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The Real History of Thanksgiving
Bard Bardelli, Reporter • November 23, 2021

The United States of America, now enveloped deeply within the capitalist system that made tradition a commodity, draws near to celebrating the holiday which is deemed “Thanksgiving.” It is a time for those engrossed in Anglo-American culture, particularly that of the northern East Coast by association, to feast upon homemade food.  Yet, in a post-colonial age the development of Thanksgiving...

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The Comenian's Thanksgiving Cookbook
Staff November 23, 2021

Invited to the traditional family feast or Friendsgiving with your high school chums but not sure what to bring?  No worries!  The Comenian's got you covered -- with a few of our staff's favorite covered dishes. They're sure to please the pickiest of palates wherever -- and with whomever -- you gather.  Bon appetit!  Cranberry Relish Ambrosia (Fern Gable), submitted by Logan Palau My...

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Research Experience: Sunstones in Vasagård, Denmark
Brendon Ward, Guest Reporter • November 23, 2021

I’m a sophomore here at Moravian and a history major that is also trying to pursue a self-designed major for Anthropology.  I first became interested in studying archaeology after taking Dr. Allison Bloom’s course...

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Professor Spotlight: Dr. Joanne McKeown
Luana Rebello, Reporter • November 23, 2021

Dr. Joanne McKeown is a professor of French and Department Chair for the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Moravian University. She earned her B.A. at Niagara University and her Ph.D. at the University of...

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Do Politics Belong in Entertainment?
Andrew Minnich, Reporter • November 23, 2021

Today many believe that entertainment such as movies, shows, or video games shouldn’t be political. While I somewhat understand the want for pure escapism, saying all of fiction should be political ...

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The Comenian Interviews Lil Greyhound
Dominic Trabosci and Nicholas Wan November 23, 2021

For those who don’t know, who is Lil Greyhound?  I typically describe Lil Greyhound as my satire rap persona. My music ranges anywhere from hip-hop to rock to electronic. In the songs, I’ll make...

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