The Comenian

The Midterms Are Coming! The Midterms Are Coming!

The Midterms Are Coming! The Midterms Are Coming!

Nathaniel Rhoads, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase

Midterms are coming up, and I don’t mean the exams. The United States midterm election will take place Nov. 6, 2018, and given how divisive our politics have become, the midterm elections are probably going to be just as contentious, if not more so, than the 2016 election. Both the Republicans and D...

Greyhounds Prepare for Homecoming Game Against Juniata College Eagles

Greyhounds Prepare for Homecoming Game Against Juniata College Eagles

Ryan Morse, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Moravian College Greyhounds’ football team has its homecoming game on Oct. 20 against the Juniata College Eagles. Juniata has had a rough go with it so far this season as they enter the game winless. Nonetheless, the Greyhounds need to be at their best if they want to win another conference game....

Professor Spotlight: Sonia Aziz

Professor Spotlight: Sonia Aziz

Christina Santo, News Section Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Community, Professor Spotlight, Showcase

Dr. Sonia Aziz has been working at Moravian since 2008 and is an associate professor of economics. In addition to being a professor, she is co-director of the Poverty & Inequality Center of Investigation on campus. Dr. Aziz earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Texa...

MoCo Radio Revived

MoCo Radio Revived

Maison Allen, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

A year ago, Moravian College Radio was a faint memory on this campus. The once prominent radio club that has existed here since the late ‘90s had devolved into an unorganized mess with no way of broadcasting. This semester, co-executives Emily Sangirardi ‘20, a media and communications major...

How Student Gabi Landi Turned a Hobby Into a Profit

How Student Gabi Landi Turned a Hobby Into a Profit

Christina Santo, News Section Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Gabi Landi, a junior marketing major with a minor in art, juggles classes and extracurriculars, and even manages her own Etsy shop. Landi is also one of approximately 15 members of Stitches, Moravian’s crocheting and knitting club. As a member of Stitches, Landi creates hats and scarves for the homeless...

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...