The Comenian

Music Therapy Major Leads Kazoo Choir at Senior Center  

Music Therapy Major Leads Kazoo Choir at Senior Center  

Michelle Whelan, Guest Reporter

April 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

When I told my mother I had volunteered to direct a kazoo choir at a nearby nursing home, she laughed so loudly that I had to hold the phone at arm’s length. I demanded to know what was so funny, but she couldn’t hear me--she was too busy wheezing and gasping. If I hadn’t known any better, I w...

Behind the Scenes of the Moravian Activities Council

Behind the Scenes of the Moravian Activities Council

Ryan Scott, Reporter

April 8, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

The Moravian Activities Council (MAC) is one of the most well-known organizations at the College. Its members’ efforts have been bringing students together for a variety of events, like Wingo and Broadway trips. While students enjoy the many activities, few are aware of all the hard work that MAC...

What’s your favorite class?

What’s your favorite class?

Jaime Ernst, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

March 25, 2018


Filed under Media, Opinions, Showcase, Videos

“Billboard Boys” Documentary Highlights the History of the Lehigh Valley

“Billboard Boys” Documentary Highlights the History of the Lehigh Valley

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Community, Showcase

The prize of an $18,000 modular home inspired three men to sit on a billboard over Route 22 in Allentown for months in 1982 as a part of a radio contest. On Wednesday, March 14, in Prosser auditorium, one of the contest participants, Dalton Young, joined the Moravian College community for the screening ...

The Secret to MOCO’s Track and Field Success

The Secret to MOCO’s Track and Field Success

Tyler Bergsma, Guest Reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Success is not a goal but a tradition for the Greyhounds’ track and field teams. Both the men’s and women’s squads have dominated in the eleven years they have competed in the Landmark Conference. Of a possible 42 indoor and outdoor conference championships, Moravian’s teams have won 39 o...

Medical Narratives and Advocacy at the Moravian Writers’ Conference

Medical Narratives and Advocacy at the Moravian Writers’ Conference

Sara Weidner, Community Section Editor

March 25, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, News, Showcase

While some people were getting ready to celebrate their Irish heritage on the St. Patty’s Day weekend of  Mar. 16 and 17, others were channeling their creative juices and getting the ink flowing at the 4th Moravian Writers’ Conference. Attendees travelled from near and far to participate in workshops, book signings, a...

Professor Spotlight: Joe Shosh

Professor Spotlight: Joe Shosh

Elizabeth Horn, News Section Editor

March 25, 2018


Filed under Community, Professor Spotlight, Showcase

Dr. Joseph Shosh received his B.A. from Moravian College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University. In addition to teaching at Moravian, he is an initiator of the Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) and serves as chair of their Executive Committee of the Coordinating Group. He is al...

Coffeehouse: Moravian’s Hidden Gem

Coffeehouse: Moravian’s Hidden Gem

Corinne Philbin, Managing Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase

Every Wednesday night, the basement of Main Hall on South campus comes to life. Catchy, underground music is heard, and twinkling Christmas lights of every color are plugged in. Students from every walk of life come to enjoy 50-cent all-you-can-drink coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and homemade snacks. ...

Meet MoCo’s Investors: Amrhein Investment Club

Meet MoCo’s Investors: Amrhein Investment Club

John Desmond, Reporter

March 18, 2018


Filed under Business, Showcase

Moravian College is a unique place. It is the sixth-oldest college in America, was founded by a 16-year-old girl, and has a mutual fund worth $2.6 million that is managed by students. A mutual fund is a portfolio of various stocks from various business sectors and segments. Moravian College’s mutua...

“Black Panther” Wows Audiences

“Black Panther” Wows Audiences

Christina Santo, Reporter

March 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinions, Showcase

The movie “Black Panther” premiered on Feb. 16 and since then has been stunning audiences, making $242.1 million during just its four-day opening weekend. “Black Panther” is the eighteenth movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film is directed by Ryan Coogler and features a predomi...

How To Stay Awake in a Boring Class

How To Stay Awake in a Boring Class

Sara Weidner, Community Section Editor

March 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinions, Showcase

We’ve all been there. Head slumping as we count the minute hand on the clock slowly ticking our life away. At least you aren’t that student whose drool is creeping down their arm and pooling by their elbow on the desk. Only. . . 45 more minutes to go. How on earth are you going to survive this ...

Tax Questions: Moravian’s VITA Has Answers

Tax Questions: Moravian’s VITA Has Answers

John Desmond, Reporter

March 18, 2018


Filed under Business, News, Showcase

Tax time is quickly approaching and so is the anxiety that comes with it. Luckily, Moravian College is here to help with the newly established Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA). One of President Trump’s major victories over the course of his presidency thus far is the Tax Cuts and...