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‘Renegade’ product butters up donors

Kristian Biega, Staff writer

November 14, 2017

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When we traditionally think of butter, “reckless” and “innovative” are not words that would come to mind. But Tammy Lyn Fox, owner of Taste of Zion catering business and world traveler, is a self-proclaimed “reckless...

Health for the holidays

Lauren Rogus, Staff writer

November 14, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase

Lakers, it is that time of year again: The time where people have family celebrations, decorated trees, a menorah of candles lit in a window. It’s time for the holidays. It can be stressful going home, so Judy Smith, Ph.D.,...

Staying Sustainable – How to: Reduce paper use across campus

Elyssa Buch, Contributing writer

November 14, 2017

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Everyone has heard the motto “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” and many try to live up to it. Individuals often focus on recycling, while reducing and reusing are actually more imperative. Recycling is vital, but it still takes...

Choir intended to cross boundaries

Elizabeth Shewan, Staff writer

November 14, 2017

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Mercyhurst’s newest music group, the Mercyhurst University Gospel Choir, has been meeting for two weeks. The original idea was that of Brian Ripley, Ph.D., professor of Political Science. Ripley then approached Greg Baker,...

Student concerns regarding Ryan Hall

Daniel Leonard, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

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Mercyhurst University is dedicated to completing the Ryan Hall by Aug. 1, 2018, despite the complaints raised by students living on campus. The construction noise is an 8 a.m. alarm for many students and has brought up additional...

High-tech prizes part of Mercy fundraiser

Elizabeth Shewan, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

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The Erie House of Mercy will be hosting a Techno Bingo fundraiser on Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Harborcreek Social Hall. The Erie House of Mercy is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy, modeled after Sister Catherine...

Sustainability fund bolsters initiatives

Marina Boyle, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

The Mercyhurst University Sustainability Fund is a financial source that is used to advance the university’s commitment to environmental sustainability. It can be used to fund any project that will improve campus and its involvement...

Erie County elections

October 31, 2017

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On Nov. 7, Erie voters will go to the polls to vote in important races. In the City of Erie, a new mayor will be chosen for the first time in 12 years. Throughout Erie County, residents will vote for Erie County Executive. The...

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