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Staff Picks: Top Horror and Halloween Movies for the Holiday Season

Staff Picks: Top Horror and Halloween Movies for the Holiday Season

Christine Wieder and Kaitlyn Furst

October 18, 2019

Halloween is just around the corner, and one of my favorite ways to enjoy this time is watching horror movies. I compiled a list of my top ten favorites, so turn off your lights, grab a snack, and find a buddy to comfort you as you watch these fear-inducing films: “The Others” (2001) A woman wi...

A Comenian Guide to Navigating the Moravian Mumps

A Comenian Guide to Navigating the Moravian Mumps

Elizabeth Horn, Editor-In-Chief

October 3, 2019

It's officially day 16 of the mumps outbreak on campus.  Since it was first announced on September 19, the outbreak has been the talk of the student body and the concern of parents and professors alike. It has also been the butt of jokes from students, including everything from memes to student-mad...

Striking for a Sustainable Planet

Striking for a Sustainable Planet

Shayla Borger, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

Every Friday near the HUB Building, senior Brandon Faust takes time out of his schedule to strike climate change.  His goal? Faust wants the greater Moravian community to rally together to promote a clean and truly sustainable Moravian College.  Faust came to Moravian College four years a...

Mumps Case Confirmed on Campus

Mumps Case Confirmed on Campus

Elizabeth Horn, Editor-In-Chief

September 19, 2019

To the surprise of most of the campus, we have a supposed mumps outbreak. Starting on Sept. 17, the Health Center announced that they were receiving questions and concerns about a possible outbreak of mumps. Sick students were going to the Health Center with a range of symptoms, and the college sent...

Appreciating The Man Behind Your Laundry Loop: Athletic Department Spotlight of Josh Baltz

Appreciating The Man Behind Your Laundry Loop: Athletic Department Spotlight of Josh Baltz

Brooke Santy, Reporter

September 5, 2019

“No news is good news.” This is the motto of the head equipment manager of Moravian College’s Athletics Department, Josh Baltz, who has been in this position for six years. He is a Moravian College alumni from the Class of 2008, who majored in business with a minor in accounting. Baltz’s job is...

Editor’s Letter: Welcome Back, Greyhounds!

Editor’s Letter: Welcome Back, Greyhounds!

Elizabeth Horn, Editor-In-Chief

August 22, 2019

Welcome back students and staff to a fresh year at Moravian College! As the summer sun begins to die down and the fall colors start to appear around us, we know it’s back to school time. First-year students are making their way to campus for the first time to join our community, and returning ...

Catch Ya at Cachette

Catch Ya at Cachette

Christine Wieder, Reporter

April 4, 2019

As someone who doesn’t have much of a sweet tooth, I was initially hesitant when my roommate and I went to Cachette for dinner back in January. The quaint restaurant, which is situated in the Historic Downtown Bethlehem, is connected to another popular restaurant called Tapas. Upon entering the building, cust...

Art Student Alecia Behrle Creates Installation Around Topic of Mental Health  

Art Student Alecia Behrle Creates Installation Around Topic of Mental Health  

Samantha Riley, Reporter

April 4, 2019

On the evening of Thursday, March 14, Alecia Behrle ‘19,  a Fine Arts student at Moravian College with a focus on Installation Art, presented her senior art gallery opening titled “When the Magic Comes.” When Behrle began working on her exhibition, she found herself creating various organic,...

Staycation: An Alternative Spring Break

Staycation: An Alternative Spring Break

Christine Wieder, Reporter

March 21, 2019

When you think of college students on spring break, you probably picture them frolicking somewhere warm like Florida or city-hopping their way around Europe. Moravian offers such trips; however, they also offer what they call Staycation, a week-long program that focuses on community service. The...

Holidays That Celebrate Women

Holidays That Celebrate Women

Christine Wieder, Reporter

March 21, 2019

On March 8, millions of women around the world celebrated International Women’s Day, a holiday that celebrates women’s political, economic, and social achievements. It began in the United States in 1910 after the International Socialist Women’s Conference suggested we celebrate it annually. By ...

Rant of the Week: The Star’s Less-Than-Stellar Design

Rant of the Week: The Star’s Less-Than-Stellar Design

Nathaniel Rhoads, Reporter

March 21, 2019

When Moravian College announced last year that it was renovating both the Marketplace and Blue & Grey Café, I, like many students, rejoiced. I was especially excited for the Marketplace’s renovation. While I was usually more accepting of the quality of the food than other students, I did f...

Pause for a Cause: Meditation Group Brings Students into the Present

Pause for a Cause: Meditation Group Brings Students into the Present

Tamara Suchan, Guest Reporter

March 21, 2019

Meditation is not something you see busy Moravian students doing very often. That’s not true, however, for the students who attend Dr. John Black’s twice-weekly meditations groups.   I first witnessed Black’s love and practice of meditation when I enrolled in his course on Medieval literature las...