The Merciad

It’s Halloween

Anthony Miller, Opinion Editor

October 1, 2019

It’s officially October, or, as some others have named it, Halloween. Now, with the holiday still around thirty days away, some may wonder if it’s too early to get into the Halloween spirit. Those people lack vision. The...

Excited for the Emmy’s

Bella Lee, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

On Sept. 22, the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards premiered on FOX. I personally loved it, and found it very exciting. The night was filled with celebrities donning beautiful and unique outfits, as well as growing excitement for...

Using a OneCard outside of campus

Erin Almeter, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

I first heard about the possibility of college students spending their Bonus Bucks, Dining Dollars or the equivalent at non-campus stores when my sister ended up going to Gannon last year. She can spend her GU Gold at surrounding...

Where to dine at MU

Eva Philips, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Five weeks into my first year at Mercyhurst, and I have only one thing to say. It would be really hard to beat the dining options here at the Hurst! Let’s start with the Grotto Commons, I mean, it’s pretty great, right? There’s...

How to prepare for your midterms

Alex Trabold, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Midterms are almost never a happy time for students here at Mercyhurst University. Almost every year they take you by surprise. Why is that? We usually have them written down in our planners, so why do we often feel unprepared...

Senior Year and Expectations

Anthony Miller, Opinion Editor

September 25, 2019

I’m coming up on my last semester here at Mercyhurst University. It’s been a long, tiring, transformative journey, and it is almost at its end. The common thing you hear about university is that it’s going to change...

Student gives her reasons to love fall

Victoria McGinty, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Fall, Autumn, Harvest season - or whatever name one may call fall, is not far off from being the center stage season. The leaves will begin to transform into an array of reds, oranges and yellows. The wind will once again...

Mass of the Holy Spirit a Success

Gillian Mazur, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

On Sept. 19, Mercyhurst held its annual all-school mass, the Mass of the Holy Spirit. Similar to Hurst Day, the weather was perfect. It was so full of sunshine, not a cloud in the sky. I think that it might have been...

Getting hyped for football season

William Zytnick, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Finally, after dealing with another Super Bowl championship won by The New England Patriots, who at this point have earned the nickname the “Evil Empire,” the 20192020 NFL Season is officially underway. In it, dozens of...

Thoughts on The Roost one year later

Alexander Trabold, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2019

Last semester, Mercyhurst University introduced The Roost to the campus. At the time, The Roost was a deeply controversial decision that ignited a great amount of debate around campus. Now that it has been around for some...

Celebrating Hurst Day

Sarah Klein, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

My third Hurst Day has come and gone! After three years I am able to reflect on past Hurst Days and see how the beloved tradition has continued to evolve. After a rainy Hurst Day 2018, this year’s beautiful weather was...

MU North East closing down

Quinn Ganon, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2019

In late August, Mercyhurst president Michael T. Victor made a large announcement. He announced that the Mercyhurst North East campus would be moving most of its programs to the main campus over the next two years. In many...

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