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Mercyhurst student learns from the UN

Delvin Ergott, Staff writer

April 24, 2018

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Earlier this month, the United Nations held its 19th annual Teaching About the United Nations Conference (CTAUN) at the UN Headquarters in New York City. This year’s conference, which took place on April 6, hosted 560 attendees,...

Fink to direct MNE program for mothers

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

April 24, 2018

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Jackie Fink, director of Administration at Mercyhurst North East, has played several roles during her 25 years of service to Mercyhurst. She will be taking on a new role as the director of the Mercyhurst North East Women With...

Students to design new lifeguard stations

Jordan Pendel, Staff writer

April 17, 2018

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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

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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

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