The Merciad

Student shares thoughts on talk from director of National Geospatial Agency

Bernard Garwig, Sports editor

October 30, 2018

For Intel, the future lies in S.T.E.M. This past Friday, students within the Ridge College of Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences had the privilege of going to hear Robert Cardillo, director of the National Geospatial...

Why Halloween is the best holiday

Samuel Peterson, Staff writer

October 30, 2018

Halloween is an incredibly magical time of the year for both myself and others. Factually, I know that it is absolutely difficult to prove that something like a holiday is “magical,” but I think Halloween qualifies. There...

Halloween on campus

Paul Cohen, Contributing writer

October 30, 2018

Does Mercyhurst University celebrate Halloween to a satisfactory extent? Well, there is no such thing as celebrating Halloween too much, whether you are a kid or an adult. But I would ultimately say that the answer to the...

Advising Day is a benefit for all

Megan Siegfried, Contributing writer

October 30, 2018

The stress of scheduling is something all college students are forced to deal with. The anxiety becomes palpable around campus; everyone knows what horrid thing is soon to come. Advising Day acts as a little reprieve that...

Writing etiquette

Lauren Abbott, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2017

Everybody has opinions. Everyone is entitled to their opinions, and we are very fortunate to live in a society where we can freely voice our opinions without fear of repercussions. This is one of the great things of our...

Where’s all the snow?

Bernard Garwig, Sports Editor

November 28, 2017

Crunch, crunch crunch. The sound of boots lightly compressing the white carpets stretching across the ground travels softly in the frigid air. Except it’s not, because there is no snow to speak of in the first place! Right...

End of semester slows down life

Admir Barucija, staff writer

November 28, 2017

In the beginning of the semester, there were many club events and other things to enjoy. However, as the semester has progressed, there has been a general lack of things to do on campus. As a commuter who wishes to be involved...

Maintenance praised for quick response

Chelsea Guida, Photo Editor

November 28, 2017

A few weeks ago, right when the temperatures were dropping, my roommates and I made the discovery that our heat was not working. We wore sweatshirts and dealt with it until it had officially gotten way too cold. It was a...

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...

Happy Chrisma- HanuKwanzamas?

Emma Werner, Contributing writer

November 28, 2017

It’s that time of the year again where nobody knows what to say: Do you say Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays? This is a debate that has been going on for far too long. When asked if she says Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays,...

VIBE: INKED impresses student

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

September 19, 2017

Everyone expresses themselves in different ways, whether it is from hair color to clothing to room decor, and then there are some people in this world that express themselves with their body. Tattoos have been around for thousands...

Senior year causes misery and stress

Amber Matha, Editor in chief

September 19, 2017

I have been told throughout my years at Mercyhurst that I should look forward to senior year because it is a year where I can “take it easy” or “relax.” I was told that this year would be the easiest of my college career....

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