Gannon ESL Students Volunteer in Our West Bayfront

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The key word here is ‘immersion.’ Gannon English as a Second Language (ESL) students spent time this summer volunteering in the community, in particular with our neighbors, Our West Bayfront. West BayFit is an activity initiative of Our West Bayfront (OWB) that strives to make a positive impact in the West Bayfront neighborhoods through a […]

DANCE with DNCE – On Campus This Saturday

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Fresh off of their win of the MTV Video Music Award for “Best New Artist”, multi-platinum selling band DNCE with special guest CVBZ are coming to campus April 14. (Thanks Activities Programming Board!) All About the Band DNCE was formed in the summer of 2015. Their debut double-platinum single, “Cake By the Ocean” launched them […]

The Edge Podcast – Episode 2: What To Do in Erie

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Live music, beaches, urban campus… what do our students like to do in Erie all year? Teddy, Alli and Jess talk about their favorite activities in the area: amusement and water parks, food, festivals and more. (Someone may or may not break into an impromptu a cappella Waldameer jingle so.. if that’s not worth a listen…) […]

Playlist: Graduation Style

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Congratulations! You did it! You’re graduating (or at least dreaming about it!). What an exciting and momentous time! This calls for a celebration (playlist)! We’ve curated a few songs that will help set the mood for that big beautiful day. Give it a listen while you’re donning your cap and gown. Enjoy this day, smile, […]

Playlist: WERG Classics

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One of my favorite activities on campus was being an on-air personality for WERG. I hosted an air shift where I announced songs, performed music news updates and even voiced a promo. One thing I really liked was that I was able to voice-track a show in advance so I could fit this into my schedule. […]

Gannon Student Receives Irish Government Scholarship to Study Abroad

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Senior Jenna Sulecki not only received a Government of Ireland Scholarship and living stipend to spend the academic year at partner institution Mary Immaculate College, but she is also directing their musical this semester! We are so impressed with and proud of all of Jenna’s accomplishments! We will be catching up with her in Ireland in a […]

Sam Hyman: working at Gannon, “playing a good gig”

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I bet you didn’t know that among the illustrious staff at Gannon, there was a potential Grammy nominee. Sam Hyman, technical director of campus events, in addition to his dedicated work at Gannon, is also a well known and widely respected musician. You may not be able to pick this singer/songwriter out of the university […]

Album Reviews

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Ruminations: Conor Oberst – 3.5/5     The word “rumination” means deep thought and consideration, which is exactly what Conor Oberst put into his most recent album. Released on October 14th, Ruminations is Oberst’s 10th solo album. The entire album is recorded using only a guitar, piano, and harmonica. Furthermore, he has never been known […]

Now Playing

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The songs we’ve can’t get enough of at Edge. Updated weekly with two songs from each Edge staffer. This week we have music from Dawes, You Blew It! Day Wave, and more.

Playlist: Sounds of the Edge Office

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Ah, the Edge office – she is a merciless beast. Much like the sea, she giveth and taketh away (deadlines and content ideas, respectively). Okay, so it’s really not bad at all, and I don’t know why I’m talking like a sea captain, but things can get stressful around here! Anytime one of us is […]