The Comenian

Christkindlmarkt Gets the Community in the Christmas Spirit

Christkindlmarkt Gets the Community in the Christmas Spirit

Maison Allen, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Christkindlmarkt is a beloved holiday tradition in Bethlehem that derives from the same German of much of the city itself. This market is a one-of-a-kind event where attendees can enjoy the festive atmosphere and do some Christmas shopping. The festival, which is located at the Steelstacks on Bethlehemâ€...

The Weight of the Diamond: The Struggle of Being a Nupe on Moravian’s Campus

The Weight of the Diamond: The Struggle of Being a Nupe on Moravian’s Campus

Keyshawn Griffith, Guest Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Community, Opinions, Showcase

Ask yourself: What do you see when you look at this picture? Do you see just another gang of young black men? Perhaps distinguished young men? Or maybe brothers trying to enjoy their college years? The one thing you don’t see is the stress that these Moravian College students -- who are members of ...

A Festivus for the Rest of Us

A Festivus for the Rest of Us

Nathaniel Rhoads, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

While many students this time of year may be looking forward to Christmas, there are some who look forward to a different December holiday: Festivus. Originally conceived by writer Daniel O’Keefe, Festivus was celebrated by the O’Keefe family as early as 1966. According to O’Keefe, the name â€...

Professor Spotlight: Meg Mikovits

Professor Spotlight: Meg Mikovits

Ryan Scott, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Community, Professor Spotlight, Showcase

Meg Mikovits, an instructor in the English Department, has been working at Moravian since 2008. Additionally, she is the Writing Fellows Program Coordinator, as well as the Writing Center Coordinator. Before beginning her work at the College, Mikovits attended Moravian as an undergraduate and got her...

Moravian Dining Services Adds Mindful Eating to the Menu

Moravian Dining Services Adds Mindful Eating to the Menu

Emily Pettinato, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Community, Health, Showcase

Moravian College’s Dining Service has one of the hardest jobs on campus as it tries to accommodate every student’s wants and needs. However, the College has gotten closer to appeasing students who desire healthy options by teaming with Sodexo to implement the Mindful program. The program is inten...

Daniel Roebuck Discusses Bethlehem and Its Appearance in his New Movie

Daniel Roebuck Discusses Bethlehem and Its Appearance in his New Movie

Elizabeth Horn, Community Section Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Inside the Moravian Studio, presented by the Director of Marketing and Communications Michael Corr, presented another successful talk in Foy Hall on Oct. 30 with famous Bethlehem native Daniel Roebuck. The discussion, which mostly revolved around Roebuck’s experience as a public figure in the me...

Latricia Ezell: Dancing and Singing on in our Memories

Latricia Ezell: Dancing and Singing on in our Memories

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

For the past five years, Latricia Ezell filled Moravian’s Blue & Grey Cafe with her laughter and singing, putting a smile on the face of anyone that entered her line. Ezell’s life journey came to a tragic end on Sunday, Oct. 28, when she was killed outside of her apartment in Allentown alo...

The Root Cellar Gets a Revival

The Root Cellar Gets a Revival

Maison Allen, Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

The Root Cellar,  once a convenient dining option on Moravian College’s south campus, has been vacant since the 2016-2017 academic school year.   It is finally getting a reboot, according to an announcement at the Oct. 23 United Student Government meeting. The infrastructure proposal, which cam...

7 Activities To Do This Fall

7 Activities To Do This Fall

Christina Santo, News Section Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

The temperature is quickly dropping and leaves are falling. It’s the perfect time to do some fall activities, many of which can be found on or near campus. Apple Picking September and October is prime apple picking season. Apple picking is a great way to get your steps in while still having ...

The Comenian’s Tips for Class Registration: How to Save Time, Money, and Energy

The Comenian’s Tips for Class Registration: How to Save Time, Money, and Energy

Staff

October 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Ask upperclassmen for advice on which classes to take. Chances are they will know both  the good ones and the ones you’ll wish you had avoided. Consult department chairs. They often know what classes will be offered before they appear on AMOS. Department chairs can also help you get into full c...

Take May Term Trip to Europe

Take May Term Trip to Europe

Ryan Scott, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Community

In May of 2019, Dr. Jean-Pierre Lalande, professor of French at Moravian College, will be offering a course in Europe for the thirty-third time. Students will visit the very popular and historic cities of Venice, Salzburg, Munich, Paris and Berlin at a cost of about $3,200.   “The theme of the ...

Professor Spotlight: Sonia Aziz

Professor Spotlight: Sonia Aziz

Christina Santo, News Section Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Community, Professor Spotlight, Showcase

Dr. Sonia Aziz has been working at Moravian since 2008 and is an associate professor of economics. In addition to being a professor, she is co-director of the Poverty & Inequality Center of Investigation on campus. Dr. Aziz earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Texa...