The Comenian

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...

Investigating Lot X

Investigating Lot X

Christina Santo, Reporter

February 28, 2019

It’s no secret that Lot X has a flooding problem. But have you ever wondered why the College chose that location in the first place? Or why it advises students to move their cars to the Bon-Ton parking lot? Or even what Moravian is doing to fix the situation? The area for Lot X was selected bec...

Professor Spotlight: Santo Marabella

Professor Spotlight: Santo Marabella

Nathaniel Rhoads, Reporter

February 28, 2019

Dr. Santo Marabella is currently professor of management in Moravian’s department of economics and business, serving in that position since 1992. He earned his B.S. in business management from Villanova University in 1982 and earned his MBA from St. Joseph’s University in 1984. In 1991, he earned his...

MoCo’s Most Popular Majors

MoCo’s Most Popular Majors

Sonal Arora, Guest Reporter

February 28, 2019

Moravian College’s list of most popular majors from the 2017 to 2018 school year contains some surprises, showing that many undergraduates choose majors that lack clear career paths. The top 10 majors account for 72% of the 450 undergraduate students who completed their degrees last school year. ...

From Vision to Reality: Directing a Full Production

From Vision to Reality: Directing a Full Production

Kayleigh Ficarra, Copy Editor

February 28, 2019

When I was thirteen, I read Tom Stoppard’s play “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.” When I was twenty-one, I directed it. So, how did that happen? I joined the Moravian College Theatre Company (MCTC) as a freshman with no prior theatre experience, but by the end of my junior year, I had acted, was a crew member, been on the...

Chat & Chew: Black Panther Edition

Chat & Chew: Black Panther Edition

Gavin Kemery, Guest Reporter

February 28, 2019

In celebration of Black History Month, the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) hosted a Chat & Chew on Feb. 7, 2019, about director Ryan Coogler’s critically-acclaimed movie “Black Panther.” The event attracted about 40 students, faculty, and community members who exchanged thoug...

Moravian Couples Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Moravian Couples Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Jaime Ernst and Benjamin Sharp

February 14, 2019