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A Conversation with Artist Angela Fraleigh

A Conversation with Artist Angela Fraleigh

Rowan Laitila, Reporter
January 29, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

Angela Fraleigh is an associate professor of art and chair of the Art Department at Moravian College. Her most recent show, Angela Fraleigh: Between Tongue and Teeth, was on view at the Everson Museum of Art, in Syracuse, New York. Did you always know you wanted to be an artist? I loved drawin...

The Upside to Stress

The Upside to Stress

Danielle Halliday, Reporter
December 9, 2016
Filed under Community

With the end of the semester upon us, there is no doubt you will experience the kind of stress that is commonplace among college students. Those of us who have had the pleasure of experiencing six or seven rounds of final exams know the telltale signs by heart: overwhelming to-do lists, late nights, and c...

Philosopher Who Talks to God Brings His Message to Moravian

Philosopher Who Talks to God Brings His Message to Moravian

Ignatios Draklellis, Reporter
December 2, 2016
Filed under Community

Have you ever wished you could talk to God?   Moravian College offered the opportunity to at least talk to a man who talks to God, by welcoming philosopher and author Jerry Martin on October 8. Martin delivered his lecture titled, “When God Talks Back,” which was sponsored by the Philosophy Club ...

Commuting to Moravian : The Good, the Bad, and the Routine

Commuting to Moravian : The Good, the Bad, and the Routine

Emily Anderson, Reporter
December 2, 2016
Filed under Community

For commuting students at Moravian College, driving to school each day can feel like driving to a full-time job. While the luxury of waking up five minutes before class and the convenience of walking to class from home, in general, is non-existent for the commuter, there may be other perks that make up...

Professor Spotlight: Five Questions for Carl Hess

Professor Spotlight: Five Questions for Carl Hess

Christina Santo, Reporter
November 18, 2016
Filed under Community, Professor Spotlight

Carl Hess recently completed his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. While at JMU, Dr. Hess studied both wind and choral conducting. Prior to that, he worked at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh as an assistant professor of music. In fall 2015, Dr. He...

Moravian Marching Band Stomps Out Another Successful Season

Moravian Marching Band Stomps Out Another Successful Season

Erica Highhouse, Photography Editor
November 17, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase

The Moravian College Marching Band put on quite a halftime show at this year’s Homecoming game, celebrating the theme “Heroes Big and Small.” The theme was chosen to commemorate heroes of all kinds, which could be illustrated heroes from the pages of a comic book or those in uniform, such as doc...

MOCO HOCO Crowns BSU Winner of Parade

MOCO HOCO Crowns BSU Winner of Parade

Keyshawn Griffith, Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase

The annual Moravian College Homecoming celebration took place on Saturday, Oct. 16. The day’s festivities included a parade led by the Moravian College Marching Band, featuring  floats designed by various clubs, fraternities, and sororities. The theme of this year’s floats was television shows. T...

Halloween Scream Fest at Clewell Hall

Halloween Scream Fest at Clewell Hall

Jonathan Fiore, Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase, Uncategorized

Clewell Hall, Main Hall, and the Hill residents at Moravian College hosted a haunted house to celebrate Halloween welcoming 78 guests on Saturday, Oct. 29. Clewell Hall was transformed from a traditional residence hall into a spooky Society home, where not everything was as it seemed when those brave e...

A Moravian Lovefeast for Community and Connections

A Moravian Lovefeast for Community and Connections

Jonathan Fiore, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Community

Faculty, staff and students congregated in Johnston Hall for a Lovefeast on Sept. 21, celebrating Moravian College's first Heritage Day and the 275th anniversary of the College’s founding. Speakers talked about the duty that every Moravian College student has to contribute to the community. Students were...

Welcome to the Revitalized Comenian

Welcome to the Revitalized Comenian

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief
November 3, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase

The Comenian is Moravian College’s student-run newspaper, which has long served as a strong voice of the student body. The staff would like to welcome the campus community to the revitalized website, which we hope will broaden the newspaper’s reach and provide readers with up-to-date news. The staff ha...

Professor Spotlight: Five Questions for Erik Larson, Ph.D.

Professor Spotlight: Five Questions for Erik Larson, Ph.D.

John Desmond, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Community, Professor Spotlight, Showcase

Moravian College is more than a few miles from the Lake Ontario region of upstate New York. That’s the stomping ground of one of Moravian College’s newest professors, Erik Larson, Ph.D. Dr. Larson, who teaches geology and meteorology, earned an undergraduate degree at Unity College in Maine and a...

Heritage Day and the Moravian Way

Heritage Day and the Moravian Way

Sara Weidner, Community Section Editor
November 2, 2016
Filed under Community

Members of the Moravian College and Bethlehem community took part in the day-long celebration of the first annual Heritage Day on Monday, Sept. 21. During the celebrations of the College’s 275th anniversary and International Day of Peace, faculty, students, and staff at Moravian participated in thr...