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Universities unite in business beehive

Kristian Biega, Staff writer

October 30, 2017

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People might think that Erie’s colleges are in constant competition, but when it comes to entrepreneurship, they are very much in favor of collaboration. Mercyhurst University, Gannon University, Penn State Behrend and Edinboro...

MU crowdfunding boosts 4 projects

Kristian Biega, Staff writer

October 24, 2017

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Fundraising can often be a daunting and lengthy process. However, for the second year in a row, the Mercyhurst community has utilized the popular fundraising technique of crowdfunding. The basic idea behind crowdfunding is to...

Understanding Islam in the U.S.

Kristian Biega, Staff writer

October 24, 2017

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In American society today, there are many strong opinions and beliefs about the religion of Islam. With the fear of terrorism constantly being a driving factor in American’s understanding of what Islam is about, Muslim author,...

Experience the past

Experience the past

October 24, 2017

AIM travels to Big Apple

Claire Eichner, Staff writer

October 24, 2017

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Over the mid semester break, 11 students from the Autism Initiative at Mercyhurst (AIM) program traveled to New York City. AIM provides many great opportunities such as this one for their students year after year. The students...

Erie takes on opioids

Erie takes on opioids

October 24, 2017

Hurst team part of APPLE conference

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

October 3, 2017

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Sept. 22 through 24, members of the Mercyhurst athletic community attended the 2017 Division II APPLE Training Institute in Washington D.C. Coordinated by the Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention at the University of...

Artist shares experience at Activism Speaker Series

Marina Boyle, Staff writer

October 3, 2017

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The Activism Speaker Series commenced this week with a talk from Zeke Thomas, a DJ, artist and music producer. Thomas, who is the son of NBA legend Isaiah Thomas, came to Mercyhurst to speak about sexual violence and to share...

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