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Why I love pranks on April Fools’ Day

Nash Greeven, Staff writer

April 2, 2019

This April Fools’ Day, you may be worried about falling victim to practical jokes and gags. But why should you spend the entirety of April Fools’ Day on guard? April Fools’ Day is one of my favorite holidays. April...

My problems with the brand new pub

Nash Greeven, Staff writer

March 26, 2019

Recently, Mercyhurst University opened the long-awaited pub, The Roost. I have been to The Roost twice so far, and I have had both a positive and negative experience. The atmosphere of the pub is very well done. There...

March is a busy month

Marina Boyle, Features Editor

March 26, 2019

March is a stressful month. This is always the time of the year when things really start to pick up in classes, but there is so much aside from that. First of all, housing becomes a big issue for everyone except seniors and...

Why I like The Roost

Nick Mathur, Staff writer

March 26, 2019

Mercyhurst University’s new on-campus pub, named The Roost, recently opened on March 15. While some students were let down by it, I was far from disappointed. Because construction of The Roost only began a few months ago,...

On registering for class

Anthony Miller, Opinion Editor

March 26, 2019

That time of the year is upon us once again. Later this week, hundreds of course catalogue papers will mysteriously appear all around campus. Next week, we have Advising Day. Then, the week after advising, we’ll be...

My thoughts on the new Laker Inn

Mike Solazzo, Contributing writer

March 26, 2019

At the beginning of the year, though I was not very excited to live in McCauley, I was looking forward to the fact that I had the dining hall right next door and the Laker a short walk away as well. I enjoyed the Laker whenever...

Manafort got off easy

Nash Greeven, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Recently, Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, received his sentencing for crimes he had been indicted for. Many thought that he would receive decades in prison for his crimes. Yet, at the end of the...

In defense of the MU mini courses

Jordan Kessler, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

The value of mini classes is often disputed. In my eyes, mini classes are very beneficial. Coming into college is a big transition, especially for those used to a grade system that was divided into trimesters or quarters. My...

Why you should sign up to experience the MU world of Habitat for Humanity

Katy Vaccariello, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Over spring break of 2019, I had the special opportunity to travel south to Birmingham, Alabama. The incredible opportunity was offered through Mercyhurst University’s Habitat for Humanity group. This spring trip will...

My thoughts on the Cbord system

Anthony Miller, Opinion Editor

March 19, 2019

Last year, the OneCard portal on the Mercyhurst website lost several key functions. Among them was the ability to see the amounts of the various OneCard currencies you currently had. While this didn’t bother students who...

Do students use Spring Break wisely?

Anthony Miller, Opinion Editor

February 19, 2019

Spring Break is coming up a week and a half from now. It’s one of the most anticipated times of the year for college students all across America. After two months of no breaks, Spring Break is a time to catch your breath...

Regarding the Laker Inn and the upcoming pub

Paul Cohen, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

The Laker Inn has been closed for four months. No one has received any updates on when the new pub is going to open, and the Laker along with it. Students have expressed their opinions about the construction of the pub on...

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