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  • Eating Options on Campus

    Eating Options on Campus

    September 30, 2016

    Misericordia’s Campus has gone under several renovations over the past couple of months. One of the more noticeable renovations is the transformation of the Cougar Den, which will become a Chick Fil A in the upcoming weeks. However, with the closing of the Cougar’s Den for the first half of this... READ MORE »»

  • Students Say Shuttle Service is too Slow

    Students Say Shuttle Service is too Slow

    Daniella Amendola, Reporter

    September 30, 2016

    The campus shuttle, which provides students with transportation to and from Wilkes-Barre, is not meeting some students' expectations. “I’ve taken the shuttle once and it was a horrible experience, so I’ve never taken it again,” said Monica Milbut, first year psychology student. Milbut had... READ MORE »»

  • President’s Welcome

    President’s Welcome

    Thomas Botzman, President

    September 14, 2016

    Welcome back to campus!  Please join me in sharing the well-known Misericordia hospitality with our first-year and transfer students. If you traveled abroad during the summer, conducted interesting research, or completed an internship, we look forward to hearing your adventures.    While you we... READ MORE »»

  • Bookstore Revamp Draws Shoppers

    Bookstore Revamp Draws Shoppers

    Annette Ritzko, Web Editor

    September 14, 2016

    Students are noticing big changes at the bookstore. The store, which closed during the summer for renovations, reopened August 19 with a dramatically different layout. “We kept the framework of the store itself intact, but we did change the location of the of the cash wrap and we also opened... READ MORE »»

Breaking News

Starbucks Now Open!

Get your Starbucks quick and easy! Located in Banks right across from The Highlander office! Grab a cup of coffee and grab a paper to read! ...  Read More »

September 19, 2016

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News

Meals On Wheels Not A Hit

Samantha Allen

The food truck, which is temporarily in place while construction on new food retailers in The Cougars Den continues, is popular, but some students wish it offered more convenient...  Read More »

September 20, 2016

Residents Respond to Townhouse Updates

September 14, 2016

Students are enjoying newly renovated townhouses located at the bottom of campus. Crews updated the interiors this year after completing exterior renovations...  Read More »

Women With Children Add to the Legacy

September 14, 2016

The university made many changes during the summer, but the most notable may be a new house for families in the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children...  Read More »

Meal Plan Options Streamlined

April 21, 2016

The university is adding multiple meal plan choices and streamlining the Cougar points system. Starting this fall, a new unlimited swipes meal plan...  Read More »

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Arts and Entertainment

Family Weekend Offers Fun, Excitement

Annette Ritzko, Web Editor

This year’s family weekend was jam packed with activities and students who were thrilled excited to see their families again. This year’s family weekend proceeds will...  Read More »

September 30, 2016

In One Ear: Notes from the Local Music Scene

September 14, 2016

  Music is one of those universal things: The genre doesn't matter because someone out there will like it. On a sort of primitive level,...  Read More »

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Sports

Is the Addition of Men’s Hockey a Possibility?

Anthony Vega

Is the addition of a hockey team in the cards? The university's addition of a men’s volleyball team, as both King’s College and Wilkes University make plans to add...  Read More »

September 30, 2016

‘Why Not Us?’ New Soccer Coach Renews Championship Goals

September 30, 2016

The men’s soccer team wants to create a legacy this season under new head coach Andrew Loughnane. Formally an assist...  Read More »

Men’s Volleyball Fires Up Campus

September 14, 2016

Students have an opportunity to make history in the 2017-2018 academic year by becoming the first members of the men’s...  Read More »

Women’s Soccer Named As Favorite

September 14, 2016

The Cougars finished last season with a perfect 7-0 record within the Conference, and an overall record of 15-4-2. The team...  Read More »

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