The Merciad

Students to design new lifeguard stations

Jordan Pendel, Staff writer

April 17, 2018

Filed under Features

Students attending colleges in Erie County had the opportunity to design a new lifeguard station for each beach at Presque Isle State Park. Finalists for this contest were notified on April 16. The contest was created by Presque...

Hurst prepares for Giving Day

Marina Boyle, Staff writer

April 17, 2018

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Giving Day is a one-day online fundraising drive that supports Mercyhurst University through donor contributions. Giving Day will take place this year on May 1, with a goal of 400 donors and $40,000 raised in 24 hours. This...

In memory of Rwanda: ‘It should never happen again to anyone’

Abigail Rinard, Features editor

April 10, 2018

Filed under Features, Showcase

Humanity often tries to ignore and deny tragedy, opting instead for denial, burying the wounds until there is little memory left. This has not, however, been the path of a small landlocked country in east-central Africa. In...

Apply now for 2019 senior gift committee

Marina Boyle, Staff writer

April 10, 2018

Filed under Features

A Senior Class Gift is a long-held Mercyhurst tradition in which a senior committee runs fundraising efforts to allow the graduating class to give back to their alma mater as their time there draws to a close. The 2018 Mercyhurst...

Laker sports show down

Laker sports show down

April 10, 2018

How to: Eat healthy, home-cooked meals

Elizabeth Shewan, Staff writer

April 10, 2018

Filed under Features

Every student knows that preparing, and even eating, food can be a challenge throughout college. Most of us have time and money constraints that limit variety and complexity in our food choices. Meal plans, of course, are great,...

Students approve SpringFest artists

Jordan Pendel, Staff writer

April 10, 2018

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SpringFest is the last big event of the semester, allowing students to take a break from schoolwork and have some fun while listening to live music. SpringFest is back on April 27, with Timeflies and DJ Drama as this year’s...

Celebration of women

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

April 3, 2018

Filed under Features

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,...

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