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Rant of the Week: Housing Selection Process Needs to Change

Rant of the Week: Housing Selection Process Needs to Change

Anonymous
April 28, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Well, it was just everyone’s favorite time of year, housing selection. The time of year that is almost guaranteed to cause a huge amount of stress and disgruntlement among the students of MoCo. I am sure that all of us saw the email that was recently sent out telling us all about the new doubles ...

NORTH vs. SOUTH, PART II: One College, Two Campuses, Ten Voices

NORTH vs. SOUTH, PART II: One College, Two Campuses, Ten Voices

Jaime Ernst and Sara Weidner, Reporters
April 28, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

While it’s certainly not the Mason-Dixon Line, the one-mile-long gap separating Moravian College’s North and South campuses creates somewhat of a cultural divide at the school, offering both a unique opportunity and a challenge for its students. In our print edition, Comenian staff writers, who hav...

Studying Abroad in Reading, England: Pubs, Trains, and other Culture Shocks  

Studying Abroad in Reading, England: Pubs, Trains, and other Culture Shocks  

Emily Anderson, Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

The excitement of studying abroad is what encourages many students to take the leap from one country to the next. The opportunity to experience a new culture and take in new sights is also what makes studying abroad worth the experience. Unfortunately, though, the reality of studying abroad may not be...

Letter from the Editor: A Look at the Past Year and the Year Ahead

Letter from the Editor: A Look at the Past Year and the Year Ahead

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief
April 28, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

Dear Reader, The Comenian would like to thank you for your support and readership this year. From political debates, lectures, faculty spotlights, and campus controversies, The Comenian has been there to cover it all and provide you with a platform to share your views and concerns. This year, we revi...

Photo of the Week, Sara Weidner ’18

Photo of the Week, Sara Weidner ’18

April 21, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

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Cross Cultural Experience: Japanese Students Visit Moravian

Cross Cultural Experience: Japanese Students Visit Moravian

Jonathan Fiore, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus Events, Global Perspectives, News, Showcase

Over the past week, Moravian College had the pleasure of hosting three students from Osaka-Ohtani University in Osaka, Japan. Aoi Matsuoka, Daiki Yamashita, and Aki Murai visited campus to partake in an education program to further their understanding of teaching in the United States and to improve ...

Rant of the Week: Everyone Gets A Medal

Rant of the Week: Everyone Gets A Medal

Alexandra Rosone, Guest Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Guest Editorials, Opinions, Showcase

Once upon a time, long long ago, there were no participation medals. No honorable mentions. No made up ties. No winning because you just had fun. There were winners and losers. There was always a first place. And no sense of entitlement. Hard to believe, isn’t it? It might sound crazy, but this ...

My Experience Rushing Gamma Sigma Sigma

My Experience Rushing Gamma Sigma Sigma

Christina Santo, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Community, Greek Life, Showcase

Greek life: it’s a part of almost any college campus, and Moravian is no exception. In fact, twenty percent of students at Moravian are involved in Greek life. On campus, you'll find five sororities and three fraternities. Gamma Sigma Sigma, Moravian’s national service sorority, is one of them. W...

English Major Misconceptions

English Major Misconceptions

Corinne Philbin, Managing Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Showcase

Whenever I tell people I’m an English major, they often have one of four responses: “Oh, do you want to be a teacher?” “You know that doesn’t make any money and will get you nowhere, right?” “That’s the easiest major” or “What jobs are there for English majors?” Despite my overa...

Professor Spotlight: Nine Questions for Kin Cheung

Professor Spotlight: Nine Questions for Kin Cheung

John Desmond, Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under Community, Professor Spotlight, Showcase

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...

SAD! Freedom of Speech and Artistic Expression in the Trump Era

SAD! Freedom of Speech and Artistic Expression in the Trump Era

Brandon Faust, Graphic Design Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It seems that every few weeks a new incident occurs on a college campus in the United States, when students and others are silenced for using their First Amendment rights. At the start of February, the University of California, Berkeley, had to cancel a speech by the now disgraced Milo Yiannopoulos due to a riot started by liberal st...