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Professor Spotlight: Joy Hirokawa

Professor Spotlight: Joy Hirokawa

Sara Weidner, Community Section Editor

February 15, 2018


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Dr. Joy Hirokawa is assistant professor of music education. She received a bachelor's degree in music education, a master’s in music at Temple University, and a doctorate in music arts at Boston University. She is the founder and artistic director of The Bel Canto Children’s Chorus and also teache...

9 Ways You’re Losing Your Privacy

9 Ways You’re Losing Your Privacy

Elizabeth Horn, News Section Editor

February 15, 2018


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We live in an age where we’re exposed to an incomprehensible amount of information and communication. We have access to the internet, social media, email, online file storage, online shopping, and much more. However, all of this information is managed somewhere, even if you think it isn’t. Go...

Best Beats: A Comenian Playlist

Best Beats: A Comenian Playlist

Sara Weidner, Jaime Ernst, Nicole Capuano, Elizabeth Horn

February 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“Eyes Wide Open” Gotye 2011 If you like songs that have a deeper meaning than your reflection in a puddle on the sidewalk, then Gotye is definitely a band you should know. Many people know Gotye for their song, “Somebody That I Used to Know.” Personally, I think it belongs in the mainstream ...

What News Have I Missed?

What News Have I Missed?

Nathaniel Rhoads, Reporter

February 15, 2018


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Trump Blocks Intelligence Memo President Trump blocked the release of a Democratic rebuttal to the so-called “Nunes Memo,” which had been released Feb. 2.   The Republican memo accused the FBI of abusing its surveillance authority. The Democratic memo, written by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.)...

Keeping on Point: Bullet Journaling 101

Keeping on Point: Bullet Journaling 101

Christina Santo, Reporter

February 15, 2018


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The bullet journal, affectionately nicknamed BuJo, started taking Instagram and Pinterest by storm towards the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017. However, bullet journaling has been around for about six years. It was invented by Ryder Carroll to tackle his own learning disability and has since m...

MoCo’s Drastic Email Changes Ignite Campus Complaints

MoCo’s Drastic Email Changes Ignite Campus Complaints

John Desmond, Reporter

February 4, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Last year, I wrote an opinion piece for The Comenian addressing Moravian College’s email situation, because students were receiving dozens of emails daily, and the time it took to go through the emails was quite consuming. In an email sent to students on Jan. 25, President Grigsby explained that...

Professor Spotlight: Crystal Fodrey

Professor Spotlight: Crystal Fodrey

Maison Allen, Reporter

February 4, 2018


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Dr. Crystal Fodrey is an assistant professor of English at Moravian. She received her B.A. and M.A. at Western Kentucky University, then went on to earn her Ph.D. at the University of Arizona. Her expertise lies in the areas of rhetoric, creative nonfiction, and composition. What inspired you to go int...

Let DACA Recipients Stay

Let DACA Recipients Stay

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Politics, Showcase

When my grandmother was six-years-old, she let a homeless man into her house. Her mother entered the kitchen to find the man standing in the doorway in his ragged clothes, and my grandmother, barely tall enough to reach the counter, making him a sandwich. My grandmother, her mind not yet muddied by pre...

USG Creates 9 Unit Proposal to Change Student Course Load

USG Creates 9 Unit Proposal to Change Student Course Load

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2018


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Moravian College’s United Student Government (USG) is in the process of drafting a proposal that would allow students to take an additional fifth unit in one semester of the academic year. “We observed that there was a need for a change like this to happen since a program, slightly similar to ...

New Clewell Dining Hall Mostly Excites Students

New Clewell Dining Hall Mostly Excites Students

Jonathon Fiore, Reporter

February 4, 2018


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While students were relaxing and enjoying Winter break, Clewell Dining Hall on South Campus was undergoing a massive reconstruction. Upon returning, students were greeted with updated food options and a revamped image. I, along with many other students, enjoy the new Clewell. The space in the main...

Moravian College Becomes a Little More Revolutionary with New Doctoral Program in Athletic Training

Moravian College Becomes a Little More Revolutionary with New Doctoral Program in Athletic Training

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2017


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Moravian College recently became the fifth college in the country to offer a doctoral program in athletic training. Dr. James Scifers serves as chair of the department for rehabilitation sciences and is the director of the Master of Science in athletic training program. He explained the advantages o...

Swastikas in Elevators: Moravian’s Bias Response and Intervention Team Has Their Work Cut Out for Them

Swastikas in Elevators: Moravian’s Bias Response and Intervention Team Has Their Work Cut Out for Them

Sam Weinberg, Reporter

December 7, 2017


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It was my third week as a newly-minted freshman Hound when I first encountered what I have come to call the Moravian Bubble. Burrito and soda from the Root Cellar in hand, I stood in the elevator of the HILL staring at a shape no bigger than a playing card carved into the elevator door, seemingly et...