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January 13, 2010

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Offer Baruch spoke at Mercyhurst College on Thursday, Jan. 7. His lecture focused on the origins of Islamic extremism as a threat to the United States and the West as a whole.

Trustees to vote on entrance-way renovation

January 12, 2010

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Later this month, the Mercyhurst College Board of Trustees will vote on a landscaping project to update the entrance-way on East 38th Street. “This project evolved from a Master Landscaping Plan done by Dahlkemper Landscape...

Former counterterrorist agent discusses extremist threat

January 11, 2010

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Offer Baruch, a former Israeli Counter Terrorism Agency (Shin Bet) agent, explained the origins of Islamic extremism as a threat to America and the West as a whole to students and faculty at Mercyhurst College. Baruch gave his ...

Christmas on Campus brightens children’s holiday

December 16, 2009

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As part of Mercyhurst’s annual Christmas preparations, the college hosted children from the Erie community for a day of fun and holiday cheer. On Saturday, Dec. 12, approximately 100 children visited Mercyhurst for Christmas on Campus. The children were each assigned a Mercyhurst student as their buddy for the day. ...

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December 16, 2009

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Santa delivered gifts to children at Christmas on Campus.

Comedian covers contemporary issues

December 16, 2009

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Comedian Patrick Garrity entertained the Mercyhurst College community on Friday, Dec. 11, by telling jokes that covered many different topics. His comedic act covered topics such as traveling, being broke, being single, televisio...

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December 16, 2009

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Comedian Patrick Garrity performed at Mercyhurst College on Friday, Dec. 11. Besides telling jokes, he entertained the audience by making facial expressions while doing celebrity impersonations.

Professors teach to empty seats Dec. 21

December 16, 2009

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As Mercyhurst College’s students and faculty prepare for the holiday season, one date seems to have surpassed Christmas as the hot topic of conversation: Monday, Dec. 21. Despite the difficulties imposed on the college community...

Off-campus policy eased for juniors

December 16, 2009

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More students returning to Mercyhurst College means current freshmen and sophomores will be allowed to live off campus when they are juniors. The decision not to implement the new policy, which required students to live on campus...

Trustees vote against certification of Warde

December 15, 2009

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The Mercyhurst College Board of Trustees voted unanimously against the pursuit of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for Frances Warde Hall during their meeting on Thursday, Oct. 29. According to the mo...

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December 9, 2009

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Freshman Stephanie DeSutter clears the puck from the Laker's defensive zone.

’Hurst administers H1N1 vaccines

December 9, 2009

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Tyler Stauffer Photo: Staff at the Cohen Health Center administered the H1N1 vaccine during five seperate clinic days. Overall, 611 Mercyhurst students received the vaccine, and the Health Center staff gave a total of 786 injections. This number includes students, faculty and staff at...

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