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Classes cancelled 2/9/17

Classes cancelled 2/9/17

Due to inclement weather, Misericordia University is closed today, Thursday, February 9, 2017. Day and evening classes are cancelled and offices are closed.

February 9, 2017

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MU will open at noon

MU will open at noon

February 9, 2017

Exams Rescheduled

Exams Rescheduled

December 16, 2016

Compressed Schedule

Compressed Schedule

December 12, 2016

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News

‘Operation Smile’ Raises Money for Disadvantaged Children’s Surgeries

‘Operation Smile’ Raises Money for Disadvantaged Children’s Surgeries

Members of Operation Smile are celebrating their success as they forge ahead to increase membership and raise money to provide children with  surgeries  they need to live h...

March 6, 2017

Arthur Caplan Discusses Bioethics as Part of ‘Deadly Medicine’ Series

Arthur Caplan Discusses Bioethics as Part of ‘Deadly Medicine’ Series

February 14, 2017

Bioethicist Dr. Arthur Caplan gave students a master class as part of the "Deadly Medicine" speaker series. The class was open for any student to sign...

Black Lives Matter; Are People Listening?

Black Lives Matter; Are People Listening?

February 9, 2017

"You’re Black, Lena. Aren’t you supposed to be fast?" That was the question that a former basketball coach once asked  junior communications major...

Lefties Left Out?

Lefties Left Out?

February 9, 2017

Some left-handed students say they struggle with furniture not designed with them in mind. Many of the desks on campus are simply tables with chairs....

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Sports

Women’s Lacrosse Gets New Head Coach

Women’s Lacrosse Gets New Head Coach

Zoe Laporte, Reporter

With an all-new coaching staff and a huge roster, the women’s lacrosse team is working to achieve an excellent season. The lacrosse team opened the season with a scrimmage...

March 6, 2017

Okafor Stays, Process in Question

Okafor Stays, Process in Question

Sean Lynch, Columnist

Three weeks ago, Sixers fans had their hopes in a team pushing for the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference, set to deal Jahlil Okafor for just about anything they could...

March 6, 2017

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Clinch Spots in MAC Freedom Tournament Policy

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Clinch Spots in MAC Freedom Tournament Policy

Anthony Vega, Reporter

As the season comes to an end, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams are set on making a deep playoff run this postseason. Both teams have clinched playoff spots...

February 15, 2017

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Arts and Entertainment

In One Ear: Notes From the Local Music Scene

In One Ear: Notes From the Local Music Scene

Matthew Gromala, Columnist

Just as I noted an anniversary last edition, I’d like to do the same this time. The only difference is that this is a much more personal anniversary and memory. Bear...

March 6, 2017

MIPEC Speaker: ‘I Am so Much More’

MIPEC Speaker: ‘I Am so Much More’

March 6, 2017

Old Forge resident Kiel Eigen offered a story of hope and healing to  students in Lemmond Theater  Feb. 22. Eigen, who suffered a vertebrae...

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Columns

In One Ear: Notes From the Local Music Scene

In One Ear: Notes From the Local Music Scene

Matthew Gromala, Columnist

Just as I noted an anniversary last edition, I’d like to do the same this time. The only difference is that this is a much more personal anniversary and memory. Bear...

March 6, 2017

Seniors On the Go: A Look at Where and Where Not to Live After Graduation

Seniors On the Go: A Look at Where and Where Not to Live After Graduation

March 6, 2017

Seniors on the Go: A Look at Where and Where Not to Live After Graduation

Seniors on the Go: A Look at Where and Where Not to Live After Graduation

February 17, 2017

In One Ear: Notes From the Local Music Scene

In One Ear: Notes From the Local Music Scene

February 9, 2017

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