An all-night relay in 60 seconds

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It’s time for Gannon University’s annual Relay for Life. The relay will take place Friday, April 27 at 1 p.m. on the Carneval Athletic Pavilion field. Come show the runners some support! [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/Wkf1SPgglQg”] Relay for Life is outlined by Matt Kridel in his Knight Clubs post. 

Philanthropic event is not your usual relay race

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Every year, nearly 1.6 million people in the U.S. begin a race for their lives. And every year, over four million people begin a race to help them. The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is a fundraiser held across the world. Participants encourage friends and family to pledge money with the promise that they […]

GU Speak: Get Rec’d

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On a normal day, the Carneval Athletic Pavilion is flooded with students feverishly attempting to ward off that college weight gain. However, St. Patrick’s Day is not a normal day. Every year around St. Patrick’s Day, KnightLIFE hosts Get Rec’d. The event gives students the opportunity to win prizes, play fun games and socialize with […]

Ultimate Fave 2012: Get your vote on!

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The battle is on for the title of Gannon”s Ultimate Fave 2012. The first round of voting is underway and continues through Monday, March 12. We’ve paired up the 32 places with the most nominations submitted by Edge readers. The winner from each match-up will advance to the next round until only one place remains. […]

CLICK-WORTHY: Small distractions from big decisions

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It’s that time of year when you are making big decisions, like where you want to go to college and what you want to do with the rest of your life. Here are a few links to take your mind off them: – Are you antsy for spring so that you can get back outside […]

7 ways to beat the second semester slump

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The dreaded second semester slump – characterized by lethargy, inefficiency and a general “ugh” attitude – is upon us. How can you fight it? 1. Make a change. Wikipedia lists hundreds of potential new hobbies – everything from archery to macramé to winemaking. Or try a new restaurant. Never tasted authentic Mexican? Sample the dishes […]

GU Speak: What Exactly is OcSOBERfest?

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OcSOBERfest is an annual, free Halloween party put on by students for students. KnightLIFE, the alcohol-free campus event planning club, organizes an evening of ghoulish entertainment. A play off of the traditional German Oktoberfest, OcSOBERfest has activities like karaoke, “Guitar Hero,” Halloween-themed games like “Wrap the Mummy,” and a fiercely competitive costume contest. Students pile into the gym […]

Prep U for GU: Gannon (K)night Life

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If you plan to spend weekends on campus, there are many activities to keep you entertained.  Between the Activities Programming Board, sporting events and KnightLIFE, there are numerous events available every weekend for you to have fun. Activities Programming Board (APB) is one of the organizations on campus responsible for bringing many events to campus. […]

Prep U for GU: Getting Involved

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During your first few weeks on campus, you’ll find that there is so much more to do at Gannon than sitting in your dorm room or watching TV. There are many clubs and organizations you can join on campus that can cure any case of boredom. When you first get to campus and get settled […]

Acting and Unwinding in Erie This Summer

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Today, we’re launching another new blog on Edge. “Picture This” belongs to our photo and assistant video editor, Allison Kessler, a junior theatre and communication arts major. I just finished my sophomore year here at Gannon, and wow, it went fast. Like last summer, I am staying in Erie because there is so much more […]