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Campus minister position restructured

September 16, 2009

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The Protestant campus minister position, formerly held by the Rev. Lyta Seddig, has been restructured. Director of Campus Ministry Greg Baker said, “The model of a part-time campus minister was not as effective [as it could ...

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September 16, 2009

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Comedian Evan Wecksell performed in Taylor Little Theatre on Friday, Sept. 11. He combined elements of comedy and improvisation with music.

Police arrest suspect in armed robbery

September 16, 2009

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Erie police have arrested a suspect in the Sept. 9 armed robberies of CVS and Little Caesars. Erie police apprehended the suspect, Jayme Smith, on Friday, Sept. 11. According to Erie police, Smith, 31, of Erie, is charged with ...

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September 16, 2009

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Freshmen Emily Salone and Andrea Lisowski spoke to Britney Cerrie from Habitat for Humanity at the Service Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 9. The annual Service Fair informs Mercyhurst students about volunteer opportunities in Erie. ...

Service Fair highlights local volunteer opportunities

September 15, 2009

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The annual Service Fair makes Mercyhurst College students more aware of volunteer and service opportunities available throughout the school year. Whether students are interested in volunteering simply to help out or need serv...

Wecksell brings humor to 'Hurst

September 14, 2009

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Following his show in Taylor Little Theatre on Friday, Sept. 11, comedian Evan Wecksell tweeted, “I heart Mercyhurst.” Apparently, Mercyhurst “hearts” Evan Wecksell, too. “I’m a big fan of comedians with guitars,”...

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September 9, 2009

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The East Street Deli and the Cantina de Lakers are just two of the changes made to the Laker Inn. Students can eat at the East Street Deli and the Cantina de Lakers every day from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Swine flu on the horizon

September 8, 2009

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If expert predictions come true, Mercyhurst College may soon join the 189 colleges affected by the H1N1 virus this year. According to the the President of the American College Health Association, James Turner, H1N1 (also kno...

Office, department moves benefit staff, students

September 8, 2009

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The opening of Warde Hall does not only affect the freshmen who live there. According to Vice President of Student Life Dr. Gerard Tobin, the opening of Warde created the opportunity to consider what the school should do with ...

Enrollment increases despite economic recession

September 8, 2009

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Despite the struggling U.S. economy, enrollment at Mercyhurst College has not suffered, but has grown. In fact, for the second time in college history, enrollment exceeds 800 new traditional undergraduate students for the 2009-...

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September 8, 2009

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September 8, 2009

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