Ms. Shernisky goes to Washington

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So if you haven’t heard — or seen my mom’s dozens of proud Facebook posts — I’m spending the spring semester in Washington, DC. Through an organization called the Washington Center, about 400 other college students and I obtained internships, housing and academic programming in the nation’s capital.   It’s a really diverse group of […]


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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) […]

Editors’ Commentary: Christmas flicks

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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 Christmas specials. Let’s face it, nothing is better than plunking down on your couch after […]

A complete guide to Gannon acronyms

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G.I.V.E., S.O.L.D., P.A.T.C.H.E.S., P.R.O.M.I.S.E. – you see acronyms all across Gannon’s campus, but do you know what they stand for? Edge presents its complete guide to Gannon acronyms.   A – C AGD – Alpha Gamma Delta APB – Activities Programming Board APD – Alpha Phi Delta APO – Alpha Psi Omega ASA – Alpha Sigma Alpha […]

Gannon Yaks: Let it snow

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Winter has arrived on campus and, of course, brought lots of social media buzz with it. We searched Yik Yak for the best reactions – reyaktions? – to Gannon’s first snowfall. Here are 11 people who are embracing the latest weather. (Or, you know, not.)   1. This cuddler       2. This person who’s […]

PLAYLIST: Relaxing before bed

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“O, A, E, B, C…R? I think it’s R…Note to self: Look up soil horizons before the test tomorrow…Ugh, I shouldn’t have eaten that leftover pizza…I really need to go grocery shopping…How much money do I have in my bank account? …When is my rent check due? …I haven’t seen my checkbook in ages…I’ll clean […]

Gannon Yaks: 7 People Who Are Doing Halloween Right

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We scoured Yik Yak and made a list of the people who are having the BEST Halloween at GU. Happy Halloween from all of us at Edge!   1. This guy in a Bane mask           2. This Weezy fan       3. Edna           4. This […]

Introducing the new School of Communication and the Arts

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Gannon University has announced the creation of the School of Communication and the Arts in the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences. The School will co-locate and integrate current and emerging programs in human communication studies, media studies, and the digital and performing arts. Hands-on, co-curricular programs will be joined in the building including […]

Project offers books, hope for local refugee children

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Gannon University’s criminal justice majors are not only learning about violence prevention, but actively trying to prevent violence. The department’s new Books for Refugees project works to reduce the risk of violence later in life by providing access to books and early childhood education. Chris Magno, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the criminal justice program, […]