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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.

Professors teach to empty seats Dec. 21

December 16, 2009

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As Mercyhurst College’s students and faculty prepare for the holiday season, one date seems to have surpassed Christmas as the hot topic of conversation: Monday, Dec. 21. Despite the difficulties imposed on the college community...

Off-campus policy eased for juniors

December 16, 2009

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More students returning to Mercyhurst College means current freshmen and sophomores will be allowed to live off campus when they are juniors. The decision not to implement the new policy, which required students to live on campus...

Trustees vote against certification of Warde

December 15, 2009

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The Mercyhurst College Board of Trustees voted unanimously against the pursuit of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for Frances Warde Hall during their meeting on Thursday, Oct. 29. According to the mo...

Tyler Stauffer photo

December 9, 2009

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Freshman Stephanie DeSutter clears the puck from the Laker's defensive zone.

’Hurst administers H1N1 vaccines

December 9, 2009

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Tyler Stauffer Photo: Staff at the Cohen Health Center administered the H1N1 vaccine during five seperate clinic days. Overall, 611 Mercyhurst students received the vaccine, and the Health Center staff gave a total of 786 injections. This number includes students, faculty and staff at...

Tyler Stauffer photo

December 9, 2009

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Tyler Stauffer Photo

December 9, 2009

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Staff at the Cohen Health Center administered the H1N1 vaccine during five seperate clinic days. Overall, 611 Mercyhurst students received the vaccine, and the Health Center staff gave a total of 786 injections. This number i...

New academic building to host multiple majors

December 8, 2009

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Mercyhurst College is scheduled to be home to a new academic building by spring 2011. The new building, known as the Center for Academic Engagement, will be 36,000 square feet and cost close to $9 million. The funding for the b...

Speaker launches campaign to fight climate change

December 8, 2009

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Mercyhurst's Repower America initiative, a nonpartisan campaign to combat climate change, kicked off Wednesday, Dec. 2, by hosting climate control expert Lance Simmens. The Mercyhurst Repower America initiative is led by the Me...

Homeschoolers hone PSAs with Communication Department

December 7, 2009

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Mercyhurst College’s Communication Department helped 24 homeschooled children create television and radio public service announcements (PSAs) benefiting the Erie City Mission. Twelve girls and 12 boys from the Edinboro, North Eas...

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