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Dr. Frank Kuserk: A Life Fulfilled by the Work He Loved

Dr. Frank Kuserk: A Life Fulfilled by the Work He Loved

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2017

For over 40 years, Dr. Frank Kuserk impacted students, faculty, and staff at Moravian College with his passion for both teaching and learning. His life journey came to an end on Friday, Oct. 20, but his contributions will continue to make a lasting impact on Moravian College, the community, and all those wh...

Journalist Carl Bernstein Declares America Amid a “Cold Civil War”

Journalist Carl Bernstein Declares America Amid a “Cold Civil War”

Samantha Riley, Reporter

November 5, 2017

Renowned investigative journalist Carl Bernstein was welcomed to Moravian College on Oct. 24 in Johnston Hall to discuss the “problem in Washington.” The sold-out event hosted not only Moravian College students, but also community members from around the Bethlehem area. With opening introductions fro...

Professor Spotlight: Carmen Ferrero

Professor Spotlight: Carmen Ferrero

Sara Weidner, Community Section Editor

November 5, 2017

Dr. Carmen Ferrero is an associate professor of Spanish at Moravian College. She received her B.A. in Licenciatura en Filología at the University of Valladolid in Spain, her M.A. in teaching methodology at the University of Maine, and her Ph.D. in Spanish literature at Rutgers University. What inspired you...

Fun at Fall Fest

Fun at Fall Fest

Jaime Ernst, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

October 19, 2017

“This was my first year going to Fall Fest, but I attended because I like doing activities that are festive. I think Fall Fest was a wonderful way to connect Moravian College with the community through fun fall activities. My favorite part of Fall Fest was seeing the animals, taking pictures, and creat...

Professor Spotlight: Joyce Hinnefeld

Professor Spotlight: Joyce Hinnefeld

Nicole Capuano, Sports Section Editor

October 19, 2017

Dr. Joyce Hinnefeld is department chair and professor of English at Moravian College. She received her B.A. at Hanover College (Indiana), her M.A. at Northwestern University, and her Ph.D. at the State University of New York at Albany. She specializes in creative writing, including fiction, nonfiction, ...

Professor Spotlight: Jamie Paxton

Professor Spotlight: Jamie Paxton

Elizabeth Horn, News Section Editor

October 6, 2017

Dr. Jamie Paxton is an associate professor of history at Moravian College. He received his B.A. at the University of Toronto, his M.A. at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and his Ph.D. at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He is currently teaching courses on early Ameri...

Moravian College Unveils the Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences

Moravian College Unveils the Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2017

Moravian College welcomed some 500 guests on Thursday, Sept. 21., to celebrate the opening of the $23 million Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences. Among the guests were students, faculty, staff, and esteemed community members, including Mayor of the City of Bethlehem Robert Donchez, H...

Homecoming in Pictures

Homecoming in Pictures

Erica Highhouse, Photographer

September 28, 2017

Professor Spotlight: Jean DesJardin

Professor Spotlight: Jean DesJardin

Brooke Santy, Reporter

September 28, 2017

Dr. DesJardin is an associate professor in the education department and the director of early childhood education at Moravian College. She received her doctorate in special education and educational psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles, her master’s in Deaf education from Canisius...

8 Questions for HBO’s Casey Bloys

8 Questions for HBO’s Casey Bloys

Brandon Faust, Graphic Design Editor

September 7, 2017

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, HBO’s president of programming, Casey Bloys, came to Moravian College to discuss his work at the cable network giant. Following his presentation in Foy Hall, The Comenian spoke with Bloys, a Lehigh Valley native. Below is an edited transcription of our interview. How has the Lehigh...

Professor Spotlight: Trisha Moller

Professor Spotlight: Trisha Moller

Jaime Ernst, Reporter

September 7, 2017

Trisha Moller joined the Moravian College community in 2008 as an adjunct professor of mathematics. It was just this past year (2016) that she became a full-time visiting professor. Professor Moller earned her Ph.D. in Mathematics from Lehigh University. Fun Fact: Dr. Moller is married to Dr. Micha...

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2017

Dear Readers, The Comenian staff  welcomes you back to campus, with fresh content that voices the concerns of students and updates you on all things Moravian. This year, we plan to be the same go-to source of news, while also continuing to broaden our content and bolster our coverage of current events. A...