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College marks 40th anniversary of Earth Day

April 19, 2010

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With Earth Week well under way, the students of Mercyhurst College have plenty of opportunities to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. “Chaired by Analida Braeger, the Earth Day Committee of the Green Team has worke...

'Hurst Cadet attends ROTC Award Seminar

April 19, 2010

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Contributed photo: Cadet Kirk Shoemaker was chosen to attend the George C. Marshall ROTC Award Seminar. Cadet Kirk Shoemaker earned the opportunity to attend the George C. Marshall ROTC Award Seminar from April 13-16 at the Virginia Military Institute by being selected as the top senior ...

Food concerns only rumors

April 14, 2010

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Rumors of students experiencing food poisoning from the Laker Inn were heard around the Mercyhurst College campus before Easter break. Despite these rumors, the Parkhurst and Laker Inn employees have not received any reports o...

MSG indefinitely discontinues 'drunk bus'

April 14, 2010

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Taxis and designated drivers will soon be the sole means responsible for safely transporting Mercyhurst College’s inebriated students every weekend. The Thursday, Friday and Saturday night EMTA shuttle routes from Mercyhurst to...

Tyler Stauffer photo

April 14, 2010

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Comedian Todd "J.T." Thomas performed at Mercyhurst on Friday, April 9.

Tyler Stauffer

April 14, 2010

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Juniors Elise Frey, Meredith Stalker, Laura McCarthy and Emma Hughey decorated TOMS shoes after the walk.

College launches eighth annual literary festival

April 13, 2010

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The eighth annual Mercyhurst College Literary Festival will open Thursday, April 15, with a reading by the novelist Anne Dawid in Taylor Little Theatre at 8:15 p.m. The Literary festival, which began at Mercyhurst in 2003, has...

Comedian entertains by making fun of everyone

April 12, 2010

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Tyler Stauffer photo: Comedian Todd Thomas performed at Mercyhurst on Friday, April 9. Comedian Todd "J.T." Thomas traveled from Los Angeles to entertain Mercyhurst College Students on Friday, April 9. During his performance, Thomas explained why he wanted to become a comedian....

Students 'take the walk' to raise AIDS awareness

April 12, 2010

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Tyler Stauffer: Juniors Elise Frey, Meredith Stalker, Laura McCarthy and Emma Hughey decorated TOMS shoes after the walk. Despite numerous difficulties, the second annual Take the Walk and Style Your Sole Party met with success on Saturday, April 10. The Art Therapy Club and TOMS...

Tyler Stauffer photo

March 31, 2010

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Students from the Mercyhurst College art department sold handmade bowls to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank.

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March 31, 2010

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Juniors Caitlin Ross and Eve Klajbor enjoyed a bowl of soup and bread at the Empty Bowls event.

University status to benefit undergrads

March 30, 2010

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The decision to turn Mercyhurst College into Mercyhurst University is possibly the best thing to do for Mercyhurst undergraduate students. “Our goal is to preserve and strengthen the undergraduate program by defining who’s i...

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