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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...

Friday Forums Get Campus Talking

Friday Forums Get Campus Talking

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2016


Filed under Community

Friday Forums were recently instituted by the Center for Intercultural Advancement & Global Inclusion to provide a platform for the Moravian College community to be a part of national conversations. The Friday Forums will explore topics that focus on social justice and activism, diversity and inclusion, a...

The Path to a Sustainable Moravian

The Path to a Sustainable Moravian

Corinne Philbin, Reporter/Managing Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Community

Moravian College prides itself on its initiatives regarding sustainability. With this year’s IN FOCUS theme being just that, the Moravian community is jumping on the sustainability bandwagon and working to make a difference. Dr. Theresa Dougal, co-chair of the IN FOCUS group and a  member of the campus su...

The Lehigh Valley gets in the Halloween Spirit

Brianna Marmol, Copy Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under Community

  The smell of crisp leaves and apple cider are surrounding us, which means Halloween is right around the corner. Halloween is a great time to bond with family and friends by painting pumpkins, touring haunted houses, and riding on hayrides. The Lehigh Valley is holding a multitude of events f...