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Student Artist: ‘I’m Not Hiding’

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2019

A student art exhibit will highlight mental health. Megan Cremins, senior occupational therapy major, decided to create the art exhibit for her Honors capstone. “So I’m collecting artwork from students around campus, and also I’m trying to get faculty and staff, and they’re going to be doing artwork, paintings,...

Art Gallery Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2019

The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery is 10 years old this year. The gallery opened in 2009, and it has hosted varied exhibits, from the labyrinthine "Deadly Medicine" exhibit to the classic busts of Rodin. Lalaine Little, Director, said there had been a space for art on campus for some time prior to the current gallery, named...

Players: All are Welcome for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

Adam Myers, Reporter

April 25, 2019

The Misericordia Players will perform a student production of English composer and impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spectacle 'Jesus Christ Superstar' in the Lemmond Theater, and all are welcome. Jeff Kelly, Theater Director and Manager of Cultural and Special Events, said the wide range of participants makes this production...

Panel: What is Social Justice?

Annette Ritzko, Web Editor

March 21, 2019

Faculty members from the departments of history and religion hosted an open forum to discuss the question, “What is Social Justice?” Forum panelists who participated in the Feb. 26 event include Dr. Allan Austin, Professor of History; Dr. Christopher Carr, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies; Dr. Brian Carso, Associate...

Multiple Events Planned to Mark Women’s History Month

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019

A symposium  of faculty and students' creative works is the center of multiple events and festivities as Women’s History Month events unfold. “It is a showcase of student, staff and faculty work on women,” said Rebecca Steinberger, Professor of English, “and it’s going to give a diverse perspective. So, for example,...

‘Rivals become friends’ at Faculty, Staff Talent Show

Adam Myers, Reporter

February 9, 2019

Cougar Radio will host a faculty, staff talent show in the Lemmond Theater to benefit sixteen-year-old student, wrestler, and track athlete Timmy Ward, who is battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The Feb. 7 talent show will feature staff and faculty members,  including professors, alumni officers, and librarians will perform ...

New Gallery Exhibit Challenges Perception

Chase Shustack, Reporter

February 9, 2019

A chair made entirely of photographs. A picture of women riddled with bullet holes.  Plaster busts of human forms that contort and warp into bizarre forms at just a touch. These are just a few of the pieces  on display as part of the "Emerging Dimensions" exhibit in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery. The  installation is...

Health Sciences Students Form Healing Team

Chase Shustack, Reporter

February 9, 2019

The medical community is a machine, a careful system composed of key components, all working together in delicate unity and balance. When all these components move at once, the medical machine can operate at its greatest efficiency. This concept is the fuel powering the College of Health Science Interprofessional Education (IPE)...

Student’s One Act Play Explores Relationships

Student’s One Act Play Explores Relationships

December 13, 2018

An Honors student's one-act play is set for a formal performance next semester. Adam Ercolani , senior...

Understanding Through Dialogue at ‘Food for Thought’

Erin O'Brien, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Students were thinking, but they weren't necessarily looking for answers at the "Food for Thought" event held  by the Department of Philosophy Nov. 27 in the McGowan Room of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library. The department holds the event twice each year, said philosophy professor Krisztnia Sajber. "Our goal is to provide a...

A Light in a Dark Room

Ayanna Dexter, Columnist

November 8, 2018

Your words tear down the wall that I have held up with titanium. Your love is my Kryptonite and I yearn for it every chance I get. It’s such a disbelief that you choose me out of all the rest. You’ve made me your target and I’m frightened to let you hit.  I’m sorry.  I’m just not use to all the good you have ...

Sleepy

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018

Another day, another hour, Tipping the glass on its head. I wait, I waited, breath bated, For tonight, for tomorrow, For a piece of peace of mind.   If the sands pour faster, And it doesn’t end in disaster, I will wake up from my daze And find cicadas screeching Perpetually behind my eyes.   I wait, I...

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