The Merciad

Local colleges celebrate faith

Mary Danko, Contributing writer

February 19, 2020

On Feb. 15, members of Mercyhurst Campus Ministry attended the “Becoming Who You Are” Intercollegiate Gathering at Gannon University. Students from other colleges in the Erie Diocese were also in attendance including Edinboro...

Trustee Social a success

Trustee Social a success

February 19, 2020

MU Police implements taser policy for safety

Alex Trabold and Kristian Biega, Staff writer and News editor

February 19, 2020

Recently, the Mercyhurst Police force implemented training for its officers to carry tasers on campus. This change came from an 18-month process of discussions from various groups at Mercyhurst about how to begin to train officers...

Scholarships succeed due to crowdfunding

Gillian Mazur, Sports editor

February 5, 2020

For the fourth year in a row, Mercyhurst University has announced its fourth round of crowdfunding projects. This year, the University has chosen to focus on two projects specifically, the Karen Christensen Williams Memorial Scholarship...

Distinguinshed Alumni Awards announced for 2020 weekend

Maria Williams, Features editor

February 5, 2020

On June 12-14, Mercyhurst will celebrate Alumni Reunion Weekend. This weekend started in 2010 and has been a tradition ever since, celebrating all former Lakers, especially those who have reached a landmark year. This year those...

Homeless census gathers data to help those in need

Alex Trabold, Staff writer

February 5, 2020

As part of the Mercy Mission, Mercyhurst takes part in many community service activities here in the Erie community. One such project is the annual Homeless Census conducted by the Mercyhurst Thomas J. Gamble Civic Institute in...

Hurst hosts MLK events

Hurst hosts MLK events

February 3, 2020

Support the Mike Folga Scholarship at the 2020 Senior Date Auction

Alex Trabold, Staff writer

February 3, 2020

On Wednesday Jan. 29, the Senior Class Gift Date Auction will take place in Walker Recital Hall at 7 p.m. This is an annual event run by the Senior Class Gift Committee, this year to benefit the Mike Folga Legacy Scholarship. All...

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