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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...

Polar vortex brings fire and ice to MU

Michael Mongera, Contributing writer

February 12, 2019

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2019’s polar vortex did not leave Erie unscathed as both the northern United States and Canada froze up during the last week of January. Due to the exceedingly cold temperatures Jan. 30 and 31, all classes were canceled on...

‘WeatherCheck’ checks out Erie ID

Erin Almeter, Staff writer

February 5, 2019

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Erie weather is known for being one of the most intense in the United States. This reputation makes it fitting for the weather data analysts at WeatherCheck to become a part of the Erie Innovation District along with eight...

16 small businesses to get Beehive boost

Delvin Ergott, Staff writer

February 5, 2019

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Mercyhurst University, Gannon University, Penn State Behrend and Edinboro University are continuing their collaborative work in 2019 to increase entrepreneurship in the Erie area through the innovations and specialties of these...

Erie homeless census assisted by MU students

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

February 5, 2019

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The end of January brought brutally cold temperatures, heavy snow storms and white-out conditions, leading Lakers to take to their apartments and residence halls to avoid the winter weather. Unfortunately, not all members of the...

MU receives 2018 Trailblazer award for Mission integration

Donny Bryant III, Staff writer

February 5, 2019

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On Dec. 17, Mercyhurst University received an award celebrating the Mercy Mission of the school. The Trailblazer Award is given to universities for the effective integration of their mission into undergraduate population. This...

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