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AIM, Learning Differences earn grant

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

January 31, 2017

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Mercyhurst’s Learning Difference and Autism Initiative at Mercyhurst (AIM) recently received a $22,000 grant from the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust. The Learning Difference program, which is in its 30th year, helps students...

WMCE transitions from oldies to student-run

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

January 31, 2017

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Change is coming to the Mercyhurst Radio Station, WMCE-FM 88.5. Currently the station operates on an oldies format playing classic music hits. Within the next 12 to 18 months it will transition to a student-managed station. “The...

Women’s March on Washington

Caitlyn Lear, News editor

December 12, 2016

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On Jan. 21, people from around the nation, including Mercyhurst students, will gather to march on Washington D.C. "Those participating are striving to promote equality and tolerance particularly for the LGBTQIA community, racial...

Senior Class Gift Announced

Caitlyn Lear, News editor

December 12, 2016

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On Dec. 2., the Senior Class Gift Committee announced the Mercyhurst Senior Class Gift for 2016. Beginning next Fall, there will be an “After Hours” coffee bar in the 24/7 Study Lounge in the library. The student body...

National ranking in Art Therapy

Caitlyn Lear, News editor

November 29, 2016

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This month, the Mercyhurst University Art Therapy program earned a national ranking. According to Best Counseling Degrees, Mercyhurst’s Art Therapy program is one of the top 35 undergraduate degrees. Mercyhurst ranked...

Mercyhurst cuts for a cure

Christy Schmidt, Contributing writer

November 15, 2016

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On Friday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., students will be given the opportunity to contribute to an amazing cause, Cuts for Cancer. The event, originally senior Colin O’Connor’s idea, is being held in the Student Union. The Multicultural...

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