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Active Minds speaker raises mental health awareness

October 6, 2009

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Mercyhurst College welcomed back Alison Malmon, the founder and executive director of Active Minds, on Thursday, Oct. 1. Active Minds is a group dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and changing the stigma of what m...

Dance department receives high national accreditation

October 5, 2009

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Mercyhurst College’s dance program joined 74 other institutions that have been awarded national accreditation through the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD). This honor was announced at a conference in St. Pete Be...

Iraqi scientist discusses creating nuclear bombs

October 5, 2009

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Iraq would have been a mere two years away from nuclear capabilities prior to the United States invasion of 2003, according to Mercyhurst College's recent visitor, Mahdi Obeidi. Obeidi is an Iraqi scientist who led the effor...

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September 30, 2009

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Freshmen Hannah Beck and Lucas Sageot won first place for their préfout. This French dish is a type of bread baked with garlic and olive oil.

More changes to come: LECOM partnership creates greater possibilities

September 30, 2009

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Mercyhurst College expanded its educational and health care opportunities through a partnership with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM). Administrators from the college explained how this partnership will benefit M...

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September 30, 2009

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H.W. Brands spoke at Mercyhurst College on Wednesday, Sept. 26. His lecture was titled "Presidents in Crisis: FDR and Obama."

To editors: comments on articles

September 29, 2009

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History repeats itself: Historian believes Obama can learn from past, FDR

September 28, 2009

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Eminent historian H.W. Brands’ lecture, “Presidents in Crisis: FDR and Obama,” began Mercyhurst College's yearlong series, “Fear Itself: The Great Depression, The New Deal, and Today’s Search for Economic Security.” In his lectu...

Iron Chef contest cooks up competition

September 28, 2009

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Imitating the Food Network’s television series, the Student Activities Council held an Iron Chef Appetizers competition to determine the greatest chefs at Mercyhurst College. On Saturday, Sept. 26, student chefs had an hour a...

Sam Williams

September 23, 2009

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Juniors Lauren Balint and Meredith Stalker wait to receive their meals. They are the only students in line for the Sequoia Grill.

Meal plans drain Laker

September 23, 2009

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(Editor's note: because of background noise in the Laker Inn, the sound quality for one interview in this video report was substandard. To deal with that problem, we used subtitles with the interview.) When Mercyhurst College stude...

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September 23, 2009

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Representatives from various clubs and organizations spoke with interested students at the annual Recognized Student Clubs/Organizations (RSCO) Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 16.

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