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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...

Hurst gets ‘It’s On Us’ grant for third year

Donny Bryant III, Staff writer

February 5, 2019

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For the third year in a row, Mercyhurst University has received the Pennsylvania “It’s On Us” grant to continue the university’s work to help spread awareness and end sexual assault and violence. It is the only state...

RCR to join MSG Senate

Kristian Biega, News Editor

February 5, 2019

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Last April, Mercyhurst Student Government proposed an integration of RSCO (Recognized Student Clubs and Organizations) into the Senate, giving them more representation in decision-making and in communication with students. The...

A prescription for dating

A prescription for dating

February 5, 2019

Generous donation to Mercyhurst presidents

Erin Almeter, Staff writer

November 27, 2018

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A generous gift has been made to serve as the Presidential Residence for Mercyhurst University. Bruce and Nancy Kern recently decided to donate their brick Tudor-style family home to President Michael T. Victor and future presidents...

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