The Merciad

About Hurst Day Hype

Kali Beutler, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

All students that attend Mercyhurst know we are different than any other college or university in the nation. And we also all know that among the many things that make us unique, one stands out: Hurst Day. Ever since I started...

Library makeover receives praise

Nick Mathur, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

Over the summer, Mercyhurst University gave the Hammermill Library a makeover. When I first entered the newly renovated Hammermill Library lobby, it felt like I was stepping into a completely different lobby from the old one. The...

Experience with the Day of Service

Louie Ravanelli, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

On Aug 19, the freshman class of 2023 gathered around the Mary Garden for the school’s annual Day of Service. Each year, hundreds of freshmen students and faculty go out into the surrounding community of Erie and participate...

Finals Week a source of stress

Mike Solazzo, Contributing writer

April 30, 2019

There is one thing lurking between me and being able to go home and go on break: finals. Finals have always been a source of stress for me, the difference now is that the stakes are higher. College is where you come to learn...

Notre Dame preservation should respect faith, history

Bernard Garwig, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

As a Catholic and a Western citizen, it was so disheartening to see Notre Dame in flames during Holy Week. I personally have never been to the cathedral, let alone to France, but the spiritual connection that the building holds...

Reading Day relief

Jordan Kessler, Staff writer

April 30, 2019

The year is finally coming to a close, and finals week is just around the corner. Thank goodness for Reading Day! This semester’s Reading Day falls on May 6, the Monday of finals week. I think Reading Day is a great...

Student gives thoughts on summer vacation

Nash Greeven, Staff writer

April 30, 2019

Summer is finally coming up on us. The signs of it are everywhere. For one, many are looking for summer jobs and summer internships. For some students, summer vacation is three months of saving up money and then using that...

Reflections on my first year at Hurst

Gillian Mazur, Staff writer

April 30, 2019

I am just now concluding my first year of attendance here at Mercyhurst. One word I would use to describe my first year here at Mercyhurst University is “opportunity.” Throughout all the laughs, tears, genuine memories...

MU proud of AIM

Marina Boyle, Features Editor

April 9, 2019

This past week, I have been truly in awe of how well Mercyhurst has celebrated its autistic community. For those who don’t know, April is Autism Awareness Month. Mercyhurst has had a series of activities over the past...

The problems with the scheduling system

Michael Solazzo, Contributing writer

April 9, 2019

It’s that time once again. It is time to schedule for next semester’s classes. As a freshman, class scheduling was one of the most stressful experiences of my first semester. I recall leaving my final advising meeting...

Why I personally love basketball

Nash Greeven, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Basketball is one of the most exciting sports to watch, in large part because of the sense of competition. There’s so much competition surrounding basketball. It has the kind of excitement that brings all the fans in cheering. The...

Job fairs, other career services worth your time

Anthony Miller, Opinion Editor

April 9, 2019

Mercyhurst University has a great deal of career services available to its students. One of these services is the multiple career fairs that Mercyhurst University holds every year. The experience of going to a career fair...

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