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Tapping into faith

December 15, 2009

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Students worship at the explanatory mass on Sunday December 13 As college students, we are encouraged to take a long hard look at our core beliefs and the foundations of our faith. We are challenged to stand behind those beliefs and not simply adhere to the traditions of our parent...

An Erieite Appetite: Joe Root's Grill

December 15, 2009

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Also eager to explore new tastes of Erie, my father suggested Joe Root's Grill at 35 Peninsula Drive. An early inhabitant of Presque Isle, Joe Root was an actual Erieite born in 1860. Joe lived off the fresh fish from Lake Erie...

An Erieite Appetite: Casablanca Grill

December 9, 2009

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A taste of the Middle East and Mediterranean is only a 10-minute drive from Mercyhurst College at Casablanca Grill, 2174 W. 8th St. From Syrian to Egyptian to Greek dishes, Casablanca has a wide variety of meals for every tas...

Senior cadets Porter and Shoemaker rank in top 10 percent in ROTC Merit List

December 8, 2009

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Hard work pays off in the end. That is the motto for cadets Kirk Shoemaker and Katie Porter. Shoemaker and Porter, both cadets in the U.S. Army ROTC, placed in the top 10 percent for the ROTC’s 2010 National Order of Merit Li...

Project Abolition raises awareness about modern slavery

December 8, 2009

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Smith and member Clare Meccariello promote Project Abolition by participating in the RSCO Christmas Tree Contest There is an issue that has recently come to the attention of Lindsey Smith, founder of the new club Project Abolition. This issue is human trafficking. After ...

An Erieite Appetite: Pulakos

November 13, 2009

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Pulakos is located at 2530 Parade Street. If you did not get your chocolate fix at Halloween, Pulakos 926 Chocolates has an assortment of chocolates, chocolate-covered strawberries, sponge taffy and more to satisfy your sweetest craving. Since 1903, Pulakos has been serving E...

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November 3, 2009

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Lakers learn the lotus

November 3, 2009

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Amatangelo teaches yoga every Thursday at 7:30 in the Rec Center. As a staff member of more than fifteen years, Betty Amatangelo, clerk at the Registrars Office, has struggled to find a position in which she can help students in a way not covered by other co...

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