The Comenian

Alumni Retrospective: Elise Ferencevych, ‘82

Alumni Retrospective: Elise Ferencevych, ‘82

Annie McCarthy, Community Editor

November 15, 2019

For this alumni retrospective I interviewed my aunt, Elise Ferencevych, who graduated from Moravian College as Elise McCarthy. Ferencevych grew up in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey; she now resides in Albany, New York, where she is an educator for a non-profit capital called Capital Roots. She teaches a 5-...

Club Spotlight: Zinzendorf Literary Society

Club Spotlight: Zinzendorf Literary Society

Christine Wieder, Copy Editor

November 15, 2019

What is your club about? The Zinzendorf Literary Society creates experiences in writing and literature for the campus community, sponsors creative writing workshops and poetry readings, and plans field trips of literary interest to area festivals and museums. When was your club established? I truly don't know...

Emerging Leaders Make an Eco-Friendly Fair

Emerging Leaders Make an Eco-Friendly Fair

Victoria Ritter, Video & Slideshow Editor

November 15, 2019

Moravian College gives many leadership and community service opportunities to the student body. The College prides itself in producing young leaders who give back to the community. Just a short few years ago, I was a senior in high school already looking at different opportunities and clubs that were offered. In...

Coffee and Connections: Showcasing the Flexibility of English Major

Coffee and Connections: Showcasing the Flexibility of English Major

Sonya Hennet, Guest Reporter

November 15, 2019

On November 6, members of the English department welcomed three Moravian College English alumni to the Afterwords Café for a few hours of food, conversation, and community.  Prompted by Dr. Black, English department chair, the alumni first provided general information about what they currently do...

The Importance of The Writing Center

The Importance of The Writing Center

Corinne Philbin, Guest Reporter

October 31, 2019

Imagine this: You have a 5-page paper due in a week, and you don’t know where to begin.  You’ve never been the best writer, and you’ve heard that your professor is a harsh grader on papers. So, you push off the writing for a while and throw something together at the last minute. You know it i...

Fall Fest: Goats, Food, and Fun

Fall Fest: Goats, Food, and Fun

Katherine Langdon, Reporter

October 17, 2019

Wicked Witches of Moravian: Addressing Misconceptions

Wicked Witches of Moravian: Addressing Misconceptions

Shayla Borger, News Section Editor

October 17, 2019

When you think of a witch, you may picture a green-skinned woman with a long, pointed nose, dressed in all black, topped with a witch’s hat. Or perhaps you imagine someone summoning Satan while sitting inside a pentagram drawn in blood.  But Hollywood witches are poor representations of what real witc...

Daniel Proud: Moravian’s Own Spider-Man

Daniel Proud: Moravian’s Own Spider-Man

Brian Utzat, Reporter

October 17, 2019

Dr. Proud is not actually the real-life Spider-Man, but he does work with spiders and other arachnids.  An assistant professor of biology at Moravian, Proud has been interested in ecology and evolution for as long as he can remember. Not surprisingly, then, as an undergraduate at Virginia We...

Professor Spotlight: Edward Probasco

Professor Spotlight: Edward Probasco

Madisen Snyder, Opinion Section Editor

October 3, 2019

Professor Edward Probasco is an adjunct professor at Moravian College. He graduated from Kutztown University with both his B.A. and M.A. in English. What inspired you to go into your field of study? Does it count if I say I fell into it? I started pursuing composition and rhetoric a little after the c...

Club Spotlight: Gamma Sigma Sigma

Club Spotlight: Gamma Sigma Sigma

Elizabeth Horn, Editor-In-Chief

October 3, 2019

What is your club about?  Gamma Sigma Sigma is an inclusive community service sorority. This means that anyone who wants to join the sorority is welcome. The goal of Gamma Sigma Sigma is to bring people together by creating engaging opportunities to serve our campus and community. By getting invol...

Community Vs. Commuters: A Parking Dilemma

Community Vs. Commuters: A Parking Dilemma

Emily Pettinato, Guest Reporter

October 3, 2019

Moravian College commuters make up one-third of the student population, but when it comes to parking their cars, they are restricted to a single parking lot that is subjected to flooding: Lot X.   The lot has 209 parking spaces. That’s not enough to accommodate all commuter students, causing them...

MoCo Radio is Live (and High on the 1980’s)

MoCo Radio is Live (and High on the 1980’s)

Paige Bicknell, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2019

Moravian College Radio is an on-campus organization that allows students and faculty to produce their very own radio shows.  Located in the basement of the HUB, the radio station is home to nine shows this semester. Hosted by students, the shows cover a wide range of topics, from electronic musi...