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Advice for a Student from a Cat
Advice for a Student from a Cat
Liz Kameen, Managing Editor • April 1, 2024

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Hub Demolishing Club Spotlight
Hub Demolishing Club Spotlight
Notorious C.A.T., Reporter • April 1, 2024

What is your club about?  About demolishing the ranch on steroids (I mean the Haupert Union Building)  When was your club established? Sometime...

Graced With Greyhounds: Incoming Freshmen To Receive Their Very Own Greyhounds
Graced With Greyhounds: Incoming Freshmen To Receive Their Very Own Greyhounds
Fatimah Bouri, Opinion Editor • April 1, 2024

In the beginning, there was only Mo and Benny. The only greyhounds to ever exist ever. However, since Moravi Uni, tried and true, was constructed...

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How To Write
AJ Minnich, Editor-In-Chief • April 1, 2024

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‘Moravian vs. Lehigh’ Movie Review: The Battle for Bethlehem’s Future
‘Moravian vs. Lehigh’ Movie Review: The Battle for Bethlehem’s Future
Joel Hendricks, Entertainment Editor • April 1, 2024

I was the first one in line at the movie theater on March 22nd, eagerly anticipating the moment the doors would open. After years of waiting,...

Advice for a Student from a Cat
Advice for a Student from a Cat
Liz Kameen, Managing Editor • April 1, 2024

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Graced With Greyhounds: Incoming Freshmen To Receive Their Very Own Greyhounds
Graced With Greyhounds: Incoming Freshmen To Receive Their Very Own Greyhounds
Fatimah Bouri, Opinion Editor • April 1, 2024

In the beginning, there was only Mo and Benny. The only greyhounds to ever exist ever. However, since Moravi Uni, tried and true, was constructed in 1742, greyhounds have hounded the spirit of the campus. John Stamos Comenius [cue Full House music] himself was said to have owned his own greyhound farm where he hired the breed as scribes.  In the present day, Greyhounds have a larger-than-life presence...

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Yik Yak Yanked: Why College Students' New Favorite App Got Banned!
Logan Palau, Social Media Manager • April 1, 2024

For readers unfamiliar with Yik Yak, this application is marketed toward college students and young adults. The app was first released in November 2013, relaunched in 2021, but has only recently gained recognition as a new form of communication this year. The app allows users to post anonymously on Reddit-like subcategories, such as ADHD College Kids, Dining Hall Fails, and Worst of Canvas. Some categories...

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W@M Gala at Moravian Writers' Conference
Fatimah Bouri, Opinion Editor • March 22, 2024

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USG Updates 3/22
USG Updates 3/22
AJ Minnich, Editor-In-Chief • March 22, 2024

Muslim Student Association's discretionary request of $500 for their first Ramadan Iftar was approved in full. If clubs have any questions about budgets or finances, please contact [email protected], your club’s assigned financial representative, or Vice President of Finance Grace DiDomenico ([email protected]) for the quickest and most accurate information! For the weekly...

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Photo by Liz Kameen. One recent addition to Mo’s Cupboard is a new refrigerator, donated by the Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley.
Mo's Cupboard Receives Big State Grant
Liz Kameen, Managing Editor • March 22, 2024

Moravian University will receive nearly $20,000 in state funding to expand its Mo’s Cupboard program, which provides food, personal care items, and other resources to students in need. The University received the grant from PA Hunger-Free Campus, a statewide initiative to combat food insecurity and reduce hunger on college campuses.  In his inaugural budget, Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro...

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Muslim Student Association Hosts First Interfaith Iftar Since 2019
Lyana Cintron, Reporter • March 22, 2024

March 14 was a notable day for the Moravian community, as the Muslim Student Association held its first Interfaith Iftar since 2019. With much help from MSA President Hamide Urvasas’ organization and leadership, the hall of Bahnson Center was adorned in gold and white to celebrate the revival of the tradition at Moravian. March starts the month of Ramadan, which is the ninth and most holy month...

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How To Write
AJ Minnich, Editor-In-Chief • April 1, 2024

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Club Spotlight: PPhub Club
Club Spotlight: PPhub Club
John Fatimah, Goofy Editor • April 1, 2024

What is your club about? We are a club promoting the former PPH*C turned PPHub! We disregard anyone trying to deadname the PPHub!  When was your club established? We were established on February 30, 1999.   ...

Hub Demolishing Club Spotlight
Hub Demolishing Club Spotlight
Notorious C.A.T., Reporter • April 1, 2024

What is your club about?  About demolishing the ranch on steroids (I mean the Haupert Union Building)  When was your club established? Sometime after 1742 I guess? I wasn’t born yet :(  Who are your...

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Commuter Corner: Fueling Your Financial Success
Lola Offenback, Assistant Editor • March 22, 2024

As a commuter student, I have to manage my finances differently than those living on campus. I don’t have a meal plan and I have to purchase gas often.  While this isn’t my experience, other commuter students have...

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Comic Corner: Pirates of Moravian
Pictured: Ben Graffin (Garbanzo’s Finest)
Praise of the Week: Garbanzo
Todd Reedy, Reporter • March 22, 2024

For four years now, Garbanzo has been my favorite spot to eat on campus. That’s it. That’s the praise. GOATbanzo. I would never say such little words to support the tastiest corner of the B&G. I legitimately feel...

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Alabama Grants Personhood to IVF … Embryos?
Liz Kameen, Managing Editor • March 22, 2024

This just in: in vitro fertilization (IVF) is a … crime? Or, not anymore. Actually, it never was – it’s still confusing.  This ruling has been vastly misunderstood; the purpose of the case was not to address IVF...

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Praise of the Week: The Counseling Center
Liz Kameen, Managing Editor • March 8, 2024

Almost all full-time Moravian students are eligible for free therapy at the Counseling Center, located at 1307 Main Street. In addition to one-on-one services, the center also offers couple and group sessions along with other...

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Does Jon Stewart’s Comedy Still Work In 2024?
AJ Minnich, Editor-In-Chief • March 8, 2024

In August 2015, the legendary Jon Stewart ended his extensive 16-year-long run as host of The Daily Show. Since then, for many, the show hasn’t truly lived up to the golden era under Stewart despite the new host, Trevor...

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‘Moravian vs. Lehigh’ Movie Review: The Battle for Bethlehem’s Future
‘Moravian vs. Lehigh’ Movie Review: The Battle for Bethlehem’s Future
Joel Hendricks, Entertainment Editor • April 1, 2024

I was the first one in line at the movie theater on March 22nd, eagerly anticipating the moment the doors would open. After years of waiting, I would finally be able to experience...

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What’s Up With ‘Shin Megami Tensei?’
Joel Hendricks, Entertainment Editor • March 22, 2024

If you’re at all familiar with the gaming community, you’ve probably heard of the Persona series. It’s grown in popularity over the past few years, much in thanks to...

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‘Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core Reunion’ Review
Todd Reedy, Reporter • March 22, 2024

Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core Reunion is a 1:1 remastered re-release of the original Crisis Core released back in 2007 for the Playstation Portable. Serving as a prequel...

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‘X-Men 97’ Premier Review
AJ Minnich, Editor-In-Chief • March 22, 2024

X-Men The Animated Series was a gargantuan cultural phenomenon that defined superhero cartoons (and children’s serialized storytelling in general) for decades. Marvel’s...

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Ariana Grande’s ‘eternal sunshine’ (2024)
Fatimah Bouri, Opinion Editor • March 22, 2024

In the current pop realm, there isn’t anyone quite like Ariana Grande. As an operatic superstar, she crafted a majestic space in pop, being able to fight off the Mariah...

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‘Kung Fu Panda 4’ Review
Fatimah Bouri and Catherine Forrester March 22, 2024

Fatimah’s Part: Imagine being me: a college student eating and sleeping off of endless post-travel stress. Then, your amazing friend group decides to go see the fourth...

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Caroline Polachek’s ‘Desire I Want to Turn Into You: The Everasking Edition’ (2024)
Fatimah Bouri, Opinion Editor • March 8, 2024

Okay, who was going to tell me that Caroline Polachek was this good? I only just recently came across her catalog and I’ve been spellbound ever since. If you aren’t familiar...

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Joel’s Top 10 Video Game Songs
Joel Hendricks, Entertainment Editor • March 8, 2024

Music is a powerful tool; it's something that can speak to everyone. When it comes to video games, a game is only as good as the music to accompany it. Good video games take...

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Professor Spotlight: Samuel C. Rhodes
October 14, 2022

Dr. Samuel Rhodes is an assistant professor of political science. He earned his B.A. at Shippensburg University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Washington...

USG Roundup
USG Roundup
Liz Kameen, Managing Editor • September 15, 2023

The HUB Renovation has been pushed to Jan 1, 2024. Students will not have access to the HUB besides the B&G cafe and The Star Dining...

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