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Mold and more riles residents

October 28, 2009

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While the 300 freshmen living in Warde Hall rave about their brand new housing, a group of frustrated students living in apartments on upper Briggs and Lewis Avenues met with college administrators last week to discuss the wo...

Cardboard village raises awareness of homelessness

October 28, 2009

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Tyler Stauffer photo: Mercyhurst College students stayed in cardboard boxes outside of Zurn Hall from 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22. Tyler Stauffer photo: Campus Ministry graduate assistant Gretchen Yori raised funds and awareness...

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October 28, 2009

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Campus Ministry graduate assistant Gretchen Yori raised funds and awareness for the homeless during Hunger and Homelessness Week.

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October 28, 2009

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Mercyhurst College students stayed in cardboard boxes outside of Zurn Hall from 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22.

Swine flu '09: Flu bug creeps on campus

October 27, 2009

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Swine Flu on campus As of Friday, Oct. 23, health authorities have confirmed nine cases of swine flu at Mercyhurst College. This number, however, does not necessarily include all of the students infected with the H1N1 virus on...

Campus TV station receives new name

October 27, 2009

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At the beginning of this school year, the Mercyhurst College’s Communications Department revamped its former television station, Hurst TV, and developed it into the new Laker TV. Laker TV is a comprehensive entertainment station t...

State of economy emphasizes importance of career fair

October 27, 2009

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Nearly 70 percent of students graduate from college without a job lined up, according to an online poll CollegeGrad.com published in July. Fortunately, Mercyhurst College students have tools to help them become part of the 30...

Crime stats mislead

October 14, 2009

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At first glance at the Pennsylvania Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program statistics for 2008, Mercyhurst College appears to have double the crime rates of other local colleges. Of the 239 Part 1 offenses reported by Erie Coun...

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October 13, 2009

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Mercyhurst College President Dr. Thomas Gamble spoke with students at the Mercyhurst Student Government Student Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 7. Guest speakers from administration, athletics, and Police and Safety also spoke with st...

City campuses compete to help the hungry

October 13, 2009

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To go along with its belief of being socially merciful, Mercyhurst College helps those who suffer from lack of food and shelter. On Monday, Oct. 19, through Saturday, Oct. 24, the cardboard village and the annual food drive wil...

Students voice opinions, concerns at forum

October 13, 2009

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The Mercyhurst Student Government (MSG) welcomed students to voice their opinions at the first student forum of the year. With guest speakers from administration, athletics and police and safety, the forum on Wednesday, Oct. 7, c...

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