The Merciad

Mercyhurst students discuss Erie County prison reforms

Marina Boyle, Features Editor

November 13, 2018

On Nov. 8, Mercyhurst University saw a Criminal Justice panel speak on the topic of rehabilitation of prisoners following their release from jail. The panel discussion was organized by the Student Alliance for Prison Reform as...

Professor creates reading group on privilege and race

Marina Boyle, Features Editor

November 6, 2018

A new book club has been established on campus to explore the topics of race and privilege in the educational experience. The reading group has been organized by Janelle Newman, Ph.D., an English professor and program director...

Lakers are ready to be ‘freezin’ for a reason’

Paul Cohen, Staff writer

November 6, 2018

It may be starting to get colder, but that is not deterring a few outdoor events. On Nov. 17, a fundraiser for the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania will be taking place at Presque Isle State Park. The Polar Plunge involves...

Nominations open for Alumni Awards

Marina Boyle, Features Editor

October 25, 2018

Nominations are now open for Distinguished Alumni Awards. These awards are accolades presented to Mercyhurst alumni who have made outstanding contributions to Mercyhurst and beyond the gates following their graduation. ...

New at Hurst

Tori Altsman, Contributing writer

October 25, 2018

Mercyhurst is excited to welcome Mahtab Athari, Ph.D., to the Finance department. Athari is an assistant professor of Finance who holds a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from the University of New Orleans. She also holds degrees...

MU Student Union gets more updates

Aaron Qiao, Staff writer

October 24, 2018

There are many exciting updates coming to the Student Union coming this year, with many already implemented by Student Government in the last few weeks. This week, the Merciad sat down with MSG President Vince Marrazzo to discuss...

Students educated on domestic violence

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

October 23, 2018

This October marks the 29th annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The month is a time dedicated to mourning for victims of domestic abuse, celebration of survivors and connection of those who work to end violence. In recognition...

Factory of Terrors open

Factory of Terrors open

October 23, 2018

Lakers to showcase international fashion

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

October 23, 2018

It’s finally here! Come check out a new MAC/SAC event, the International Fashion Show, which will be held Nov. 10 in the Walker Recital Hall. The Multicultural Activities Council is teaming up with our international student...

New at Hurst

New at Hurst

October 11, 2018

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