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November 28, 2017

Hagen’s donation remakes History

Jordan Pendel, Staff writer

November 28, 2017

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On Nov. 13, Mercyhurst announced a $1.5 million donation to the university from Thomas B. Hagen, is a prominent Erie business and civic leader who also has a commitment to historic preservation. This gift will go to the university’s...

Student reviews mixed on Cafe Diem changes

Daniel Leonard, Staff writer

November 14, 2017

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Managed and employed by Hospitality Management students, the dining service at Cafe Diem extended its hours to midnight, Mondays through Fridays, and began accepting Dining Dollars to accommodate a wider range of students. While...

Students relocated due to severe storm

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

November 14, 2017

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On Nov. 5, severe weather hit Millcreek Township and the City of Erie, damaging buildings, tearing down trees and costing two local men their lives. Beginning at 6 p.m., the area began experiencing heavy rainfall — totaling...

Innovation District gets Dell deal

Joseph McCarthy, Contributing writer

November 14, 2017

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It is no secret that Erie is one of the “rust belt” cities. All over, one can find abandoned mills and factories. Even the GE Transportation locomotive factory that’s been here for more than 100 years could be shutting its...

Puerto Rico hurricane relief

Marina Boyle, Staff writer

November 14, 2017

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The Spanish Club, Caribbean Club and Mercyhurst International Student Organization., along with the department of World Languages and Cultures, will host a fundraiser for Puerto Rico hurricane relief at Bourbon Barrel on Nov....

Asset club gets $100K to manage, invest

Daniel Leonard, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

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Mercyhurst University’s Endowment Board recently authorized The Laker Asset Management club to manage and invest $100,000 of the school’s $35 million endowment fund. “It will be a great experience for the students to...

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