The Merciad

2020-2021 Staff

Marina Boyle

Editor in chief

Hi everyone! My name is Marina Boyle and I am from Dublin, Ireland. I am a junior Business & Competitive Intelligence and International Hospitality and Tourism dual major. I have been writing for the Merciad since my freshman...

Gillian Mazur

Managing editor

Hi, my name is Gillian Mazur and I am from Pittsburgh, PA. I am currently a sophomore double major in Graphic Design and Integrated Media & Strategic Communications with a Photography minor. I have been writing for The Merciad...

Rebecca Dunphy

News editor

Hi everybody! My name is Rebecca Dunphy and I am junior double major in Dance and Criminal Justice with a concentration in Pre-Law. I've been a part of the Merciad since my freshman year as a writer, copy editor (2019-2020), and...

Sarah Klein

Copy editor

Hi! My name is Sarah Klein and I am a senior from Rochester, NY double majoring in Intelligence Studies & International Relations, and minoring in Russian Studies. I am also an Ambassador and the Mercyhurst Student Government...

Michael Boylan

Sports editor

Hi, my name is Michael Boylan and I am a senior Intelligence Studies major with an Economics minor. At Mercyhurst I have had the pleasure of being involved as a Laker Leader, Football Team Manager, and am also a member of Phi...

Christa Knipes

Arts & Entertainment editor

Oh, hi there! My name is Christa, I'm a senior double major in Dance and English with a Psychology minor. I hail from the corn-strewn land of Ohio, more specifically the Dayton/Cincinnati area. I spend most of my time caught up...

Quinn Gannon

Opinion editor

Hi, my name is Quinn Gannon and I am an Erie local. I am a senior Marketing major and Communication minor. I have occasionally written articles for the Merciad since my freshman year, and I was on my high school newspaper staff....

Victoria McGinty

Features editor

hello! My name is Victoria McGinty. I am a sophomore History major with a double minor in English and Photography. I'm from Cleveland, I have been writing for the Merciad since last year. I wrote for the newspaper in high school...

The student news site of Mercyhurst University