Students Say Metz Chickened Out

Mike Gombita, Reporter
April 8, 2015

Students are crying fowl over changes to dining menus. As a result of student and guest feedback and executive decisions of the management, Metz Culinary Management changed the “J. Clark’s Grille” weekly menu. “They stopped serving grilled chicken every day out of nowhere,” said Mike Harth,... Read more »

Officials Join Forces on Housing Regulations

Colleen Garrison, Copy Editor
April 8, 2015

University officials are working with local municipalities to maintain residential zoning regulations. At the Dallas Township supervisors meeting on March 17, Bill Grant, Dallas Township supervisor, said he met with Robert Zavada, associate director of campus safety, and Amy Lahart, dean of students,... Read more »

Quality Resume Equals Promising Future

Brittany Hayes, Web Editor
March 12, 2015

   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... Read more »

Orientation: Too Much Information

Katie Canavan, Reporter
March 12, 2015

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... Read more »

Students Avoid Success

Michael Gombita, Reporter
March 12, 2015

    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... Read more »

Vaping Use Goes Up In Smoke

Second year physical therapy graduate student Cheyne Kulessa vapes in the Henry Student Lounge.

Taryn Talacka, Reporter
February 25, 2015

   Cheyne Kulessa, a second year physical therapy graduate student, has been smoke-free for two years, thanks to his vaporizer pen. He said no one has ever had a problem with his vaping indoors, but according to the student handbook, smoking, e-cigarettes, and vaporizers are not allowed inside campus... Read more »

New Website, New Look, New Problems

Junior communications major Allison Counterman explores the new MU website.

Kathryn Canavan, Reporter
February 11, 2015

   The university’s external website,, has a new design and a more modern look, but users are noticing glitches.    Stephen Filipiak, web content coordinator, said the reason for the change was to keep in line with the university’s marketing plan and technology enhancement initiative.   ... Read more »

MU Wins National Award For Service

Donya Forst helps her bone buddy Amelia take an x-ray of another bone buddy’s hand in the energized lab in Mercy Hall.

MU Public Relations
February 2, 2015

   The university has been named by the Corporation for National and Community Service to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll 2014, recognizing the university as one of the nation’s leading colleges and universities for commitment to bettering their communities through... Read more »

Winter Woes Don’t Always Put Class on Ice

The sidewalk going to Insalaco hall covered with ice and snow.

Kathryn Canavan, Reporter
January 28, 2015

   The night before the start of spring semester classes, students watched the temperatures drop and the listing of cancelled and delayed schools throughout the region grow longer, and they questioned if there would be classes.    When Monday morning came, some students were disappointed to find... Read more »

Student Success Center Welcomes New Director

New student success center director Jessica Randall poses for a picture.

Courtney Garloff, Editor-In-Chief
January 28, 2015

   Jessica Randall is settling in at The Student Success Center after she took the helm as Director over winter break.    “We are very excited to have Jessica come in and be a part of the Student Success Center,” said Student Success Center and CAPS Center secretary Carol Llewellyn.    Randall... Read more »