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Celebration of women

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

April 3, 2018

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This March marked the 31st annual Women’s History Month. and Mercyhurst’s History department celebrated by highlighting women of the past and bringing opportunities to the women of today. “I like to treat it as a celebration,...

Giving through art

Giving through art

April 3, 2018

How to: Stay active while busy

Nick Mathur, Staff writer

April 3, 2018

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Keeping both the mind and body active is vital for students in order to push through the remaining month of the semester. Exercising regularly and maintaining a balanced diet can prevent illness, relieve stress and keep the mind...

Grant increases protection on campus

Marina Boyle, Staff writer

April 3, 2018

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Mercyhurst University was awarded a generous three-year grant from the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women that will continue through September 2020. The grant will allow Mercyhurst to implement better prevention...

Travel for credits

Daniel Leonard, Staff writer

April 3, 2018

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Many students hope to be accepted into Mercyhurst’s study abroad program, or an affiliated program, which offers the opportunity to expand education beyond the gates of Mercyhurst to places around the world. Destinations...

Cyber programs to expand in fall

Bernard Garwig, Sports editor

April 3, 2018

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On March 21, a meeting was held for all Information Technology (IT) majors and minors. The meeting was to discuss upcoming changes: the transformation of the IT program, currently part of the Mathematics department, into the Computing...

Helping the homeless

Claire Eichner, Staff writer

March 20, 2018

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Erie County’s homeless population is estimated to be about 1,400 people. As of 2016, a count showed that there were about 419 shelters in the City of Erie alone. This semester, students from the Social Work department, in the...

Sisters of Mercy call for change

Marina Boyle, Staff writer

March 20, 2018

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The Sisters of Mercy have been praised across the country for their influential role in placing restrictions on the sale of firearms in commercial stores. Mercy Investment Services, a branch of the Sisters involved in corporate...

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