Emotions of Graduating (as Told by Memes)

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Graduating from college is a big ol’ mixed bag of emotions. You’ve spent the last four (or maybe five or six or seven–no judging!) years at a place you now call home. Now that you’re finally prepping for departure and going off into the real world, you may feel an onslaught of bittersweet feelings. And […]

8 things you might not know about T.R.A.V.E.L.

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Gannon T.R.A.V.E.L. trips are underway, so we wanted to bring back one of our favorite features all about the T.R.A.V.E.L. program. You can follow the trips on Facebook at facebook.com/GannonTRAVEL. Trips are currently in Italy, Ireland, Israel, France, Spain, Australia, and England! If you’re anything like me, you fantasize about packing up your belongings and […]

Pre-Occupied: Job fair jitters

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Here’s a tell-tale sign that I’m definitely getting older: instead of spending my spring break in Florida or Mexico, I chose to stay home and advance my career. I attended a job fair. While some people packed swimsuits and sunblock in their spring break suitcases, I was packing blazers and sensible shoes. The job fair […]

Pre-Occupied: Practical pandemonium

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One of the most challenging aspects of being a junior occupational therapy student is the introduction of practical examinations to our curriculum. Granted, all the OT students had anatomy practicals their sophomore year, but those weren’t exactly on the same caliber as the exams you take in your junior year neurological rehabilitation class. The practicals […]

7 inspiration tips

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Here’s a little-known fact about me: I have the hardest time thinking of article ideas. At the Edge Magazine staff meetings, I dread the moment when Managing Editor Michael Haas points at me and asks my ideas for features for the following week. I suppose I’ve just been feeling very “blah” and uninspired recently. I […]

RUNDOWN: Selfies, St. Patrick’s Day and Sign Language

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Monday, March 16: Today is No Selfies Day! Try to go a full day without sending any selfie Snapchats or posts on Instagram. It might be a challenge, but you can do it. Tuesday, March 17: Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Be sure to sport some green and be safe! Wednesday, March 18: It’s nearly impossible to […]

Pre-Occupied: A comprehensive guide to Valentine’s Day

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I’ve loved Valentine’s Day ever since I first set my eyes on an oversized stuffed bear holding a flower. I like to spread the ooey-gooey lovey vibes by making my friends those cheesy homemade cards surrounded by the lace doilies every year. In high school, I even carried around a bag of candy to hand […]

RUNDOWN: Wellness, Fringe Fest and six more weeks of winter

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Monday, February 2: Happy Groundhog Day! Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, so  it’s six more weeks of winter BUT only 26 days until GU’s Spring Break! Tuesday, February 3: Interested in ways to stay healthy and fit on campus? Stop by the Wellness Fair at the Recreation and Wellness Center between 8 a.m. and midnight. Visit the seven zones of […]

Pre-Occupied: Being an introvert in an extrovert’s world

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I’ve always been, well, moody, even as a child. I was very particular about my daily routines, and if something upset those routines, like cramming too many activities into a day, I would lose it and become, as my mom describes, “sour.” This earned me many nicknames among my family, such as “Sunshine” or “Happiness.” […]

How to win at winter

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Oh, winter, how I loathe thee. I’m so excited to see you come Christmas or New Year, but once January ends, you are no longer welcome in my life. January to March is a long stretch to go without feeling the warmth of the sun. During these months, it’s easy to feel exasperated and figure […]