The Comenian

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...

A Conversation with Artist Angela Fraleigh

A Conversation with Artist Angela Fraleigh

Rowan Laitila, Reporter

January 29, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

Angela Fraleigh is an associate professor of art and chair of the Art Department at Moravian College. Her most recent show, Angela Fraleigh: Between Tongue and Teeth, was on view at the Everson Museum of Art, in Syracuse, New York. Did you always know you wanted to be an artist? I loved drawin...

A Blast from the Past: Photographer Martin Desht on the History of the Lehigh Valley

A Blast from the Past: Photographer Martin Desht on the History of the Lehigh Valley

Nicholas Capraro, Reporter

January 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The photographer Martin Desht’s work was displayed in the Haupert Union Building from October 24 to November 14,  as a part of the “Faces from an American Dream” exhibit.   Desht grew up in the Lehigh Valley and shares a similar backstory to many of its natives: he is a child of immigrant...

A CNN Analyst’s Take on the Trump Presidency

A CNN Analyst’s Take on the Trump Presidency

Katelyn Snyder, Reporter

December 8, 2016


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase

In light of the recent election of Donald Trump as president, let us reflect on the session that author and CNN political analyst Jeffrey Toobin held with a number of students on October 26, a week before the election   No matter whom you voted for or how you feel about the results, this was undoubt...

Sculptures Take Root on Moravian’s Campus

Sculptures Take Root on Moravian’s Campus

Andrew Bentzoni, Reporter

December 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Many have walked around Moravian College’s main campus and no doubt have seen the  large, orange piece of twisted metal in the courtyard of the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex. If they’ve looked at its title -- Moravian Roots III, A Symbol of Potential and Growth -- they might have thought it...

Fantastic Fifty: Professor Roeder’s Five Decades of Service to Moravian College

Fantastic Fifty: Professor Roeder’s Five Decades of Service to Moravian College

Sara Weidner, Community Section Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Piles of papers, stacks of books, and framed pictures of family and friends filled every nook and cranny in the small, yet cozy office of Dr. Edward Roeder, an associate professor of physics at Moravian College. His paper-packed office is the sign of his lifelong dedication to his career, memories he has ...

Moravian Homecoming Motivates Hounds to Dominate the Turf

Moravian Homecoming Motivates Hounds to Dominate the Turf

Camille McPherson, Reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The campus was buzzing with anticipation on October 15, when Moravian College hosted the annual Homecoming. The homecoming’s signature events included a morning parade hosted by the campus’ Greek Life and a tailgate party before the football game. The football team took on a familiar Centennial C...

Moravian Marching Band Stomps Out Another Successful Season

Moravian Marching Band Stomps Out Another Successful Season

Erica Highhouse, Photography Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase

The Moravian College Marching Band put on quite a halftime show at this year’s Homecoming game, celebrating the theme “Heroes Big and Small.” The theme was chosen to commemorate heroes of all kinds, which could be illustrated heroes from the pages of a comic book or those in uniform, such as doc...