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Lady Greyhounds Go Pink to Fight Cancer

Lady Greyhounds Go Pink to Fight Cancer

Brooke Santy, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Moravian College’s Women’s Basketball raised funds for the Kay Yow Foundation to support women fighting cancer by hosting the 20th annual Pink Out Game on Saturday, Feb. 9. Kay Yow was the former head North Carolina University women’s basketball coach and the founding member of the Women’s Ba...

10 Sweet Spots for a Valentine’s Day Date

10 Sweet Spots for a Valentine’s Day Date

Erin Anagnost, Guest Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Your date deserves more than a meal at the B&G this Valentine’s Day. Luckily, Moravian lies in the heart of the Lehigh Valley, which is home to over one-hundred options for a romantic night out.. Here are 10 to choose from, each with its own distinctive menu, vibe, and experience. 1. [HE]ARTSQ...

Let’s Talk About Galentine’s Day

Let’s Talk About Galentine’s Day

Maison Allen, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As January comes to a close, Valentine’s Day is sneaking up on us. It’s the time of the year when couples celebrate their love -- and many single folks watch enviously from the sidelines. It’s also a day eagerly anticipated by chocolate and flower companies as everyone feels compelled to buy t...

Expand Your Horizons: 3 Singles You Should Listen to Right Now

Expand Your Horizons: 3 Singles You Should Listen to Right Now

Wyatt Abrachinsky, Guest Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

1). “Sunday Driver” The Raconteurs After a decade, Jack White returns to Detroit rock band The Raconteurs with a new indie rock earworm. The band has gained a cult following since their 2006 hit single “Steady As She Goes.” Their sophomore album “Consolers of the Lonely” failed to rec...

Pausing the Shutdown

Pausing the Shutdown

Nathaniel Rhoads, Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

President Donald Trump likes to deal in superlatives. During his campaign, he vowed he would be the “the greatest jobs creator that God ever created.” He told Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull that he’s “the world’s greatest person.” Trump can now add how the “longest governm...

Hiroshima Survivor Emiko Okada Visits Moravian To Share Her Story

Hiroshima Survivor Emiko Okada Visits Moravian To Share Her Story

Samantha Riley, Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Campus Events, Community, Showcase

Emiko Okada visited Moravian College on Wednesday, Jan. 30, to share her experience of surviving the U.S.’s atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, in 1945.   Steve Leeper, founder of the nonprofit PEAC Institute who accompanied Okada, also spoke of the Institute’s Hibakusha Appeal, which calls for the elimination of a...

Moravian Announces New Online Graduate Program in Predictive Analytics

Moravian Announces New Online Graduate Program in Predictive Analytics

Christina Santo, News Section Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Community, Showcase

Moravian College announced on Wednesday, Jan. 30 its new graduate program in predictive analytics at an event called Celebrate Innovation. The event featured light hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and soft jazz music. While a large portion of the event was meant for networking, a few representatives of Moravi...

Women’s March in Bethlehem Creates Waves

Women’s March in Bethlehem Creates Waves

Maison Allen, Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The third annual Women’s March on Washington took place on Jan. 19th, mobilizing activists nationally and globally to march in solidarity. The event is designed to “harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change,” according to the March's we...

Dinner with Hibakusha Emiko Okada Pushes for Peace

Dinner with Hibakusha Emiko Okada Pushes for Peace

Bobby Falatyn, Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2019, 12 students and Moravian faculty members met in the Snyder Room in the HUB for a dinner and conversation with three distinguished guests, proponents of world denuclearization. The faculty at the event included Dr. Daniel Jasper, who has led trips to Japan the past three ...

Professor Spotlight: Ruth Malenda

Professor Spotlight: Ruth Malenda

February 1, 2019


Filed under Community, Professor Spotlight, Showcase

Dr. Ruth Malenda has been an associate professor of physics since 2013. She is a member of American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), the American Physical Society (APS), Sigma Pi Sigma (SPS) and a co-advisor for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) and the Society of Physics Students. Dr. Malend...

President Trump’s Redefinition of Gender Sparks Concern on Moravian Campus

President Trump’s Redefinition of Gender Sparks Concern on Moravian Campus

Maison Allen, Reporter

January 27, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Miles Molerio is a young, ambitious Moravian College student, with dreams of working in higher education. He is president of the College’s Spectrum, a mascot, a 26 Point Ambassador and a resident advisor. He’s also transgender and, he says, faces daily struggles because of it. “I’ve been harra...