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Mercyhurst students will ‘take the plunge’ for Special Olympics

Rachel Jackson, Rocket Contributor

November 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Life

The Third Erie Polar Plunge will be taking place this Saturday, November 18, at Presque Isle Beach no. 7 in Erie. The Plunge aims to raise funds and awareness for the Special Olympics PA (SOPA). Participants need to raise a minimum...

SRU students to bring Great American Smokeout to campus

Megan Majercak, Asst. Campus Life Editor

November 16, 2017

Filed under Campus Life

Thursday might just be a normal day for some people, but for American Cancer Society, the third Thursday of November marks an important event, the Great American Smokeout (GASO). Students on campus, including Colleges Against...

Students get involved with nonprofit founded by professor

Megan Majercak, Asst. Campus Life Editor

November 12, 2017

Filed under Campus Life

Five years ago, a Slippery Rock University professor took a DNA test and found out she was 50 percent Nigerian. Before going to the country to reconnect with her roots, she had a feeling she should bring eye glasses with her....

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