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Easter events abound at MU

Jordan Kessler, Staff writer

April 30, 2019

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Easter is a very fun time of the year on campus. Different clubs, organizations and departments host and participate in many Easter activities. Before break, several clubs on campus organized Easter egg hunts and other fun...

Lakers present at religion conference

Lauren Abbott, Editor in chief

April 30, 2019

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On April 12-14, three students and a professor traveled to Montreal to present at the Eastern International Regional (EIR) conference of the American Academy of Religion. The EIR conference primarily focuses on graduate and...

Hurst mourns loss of Williams

Meghan Maker, Managing editor

April 30, 2019

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The Mercyhurst community recently felt the loss of Karen Christensen Williams, Ph.D., who passed away April 27 from complications due to cancer. Williams, a professor of Spanish, taught Spanish, linguistics, and culture in the...

Lockheed CEO writes to Hurst

Sarah Klein, Staff writer

April 30, 2019

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Each semester, students in the Intelligence for Business RIAP 240 classes prepare a semester-long competitive intelligence project. Students choose a company in an industry they are passionate about and create a report, including...

MU says goodbye to Russian Fulbright

Lidiia Novichkova, Contributing writer

April 30, 2019

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As Mercyhurst says goodbye to this year’s Russian Fulbright scholar, Lidiia Novichkova took time to tell the Merciad about her native country, Siberia, which she will return to this year. Over the course of this unforget...

Lakers to take on Japan

Gillian Mazur, Staff writer

April 30, 2019

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On May 13, 15 students along with Peter Stadtmueller, professor of Graphic Design, and Joe Johnson, Ph.D., professor of Physics, are traveling to Japan for 11 days. “Students will be immersed in and experience true Japanese...

Get ready to give

Jordan Kessler, Staff writer

April 30, 2019

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Mercyhurst celebrates its fifth annual Giving Day on May 7. Giving Day is a one-day online fundraising event that brings together all members of the Mercyhurst community. Alumni, current students, friends and family come...

Lakers attend business intelligence boot camp

Sarah Klein, Staff writer

April 9, 2019

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On March 27-28, eight Mercyhurst students attended the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) Competitive Intelligence Boot Camp in Baltimore, Maryland. This year marks the first time Mercyhurst students...

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