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Moravian College Struggles Against Sexual Assault

Moravian College Struggles Against Sexual Assault

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Sexual assault is a growing problem on college campuses, affecting one in five women, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Moravian College is not exempt from this statistic. A campus climate survey that was distributed to Moravian students in the Spring of 2018 reveale...

Home Field Advantage: Steel Field’s Locker Room Gets Major Rehab

Home Field Advantage: Steel Field’s Locker Room Gets Major Rehab

Mike Guarino, Guest Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Over the summer, the football and baseball locker rooms received a much-anticipated -- and much-needed -- renovation. The old space had been the home of both teams for nearly fifty years, holding up to the wear of a constant stream of student athletes each fall and spring season. No longer. When m...

Heritage Day: Impactful, but Room to Improve

Heritage Day: Impactful, but Room to Improve

Maison Allen, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

More than 1,280 students, faculty, and staff united on Sept. 26 to celebrate Moravian College’s third Heritage Day. Heritage Day is an annual event where the College cancels classes and encourages students and faculty to participate in their Convocation ceremony and community service. The tradition...

From Spartan to Greyhound: Transferring to Moravian

From Spartan to Greyhound: Transferring to Moravian

Christopher Shosted, News Section Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Imagine for a moment, you’ve completed your degree, graduated with all the pomp and circumstance your school can muster and your family has the pictures of you in your cap and gown hanging on the mantle to prove it – then you go back for another round of higher education. For transfer students, that’s reality. We ...

Our Featured Athlete: Michael Guarino ‘19

Our Featured Athlete: Michael Guarino ‘19

Brooke Santy, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Featured Athlete, Showcase, Sports

Michael Guarino, number 16 senior defender on the Moravian College men’s soccer team, shares some of his best moments as a player and what drew him to soccer. Guarino is an English major with a minor in photography. How did you get into playing soccer? What still draws you to the sport? My dad...

Moravian College Prepares for We the Kings Concert

Moravian College Prepares for We the Kings Concert

Christina Santo, Opinions Section Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Every year, the Moravian Activities Council (MAC) brings  a popular comedian, actor, or singer to campus. Two years ago, it was Kenan Thompson from Good Burger and Saturday Night Live. Last year, it was actor and comedian Marlon Wayans. MAC is bringing in the popular band We the Kings. We the K...

Technology Expert Alec Ross Looks to the Future

Technology Expert Alec Ross Looks to the Future

Nicole Pesinko, Guest Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Community, News, Showcase

Last Wednesday night, Moravian College students and members from the community gathered in Johnston Hall to hear technology expert Alec Ross deliver the annual Cohen Lecture, on how technology has changed and will continue to change the ways we live. Author of The Industries of the Future and one-time “tech guru...

Professor Spotlight: John Black

Professor Spotlight: John Black

Christine Wieder, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Professor Spotlight, Showcase

Dr. Black is a professor of English, as well as Moravian’s new English Department chair. His specialty is medieval English literature and culture. He has been working at the college for about 15 years. Dr. Black earned his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. ...

Garbanzo: A Welcome Addition to Moravian Dining

Garbanzo: A Welcome Addition to Moravian Dining

Elizabeth Horn, News Section Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Community, Opinions, Showcase

With all of the major changes to Moravian dining this year came a pretty impressive upgrade: Garbanzo. If you haven’t spotted it yet in the back of the Blue & Grey in the HUB, be sure to go investigate. Your taste buds won’t regret it. The restaurant, founded in 2008 in Colorado, has ...

Best Beats: A Comenian Playlist

Best Beats: A Comenian Playlist

Corinne Philbin, Elizabeth Schwartz, Luke Gratkowski, and Nathaniel Rhoads, Reporters

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinions, Showcase

“The Mayor Of Candor Lied,” Harry Chapin (1976) “The Mayor Of Candor Lied” was released by Harry Chapin on his On the Road to Kingdom album in 1976. If you don’t know who Harry Chapin is, I’m not entirely surprised. He was a fairly well-known American folk singer during the entirety of the 70’s...

Fall TV Show Rundown

Fall TV Show Rundown

Christina Santo, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Fall is quickly approaching and with that comes the premiere of a plethora of TV shows, both old and new. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan shows CIA analyst Jack Ryan forcibly leaving his desk job and being thrown into the field after he discovers a string of bank transfers from a rising Islamic terrorist. The...

The New Moravian Bookshop Revealed

The New Moravian Bookshop Revealed

Maison Allen, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

If you’ve been downstairs in the HUB recently, you’ve probably noticed that the massive space, previously known as the Bookstore, is bare, occupied only by a few lonely boxes and signs posted on the windows, proclaiming, “We’ve moved!” The reason for this empty space is that the Moravian College Boo...