The Merciad

Senior class gift coming soon

Elizabeth Nestor, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2020

In the face of a global pandemic, normalcy is almost an impossible feat. However, this year’s Senior Class Gift committee (SCG) is undeterred. Leading the committee is none other than Committee Chair, Marina Boyle, alongside...

MSG seeks new senators

Rebecca Dunphy, News Editor

September 9, 2020

The Mercyhurst Student Government (MSG) senate elections are just around the corner and the deadline to apply is quickly approaching. MSG is made up of 24 students representing different areas of Mercyhurst, including each of...

Meet and greet with RSCOs

Eva Philips, Staff writer

September 8, 2020

COVID-19 has made it necessary to social distance, but that does not mean students have to give up socializing entirely. One great way to meet new people and make friends is through campus clubs, groups and organizations. Mercyhurst...

Mercy Week honors tradition, mission

Lauren Rogus, Staff writer

March 20, 2018

Welcome to Mercy Week, Lakers! Mercy Week is a week of celebration that has been implemented at Mercyhurst for the last 10 years. This biannual celebration is a time to reflect on the gracious works of mercy that show that...

Merciad wins state awards

Staff Report

February 20, 2018

The Merciad has won two awards in the 2018 Student Keystone Press Awards contest, sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association. Merciad staff writer Marina Boyle, a freshman Business and Competitive Intelligence major...

Addition bad for health

Anthony Miller, staff writer

November 28, 2017

This year, there is no Reading Day during finals week. Instead, we have finals from Monday to Friday. I feel that this a horrible change, and for most students, it’s a disaster waiting to happen. Reading Day gave students...

Sustainability fund bolsters initiatives

Marina Boyle, Staff writer

November 7, 2017

The Mercyhurst University Sustainability Fund is a financial source that is used to advance the university’s commitment to environmental sustainability. It can be used to fund any project that will improve campus and its involvement...

Seas the day aboard the Brig

Lauren Ganger, Staff writer

October 24, 2017

Over the summer of 2017, seven Mercyhurst University students spent three weeks aboard the U.S. Brig Niagara on Lake Erie. Part of an immersive history class, this experience taught them skills that they never would have learned...

AIM travels to Big Apple

Claire Eichner, Staff writer

October 24, 2017

Over the mid semester break, 11 students from the Autism Initiative at Mercyhurst (AIM) program traveled to New York City. AIM provides many great opportunities such as this one for their students year after year. The students...

Empowering Erie kids

Logan Ford, Staff writer

September 19, 2017

The Dyslexia Center of Utah lists that “one in five students, or 15-20% of the population, has a language based learning disability. Dyslexia is the most common of the language based learning disabilities.” One Mercyhurst...

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