November 27, 2017

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Fighting Disinformation at Gwynedd Mercy University

BY: SARAH NEIMAN Over the past year, Americans have been hearing a lot about Russian attempts to sway public opinion in the United States using manipulative tactics known as “trolling” on social media. The relationship between the United States and Russia has become increasingly tense in the wake of US intelligence agencies determining that the […]

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November 20, 2017

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In Preparing for an Interview, Prepare for the Unexpected

By: Nhien Nguyen Your performance during an interview will determine your future. Prior to your big day, you do a thorough research on the company, rehearse multiple behavioral questions and mentally prepare yourself. It is your day to shine! Your interview goes smoothly until you are stunned by an interviewer’s thrown-from-the-sky question. Once I got […]

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November 13, 2017

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Gwynedd Mercy Addresses Critical Concern during Immigration Panel

By: Nhien Nguyen The environment, violence, racism, women and immigration are the five critical concerns that the Sisters of Mercy created in 2005 in response to the needs of our time and issues that the world is facing. Twelve years later, immigration is once again a national trending topic. It is a critical concern brought […]

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October 25, 2017

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Campus Ministry—The Place that Affirms All

BY: Nhien Nguyen Life is sometimes stressful but the way to avoid stressors is to face them. With the “spirit of hospitality,” Gwynedd Mercy University Campus Ministry is the place to deal with anxiety as Campus ministers always listen and support all members of the community. The Campus Ministry Center hosts Interfaith Encounter monthly meetings that […]

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October 18, 2017

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Gwynedd Mercy University Stands with Dreamer’s: Defending DACA

BY: SARAH NEIMAN The American Dream– it represents chasing opportunity and pursuing a brighter future for our children. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, better known as DACA, is a government program that currently protects over 800,000 young immigrants from deportation, and gives them opportunities to go to school here in the United States. Under […]

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May 4, 2017

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Last minute change in commencement speaker

By LEJIA FENG With commencement at Gwynedd Mercy University only a week away there has been a key change in the program. The announced speaker Sr. Camille D’Arienzo pulled out because of a family illness. Now, Sr. Marie Michele Donnelly, RSM, who has served the Gwynedd Mercy University community in multiple roles, including as a […]

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March 29, 2017

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Top Five Reasons Students Drop out of College

By Greg Suggs Getting into college is the easy part, but finishing college is the true test. According to College Atlas, 30% of students drop out after their first year. Of the 320 million Americans, 70% will attend a four-year institution, but never graduate. So why is getting through college so hard? Here are five common […]

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February 12, 2017

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The Future of Education Under Trump

by Greg Suggs   Since the former reality TV show host was elected President in November, Trump has been inspiring many protests, worries, and much confusion in regards to the future of education in America. According to Ana Borruto and Grace Elletson, staff writer and assistant news editor of the Ithacan (Ithaca College), Donald Trump […]

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February 5, 2017

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Gwynedd Alum Wants a New Wallet

by Greg Suggs The Atlanta Falcons have been one of the fastest growing fan bases in American football, but one Gwynedd alum has a hysterical reason for his fandom. The Super Bowl is the biggest spectacle in American sports, and Troy Derek, class of 1990, is rooting for the underdog Falcons to defeat the dynamic […]

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December 10, 2016

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Finals Week brings Horror Stories

“I had a pregnancy scare the week before finals.” Finals suck. It’s the week of students everywhere crying, cramming and attempting to get their lives together before the semester is over. Getting through all the commotion and stress is hard enough, but throw in a missed alarm and students can really go over the edge. […]

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