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Moving on Up: Moravian Goes from College to University
Kaitlyn Furst, Managing Editor • April 1, 2021

On December 14, 2020, Moravian College announced its plan to transition to a university. Moravian began the process of gaining university status in the fall of 2020 and recently received the Board of Trustees’ vote to approve the name change from Moravian College to Moravian University.   The College is still waiting on approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, which would then...

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Our Sit-Down with President Grigsby, Part III: MoCo's University Status & Wrapping Things Up
Samantha Riley, Editor-In-Chief • April 1, 2021

After our two previous segments, we've finally reached the concluding parts of our sit-down interview with President Grigsby. In concluding our interview, we asked President Grigsby about Moravian's fast-approaching switch to university status, COVID's effect on the College and virtual learning, and his final thoughts for the campus and our readers. Thank you to President Grigsby, as well as our readers...

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Professor Spotlight: Dr. Robert LaRue
Sierra Dittmar, Reporter • April 1, 2021

Robert LaRue is an assistant professor of English at Moravian College. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington. He teaches courses in contemporary multi-ethnic queer culture, sexuality...

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Being Asian-American in Light of Recent Events
Nicholas Wan, Copy Editor • April 1, 2021

On March 16, 2021, a series of mass shootings at spas and massage parlors tore through Atlanta, Georgia. Six of the eight victims were women of Asian descent, and while the perpetrator claimed the attack was not racially-fueled,...

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Rant of the Week: Stumbling into Adulthood
Julianna Fedorich, Reporter • April 1, 2021

Since when was college student age deemed old enough and, most importantly, mature enough to make “adult decisions”? For almost my whole life, I have looked forward to this time. I have always...

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