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Quality Resume Equals Promising Future

Brittany Hayes, Web Editor

March 12

Filed under News

   Resume-building is the most-used service at the Insalaco Center for Career Development.    Director Bernadette Rushmer said there are always resources available for students who need help.    “The resume appointment is our best seller here in the Insalaco Center. A lot of what we do individually with students is to help them...

Orientation: Too Much Information

Katie Canavan, Reporter

March 12

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Students say first year Orientation is an overwhelming experience and changes might make the information they receive memorable and their transition to college more enjoyable. The annual four-day event provides information on academics and social life to help first-year students acclimate to college life. But the number of...

Students Avoid Success

Michael Gombita, Reporter

March 12

Filed under News, Top Stories

    Students are passing on workshops at the Student Success Center, so workers are advertising to increase participation.    Not one student attended the “There’s an App for That” workshop held by Megan Hurley, Retention Liaison for the College of Health Sciences and Kelli Gargone, Program Coordinator in the Offi...

Vaping Use Goes Up In Smoke

Vaping Use Goes Up In Smoke

February 25

   Cheyne Kulessa, a second year physical therapy graduate student, has been smoke-free for two ye...

New Website, New Look, New Problems

New Website, New Look, New Problems

February 11

   The university’s external website, misericordia.edu, has a new design and a more modern look, but users are n...

MU Wins National Award For Service

MU Wins National Award For Service

February 2

   The university has been named by the Corporation for National and Community Service to the President’s ...

Winter Woes Don’t Always Put Class on Ice

January 28

   The night before the start of spring semester classes, students watched the temperatures drop and the ...

Student Success Center Welcomes New Director

Student Success Center Welcomes New Director

Courtney Garloff, Editor-In-Chief

January 28

Filed under Campus Life, News

   Jessica Randall is settling in at The Student Success Center after she took the helm as Director over ...

MI Professor Gains Opportunity of Lifetime

MI Professor Gains Opportunity of Lifetime

Donya Forst, Print Editor

January 28

Filed under News

   The medical imaging profession offers vast opportunities for faculty, staff and students. No one kn...

Campus emergency response plan is well published, but many still unaware

Matthew Gromala, Reporter

December 3

Filed under News

Freshman communications major Katie Canavan said she was ruffling through papers stashed among her belongings when she came across the university's emergency response plan. “I had no idea what the school’s safety plan was. I found it in my dorm while we were de-tripling and read it,” Canavan said. Some professors...

Some students are using Yik Yak to talk trash

Some students are using Yik Yak to talk trash

Brittany Hayes, Web Editor

December 3

Filed under News

Yik Yak, an anonymous posting application, is causing a lot of yakking on campus, and much of it is downright...

TIPS Certification

TIPS Certification

December 3

Government, law, and national security students have an important addition to their resumes: They are...

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