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Hurst Day here at last

Hurst Day here at last

October 10, 2018

Mercyhurst men walk against sexual assault

Marina Boyle, Features Editor

October 10, 2018

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“Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” is a new initiative on campus to highlight sexual assault. The Mercyhurst Equality of Women club (MEOW) and the Bystander Intervention Committee have teamed up to create a men’s march to bring...

New professor brings cyber security expertise to Mercyhurst classes

Aaron Qiao, Staff writer

September 28, 2018

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This year, Mercyhurst welcomes Mahesh Maddumala, Ph.D., to the Cyber Security department as an assistant professor of Computing and Information Science. Maddumala has a strong background in cyber security and various mobile technologies. Maddumala...

Lakers sail against local rivals in Presque Isle Bay contest

Fez Ur-Rahman, Staff writer

September 27, 2018

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On Sept. 15 and 16, Mercyhurst Sailing Club participated in a regatta on Presque Isle Bay against other local schools for the very first time. Mercyhurst took fifth place in this intriguing race. Mercyhurst, Gannon and Penn...

LGBTQ research presented at Hurst

Delvin Ergott, Staff writer

September 26, 2018

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On Sept. 21, Mercyhurst hosted Matthew Capriotti, Ph.D., for a presentation on health disparities in the LGBTQ community. Capriotti is an assistant professor at San Jose State University and researches LGBTQ health issues. Matthew...

Mercyhurst hosts first guest of Alumni Speaker Series

Marina Boyle, Features Editor

September 26, 2018

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A talk and presentation from Kaleigh Vinesky kicked off this year’s Alumni Speaker Series, hosted collaboratively by the Department of Alumni Relations and the Career Development Center. Kaleigh Vinesky was the first alumna...

Lakers to pick names for new amenities

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

September 26, 2018

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The Ryan Hall dining facility has been opened, the retail space is in operation and the pub is in the works. The only thing left for Mercyhurst is to find names for these new spaces on campus. Mercyhurst Student Government,...

Apply for CD 11 now

Kristina Croucher, Staff writer

September 26, 2018

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The Carpe Diem retreat is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for all students on campus, literally. Students have the opportunity to attend this trip once as an attendee and once as a leader.Due to the significant impact that it...

Second Fulbright scholar arrives at the Hurst

Breonna Bailey, Staff writer

September 26, 2018

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The World Languages & Cultures Department welcomed another Fulbright Scholar this week from Marrakesh, Morocco. El Houcine Amouzoun earned his bachelor’s degree in English Linguistics and his master’s degree in Translation...

History Dean reflects on memory of Versailles

Samuel Peterson, Staff writer

September 21, 2018

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Roy Strausbaugh, Ph.D., who serves as Dean Emeritus at Mercyhurst University, gave a talk on Sept. 12 at the Jefferson Educational Society to take a centennial look back at the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, which ended...

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