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Calling on the Holy Spirit

Calling on the Holy Spirit

September 27, 2016

Sending messages of hope with hair

Kay Mattena, Contributing writer

September 20, 2016

Filed under Features

10,000 adolescent and young adults ages 15 through 30 die from cancer each year. That is one death every hour. The Multicultural Activities Council alongside the Student Activities Council are presenting an event unlike any other:...

Third annual trauma conference at Edinboro University

Kristian Biega, Contributing writer

September 20, 2016

Filed under Features

The number of children in the world today that have suffered a traumatic incident is on the rise. People do not realize how close these issues truly are to the communities across America. It is for this reason that the Crawford...

Bryan Stevenson review

Jenny Sabliov, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under Features

Bryan Stevenson is the Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative. The EJI is a legal practice that defends the poor, the wrongly condemned and women and children who have been egregiously mistreated. His book “Just...

ExpERIEnce the Children’s Museum

Cheyanne Crum, Features Editor

September 13, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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...

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