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Baran leads UNICEF Campus Initiative

November 3, 2009

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Baran at the UNICEF Campus Initiative Leadership Summit in New York City. Senior Marta Baran, a hospitality management major, was one of five students across the United States chosen to assume a leadership position with the Campus Initiative Council of UNICEF for 200...

Intelligence, criminal justice majors play paintball at the 'Pentagon'

November 3, 2009

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On Saturday, Oct. 31, Intelligence Studies majors joined the Criminal Justice and National Security Clubs for a few games of paintball before Halloween festivities. Thirty-five students signed up for the trip to Pentagon Paintball...

CyberNations.net photo

November 2, 2009

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This highly tactical and political game allows players to rule their own nation and fight against others.

Video game review: Cyber Nations

November 2, 2009

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CyberNations.net photo: This highly tactical and political game allows players to rule their own nation and fight against others. Pros: Highly social, free, good for the politically oriented Cons: Can be a little confusing, horribly slow Rating: 4 out of 5 For all ...

Green Team in action at 'Power Shift'

November 2, 2009

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Power Shift '09 held 11 regional summits across the country. In Pennsylvania, it was held at Penn State University. Power Shift is a project of the energy action coalition dedicated to combating climate change by advocating clean energy on a political level. In the winter of 2009,...

Students track greenhouse gases, wait for solution

November 2, 2009

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An additional five dollars in tuition doesn’t sound like it’ll go very far, but with a little over 3,000 students, that money adds up fast. Included in our tuition, there is a small fee that is set aside for what is called...

'Gossip' spreads at the 'Hurst

November 2, 2009

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Mercyhurst College has its very own Gossip Girls. Junior Kristen Ribelli and sophomores Paula Siedlecka and Kristen Grenga host Hurst TV’s talk show "Gossip Girls." The three hosts discuss the latest fashions and celebrity...

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