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MU proud of AIM

Marina Boyle, Features Editor

April 9, 2019

Filed under Opinion

This past week, I have been truly in awe of how well Mercyhurst has celebrated its autistic community. For those who don’t know, April is Autism Awareness Month. Mercyhurst has had a series of activities over the past...

The problems with the scheduling system

Michael Solazzo, Contributing writer

April 9, 2019

Filed under Opinion

It’s that time once again. It is time to schedule for next semester’s classes. As a freshman, class scheduling was one of the most stressful experiences of my first semester. I recall leaving my final advising meeting...

Why I personally love basketball

Nash Greeven, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Basketball is one of the most exciting sports to watch, in large part because of the sense of competition. There’s so much competition surrounding basketball. It has the kind of excitement that brings all the fans in cheering. The...

Job fairs, other career services worth your time

Anthony Miller, Opinion Editor

April 9, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Mercyhurst University has a great deal of career services available to its students. One of these services is the multiple career fairs that Mercyhurst University holds every year. The experience of going to a career fair...

Why the MU Literary Festival is important

Anthony Miller, Opinion Editor

April 2, 2019

Filed under Opinion

We’re two events into the 2019 Mercyhurst Literary Festival. So far, the two authors to speak as a part of the series were Jennifer Moore and Thrity Umrigar. The Festival still has two more events to go through, and it...

Why Advising Day is a great thing

Gillian Mazur, Staff writer

April 2, 2019

Filed under Opinion

As the 2018-19 school year comes to a close, many are preparing and planning for the next year. On April 2, all classes at Mercyhurst University were canceled for this school years’ second Advising Day. I am not sure if...

Student gives his thoughts on why MU needs an upgrade to its wi-fi service

Mike Solazzo, Contributing writer

April 2, 2019

Filed under Opinion

It is currently 11:43 in the evening on Monday, March 25. The wi-fi is currently not working. Should I be surprised? Who’s to say? But what I can say with certainty is that the wi-fi here at Mercyhurst University...

Why I love pranks on April Fools’ Day

Nash Greeven, Staff writer

April 2, 2019

Filed under Opinion

This April Fools’ Day, you may be worried about falling victim to practical jokes and gags. But why should you spend the entirety of April Fools’ Day on guard? April Fools’ Day is one of my favorite holidays. April...

My problems with the brand new pub

Nash Greeven, Staff writer

March 26, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Recently, Mercyhurst University opened the long-awaited pub, The Roost. I have been to The Roost twice so far, and I have had both a positive and negative experience. The atmosphere of the pub is very well done. There...

March is a busy month

Marina Boyle, Features Editor

March 26, 2019

Filed under Opinion

March is a stressful month. This is always the time of the year when things really start to pick up in classes, but there is so much aside from that. First of all, housing becomes a big issue for everyone except seniors and...

Why I like The Roost

Nick Mathur, Staff writer

March 26, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Mercyhurst University’s new on-campus pub, named The Roost, recently opened on March 15. While some students were let down by it, I was far from disappointed. Because construction of The Roost only began a few months ago,...

On registering for class

Anthony Miller, Opinion Editor

March 26, 2019

Filed under Opinion

That time of the year is upon us once again. Later this week, hundreds of course catalogue papers will mysteriously appear all around campus. Next week, we have Advising Day. Then, the week after advising, we’ll be...

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