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  • ‘Pippin’ Promises Something for Everyone

    ‘Pippin’ Promises Something for Everyone

    Annette Ritzko, Editor-in-Chief

    November 15, 2017

    The Misericordia Players are set to perform the famed musical "Pippin." Jeff Kelly, Manager of Cultural and Special Events, Theater Director and director of “Pippin,” urges people to see the show because he believes everyone will relate to the story. “The story is basically a youn...

    From left to right: Jacqueline Marchese, Aiden McAndrew, Natalie Deustch, Cordell Gresh, and Adam Ercolani rehearse a song from “Pippin.”

    Samantha Midkiff

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

December 4, 2017

 The Highlander newspaper has a website that provides up-to-date news and information, but the campus community seems unaware of it.  Newspapers are published every tw...

Starbucks Extends Hours

December 4, 2017

Students can get their coffee fix during study time: Starbucks is open later into the evening. Starbucks is now open Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to ...

Full Tuition Scholarship Making a Comeback

December 4, 2017

First-year students who apply and are admitted for the fall 2018 semester are eligible for a merit-based, full tuition scholarship for the first time in...

New Accelerated Social Work Program Soon Available

November 20, 2017

Beginning next year, Misericordia University's long-standing social work department will offer a new accelerated degree program to earn a Bachelor's of...

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Captain’s Column/SGROI

Anthony Vega, Reporter

December 4, 2017

Men’s soccer captain and senior business administration major Niko Amity has just finished his final season playing collegiate soccer for Misericordia. Amity finishes his career with 12 goals and 15 assists in 68 career games. He was also named to the All-MAC Freedom first team as a sophomore and second team as a junior and senior. Amity understands that being a leader...

Football: Cougars Look to Make History Next Year

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

December 4, 2017

The football team again gave it a valiant effort but ultimately failed to make history in the fall season. Since the university began the program in  2012, the team has not won more than one game in regular season play. The record since the inaugural season has been 5-55, when all five wins have been a combination between Middle Atlantic conference competition: Fairleigh...

Coaches are Using Injury Prevention Programs

Keana Elsayed, Reporter

November 15, 2017

Sports injuries are theme for the fall season. Athletes are ending their seasons early due to injury. Mark Stauffer, women’s soccer head coach, has faced multiple season-ending injuries to players on his team. He said knee injuries are most common. “These injuries have impacted us drastically as we have had six season-ending knee injuries this season, and all six ...

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Melissa Milbut, Reporter

November 3, 2017

Organizers of "The Voices Project" plan to move forward with future performances. The latest installment wrapped up last spring with "The Voices Project: Mental Health," a...

Former Pentagon Worker to Speak on Non-Violence

November 3, 2017

The NEPA Ethics Institute will hold a program on ethics and non-violence, the first if a series of events that address the critical concerns...

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Zoe Laporte, Web Editor

December 4, 2017

November is almost over! It feels like once the holiday season begins after Halloween it just snowballs until we get to New Year’s. I sadly haven’t been able to watch...

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