The Merciad

2020-2021 Staff

Marina Boyle
Editor in chief

Marina Boyle

Hi everyone! My name is Marina Boyle and I am from Dublin, Ireland. I am a junior Business & Competitive Intelligence and International Hospitality and Tourism dual major. I have been writing for the Merciad since my freshman...

Gillian Mazur
Managing editor

Gillian Mazur

Hi, my name is Gillian Mazur and I am from Pittsburgh, PA. I am currently a senior majoring in Graphic Design with a double minor in Social Media & Web and Marketing. I have been writing for The Merciad since week one of my...

Rebecca Dunphy
News editor

Rebecca Dunphy

Hi everybody! My name is Rebecca Dunphy and I am junior double major in Dance and Criminal Justice with a concentration in Pre-Law. I've been a part of the Merciad since my freshman year as a writer, copy editor (2019-2020), and...

Sarah Klein
Copy editor

Sarah Klein

Hi! My name is Sarah Klein and I am a senior from Rochester, NY double majoring in Intelligence Studies & International Relations, and minoring in Russian Studies. I am also an Ambassador and the Mercyhurst Student Government...

Michael Boylan
Sports editor

Michael Boylan

Hi, my name is Michael Boylan and I am a senior Intelligence Studies major with an Economics minor. At Mercyhurst I have had the pleasure of being involved as a Laker Leader, Football Team Manager, and am also a member of Phi...

Christa Knipes
Arts & Entertainment editor

Christa Knipes

Oh, hi there! My name is Christa, I'm a senior double major in Dance and English with a Psychology minor. I hail from the corn-strewn land of Ohio, more specifically the Dayton/Cincinnati area. I spend most of my time caught up...

Quinn Gannon
Opinion editor

Quinn Gannon

Hi, my name is Quinn Gannon and I am an Erie local. I am a senior Marketing major and Communication minor. I have occasionally written articles for the Merciad since my freshman year, and I was on my high school newspaper staff....

Victoria McGinty
Features editor

Victoria McGinty

hello! My name is Victoria McGinty. I am a sophomore History major with a double minor in English and Photography. I'm from Cleveland, I have been writing for the Merciad since last year. I wrote for the newspaper in high school...

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