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A transfer's transition

October 27, 2009

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Transferring can be tough, finding your place and finding true friends can be even more difficult, but staying optimistic can make any transition easier. Melanie Zuccarini was that ‘new girl’ who struggled, but kept her ...

Refugees find comfort in Erie

October 27, 2009

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Amanda Hamorski, AmeriCorps VISTA Mercyhurst president, is raising awareness about Erie's refugees through this organization Refugees enter the Erie area every year. They are asked, in many cases commanded, to leave their homeland and are forced to search for a ne...

Honduran students speak out about crisis at home

October 27, 2009

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On June 28, 2009, the president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, was ousted and exiled to Costa Rica by soldiers of the Honduran military. This event was preceded by controversy regarding the Constitution of Honduras. Zelaya had wante...

Mercyhurst staff member introduces yoga to campus

October 26, 2009

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As a Mercyhurst College staff member for more than 15 years, Betty Amatangelo has struggled to find a position in which she can help students in a way not covered by other college organizations, such as tutoring and Campus Mi...

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