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ExpERIEnce the Children’s Museum

Cheyanne Crum, Features Editor

September 13

Filed under Features, Showcase

Mercyhurst and the ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum are teaming up to raise $4,000 to construct a new exhibit called Portal to the Past. Allison Byrnes, M.A., Lithic Technology Specialist and Director of Lithic Analysis Laboratory,...

Pokémon at Presque Isle

Elizabeth Shewan, Contributing Writer

September 9

Filed under Features

Ready! Set! Pokémon Go! The augmented reality game that allows players to capture and battle Pokémon in the real world has grown incredibly popular since its release in July with over 130 million downloads worldwide. The gam...

Recognizing Byzantine Rite Catholic Church

Mathew Jury, Staff writer

April 26

Filed under Features

The Gamble Civic Institute and the Physician’s Assistant Program rented a building owned by the adjacent church, Saints Peter and Paul Byzantine Church, in June. Too many Catholics, Byzantine churches are shrouded in mystery. N...

‘Hurst how-to: Survive spring

Caitlyn Lear, Contributing writer

April 19

Filed under Features, Showcase

The end of the semester is quickly approaching and for most, that means writing papers, finishing papers and cramming in as much studying as possible. Weekends become time for study groups instead of partying when procrastinatio...

Study Abroad makes big changes to 2017 trips

Brittany Smyth, Staff writer

April 12

Filed under Features

Sign-ups for next year’s study abroad programs have started. The last day to submit applications for the Spring Term in Ireland or FSAT programs are due to Sarah Arth, Friday, April 22, to the study abroad office, Preston 200....

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