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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...

Changes Come to Campus Meal Plans

Changes Come to Campus Meal Plans

Elizabeth Horn, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Those of us returning to campus are seeing a lot of changes. Dining renovations, book shop location changes, and new food availability are all things we have to get used to. One of the biggest changes, however, is the new meal plan system. Last year, students were able to use meal swipes in t...

Professor Spotlight: William Falla

Professor Spotlight: William Falla

Brooke Santy, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Professor Spotlight, Showcase

Dr. Falla is an adjunct professor in the theology department at Moravian College. He received his doctorate in theology and ministry from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago, his masters of divinity from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, his master’s in geology from the Pennsylvani...

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Dear readers, The Comenian staff is back on campus with plans to provide the Moravian College community with more up-to-date news coverage of campus events and content that voices the concerns of all students. This year, we have made it a goal to expand the staff to include more input from v...

Best Beats: A Comenian Playlist

Best Beats: A Comenian Playlist

Elizabeth Horn, Jaime Ernst, Elizabeth Schwartz, and Matthew Hogan, Reporters

September 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“Buffalo Soldier,” by Bob Marley & the Wailers (1983) Stressed with the semester starting? Here’s a song for you! This Bob Marley tune is classic reggae, a mellow and rhythmic genre filled with bass guitar, drums, percussion, and a variety of harmonizing voices. The song’s slow pace an...

Commercialism and Convenience Jeopardize Moravian Book Shop

Commercialism and Convenience Jeopardize Moravian Book Shop

Maison Allen, Guest Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Showcase

Over the weekend, news broke that the Moravian Book Shop would be under new ownership of Moravian College in June. President Bryon Grigsby announced his excitement in a Facebook status, stating that he was “honored and humbled” that the College was able to obtain the store. At first, I thought...