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You’re at the edge of a new phase of your life, trying to figure out what it means to transition from adolescence to adulthood.
We’re at the edge, too, transitioning from high school to college to whatever comes next, and we want to share our journey with you. We’re providing a cutting-edge way to help you look ahead to the next phase of your life.
We are Edge, a student-produced online magazine aimed to reach out to prospective students and their families about what Gannon University has to offer. We’re coming to you from Erie, on the edge of Lake Erie, on the edge of Pennsylvania. Through authentic stories, photos, videos and interactive content, we strive to give you a comprehensive view of the campus community.
90.5 WERG is Gannon University’s student-operated radio station, run through the Department of Theatre, Communication and Fine Arts. 90.5 WERG provides a healthy, creative, and stimulating learning experience in broadcast operations and management while offering unique programming for Gannon and the Erie community.
90.5 WERG follows a Modern Rock format: artists like Coldplay, Adele, Mumford & Sons, Paramore, Arcade Fire, R.E.M., The Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Dave Matthews Band, Lenny Kravitz, Linkin Park, Death Cab for Cutie, Phoenix, M.G.M.T., and Foster the People.
As a practical learning laboratory, students develop valuable skills like effective public speaking, creative writing, digital editing, software maintenance, and teamwork. Students also have the opportunity to augment their proficiency in managerial situations by chairing various departments at WERG: programming, music, news, production, social media, and many other aspects that make up a successful broadcast operation.
The Gannon Knight, a student news publication has been selected for a first-place award by the American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA). Based in New York, the ASPA serves more than 2,000 schools nationally. The Gannon Knight was commended for its excellence in content and coverage. It also received a perfect score for creativity, which is an assessment of what the paper accomplishes relative to its budget, and its uniqueness for the population it serves.A weekly paper, The Gannon Knight is printed 12 times per academic semester and covers campus news, features, arts and leisure, and sports.