The Comenian

Behind the Scenes of Band Camp

Behind the Scenes of Band Camp

Christina Santo, Managing Editor

September 19, 2019

The start of football season makes most people think of school rivalries and tailgating. But it has a different meaning for the Moravian College Marching Band (MCMB). For us, it’s a chance to show off the hard work we’ve put into preparing the halftime show.  Imagine this: it’s 9 o’clock in the morn...

Club Spotlight: History Club

Club Spotlight: History Club

Elizabeth Horn, Editor-In-Chief

September 19, 2019

What is your club about? The History Club is about like-minded people meeting to discuss historical topics, collaborating with other clubs and classes to create interactive events, and creating our own events both on and off campus. When was your club established? We actually aren’t sure! ...

Club Spotlight: German Club

Club Spotlight: German Club

Elizabeth Horn, Editor-In-Chief

September 5, 2019

 What is your club about? German Club was created to spread awareness and knowledge about German culture and language. We hold events such as Oktoberfest, gingerbread house-making, and an annual trip to New York City. You don't have to know any German to be in the club. When was your club esta...

Experience the Club Fair Online!

Experience the Club Fair Online!

Elizabeth Horn, Editor-In-Chief

September 5, 2019

10 Tips from a Senior to Freshmen

10 Tips from a Senior to Freshmen

Christine Wieder, Copy Editor

August 22, 2019

Welcome Class of 2023! I hope you’re excited to begin your journey at Moravian! I’m sure you’re experiencing tons of different emotions, so I compiled a list of ten tips to ensure your first year here is a fun and successful one: Find a buddy in every class This not only means you get a new ...

Editor’s Letter: Welcome Back, Greyhounds!

Editor’s Letter: Welcome Back, Greyhounds!

Elizabeth Horn, Editor-In-Chief

August 22, 2019

Welcome back students and staff to a fresh year at Moravian College! As the summer sun begins to die down and the fall colors start to appear around us, we know it’s back to school time. First-year students are making their way to campus for the first time to join our community, and returning ...

Professor Spotlight: Alison Holliday

Professor Spotlight: Alison Holliday

Christina Santo, Managing Editor

May 2, 2019

Dr. Alison Holliday is an associate professor of chemistry at Moravian. She earned her B.Sc. and Ph.D. at Queen’s University, in Ontario, Canada. What inspired you to go into your field of study? I had a wonderful high school chemistry teacher, who also happened to be an analytical chemist. ...

Final Editor’s Letter

Final Editor’s Letter

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2019

Dear Readers, Over the past three years, I have had the privilege of serving as the editor-in-chief of The Comenian. In that time, I have witnessed this publication grow in so many ways. Our staff has blossomed to over 20 dedicated writers and contributors that produce captivating stories and up-t...

What It’s Like to Pursue Honors

What It’s Like to Pursue Honors

Nathaniel Rhoads, Reporter

May 2, 2019

The Moravian College Honors Program provides valuable opportunities for academic research to seniors. If you are interested in research in your discipline, the Honors Program provides opportunities to pursue it. You can even pursue an honors project in multiple disciplines as well. Around this time last yea...

Spotlight on the Haywagon Stage

Spotlight on the Haywagon Stage

Kayleigh Ficarra, Reporter

April 17, 2019

If you’ve walked between Monocacy Hall and Reeves Library, you may have noticed a hay wagon surrounded by piles of wood. Set up at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year, this is the Haywagon Stage. Christopher Shorr, Director of Theatre at Moravian, first came up with the idea for the Haywagon Stage...

“Sakura” Makes A Plea For Peace

“Sakura” Makes A Plea For Peace

Kayleigh Ficarra, Copy Editor

April 17, 2019

Moravian College hosted the American premiere of “Sakura: Requiem for Hiroshima and Nagasaki” by Keiin Yoshimura on April 6 in Prosser Auditorium. The performance was sponsored by the Moravian College Theatre Company, Touchstone Theatre, the InFocus Program, and the U.S.-Japan Creative Artists Fel...