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How Student Gabi Landi Turned a Hobby Into a Profit

How Student Gabi Landi Turned a Hobby Into a Profit

Christina Santo, News Section Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Gabi Landi, a junior marketing major with a minor in art, juggles classes and extracurriculars, and even manages her own Etsy shop. Landi is also one of approximately 15 members of Stitches, Moravian’s crocheting and knitting club. As a member of Stitches, Landi creates hats and scarves for the homeless...

Heritage Day: Impactful, but Room to Improve

Heritage Day: Impactful, but Room to Improve

Maison Allen, Reporter

October 4, 2018


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More than 1,280 students, faculty, and staff united on Sept. 26 to celebrate Moravian College’s third Heritage Day. Heritage Day is an annual event where the College cancels classes and encourages students and faculty to participate in their Convocation ceremony and community service. The tradition...

From Spartan to Greyhound: Transferring to Moravian

From Spartan to Greyhound: Transferring to Moravian

Christopher Shosted, News Section Editor

October 4, 2018


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Imagine for a moment, you’ve completed your degree, graduated with all the pomp and circumstance your school can muster and your family has the pictures of you in your cap and gown hanging on the mantle to prove it – then you go back for another round of higher education. For transfer students, that’s reality. We ...

Moravian College Prepares for We the Kings Concert

Moravian College Prepares for We the Kings Concert

Christina Santo, Opinions Section Editor

September 27, 2018


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Every year, the Moravian Activities Council (MAC) brings  a popular comedian, actor, or singer to campus. Two years ago, it was Kenan Thompson from Good Burger and Saturday Night Live. Last year, it was actor and comedian Marlon Wayans. MAC is bringing in the popular band We the Kings. We the K...

Technology Expert Alec Ross Looks to the Future

Technology Expert Alec Ross Looks to the Future

Nicole Pesinko, Guest Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Community, News, Showcase

Last Wednesday night, Moravian College students and members from the community gathered in Johnston Hall to hear technology expert Alec Ross deliver the annual Cohen Lecture, on how technology has changed and will continue to change the ways we live. Author of The Industries of the Future and one-time “tech guru...

Professor Spotlight: John Black

Professor Spotlight: John Black

Christine Wieder, Reporter

September 20, 2018


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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


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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


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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...