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Garase joins parole board

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

November 28, 2017

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Maria L. Garase, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the department of Criminology & Criminal Justice, was recently selected to serve on the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole’s Citizen Advisory Committee. The...

Students attend SafeNet event

Daniel Leonard, Staff writer

November 28, 2017

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Two students from the Women and Crime course recently received full scholarships from SafeNet, a nonprofit organization that provides a variety of services to victims of domestic violence, to attend their Intimate Partner Violence...

Senior class gift annouced

Kristian Biega, Staff writer

November 28, 2017

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Each year, the Mercyhurst Senior Class comes together to raise money for a gift that will be left as a legacy long after they have graduated. This year, members of the Senior Class Gift Committee, with the approval of President...

Pushing back against hate

Pushing back against hate

November 28, 2017

Hagen’s donation remakes History

Jordan Pendel, Staff writer

November 28, 2017

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On Nov. 13, Mercyhurst announced a $1.5 million donation to the university from Thomas B. Hagen, is a prominent Erie business and civic leader who also has a commitment to historic preservation. This gift will go to the university’s...

Student reviews mixed on Cafe Diem changes

Daniel Leonard, Staff writer

November 14, 2017

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Managed and employed by Hospitality Management students, the dining service at Cafe Diem extended its hours to midnight, Mondays through Fridays, and began accepting Dining Dollars to accommodate a wider range of students. While...

Students relocated due to severe storm

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

November 14, 2017

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On Nov. 5, severe weather hit Millcreek Township and the City of Erie, damaging buildings, tearing down trees and costing two local men their lives. Beginning at 6 p.m., the area began experiencing heavy rainfall — totaling...

Innovation District gets Dell deal

Joseph McCarthy, Contributing writer

November 14, 2017

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It is no secret that Erie is one of the “rust belt” cities. All over, one can find abandoned mills and factories. Even the GE Transportation locomotive factory that’s been here for more than 100 years could be shutting its...

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