WERG preps for return trip to New York

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WERG will return to New York City for a second year to attend the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Conference this March. Last March, Gannon’s student-run radio station set out on a nine-hour train ride for an exploration of both the Big Apple and the radio world. With five students and two adult staff members, WERG […]

Big fish, enormous pond: WERG conquers NYC

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Two days before spring break, I set off on one of the best trips of my life. I traveled for what seemed like days (10 hours) on a train with a group of people who would become some of my closest friends. New York City was overwhelming to a girl whose 19 years in Pittsburgh […]

Just keep studying, just keep studying…

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It’s finals week at Gannon, and underclassmen and grad students alike are hitting the books in the places where they focus best. So we were wondering: What is your favorite study spot on campus and why?   Jesstin Hamm, sophomore communication arts major: The power room. It has more computers than the library. It’s quiet […]

7 ways Erie preps for the holidays

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Although this “great lake” town is known for its summers, its winter months are not given enough hype. Just as any community-based city would, Erie gets ready for the holiday season two months early. These seven basic attributions color the city during the holidays: 1. Lights. Beyond the decorations lining the streets of downtown Erie, […]

@ GU: December on campus

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In her first on-camera assignment for Edge, Erika Krenn tells you what’s going on this month at Gannon University before we head home for the holidays. [youtube_sc url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxjljkNmzCw&feature=g-u”]

GU Speak: The Knight Club

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On the quiet little corner of Fourth and Sassafras streets is Gannon’s latest enterprise: The Knight Club. Contrary to what out-of-towners may think, the Knight Club does not have bouncers or obnoxious techno music resonating from the inside out. It’s actually a new on-campus hangout located in the space previously occupied by One Green World […]

5 things about Erie’s beautiful Bayfront

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The stretch of land along the shore of Lake Erie – known as the Bayfront – is visible and walkable from downtown Erie. Students often say that the view of the Bayfront offers serenity in the midst of city life. Many businesses and attractions are located along Lake Erie’s waterline. The following are some of […]

5 things about Erie’s (and Scranton's) favorite grocery superstore

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If you are like me and have only been surrounded by magnificent Giant Eagle Market Districts before living in Erie, then consider Wegmans supermarket to be Giant Eagle’s amped up big brother. Here are just five of Wegmans’ best assets: 1. International market. Fresh Indian, kosher, Asian, Italian, Mediterranean and Latin American classics are available […]