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Yoga Club Gets Remodel

Yoga Club Gets Remodel

September 30, 2015

Students are noticing big changes to the Yoga Club. The club is offering only one session per week,...

MU Hall Of Famer Comes Back as Interim Coach

MU Hall Of Famer Comes Back as Interim Coach

Melanie Quintanilla, Multimedia Editor

September 30, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

  William Chandler, MU’s own basketball hall of famer, is now interim head coach of the men’s...

Avian Flu Leaves Students To Go Cold Turkey

Avian Flu Leaves Students To Go Cold Turkey

Alicia Stavitzski, Reporter

September 30, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, News, Top Stories

The Avian Influenza Virus is affecting  Metz’s ability to receive egg whites and turkey meat from...

Gombita Chosen to Play with the Very Best

Gombita Chosen to Play with the Very Best

September 16, 2015

Sophomore communications major Mike Gombita is the latest draft pick for the Harlem Globetrotters. Gombita,...

Chuck Edkins Named New Athletic Director

Chuck Edkins Named New Athletic Director

Sean Lynch, Reporter

September 16, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

  Chuck Edkins, who is entering his 25th season as the men’s soccer coach, is the new Athletic...

MCN 87 Wins Prestigious Award

MCN 87 Wins Prestigious Award

September 16, 2015

While on summer vacation, cast and crew of MCN 87’s “Hey You, MU” received an Award of Excellence...

New Recycling System Saves

New Recycling System Saves

September 16, 2015

A new recycling system is helping campus become more eco-friendly. ​In the past, the university...

Archives Project Highlights Pittston’s Past

Archives Project Highlights Pittston’s Past

September 16, 2015

Misericordia students - and members of the greater community - can get a glimpse into the past as a result...

Inside Scope on Medical Truths: Patient Care: The Real Dilemma

Donya Forst, Print Editor

September 16, 2015

Filed under Columns, Health Sciences, News

Did you know that when you blush, your stomach lining blushes, too? The body is a fascinating thing, as health sciences majors discover, and they learn many fun facts - some of which may not come in handy until you're scheduled for  a "Jeopardy!" appearance. Here is another one: Our muscles are much more powerful than...

Summer Renovations Will Pave Way For Science Building

Mike Gombita/Ryan Foster, Reporter

May 6, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, News

Multiple campus construction projects set for summer break will improve parking, dining and learning, and some will pave the way for a future science building addition. A building on 199 Lake Street, which was once owned by the Sisters of Mercy, will become home to health sciences departments. “The building or as I call...

Medical Imaging Duo Comes Out On Top

Medical Imaging Duo Comes Out On Top

April 22, 2015

   Two medical imaging majors placed first at the annual Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technol...

New IT System Requires Learning Curve

Alicia Stavitzski, Reporter

April 22, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, News

   Information technology workers will train for the university’s new software  to show students and faculty how to use it.    The conversion to Jenzabar EX will take place Sept. 18. Jenzabar EX representatives will provide the training.    Val Apanovich, Director of IT and Project Manager of Jenzabar, sees the p...

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