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History professor’s final voyage at sea

Daniel Leonard, Staff writer

April 17, 2018

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Randall Howarth, Ph.D., passed away March 18 aboard his 42-foot vessel, the Varuna, after completing a final sailing expedition. The trip began in Erie and ended in St. Petersburg, Fla. Howarth was with Cindy Nimchuk, his wife...

Students participate at Russian Olympiada

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

April 17, 2018

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Six Mercyhurst Russian-language students busted through a decaying iron — err, steel — curtain on April 7, but made quite the impact. Under the direction of Kathryn Duda, Ph.D., instructor of Russian Studies, six members...

Park to be renamed

Park to be renamed

April 17, 2018

Erie Police Department partners with Mercyhurst

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

April 10, 2018

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On March 22, Erie Mayor Joe Schember announced that the City of Erie will be partnering with Mercyhurst University to simplify the police testing process for the Erie Bureau of Police. Erie City Council unanimously approved...

Forensics aids in NPR skeleton search

Amber Matha, Editor in Chief

April 10, 2018

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On March 20, Skunk Bear, a science show hosted by National Public Radio, posted an episode of the show titled “Classroom Skeleton: Whose Bones Are These?” The episode was about a real human skeleton that was found at a...

Mass of Thanksgiving to honor the Sisters

Elizabeth Shewan, Staff writer

April 10, 2018

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The Sisters of Mercy are a diverse and dynamic group of women that have been the true the driving force behind Mercyhurst since its conception. To honor all of the Sisters of Mercy and their contributions to the university,...

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