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Two white balloons crown Homecoming King and Queen

September 22, 2009

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Homecoming King, Kirk Shoemaker, and Queen, Kati Tompkins After initial technical difficulties with the Mercyhurst College Student Government’s e-ballot Web site, the 2009 Homecoming Queen and King were finally voted upon and announced Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Mercyhurst Homecoming f...

Nachos con carne go for $6.25

September 22, 2009

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An Erieite Appetite: Torero's

September 22, 2009

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Nachos con carne go for $6.25 Price range: $6-14.95 Rate: 2 out of 5 Want a little spice in your life? Communications professor Brian Sheridan recommends Torero’s Authentic Mexican Cuisine, a North Carolina-based chain. In Erie you can find one on 1940 Dougla...

Finally at home at 'Hurst

September 22, 2009

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As September 29th draws closer, the first month at Mercyhurst College draws to a end for the class of 2013. By this time many freshmen have taken their first test, turned in their first essay and survived their first attempt t...

Video game review: Necronomicon

September 22, 2009

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Wheaton gives Necronomicon a rating of 4/5 stars Pros: Free, true to the story, fun for anyone who is into horror, and good artificial intelligence Cons: Can be frustrating 4 out of 5 stars If you are a Magic: The Gathering fan, an H.P. Lovecraft fan, or just an overall horror fan...

Shedding light on 'Invisible Children'

September 21, 2009

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Amanda Paligo wants to bring Invisible Children to Mercyhurst and hopes to gain student and faculty support. Although Mercyhurst College has 13 Service and Leadership clubs from which to choose, freshman Amanda Paligo was shocked on Sept. 16 when she attended the RSCO fair and sa...

Video game review: Restaurant City

September 15, 2009

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This easy-to-play game on Facebook gets four stars from reviewer Charles WheatonPros: Fun, free, simple, social Cons: Tends to glitch Overall: 4 of 5 stars Here is a small jewel you may not have heard of on Facebook. “Restaurant City,” made by PlayFish, is a...

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