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Mercy Week tradition continues

Abigail Rinard, Staff writer

March 21

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Mercy Week has been a part of Mercyhurst traditions for about 10 years. While in the past it has also taken place as a “Mercy Month,” this year it occurs from March 19 to 27, and has events each day. The week is being sponsored...

DHS facilitates shooter exercise at Mercyhurst

Abigail Rinard, Staff writer

March 21

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Over spring break, the Department of Homeland Security facilitated an Active Shooter Tabletop Exercise at Mercyhurst University. The exercise took place on March 8, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Center for Academic Engagement. Bob...

Every square inch, Jubilee

Abigail Rinard, Staff writer

February 21

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Mercyhurst University’s Campus Ministry traveled to Pittsburgh to attend Coalition for Christian Outreach’s Jubilee Conference. The theme of Jubilee 2017 was “Every Square Inch” - the idea that God’s love should permeate...

Kazual power to the mic

Claire Eichner, Contributing writer

February 21

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Free t-shirts, free cups and free entertainment. Black Students for Unity (BSU), Students Activities Council and Multicultural Activities Council put on event on Feb. 18. called “Power to the Mic” that did not disappoint. The...

Reflecting on Black History Month from the beginning

Victoria Krysar, Ad manager

February 14

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February is the month of many things: President’s Day, Valentine’s Day and Black History Month to name a few. While many of us know the origins of the first two, the latter is often acknowledged, but perhaps not entirely...

MSG Presidential and Vice Presidential Candidates

Catherine Rainey, Managing editor

February 14

Filed under Features, Showcase

Presidential Candidates Jonah Jackson As MAC chair, Jackson sits on the MSG executive board and reports on multicultural programming, as well as representing diverse groups on campus and spearheading the “I am…” campaig...

Relay for Life is back

Clair Eichner, Contributing writer

February 7

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Thousands of people all around the United States and around the world are diagnosed with cancer each year, and a thousand more friends loved ones are affected by this disease as well. Mercyhurst students are gearing up for...

Escape Room goes out with a BOOM!

Jordan Pendel, Staff writer

February 7

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On Feb. 4, Rachel Lynch and Colin O’Connor along with the rest of Student Activities Council and Multicultural Activities Council put on an event called Escape Room. Students were locked in a room and attempted to find all the...

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