism -Comm? Never mind I’ll just write J-Comm 2. Where are my headphones?! Aaaand they’re around my neck. 3. I guess I’ll just never leave the CCA (Center for Communication […]


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At Edge, we all have well-refined musical palates, well … sort of. Edge presents our favorite songs from 2014. April Shernisky, editor-in-chief 1) Yellow Flicker Beat’ by Lorde 2) ‘Song for Someone’ by U2 Mary Kate Carroll, assignment editor 1) ‘I Wanna Get Better’ by Bleachers 2) ‘Reflections’ by MisterWives Aaron Mook, copy editor 1) […]

Holiday entertainment hits Erie

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Christmas time means Christmas cheer, and if you’re looking for some holiday-themed entertainment around Erie, you’re in luck. Like theatre? The Erie Playhouse and Warner Theatre have you covered with some Christmas classics. The Erie Playhouse will present “Elf” through Jan. 4. Check out dates and times here. The Playhouse will also hold its New Year’s […]

12 ways your life changes when you go to college

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Everyone says these are the best years of your life, and they’re right. College is a great time, but it’s also a big adjustment. Here are 12 ways your life changes when you get to college: 1. You find ways to improvise meals.           Ramen pizza couldn’t be that bad, right? […]

9 offbeat gift ideas for college students

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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, right?” Don’t get stumped trying to find creative gifts this holiday season. Here are some […]