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The pros and cons of sleeping in

October 12, 2009

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Many people consider sleeping in to be more than eight hours of sleep. Others consider it sleeping past noon. How much is too much sleep and how much is not enough? Is too much sleep healthy or unhealthy? Here are some cons abou...

Prepare for the winter ahead with clothing layers

October 12, 2009

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Layering is key in keeping warm and staying fashionable. If you have never experienced a winter in Erie, brace yourself. With the Mercyhurst campus as small as it is, most students walk everywhere. Though you may have a short distance to walk, keeping your body warm and dry ...

Going through the motions not an option for hardworking senior Liz Maier

October 12, 2009

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Senior Liz Maier finds time for school, friends, writing for the Merciad and softball. After completing three years of college, most seniors would admit that they’re dragging their heels, going through the motions of attending classes and balancing sc...

“What have we gained?”: Former Somali refugee looks to past, future

October 12, 2009

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After living in refugee camps for seven years, Abdimalik Abdi, along with his sister and mother, were finally able to escape Somalia Sitting in the sterile surroundings of a college library in the United States, the words that Abdimalik Abdi speak seem so out of place. As ...

Bunge took this picture inside the the 'Los Tres Ojos' (The Three Eyes) cave.

October 7, 2009

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She said is was named this way because of its' three bodies of water which contain unique biospheres.

Another of the cities Guerra has visited so far is Pietrasanta. Here she stands in the cities main piazza

October 6, 2009

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de los shorts es en piazza de Pietrasanta, es otra ciudad en italia

Traveling dreams come true at Mercyhurst

October 6, 2009

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Guerra joined by a fellow traveler pointing towards the Guinigi Tower in Lucca, Italy. Walking through the big black front gates into Mercyhurst College, students are often filled with excitement and ready to experience all that college life has to offer. Not only does M...

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