Baseball and Bob Dylan with Eric Brownlee

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Dr. Eric Brownlee, assistant professor of management in the Dahlkemper School of Business, loves sports. His classes cover sport law, principles of sport management and team sport organization. What else is he interested in? Let’s find out. Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa. High school: Mt. Lebanon Favorite color: Green Favorite movie(s): “Moneyball” Favorite TV show(s): “Seinfeld,” “The […]

GU Speak: Presque Isle

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While Gannon’s setting is urban, the great outdoors are just a short distance away. Presque Isle, the sandy peninsula that extends into Lake Erie, is one of the most aesthetic places that you’ll find close to campus. Not only does PI have 13 beaches, it’s also a great place to go biking, rollerblading, boating and […]

‘Sula,’ spicy Thai and Elizabeth Cady Stanton with Ann Bomberger

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Ann Bomberger, assistant professor of English, can often be found on the third floor of the Palumbo Academic Center. Let’s find out all about her. Hometown: Hicksville, N.Y. High School: Hicksville High School Favorite color: Purple Favorite movie(s): “Amelie” Favorite TV show(s): “Frontline” Favorite book(s): Toni Morrison’s “Sula” My favorite food: Spicy Thai Top track […]

7 ways to make the most of fall break

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After hitting the books hard for over a month, college students enjoy a break. At Gannon, fall break runs Oct. 10-14. Here are seven ideas for unwinding during your time off: 1. Catch a game.  Whether you are at home or at Gannon, there are plenty of fall sports to check out.  Go to a […]

Unicorns, chocolate cake and C.S. Lewis with Dr. Conklin

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Found primarily on the first floor of the Zurn Science Center, Dr. Nicholas Conklin is an assistant professor in the physics department. Whether he’s in the classroom breaking down “Hollywood physics” or in the lab explaining force and momentum of “frictionless” carts, Dr. Conklin shares his love of physics with students. Let’s find out all […]

State of Mind: Commuting from Tennessee to Erie

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Introducing Edge’s newest blog, “State of Mind” by Conor Grey, class of 2014. Originally from Smyrna, Tennessee, Conor will be blogging about what it’s like to be attending college far from home. The beginning of the year is always an entertaining time for me. This entertainment is largely derived from the king of all icebreaker […]

Cruising the waters of Presque Isle Bay

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As the summer sun shines on Lake Erie, the Victorian Princess cruises the waters of Presque Isle Bay, just a short walk from Gannon’s campus. The 112-foot paddle-driven vessel offers regular cruises carrying up to 123 passengers and crew. In addition to dinner and scenic cruises, the Victorian Princess is also available for private parties, […]

Gannon A to Z: H is for Harborview

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One of the most unique residences on campus, Harborview offers two-, three- and four-person apartments for upperclassmen. The building’s centralized location on West 6th and Sassafras streets makes for a short walk to just about anywhere. In fact, University Police and Safety as well as the Health and Counseling Center are found on Harborview’s ground […]

Sara's: Erie's beachside '50s diner

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Sara’s has opened for the summer, and we’re so ready to go get foot-long Smith’s hot dogs, fries with hot ranch sauce and orange sherbet twist cones! A ‘50s style fast food restaurant known for, well, everything previously mentioned, Sara’s is located right before the entrance to Presque Isle. It’s a great place to stop […]