The Comenian

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Heritage Day: A Great Moravian Tradition
Abagail Brisson, Reporter • September 16, 2021

On Wednesday the 15th Moravian celebrated its 6th Heritage Day.  Due to it being the 280th academic year of the University, as well as there not being any events last year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this was definitely a fun and exciting year to celebrate. As a freshman, I participated in the Heritage Day events for the first time. Moravian University President Bryon Grigsby announced...

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Heritage Day: Cleaning Up Our Backyard
Sara Turkdonmez, Guest Reporter • September 16, 2021

September 15th, 2021 was Heritage Day at Moravian University.  On this day, students, faculty and staff got to embrace and acknowledge the various unique cultures we have within our community.  There were many different types of things to learn, to see, and to participate in. When I first walked into Johnston Hall, I saw many tables and heard many lively conversations (and of course, saw President...

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Professor Spotlight: Dr. Barbara Vinciguerra
Nicholas Wan, Editor-In-Chief • September 16, 2021

Dr. Barbara Vinciguerra is an associate professor of accounting at Moravian University. She earned her B.S. in accounting from The Pennsylvania State University, MBA with a concentration in finance from Temple University,...

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The Class that Made a Difference: Rhetorics of Everyday Life (Dr. Crystal Fodrey)
Kaytlyn Gordon, Alumna • September 16, 2021

Kaytlyn Gordon graduated from Moravian College in 2019. She majored in English and minored in both communication and graphic design, and for three years was editor-in-chief of The Comenian. Kaytlyn lives in Harrisburg, PA,...

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Rant of the Week: Was Heritage Day All It Was Made Out To Be?
Andrew Minnich, Reporter • September 16, 2021

As a freshman, I was more than a little intrigued about Moravian’s Heritage Day. For weeks, I had been hearing about it, and the fact that we didn’t have off for Labor Day but did for Heritage Day...

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How I Face the Climate Emergency: Hope
Theodore Smith, Guest Reporter • September 16, 2021

Climate change is a serious problem; environmental activist Bill McKibben has deemed it “the greatest crisis humans have yet faced.”  The gradual warming of the planet we live on — caused by...

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