The Comenian

MOCO HOCO Crowns BSU Winner of Parade

MOCO HOCO Crowns BSU Winner of Parade

Keyshawn Griffith, Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase

The annual Moravian College Homecoming celebration took place on Saturday, Oct. 16. The day’s festivities included a parade led by the Moravian College Marching Band, featuring  floats designed by various clubs, fraternities, and sororities. The theme of this year’s floats was television shows. T...

Halloween Scream Fest at Clewell Hall

Halloween Scream Fest at Clewell Hall

Jonathan Fiore, Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase, Uncategorized

Clewell Hall, Main Hall, and the Hill residents at Moravian College hosted a haunted house to celebrate Halloween welcoming 78 guests on Saturday, Oct. 29. Clewell Hall was transformed from a traditional residence hall into a spooky Society home, where not everything was as it seemed when those brave e...

Welcome to the Revitalized Comenian

Welcome to the Revitalized Comenian

Kaytlyn Gordon, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase

The Comenian is Moravian College’s student-run newspaper, which has long served as a strong voice of the student body. The staff would like to welcome the campus community to the revitalized website, which we hope will broaden the newspaper’s reach and provide readers with up-to-date news. The staff ha...

Professor Spotlight: Five Questions for Erik Larson, Ph.D.

Professor Spotlight: Five Questions for Erik Larson, Ph.D.

John Desmond, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Community, Professor Spotlight, Showcase

Moravian College is more than a few miles from the Lake Ontario region of upstate New York. That’s the stomping ground of one of Moravian College’s newest professors, Erik Larson, Ph.D. Dr. Larson, who teaches geology and meteorology, earned an undergraduate degree at Unity College in Maine and a...

Slideshow: Campus Tree Walk

Slideshow: Campus Tree Walk

Mark Harris, Advisor

October 27, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

On a beautiful morning following Eric Rutkow's talk on the role of trees in American history, Randy Haffling, Moravian’s general services manager, led a tour of the College grounds. In the last few years, Moravian students and staff, with the help of the Bartlett Tree company, have identified and m...

Author Eric Rutkow Finds U.S. History in Our Trees

Author Eric Rutkow Finds U.S. History in Our Trees

Emily Anderson, Reporter

October 27, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Eric Rutkow, author of the historical book American Canopy, visited Moravian College on an unseasonably warm fall evening of October 18 to discuss the history and production of forestry and tree-harvesting techniques in the United States from the mid-1800s to present day. Rutkow’s presentation in Pross...

First Debate Injects Contention into Upcoming Election

First Debate Injects Contention into Upcoming Election

Brandon Faust, Graphic Design Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under Politics, Showcase

On Monday, Sept. 26 Moravian College students gathered in the United Brethren Church room to watch the first Presidential Debate  between Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.  The two candidates met for the first time at Hofstra University in Long Island, New ...

Food for Thought: Students Sound off on Meal Plan Changes

Food for Thought: Students Sound off on Meal Plan Changes

Jaime Ernst, Reporter

October 25, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Charlie Peeke, Sophomore “I like the options of the meal plans, and I like the increase of dining dollars since we have to use them for more things this year. I like the varieties [the Marketplace has] for lunch and dinner - there are more food options, in addition to the sustainability tab...