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Students Demand Explanation Of Comic Book Class’s Future

Students Demand Explanation Of Comic Book Class’s Future

December 13, 2019

An open forum about the future of the comic book class was held in the Catherine Evans McGowan room on...

Erik Larsen Visits Campus

Jason Hauze, Staff Photographer

December 7, 2019

Dr. Brian Carso, left, associate professor of history, talks with Erik Larsen, right, before his presentation on climate change. ...

Community Choir Shows Growth With Winter Concert

Community Choir Shows Growth With Winter Concert

November 25, 2019

Heading into its third year of existence, the Misericordia University Community Choir showed off how much...

Mass Comm Alum Makes Funny Comeback

Mass Comm Alum Makes Funny Comeback

November 25, 2019

Connor Swagler, an alumni of the Misericordia University Mass Communications and Design Department, returned...

Writer’s Room: “The Fantastic Love of the Truest Knight”

Jessica Vera

November 25, 2019

Description: For this poem, the first thing that came to mind was "what if’ Sir Gawain had a lover he had to be apart from while on his travels?"  So, I came about this idea of a love letter written by a knight. Knights are supposed to follow their code, even if it means they have to leave their truest love to honor a...

“Percussion!” Exhibit Opens In Art Gallery

Anita Holmes, Reporter

November 21, 2019

Check out Misericordia’s most recent the Pauly Friedman's Art Gallery exhibit called “Percussion!” between Nov. 1 and Feb. 2, 2019! The goal of this exhibit’s theme is to present performing arts through impact, relating to experiences throughout the world’s history to present day, according to director of the art galler...

MU Players To Present “Drowsy Chaperone”

MU Players To Present “Drowsy Chaperone”

November 15, 2019

A heart-warming parody of musical comedies of the 1920s with a little monkey motif is the story behin...

Writer’s Room: “The Butterfly”

Jessica Dexter-Johnson

November 12, 2019

Description: In early October, my aunt passed away from cancer so I'm dedicating this to her. While wrapped in my cocoon, I can see a tiny slit. The sun rays pierced through and put a warm loving feeling of comfort upon my face; it was at that moment I realized all my pain and suffering would be over. It was at that moment...

University Departments Join To Hold Interactive Series

Bethany Jopling, Reporter

November 12, 2019

The university is offering a new interactive series for the 2019-2020 year. The Fine Arts Department and the Medical and Health Humanities Program is offering its new series, “Intersections: (Dis)Ability & the Arts."  The word “intersections” indicates four different pathways for dialogue, which include those of...

Autism Center Hosts Art Classes

Julia Fawbush, Reporter

October 29, 2019

The Autism Center is holding art classes for children with autism to help improve their motor and social skills. Eileen Perchak, executive director of Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere (SAFE), explained the wide varieties of art and utilizing different formats, like finger painting and cutting and pasting, enhances...

Chemistry Department Hosts Annual Boom In The Night

Chemistry Department Hosts Annual Boom In The Night

October 29, 2019

The chemistry department put on a show for kids of all ages with ‘BOOm In the Night’ on Friday, Oct....

Writer’s Room: “Rentless”

Rachelle Ahern

October 28, 2019

Under the layers and shells Of the person I am There's someone who's evolving That I don't quite understand There's self confidence, Assurance Someone standing up for me Someone brave and courageous Who believes in what I can be There's a renewed energy A burning hot flame The fire of motivation That pushes past...

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