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Trump announces end to DACA order

Rebecca Dunphy, Contributing writer

September 19, 2017

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DACA: These four letters have been plastered across television screens, newspapers and online articles throughout the world since the Trump administration’s Sept. 5 announcement to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...

MU creates a new partnership

Anne Keonig, Contributing writer

September 19, 2017

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Mercyhurst University is due to set sail with the Flagship Niagara League in a new partnership. On Aug. 28, Mercyhurst became an “Official University Sponsor” of the U.S. Brig Niagara, a partnership that will benefit both...

Campus currency options explained

Anthony Miller, Contributing writer

September 19, 2017

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Students at Mercyhurst have multiple types of currency to spend on food and other items on campus. These include Dining Dollars, Bonus Bucks and Laker Loot. However, many students are confused about the differences between each...

Senior gifts find new homes

Amber Matha and Cheyanne Crum

September 19, 2017

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Many changes have been happening on campus, and they have had an effect on three previous senior class gifts. During spring 2017, the Class of 2007 gift, the multipurpose court between Briggs and Lewis avenues, was removed...

Construction trucking along

Construction trucking along

September 12, 2017

Victor featured in diocesan magazine

Meghan Gallagher, Contributing writer

September 12, 2017

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Since becoming president in 2015, President Michael T. Victor has embraced the “holy trinity” of Mercyhurst tradition:; history, faith and experience. With these core underlying virtues, not only has the university experienced...

Magoc interviewed on events of 9/11

Marina Boyle and Caitlyn Lear

September 12, 2017

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On the 16th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, the nation gathered to remember those who lost their lives that day. Names of victims were read off at the Reflecting Pool in New York City, President Donald Trump addressed those at...

Task force travels to Michigan college

Kristian Biega, Staff writer

September 12, 2017

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On July 18, the Mercyhurst Diversity Task Force traveled to Kalamazoo, Michigan, to partake in training sessions on diversity and inclusion to bring these skills and insights back to Mercyhurst for the upcoming school year. Last...

Campus is now tobacco free

Campus is now tobacco free

September 12, 2017

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