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Student performers jam for AmnesTEA

January 19, 2010

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Contributed photo: Junior Meghan McNamara played guitar and sang for a crowd of students at AmnesTEA on Thursday, Jan. 14. Mercyhurst College’s Amnesty International Club hosted AmnesTEA in order to raise awareness about juvenile life without parole. Juvenile life withou...

Major Fair informs undeclared students

January 19, 2010

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The Major Fair is arranged every year to give students a chance to explore the many majors and minors offered at Mercyhurst College. Tyler Stauffer photo: Amber Wolferteig and freshman Allison Natalo spoke with Dr. Jeff Roessner from the English...

Students eat healthy without sacrificing taste

January 18, 2010

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Timothy Harvey’s nutrition class in the Sportsmedicine Department prepared 24 food dishes for the Taste or Waist event at Mercyhurst College. The event raised $211, a record-setting amount earned for Taste or Waist. The money...

MSG hosts Discovery Channel's Jeff Lieberman

January 13, 2010

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The Mercyhurst Student Government (MSG) kicked off its five-part Distinguished Speaker Series by inviting Jeff Lieberman, host of The Discovery Channel’s “Time Warp,” to Mercyhurst College on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Thirty-year-old Jeff Lieb...

Erie drivers banned from talking, texting

January 13, 2010

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Don’t pick up that phone while driving in the City of Erie, or you could be using next term’s book money to pay a hefty fine. Texting, talking, e-mailing, and all Internet activity done on a handheld mobile device while ope...

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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.

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