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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...

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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...

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MoCo Faculty Navigate COVID 

Julianna Fedorich, Reporter April 1, 2021

The last year has challenged all of us. That includes the College faculty and staff, who have had to make adjustments both at home and at work.  We decided to check in with them to see how they're...

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Behind the Scenes of “In My Room in Quarantine” with Samantha Riley

Dominic Trabosci, Reporter April 1, 2021

Samantha Riley recently received an Honorable Mention from the Pennsylvania News Association as a part of the 2021 Student Keystone Media Awards for her excellent quarantine-themed video essay: "In My...

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The Class that Made a Difference: American History Since 1865 (Dr. Bob Stinson)

William J. Reynolds, Alumnus March 18, 2021

William J. Reynolds graduated from Moravian College in 2003, majoring in political science with a minor in history. He is currently a member of Bethlehem’s City Council and teaches advanced placement...

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Professor Spotlight: Dr. Stacey Zaremba

Kaitlin Kridlo, Reporter March 18, 2021

Dr. Stacey Zaremba is a professor of psychology at Moravian College. She received her B.A. from the College of Staten Island and her M.A. and Ph.D. in experimental psychology from Fordham University in...

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Ten Lessons of Tagore: Eric Weiner on Rabindranath Tagore

Nicholas Wan, Copy Editor March 18, 2021

Eric Weiner, New York Times bestselling author and self-proclaimed “Tagore-enthusiast,” spoke online to a diverse crowd of Moravian staff and students, as well as visitors from Bangladesh, China, India,...

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The Global Holy War: Katherine Stewart on the Rise of Christian Nationalism

Nicholas Wan, Copy Editor March 5, 2021

Author and investigative journalist Katherine Stewart spoke to Moravian staff and students on Wednesday, Feb. 24 via a Zoom meeting about the dangers and implications of Christian nationalism in the political...

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Professor Spotlight: Professor Jeffrey McClelland

Samantha Riley, Editor-In-Chief March 5, 2021

Jeffrey McClelland is an adjunct professor of English and communication at Moravian College, and an author, editor, letterer, and designer who works in the comicbook industry. He currently teaches the...

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Club Spotlight: The Mathematics Society

Samantha Riley, Editor-In-Chief March 5, 2021

What is your club about?  The Mathematics Society provides an opportunity for not only math majors, but anyone who takes interest in the vast and beautiful world of math to gather.   When was...

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The Class that Made a Difference: Post-Colonial Theory and Literature (Dr. Robert LaRue)

Nathaniel Decker ‘17, Alumnus March 5, 2021

Nathaniel Decker graduated from Moravian College in the spring of 2017 with majors in English and education. He currently lives in Philadelphia, where he teaches 11th-grade English, specifically working...

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Professor Spotlight: Timothy Molchany

Annie McCarthy, Reporter February 19, 2021

Professor Timothy Molchany has been a part-time communications professor at Moravian College since the fall of 2018 and a full-time faculty member of the Northampton Community College (NCC) since 1999....

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