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Mercyhurst Dance Goes Remote

Christa Knipes, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

When Mercyhurst University made the decision to transition to remote learning, many students and faculty across the disciplines started asking an important question: what is the Dance Department going to go?   Dance students and fac...

Concert gives all that jazz

Victoria Mcginty, Staff writer

February 26, 2020

On Feb. 22 at 7 p.m., the Mercyhurst Jazz Ensemble once again hits the stage to bring an excellent concert to the Mercyhurst community. The concert will take place at the Mary D’ Angelo Performing Arts Center. Note that...

Student conductors wow

Mary Danko, Staff writer

February 26, 2020

On Feb. 16, the Mercyhurst Wind Ensemble put on a concert titled “A Summer Evening in Feb-ruary” at the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. This was a unique concert because several students conducted the ensemble. This...

Musical opens this weekend

Abby Stevens, Staff writer

February 26, 2020

“They call us babes in arms, but we are babes in armor,” is in the jaunty, upbeat title song of this year’s musical. Babes in Arms by Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart will have four shows this week beginning Thurs-day through...

Concert choir to give performance

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

February 26, 2020

There will be a concert presented by The Mercyhurst University Concert Choir and Chamber Choir on Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Walker Recital Hall. Pieces for women’s choir and men’s choir will also be featured on the program. The...

Flute prof publishes book

Flute prof publishes book

February 26, 2020

Star Wars fan expresses displeasure

Matt Mellish, Contributing writer

February 5, 2020

Ever since I was around 8 years old, the Star Wars films and animated television episodes have been a big part of my life. When Disney bought Lucas-film in 2012, I was ecstatic. New Star Wars films and spinoffs would be...

Japanese drums come to Hurst

Alex Trabold, Staff writer

February 5, 2020

On Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m., YAMATO: Drummers of Japan will be making a return to Mercyhurst’s Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. This traditional Japanese ensemble features musician-athletes who perform using Taiko drums,...

Annual concert a hit

Mary Danko, Contributing writer

February 5, 2020

On Jan. 31, the D’Angelo De-partment of Music presented its 20th annual Tri-State Music Prism Concert in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. Students performed wonderful pieces in the Wind and Jazz Ensembles and as...

Check out new art installation

Victoria Mcginty, Staff writer

January 31, 2020

“Light, when it occurs in painting, reveals a great deal about what is valued and why,” artist Jil Evans said when describing her exhibit, entitled “The Heart’s Bright and Dark Light.” Evans continued, “The paintings...

January 31, 2020

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