SGA Report: Student Voices sparks discussion and action

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What happens when an unstoppable force hits an unmovable object? You get last week’s SGA meeting, where the students won out in a strikingly melodramatic fashion. OK, perhaps “melodramatic” isn’t the right word. Here’s a better one: unlikely. The largest (and most important) feature of the meeting was the “Student Voices” section. In my opinion, […]

Y is for Yehl Ballroom

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Club dances, faculty lectures, grad school fairs, concert band performances…they all happen in Gannon’s Yehl Ballroom. Its high ceilings, elegant decor and central location make it the ideal space for big events on campus. But who is behind the name? The ballroom, on the third floor of Waldron Campus Center, is named after Msgr. Addison […]

[VIDEO] GU-REVU: Hometown Heroes and Hometown Rivalries

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This week’s GU-REVU takes a look at the longstanding rivalry between the Gannon Knights and Mercyhurst Lakers. Don Sherman, Associate Director of Athletics at Gannon, talks about what goes on behind the scenes when these two teams meet for exciting matchups at the Hammermill Center. Meanwhile, Alex DelPiumbo gets the scoop from Erie native and […]

Introducing GU-REVU, Gannon's sports video magazine

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This semester, we’re bringing you GU-REVU, a weekly sports video magazine produced by students in the Department of Theatre, Communication and Fine Arts. Take an inside look at Gannon athletics right here on Edge. This week, the GU-REVU crew takes a look at student athletes past and present, featuring alum Joe Gaeta and freshman Candice […]

RELAX! Tips on getting your mind off of school

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Having just finished finals here at Gannon, we asked some of our peers what they do to get their minds off of school and relax. Luis Pontillo, junior theatre and communication arts major: After spending my first year in college, I realized the chaos that is the life of a true student. Having lived within […]

@GU: January events kick off the year

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Welcome to a new semester! January is here and classes resume on Monday, January 9th. – On Wednesday, January 11th, be sure to check out the Gannon Knights and Lady Knights basketball teams as they take on the Edinboro University Fighting Scots. The ladies play at 5:30 p.m. in the Hammermill Center followed by a […]

CLICK-WORTHY: Hungry for the Holidays

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With the holiday season right around the corner, Gannon has fostered the spirit of giving within the community and also begun preparations for one of the largest basketball tournaments in the area. Read the latest Gannon buzz in these links from local media. – While most people were gathered with their families and friends on […]

Click Thru GU: Hammermill Center

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Also known as The Mill, Hammermill Center is the University’s gymnasium that can hold screaming crowds of up to 3,000 people. Stop by to see the Gannon Knight basketball teams, watch Greek Week activities or participate in Meet the Merchants Day. Learning how to navigate Gannon? Check out our other Click Thru GU posts.

Athletics and Academics Balanced in D-II

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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 – a simple blue and white NCAA banner with the phrase “I chose Division II.”

CLICK-WORTHY: Handmade Music and Philanthropic Sports

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What are you working on? Whatever it is, I’m sure you’ve been working hard and deserve a quick break. -This week in my theatre criticism class, the Rev. Shawn Clerkin asked us all to share some piece of art that we felt was sublime, meaning pleasing all and always. People had lots of different responses, […]