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Submit your work!

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

November 13, 2019

The deadline for submission to this year’s Lumen is Nov. 25. It accepts entries in creative writing and artwork. Abigail Stevens (senior, English), Co-Editor in Chief of Lumen, said, “undergraduate students from all...

Opera comes to WRH

Opera comes to WRH

November 13, 2019

Jazz ensemble aimed to please

Bernard Garwig, Sports editor

November 13, 2019

In a performance that included 10 different charts and spanned just over an hour, the Mercyhurst Jazz Ensemble has made a bold statement with its opening act of the school year, a concert titled “A Fall Fiesta.” This concert,...

‘Cash’ in your tickets

Erin Almeter

November 5, 2019

Rosanne Cash will be stopping at Mercyhurst University on her “She Remembers Everything” tour. This performance will take place at the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center on Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. She will be joined...

Choir conductor directs new group

Elizabeth Shewan, Staff writer

November 5, 2019

The Erie Philharmonic has recently debuted its newest ensemble, The Erie Junior Philharmonic Chorus. The group performs under the direction of Mercyhurst Director of Choirs, Thomas Brooks, who carefully selected its members. This...

MIAC performance was Wain‘wright’ on

Victoria Mcginty, Staff writer

November 5, 2019

On Nov. 2, The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture hosted Rufus Wainwright in a program entitled “O Solo Wainwright” in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. Erie, Pennsylvania was Wainwright’s seventeenth...

Hess, Wunch to perform in WRH

Abby Stevens, Staff writer

November 5, 2019

The next recital in the D’Angelo Department of Music Faculty Recital Series is scheduled to take place on Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. in the Walker Recital Hall. This event will feature Rebecca Wunch, M.M., on solo clarinet and Nathan...

Another great MIAC show

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

October 30, 2019

If you attended the last MIAC show on Oct. 18, then I’m sure you had quite a laugh. With his wit, unique style of writing and wild stories, David Sedaris took us to a place of rawness. The first thing we noticed when he...

Concert knocks wind out of audience in PAC

Alexandra Long, Staff writer

October 30, 2019

On Oct. 27, The D’Angelo Department of Music presented the Mercyhurst University Wind Ensemble’s Halloween performance in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. The ensemble, directed by Scott Meier, Ph.D., was dressed...

Dance Dept. ties up ‘Loose Ends’ in WRH

Jamylin Goggin, Contributing writer

October 30, 2019

Dance Department hosted a dance performance called “Loose Ends” on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. It took place in the Walker Recital Hall and was open to students and the public. The entire show was choreographed by the seniors...

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