The Merciad

Springfest artists are revealed

Lauren Murphy, Staff writer

March 8, 2016

It is that time of year again: Springfest is just around the corner. This year Mercyhurst welcomes special guests MTKO and Daya. The music they play is a mix between pop and hip hop. “The process of choosing the Springfest...

3.5 percent tuition increase is smallest in over a decade

Trae Williams, Staff writer

March 8, 2016

Tuition is not a sexy topic but raising tuition is even less attractive. On Friday, Feb. 26, President Michael Victor announced the lowest tuition increase for Mercyhurst in more than a decade. At 3.5 percent Mercyhurst students...

Mercyhurst community chimes in on Apple privacy issue

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

March 8, 2016

America is abuzz with questions of privacy since the Federal Bureau of Investigations got a judge to order Apple to give them access to an iPhone involved in the December San Bernardino terrorist attack. The FBI seeks to find...

Activities planned for Family Weekend

Lauren Murphy, Staff writer

March 8, 2016

This upcoming weekend, Friday, March 10, through Sunday, March 13, families are invited to Mercyhurst for Family Weekend for some family fun provided by Student Activities Council and Multicultural Activities Council. Family...

Program brings students, alumni financial literacy

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

February 17, 2016

Mercyhurst University is the first school in Northwest Pennsylvania to offer American Student Assistance’s SALT services to its students and alumni. SALT is a program of American Student Assistance, a nonprofit that works...

‘Carpe Diem Days’ opens classrooms to Mercyhurst community members

Lauren Murphy, Staff writer

February 17, 2016

The Faculty Development Committee and the Center for Teaching Excellence are reaching out to faculty, staff and students and encouraging them to participate in Carpe Diem Days. Carpe Diem Days, taking place Monday, Feb. 29,...

‘Full House’ star Jodie Sweetin to speak in PAC

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

February 10, 2016

“Full House” and “Fuller House” star Jodie Sweetin will speak at Mercyhurst about combating challenges life presents and her own personal struggle with alcohol and substance abuse following the popular sitcom. Her...

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