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Professor creates reading group on privilege and race

Marina Boyle, Features Editor

November 6, 2018

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A new book club has been established on campus to explore the topics of race and privilege in the educational experience. The reading group has been organized by Janelle Newman, Ph.D., an English professor and program director...

Lakers are ready to be ‘freezin’ for a reason’

Paul Cohen, Staff writer

November 6, 2018

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It may be starting to get colder, but that is not deterring a few outdoor events. On Nov. 17, a fundraiser for the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania will be taking place at Presque Isle State Park. The Polar Plunge involves...

Alum draws on Goldman Sachs experience in advice to students

Marina Boyle, Features editor

November 1, 2018

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The Mercyhurst Competitive Intelligence Club, Career Development Center and the Anti-Money Laundering Club joined forces this week to offer a potential job opportunity with Goldman Sachs to Mercyhurst students. The three gr...

World Language students celebrate Fall Festival

Sarah Klein, Staff writer

October 30, 2018

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On Oct. 25, the World Languages and Cultures department held its Fall Festival in the Faculty Dining Room. The event was aimed at all language majors and minors, as well as anyone else who is interested in learning about ot...

Halloween time brings happiness to Hurst

Marina Boyle, Features editor

October 30, 2018

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Aside from the stressful periods of registration and scheduling for classes, late October is also a time of festivity at Mercyhurst for the celebration of Halloween. Various departments are organizing activities for students on...

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