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High schoolers attend 9th annual Ethics Symposium

Kristian Biega, News Editor

March 19, 2019

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March 5 marked the 9th Annual Rotary Club of Erie Ethics Symposium at Mercyhurst University hosted by the Evelyn Lincoln Institute for Ethics in Society (ELIES) and the Rotary Club of Erie. Approximately 80-100 students from...

CIS graduate program

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

March 19, 2019

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The beginning of the school year always brings exciting new opportunities: new students, new classes and, this fall, a new graduate program. Starting in the fall of 2019, the Computing and Information Science (CIS) Department...

Boyle wins prestigious Jim Mathews Award for Intel

Sarah Klein, Staff writer

March 19, 2019

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Marina Boyle, a sophomore Business & Competitive Intelligence major from Dublin, Ireland, was recently announced as the winner of the Jim Mathews Undergraduate Award and Fellowship for Intelligence Excellence. The Jim Mathews...

University website gets student-focused update

Gillian Mazur, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

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Mercyhurst has recently undergone a new project, updating the university website. In today’s competitive college market, the first impression of a university is very important. Often one’s first impression of a school is from...

Prestigious scholarships available for MU students

Katy Vaccariello, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

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The Prestigious Awards Program is one of the lesser known but extremely valuable opportunities for Mercyhurst students to take part in. This program is comprised of a group of highly competitive scholarships that are available...

Idea Lab at Blasco Library is a space for engaging learning

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

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When most people think of a library, aisles of shelved books come to mind. However, a local branch of the Erie County Public Library is challenging this with recent expansions. Only 3 miles off campus, the Raymond M. Blasco...

Housing selection is going digital this year

Adan Ordonez, Contributing writer

February 12, 2019

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Students know the housing selection process all too well as a hectic process near the end of the spring semester. While the process is straightforward, physical paper sheets and long lines for apartment and townhouse selection...

Students: ‘GET’ your OneCard connected

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

February 12, 2019

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Gone are the days of having to trek to McCauley Hall for students to manage their OneCard. This new program provides students greater accessibility to these services than ever before. While students enjoyed two extra days of rest...

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