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An Erieite Appetite: The Breakfast Place

September 14, 2009

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If you are new to Mercyhurst College and simply unsure of what to do in this small, soon-to-be-cold city, I will be your guide to all the hot diners, restaurants and shops Erie, Pa. has to offer. Over the course of this year...

Freshmen learn the meaning of college life

September 14, 2009

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Balancing the new curriculum with all aspects of campus life is a challenge many freshmen have already encountered in their short time at Mercyhurst. The thrill of being on their own mixes with the sudden weight of responsibility fo...

Javi Cubillos photo

September 9, 2009

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Norton the polar bear was brought to the Erie Zoo from the Detroit Zoo in 2008. He is one of the main attractions.

Javi Cubillos photo

September 9, 2009

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Giraffes are located at the center of the zoo, making them easy to spot.

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September 9, 2009

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Mercyhurst students pose for a picture in Greece. From left to right: senior Liz Maier, sernior Heather Buechner, senior Brittany Coppola, junior Casey Kazmierczak and senior Kerrie Smith.

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September 9, 2009

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30 Mercyhurst College students along with professors Daniel McFee and James Snyder traveled to Italy and Greece after taking phylosophy and religioun courses.

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September 9, 2009

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Senior Mike Dugan and Matt Grogan met professional boxer Evander Holyfield during their layover at Frankfurt airtport.

Experience the ‘wild life’ in Erie

September 8, 2009

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Where in Erie can you find African warthogs, lemurs from Madagascar and an Asian Orangutan? The answer would be the Erie Zoological Park and Botanical Garden of Northwestern Pennsylvania, or Erie Zoo. Located only about a mil...

On the Environment, and Why You Should Care

September 8, 2009

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This does not have to be about climate change. This does not have to be about tree-hugging. This does not have to be about giving things up. Rather, it can be about caring about what happens to you.   Caring about the environment is synonymous w...

Turning green: From school spirit or nerves?

September 8, 2009

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  Each year, thousands of young people across America and millions all over the world leave high schools and hometowns to pursue a higher education.    The sudden absence of friends, family or even a familiar languag...

Ciao Italy, Yasas Greece

September 8, 2009

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As part of the Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program at Mercyhurst College, 30 students along with professors Daniel McFee and James Snyder traveled to Italy and Greece from May 28 to June 9 after completing a college course in we...

Keeping it fresh

September 8, 2009

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Need some groceries but can’t make it to the store this weekend? Make your way down to E. 38th St. and Pine Ave. to Mercyhurst’s newest “green” initiative, a weekend farmers' market. Mercyhurst College and the ...

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