The Comenian

Professor Spotlight: John Black

Professor Spotlight: John Black

Christine Wieder, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Professor Spotlight, Showcase

Dr. Black is a professor of English, as well as Moravian’s new English Department chair. His specialty is medieval English literature and culture. He has been working at the college for about 15 years. Dr. Black earned his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ...

Garbanzo: A Welcome Addition to Moravian Dining

Garbanzo: A Welcome Addition to Moravian Dining

Elizabeth Horn, News Section Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Community, Opinions, Showcase

With all of the major changes to Moravian dining this year came a pretty impressive upgrade: Garbanzo. If you haven’t spotted it yet in the back of the Blue & Grey in the HUB, be sure to go investigate. Your taste buds won’t regret it. The restaurant, founded in 2008 in Colorado, has ...

Changes Come to Campus Meal Plans

Changes Come to Campus Meal Plans

Elizabeth Horn, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Those of us returning to campus are seeing a lot of changes. Dining renovations, book shop location changes, and new food availability are all things we have to get used to. One of the biggest changes, however, is the new meal plan system. Last year, students were able to use meal swipes in t...

Professor Spotlight: William Falla

Professor Spotlight: William Falla

Brooke Santy, Reporter

September 6, 2018


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Dr. Falla is an adjunct professor in the theology department at Moravian College. He received his doctorate in theology and ministry from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago, his masters of divinity from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, his master’s in geology from the Pennsylvani...

Professor Spotlight: Louise Keegan

Professor Spotlight: Louise Keegan

Elizabeth Schwartz, Reporter

May 3, 2018


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Dr. Louise Keegan received a undergraduate degree from the University College Cork in Ireland and a Ph.D. from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Keegan is a speech language pathologist who is currently working on establishing Moravian College’s master’s program in speech language pathology. ...

USG New Initiative

USG New Initiative

Brandon Faust, Graphic Design Editor

May 3, 2018


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As part of an initiative to make the campus environment more welcoming, the United Student Government (USG) of Moravian College has made feminine hygiene products available at no cost in the first floor female and gender neutral restrooms of PPHAC and in both female restrooms of the HUB.    USG intend...

Steelmaking in Bethlehem: A 40-Year Employee Looks Back

Steelmaking in Bethlehem: A 40-Year Employee Looks Back

Sara Weidner, Community Section Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

The Bethlehem Steel Corporation, once the heart of the city of Bethlehem, produced steel for   some of the most famous landmarks in America: the George Washington Bridge, the Empire State Building, and the Golden Gate Bridge. Founded in 1899, the company endured for 9 decades as the country’s second-larg...

FYWS and Advising get an Upgrade

FYWS and Advising get an Upgrade

Corinne Philbin, Managing Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

For the upcoming academic year, incoming freshman will experience a new First-Year Writing Seminar (FYWS) and advising periods that eliminate past issues. Instead of attending May Registration (May Reg) , students will participate in Summer FAIR (First-year Academic Introduction and Registration) for...

MoCo Professor Jeff Csatari Combats Colony Collapse Disorder

MoCo Professor Jeff Csatari Combats Colony Collapse Disorder

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Jeff Csatari, Moravian College professor of journalism and executive editor of Galvanized Brands, may have spent $2,500 and sustained 25 bee stings to become a seasoned beekeeper, but he has more than just honey on the brain. Three years ago, Csatari decided to take a break from his desk job and headed outdo...

The Career Center Wants You Engaged

The Career Center Wants You Engaged

April 8, 2018


Filed under Community

The HUB is a central building on campus that houses the Marketplace, the Pavilion, the Blue & Grey, Prosser Auditorium, the HUB desk itself, and of course one of the most important resources to students: The Center for Career and Civic Engagement. The Center is a great place for students to get...

Into the Community: Moravian College’s Off-Campus Housing

Into the Community: Moravian College’s Off-Campus Housing

Skylar Eidem, Guest Reporter

April 8, 2018


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In fall 2015, Moravian College proudly welcomed 619 first-year students, its largest incoming class ever. Deans and faculty members shared the palpable excitement of the new arrivals. However, upperclassmen would soon feel the strain of an overpopulated campus. With an increase in class size comes ...

Behind the Scenes of the Moravian Activities Council

Behind the Scenes of the Moravian Activities Council

Ryan Scott, Reporter

April 8, 2018


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The Moravian Activities Council (MAC) is one of the most well-known organizations at the College. Its members’ efforts have been bringing students together for a variety of events, like Wingo and Broadway trips. While students enjoy the many activities, few are aware of all the hard work that MAC...