In the Classroom: Musical Theatre

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Students studying theatre at Gannon study many aspects of stagecraft, from set construction to writing and directing. In one of Fr. Shawn Clerkin’s classes, students delve into the purely American form of theatre: musical theatre. Find out exactly what each of Fr. Shawn’s students get into when they take his class. [youtube_sc url=””]  

In hectic college life, class comes first

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No matter what else is going on around you, from clubs to friends and family, to be a successful college student, you’ve got to put class first. After all, that’s why we’re here. It’s not always easy, but it’s important to stay focused to prepare for class — and life after college. [youtube_sc url=””]

Fresh perspective for my sophomore year

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This is a bittersweet time of the year for me. For the last fourteen years, August has always been “the start of the year.” It’s been exciting and depressing for many reasons. I’m always excited to start school, but it always makes me sad to know that I’ll be spending less time with my friends. […]

My poolside scholarship search

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Summer is about half-way over for Gannon-Goers right about now and what do I have to show for it? I’ve made a little money waitressing at Luigi’s, I’ve made some good memories with my friends from home and I’ve been applying for as many scholarships as I can. I’m currently lounging by the pool on […]

[VIDEO] Get the picture with photographer Allison Kessler

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Want to know what it’s like to be an Edge editor or how people feel about summer classes? Take a look at Allison Kessler’s Believer video to find out these answers and more. [youtube_sc url=””] Like Gannon? “Like” Gannon!

Shutter Closing, Eyes Opening to the Beauty on Campus

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This semester I am taking a photography class. Yes, it is the old, black and white, load film yourself type of photography class. Just recently we took our cameras around campus to get some shots. Our teacher, Lori Steadman, is teaching us about the effects of light, having natural frames for pictures and finding textures.

Schuster Theatre Takes the Gospel Overseas

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What am I doing today? Nothing much… Just getting on a plane and flying to Scotland. Yup. Scotland. Today, I leave for the International Collegiate Theatre Festival, part of the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. I’m really excited about the trip — read on and you’ll see why!

Trip to a Forbidden Planet and Theatre Camps

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Keeping myself busy this summer is not really hard to do. Most of my time is being spent in rehearsals for the two Shakespeare Summer Nights shows, “Richard III” and “Return to the Forbidden Planet.” These shows will be performed the third and fourth weekend of July, so if you’re interested in seeing a free […]

College Search 101: Editors Offer Advice

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May is upon us, and it’s the end of our school year here at Gannon. We decided to do things a little differently for our final College Search 101. We thought the bulleted list was nice, but that it would be even better to get some first-hand opinions from our editorial board about the most […]

Gannon Actors Heading to Scotland

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This August, members of the theatre department at Gannon University are going to Scotland. A group of about 15 students (including me!), graduates and professors are trekking across the pond to participate in the 2011 Fringe Festival in Edinburgh. Every year, thousands of performers and artists flock to this international hot spot to share their […]