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Professor Spotlight: Nine Questions for Kin Cheung

Professor Spotlight: Nine Questions for Kin Cheung

John Desmond, Reporter

March 27, 2017


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Kin Cheung is an Assistant Professor of Asian Religions. His undergraduate degree, from New York University, is in philosophy. He expects to receive his Ph.D. in religion at Temple University next month.  What inspired you to go into your field of study? I took a high school English course, and we r...

Professor Theresa Dougal Bridges Gap Between Nature and Literature

Professor Theresa Dougal Bridges Gap Between Nature and Literature

Jonathon Fiore, Reporter

March 3, 2017


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In a classroom in Moravian College’s Zinzendorf Hall, students huddle in a circle for a class called Art of Poetry. In front of them are open books containing the legacies of master poets and authors, their works picked apart and interpreted by the students. In the front of the room sits Dr. Theresa Do...

Students Raise Questions About Eco-Friendliness of Makuvek Turf Field

Students Raise Questions About Eco-Friendliness of Makuvek Turf Field

Sara Weidner, Community Section Editor

February 16, 2017


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Given that Moravian’s 2016-17 InFocus theme is sustainability, a number of students have questioned the College’s decision to use artificial turf when it constructed  John Makuvek Field last fall. The field behind the Haupert Union Building on Moravian College’s North Campus, known as the HUB ...

Professor Spotlight: Five Questions for Heikki Lempa

Professor Spotlight: Five Questions for Heikki Lempa

Josh Sobchak

February 15, 2017


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Dr. Heikki Lempa is Professor of German and Modern European History who has been teaching at Moravian College since 2001. Dr. Lempa, who comes from a farming family in Finland (and whose sister still owns a farm there), earned his doctorate in European history at the University of Chicago. What research are y...

Moravian Marches, in Pictures

Moravian Marches, in Pictures

January 31, 2017


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Add-Venture Program Ideal for Students with Varied Interests

Add-Venture Program Ideal for Students with Varied Interests

Julia Flynn, Reporter

January 30, 2017


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Moravian College’s Add-Venture program is a selective program open to 20 first-year students each year. The program selects students through an application process that determines if the applicants have a clear idea of what they want to do during their college years. Often, students will use this prog...

A Conversation with Artist Angela Fraleigh

A Conversation with Artist Angela Fraleigh

Rowan Laitila, Reporter

January 29, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...