The Merciad

2020-2021 Staff

Chloe Sanfratello

Features editor

Hello, my name is Chloe! I am from Erie, PA. My major is Fashion Merchandising and I also have 2 minors, which are Communication and Creative Writing. I am beyond excited to be a part of the editing team for the Merciad. Writing...

Quinn Gannon

Opinion editor

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....

Christa Knipes

Arts & Entertainment editor

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...

Michael Boylan

Sports editor

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...

Sarah Klein

Copy editor

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...

Rebecca Dunphy

News editor

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...

Marina Boyle

Editor in chief

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

Hi, my name is Gillian Mazur and I am from Pittsburgh, PA. I am currently a sophomore double major in Graphic Design and Integrated Media & Strategic Communications with a Photography minor. I have been writing for The Merciad...

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