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University website gets student-focused update

Gillian Mazur, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

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Mercyhurst has recently undergone a new project, updating the university website. In today’s competitive college market, the first impression of a university is very important. Often one’s first impression of a school is from...

Prestigious scholarships available for MU students

Katy Vaccariello, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

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The Prestigious Awards Program is one of the lesser known but extremely valuable opportunities for Mercyhurst students to take part in. This program is comprised of a group of highly competitive scholarships that are available...

Idea Lab at Blasco Library is a space for engaging learning

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

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When most people think of a library, aisles of shelved books come to mind. However, a local branch of the Erie County Public Library is challenging this with recent expansions. Only 3 miles off campus, the Raymond M. Blasco...

Housing selection is going digital this year

Adan Ordonez, Contributing writer

February 12, 2019

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Students know the housing selection process all too well as a hectic process near the end of the spring semester. While the process is straightforward, physical paper sheets and long lines for apartment and townhouse selection...

Students: ‘GET’ your OneCard connected

Rebecca Dunphy, Staff writer

February 12, 2019

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Gone are the days of having to trek to McCauley Hall for students to manage their OneCard. This new program provides students greater accessibility to these services than ever before. While students enjoyed two extra days of rest...

Polar vortex brings fire and ice to MU

Michael Mongera, Contributing writer

February 12, 2019

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2019’s polar vortex did not leave Erie unscathed as both the northern United States and Canada froze up during the last week of January. Due to the exceedingly cold temperatures Jan. 30 and 31, all classes were canceled on...

‘WeatherCheck’ checks out Erie ID

Erin Almeter, Staff writer

February 5, 2019

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Erie weather is known for being one of the most intense in the United States. This reputation makes it fitting for the weather data analysts at WeatherCheck to become a part of the Erie Innovation District along with eight...

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