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MoCo’s Email Monstrosity

MoCo’s Email Monstrosity

John Desmond, Reporter

March 3, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It’s 7:00 am on a brisk Monday morning, and thankfully the fireplace inside the HUB is lit. There’s nothing better to keep you nice and cozy than a warm cup of coffee, a fire, and of course just the quiet sounds of Moravian’s campus before it comes to life for a busy and robust day -- that is ...

Students Raise Questions About Eco-Friendliness of Makuvek Turf Field

Students Raise Questions About Eco-Friendliness of Makuvek Turf Field

Sara Weidner, Community Section Editor

February 16, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

Given that Moravian’s 2016-17 InFocus theme is sustainability, a number of students have questioned the College’s decision to use artificial turf when it constructed  John Makuvek Field last fall. The field behind the Haupert Union Building on Moravian College’s North Campus, known as the HUB ...

My Freshman Year Dorm Experience: The Good, the Bad, and the Loud

My Freshman Year Dorm Experience: The Good, the Bad, and the Loud

Christina Santo, Reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The process of choosing a dorm room as a freshman can be a difficult task because all you have to go on is a brief description on Moravian’s website. You have no clue which dorms have air conditioning or which ones get the rowdiest on the weekends. These are the things you don’t find out until you ...

New Media Center Leads Moravian Students into the Digital Age

New Media Center Leads Moravian Students into the Digital Age

Jonathon Fiore, Reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Moravian students gained a fast-track to the Information Age when the Zinczenko New Media Center opened its doors in the lower level of Reeves Library last December. The Center was named after David Zinczenko, a Moravian alumnus (class of '91) and founder of the media company Galvanized, the center...

The Future of the Affordable Care Act: A Conversation with Professor Sabrina Terrizzi

The Future of the Affordable Care Act: A Conversation with Professor Sabrina Terrizzi

Ignatios Draklellis, Reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase

The United States has a newly unified Republican-led government and, as promised, the life saving Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the first piece of legislation in its crosshairs. The Republicans have been eager to repeal health care reform ever since its ratification, the Obama administration being the last bas...

Professor Spotlight: Five Questions for Heikki Lempa

Professor Spotlight: Five Questions for Heikki Lempa

Josh Sobchak

February 15, 2017


Filed under Community, Professor Spotlight, Showcase

Dr. Heikki Lempa is Professor of German and Modern European History who has been teaching at Moravian College since 2001. Dr. Lempa, who comes from a farming family in Finland (and whose sister still owns a farm there), earned his doctorate in European history at the University of Chicago. What research are y...

Finding Craft, Community, and Inspiration at the Moravian College Writers’ Conference

Finding Craft, Community, and Inspiration at the Moravian College Writers’ Conference

Sara Weidner, Community Section Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Campus Events, Showcase

Students, alumni, members of the Moravian community, and aspiring writers from all over gathered at Moravian College on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3-4, for the Moravian College Writers’ Conference. Attendees could choose to participate in various workshops, craft sessions, and talks throughout the weeken...

What is your worst date?

What is your worst date?

Jaime Ernst, Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Great dates are good, but it's the worst ones we tend to remember the most. Take a look at some of Moravian College’s students talk about their worst dates. *** Featuring New Suede, a homegrown band based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Follow them on Instagram @newsuede or on Facebook @newsuedegro...

President Grigsby Responds to Petition: Flag to Remain at Full-Mast

President Grigsby Responds to Petition: Flag to Remain at Full-Mast

February 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Moravian College President Bryon Grigsby responded this afternoon to a petition to fly the American flag on campus at half-mast. The petition -- which was signed by nearly 300 faculty, students, and alumni, among others -- was in protest of President Trump's recent executive order to ban the entry of citiz...

Moravian Marches, in Pictures

Moravian Marches, in Pictures

January 31, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

   

Democracy Looks Like: The Women’s March on Washington

Democracy Looks Like: The Women’s March on Washington

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2017


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase

On January 21, the same streets that paved the way for Civil Rights, women’s reproductive rights, and peace during times of war were once again filled with protesters in the wake of Donald Trump’s election. Although dubbed the Women’s March on Washington, the event broke records in numbers and un...

Add-Venture Program Ideal for Students with Varied Interests

Add-Venture Program Ideal for Students with Varied Interests

Julia Flynn, Reporter

January 30, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

Moravian College’s Add-Venture program is a selective program open to 20 first-year students each year. The program selects students through an application process that determines if the applicants have a clear idea of what they want to do during their college years. Often, students will use this prog...