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September 8

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Parkhurst makes over Laker Inn

September 7

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Walk into the Herrmann Student Union, and the main level looks the same as it did when classes let out for the summer. Walk down the stairs, however, and it is a completely different story. Mercyhurst College’s Laker Inn ...

Opinion: Bringing drugs to college

August 20

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When preparing for life at Mercyhurst, there is an endless list of must-haves. First and foremost, I hope that every incoming freshman has a copious winter wardrobe that includes thermal underwear, the thickest socks available...

Tips on getting involved at 'Hurst

August 20

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Moving away from home and starting college is a new, life-changing experience. To make this transition easier, it is a good idea for students to become involved in activities at Mercyhurst College. Instead of sitting in a dorm...

Your life in 50 pounds

August 20

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No matter what your nationality, if you are not in driving distance from the Mercyhurst College campus, you will have to fly to get here. For you, packing all your belongings in a 50-pound suitcase may be the hardest part of y...

Gas leak forces students out of Lewis

July 16

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A gas leak in the 3923-3925 Lewis Avenue apartments at Mercyhurst College will force approximately 30 summer residents to move to Briggs Avenue on short notice.    National  Fuel Gas (NFG) workers discovered the lea...

Heavy rain causes $250,000 damage

July 2

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Tuesday’s flooding caused approximately $250,000 in damage to Mercyhurst College’s campus  and left the basements of at least 24 buildings on campus in need of repair. “We are still in the process of assessing damag...

New Students series features freshman advice, dorm slideshows

June 26

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This summer, the staff of The Merciad wants to give Mercyhurst College’s newest students some tips to make preparing for college life a little easier. Check back every Wednesday for additions to the New Students section...

Year in Review

May 14

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     Frances Warde Hall will be the new freshman residence hall for incoming students in fall 2009. The dorm will also house a convenience store and workout center.           &...

Students splash through Springfest

May 14

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Freshmen Laura Palermo, Lindsay Hoh and Slippery Rock sophomore Meghan McGeary slid down the Slip ‘n Slide.   Freshman Erin Beck raced through the Pirates Cove Obstacle Course.   Senior Nick Marcellino ...

Two students assaulted

May 14

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                                                                                           Scoot Williams Photo Erie police responded to seperate assaults that occured at the Cornerstone and behind CVS on Tuesday, May 12. An unknown man assaulted two female students from Mercyhurst College during separa...

Moving in or moving on: the new students, transfers report

May 14

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  While many think enrollment went down, the report to the college community from the Board of Trustees Meeting on Thursday, April 30, said overall enrollment actually went up 77 students from the spring of 2008 to the spring ...

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