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Campus TV station receives new name

October 27, 2009

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At the beginning of this school year, the Mercyhurst College’s Communications Department revamped its former television station, Hurst TV, and developed it into the new Laker TV. Laker TV is a comprehensive entertainment station t...

State of economy emphasizes importance of career fair

October 27, 2009

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Nearly 70 percent of students graduate from college without a job lined up, according to an online poll CollegeGrad.com published in July. Fortunately, Mercyhurst College students have tools to help them become part of the 30...

Crime stats mislead

October 14, 2009

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At first glance at the Pennsylvania Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program statistics for 2008, Mercyhurst College appears to have double the crime rates of other local colleges. Of the 239 Part 1 offenses reported by Erie Coun...

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October 13, 2009

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Mercyhurst College President Dr. Thomas Gamble spoke with students at the Mercyhurst Student Government Student Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 7. Guest speakers from administration, athletics, and Police and Safety also spoke with st...

City campuses compete to help the hungry

October 13, 2009

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To go along with its belief of being socially merciful, Mercyhurst College helps those who suffer from lack of food and shelter. On Monday, Oct. 19, through Saturday, Oct. 24, the cardboard village and the annual food drive wil...

Students voice opinions, concerns at forum

October 13, 2009

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The Mercyhurst Student Government (MSG) welcomed students to voice their opinions at the first student forum of the year. With guest speakers from administration, athletics and police and safety, the forum on Wednesday, Oct. 7, c...

Existing programs become 'new' majors

October 13, 2009

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Every year at Mercyhurst College, new programs join the variety of majors and minors available to undergraduate students. This year, two programs in particular have become available as majors: Russian studies and graphic design. G...

New clubs bounce onto campus

October 13, 2009

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Over the past few weeks, three new clubs have become Recognized Student Clubs/Organizations (RSCOs). These new clubs are the Ping Pong Club, Role Playing Game Club and the Mercyhurst Finance Club. The Ping Pong Club is under ...

Board returns to the Laker Inn

October 7, 2009

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Students returning to Mercyhurst College after fall break will have something to look forward to: board equivalency at the Laker Inn. Starting on Monday, Oct. 19, the Laker Inn will accept board between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. Mond...

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October 7, 2009

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October 7, 2009

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Senior Brittany Scott, a member of Active Minds, taped down bubble wrap for Stomp Out Stigma.

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October 7, 2009

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Junior JT Kohnen stomped on bubble wrap as part of a mid-term stress-relieving activity on Thursday, Oct. 1.

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