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Professor Spotlight: Jamie Paxton

Professor Spotlight: Jamie Paxton

Elizabeth Horn, News Section Editor

October 6, 2017


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Dr. Jamie Paxton is an associate professor of history at Moravian College. He received his B.A. at the University of Toronto, his M.A. at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and his Ph.D. at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He is currently teaching courses on early Ameri...

Moravian College Unveils the Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences

Moravian College Unveils the Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2017


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Moravian College welcomed some 500 guests on Thursday, Sept. 21., to celebrate the opening of the $23 million Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences. Among the guests were students, faculty, staff, and esteemed community members, including Mayor of the City of Bethlehem Robert Donchez, H...

Homecoming in Pictures

Homecoming in Pictures

Erica Highhouse, Photographer

September 28, 2017


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Professor Spotlight: Jean DesJardin

Professor Spotlight: Jean DesJardin

Brooke Santy, Reporter

September 28, 2017


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Dr. DesJardin is an associate professor in the education department and the director of early childhood education at Moravian College. She received her doctorate in special education and educational psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles, her master’s in Deaf education from Canisius...

8 Questions for HBO’s Casey Bloys

8 Questions for HBO’s Casey Bloys

Brandon Faust, Graphic Design Editor

September 7, 2017


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On Wednesday, Sept. 6, HBO’s president of programming, Casey Bloys, came to Moravian College to discuss his work at the cable network giant. Following his presentation in Foy Hall, The Comenian spoke with Bloys, a Lehigh Valley native. Below is an edited transcription of our interview. How has the Lehigh...

Professor Spotlight: Trisha Moller

Professor Spotlight: Trisha Moller

Jaime Ernst, Reporter

September 7, 2017


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Trisha Moller joined the Moravian College community in 2008 as an adjunct professor of mathematics. It was just this past year (2016) that she became a full-time visiting professor. Professor Moller earned her Ph.D. in Mathematics from Lehigh University. Fun Fact: Dr. Moller is married to Dr. Micha...

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2017


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Dear Readers, The Comenian staff  welcomes you back to campus, with fresh content that voices the concerns of students and updates you on all things Moravian. This year, we plan to be the same go-to source of news, while also continuing to broaden our content and bolster our coverage of current events. A...

The Professor Behind StarWatch: Gary A. Becker

The Professor Behind StarWatch: Gary A. Becker

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017


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Among the massive number of emails that Moravian students receive on a weekly basis, there is one that stands out: the announcement for StarWatch. The crafter of these celestial-themed articles is Gary A. Becker, an adjunct professor of astronomy, who has been teaching at Moravian College for 7 years...

NORTH vs. SOUTH, PART II: One College, Two Campuses, Ten Voices

NORTH vs. SOUTH, PART II: One College, Two Campuses, Ten Voices

Jaime Ernst and Sara Weidner, Reporters

April 28, 2017


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While it’s certainly not the Mason-Dixon Line, the one-mile-long gap separating Moravian College’s North and South campuses creates somewhat of a cultural divide at the school, offering both a unique opportunity and a challenge for its students. In our print edition, Comenian staff writers, who hav...

Studying Abroad in Reading, England: Pubs, Trains, and other Culture Shocks  

Studying Abroad in Reading, England: Pubs, Trains, and other Culture Shocks  

Emily Anderson, Reporter

April 28, 2017


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The excitement of studying abroad is what encourages many students to take the leap from one country to the next. The opportunity to experience a new culture and take in new sights is also what makes studying abroad worth the experience. Unfortunately, though, the reality of studying abroad may not be...

Letter from the Editor: A Look at the Past Year and the Year Ahead

Letter from the Editor: A Look at the Past Year and the Year Ahead

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017


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Dear Reader, The Comenian would like to thank you for your support and readership this year. From political debates, lectures, faculty spotlights, and campus controversies, The Comenian has been there to cover it all and provide you with a platform to share your views and concerns. This year, we revi...

My Experience Rushing Gamma Sigma Sigma

My Experience Rushing Gamma Sigma Sigma

Christina Santo, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


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Greek life: it’s a part of almost any college campus, and Moravian is no exception. In fact, twenty percent of students at Moravian are involved in Greek life. On campus, you'll find five sororities and three fraternities. Gamma Sigma Sigma, Moravian’s national service sorority, is one of them. W...