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September 9, 2009

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Senior Mike Dugan and Matt Grogan met professional boxer Evander Holyfield during their layover at Frankfurt airtport.

Experience the ‘wild life’ in Erie

September 8, 2009

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Where in Erie can you find African warthogs, lemurs from Madagascar and an Asian Orangutan? The answer would be the Erie Zoological Park and Botanical Garden of Northwestern Pennsylvania, or Erie Zoo. Located only about a mil...

On the Environment, and Why You Should Care

September 8, 2009

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This does not have to be about climate change. This does not have to be about tree-hugging. This does not have to be about giving things up. Rather, it can be about caring about what happens to you.   Caring about the environment is synonymous w...

Turning green: From school spirit or nerves?

September 8, 2009

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  Each year, thousands of young people across America and millions all over the world leave high schools and hometowns to pursue a higher education.    The sudden absence of friends, family or even a familiar languag...

Ciao Italy, Yasas Greece

September 8, 2009

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As part of the Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program at Mercyhurst College, 30 students along with professors Daniel McFee and James Snyder traveled to Italy and Greece from May 28 to June 9 after completing a college course in we...

Keeping it fresh

September 8, 2009

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Need some groceries but can’t make it to the store this weekend? Make your way down to E. 38th St. and Pine Ave. to Mercyhurst’s newest “green” initiative, a weekend farmers' market. Mercyhurst College and the ...

Donor 150’s daughter unites with siblings

May 13, 2009

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Mercyhurst College freshman JoEllen Marsh has two moms. "‘You have a donor, not a dad,’ my moms always told me," Marsh said. "We didn’t use the word ‘father’. We always called him &lsq...

Blood drive driven to success

May 13, 2009

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   Two Mercyhurst College communication students were part of a client project for the Strategic Communication II course, where they were assigned to work with companies to address problems they were having. Seniors Matt Wal...

Seniors’ plans with one foot out the door

May 13, 2009

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      In 12 days, 288 hours, and 17,280 minutes, Mercyhurst College seniors, the Class of 2009 will graduate. Although armed with four years of education, the prospect of the real world is daunting. Some embrace...

Students ready for year’s end

May 13, 2009

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      Summer is usually a time to return home to homemade cooking, high school friends and nagging parents. But for some Mercyhurst College students, summer is used for relaxation and vacation. For others; finding a j...

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