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Student explains her choice in major

Victoria Mcginty, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Education is an extremely important factor in my life. It’s no secret that I love school and that I love to learn. As a child, my parents had always pushed me to be the best version of myself. Despite this, I struggled...

When is it time to declare pass/fail?

Anthony Miller, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2019

Even the best of us stumble eventually. We can try our hardest every day of our lives but we can’t be great at everything we set out to do. Once we realize we failed to meet our expectations for ourselves, the best thing...

About Joining a Club

Karrah Savage, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Looking to get involved on campus? Then Mercyhurst’s clubs are the place for you. Mercyhurst University has so many clubs and organizations for all different majors and all different interests. From honor societies...

Why it’s a Good Idea to Get a Job

Alex Trabold, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Working a job during the school year can be difficult. Time spent working could be time dedicated to studying for class. On top of that, having a job adds onto your overall heavy workload that University gives you. My...

Giving your thanks this holiday season

Victoria Mcginty, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

The greatest time of year is just at our fingertips. The air is getting crisper and the leaves are floating from their branches to under our toes. Until this past Thursday, we spent hours looking for the perfect costume,...

Has the Smoking Ban Worked Out?

Erin Almeter, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

In July 2017, Mercyhurst University officially transitioned to a tobacco free campus. The ban was meant to reduce the use of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, dipping and vaping among other tobacco products on campus. It is...

On Boo-ing Leaders

Bella Lee, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

This year’s World Series was an amazing one. The Washington Nationals emerged victorious over the Houston Astros for the first time in the Nationals’ history. However, this article isn’t about their triumphant win. It...

On Mercyhurst and Sustainability

Sarah Klein, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

In regards to the current global movement to increase sustainability and create a better future for all of us, I believe that Mercyhurst has been working hard to do its part. This past month, Mercyhurst University was named...

Take up an internship

Nick Mathur, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Doing an internship is probably the best way to guarantee yourself a job in your field of study after you graduate. As someone who has done two internships, I can tell you that there are many benefits to interning now, while...

Student surprised by REACH course

Maya Bauer, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2019

For many students on campus, the REACH courses are taken out of necessity, not necessarily because they are of particular interest. Admittedly, I never would have taken a religion course if it hadn’t been a Mercyhurst requirement. When...

How are the dining options at Mercyhurst?

Bella Lee, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Across Mercyhurst’s campus, there are many locations where students can grab a bite to eat, pick up a coffee or simply stop by for a snack. The Grotto Commons and the 501 Grille in Ryan Hall are the most popular stops, bu...

Student praises latest MIAC event

Victoria Mcginty, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

What makes Mercyhurst so unique is its balance of activities that satisfy any and all students of all ages, from the roars of the student section at the football games to the authentic pride of MAC/SAC and their weekly attemp...

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