The Merciad

2017-2018 Staff

Chelsea Guida

Photography Editor

I am from Syracuse, New York but recently moved to New Jersey. My major is Integrated Marketing Communications, and here on campus I am on the Women's Rowing team and am a member of Mercyhurst Mentors. I have a Morkie named named...

Lauren Abbott

Opinion Editor

I am a sophomore Intelligence Studies major with minors in Russian,Economics and International Relations. I am an Ambassador and I am on the Honors Council. Some of my favorite things to do in my free time are read, dance and...

Jenny Sabliov

Arts and Entertainment Editor

I am a double major in Forensic Anthropology and Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology of Crime and Justice. I spend my time outside of class working in the Performing Arts Center, the Applied Forensic Science lab or playing...

Bernard Garwig

Sports Editor

Bernard "Bernie" Garwig is a sophomore Intelligence Studies major, Information Technology minor from Rochester, NY.  In addition to working at The Merciad, Bernie is also a member of the Mercyhurst Athletic Band and the Mercyhurst...

Caitlyn Lear

News Editor

I am a Forensic Chemistry, originally from the Philadelphia area. When I am not at the Merciad or in class, I can be found in the library tutoring or in the chemistry lab doing research. I also work in the Cheese Shop at Wegmans....

Cheyanne Crum

Managing Editor

I am a senior Forensic Science major with a minor in Biology. I am a member of the Forensic Science club and Tri-Beta Biology National Honors Society. I love to read, but don't get to do it as much as I want to. I like to hang...

Amber Matha


I am a senior Biochemistry major with a minor in Public Health. I am the vice president of the Chemistry and Biochemistry club. My favorite TV shows include "Say Yes to the Dress," "Bones" and "The Walking Dead." In my free...

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