The Highlander

Undercover Student Director

Daniella Amendola, Print Editor

April 20, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Top Stories

In the belly of Walsh Hall there is a small, easy-to-miss room with a few computer screens and, more often than not, a senior mass communications major named Connor Swagler. If you have been around campus for any prolonged period of time, you have probably witnessed Swagler somewhere. He's the guy who looks a bit like Raspu...

4th Annual NSSHLA Benefit Concert

4th Annual NSSHLA Benefit Concert

April 20, 2018

The university's chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association held its fourth annual benefit concert in Lemmond T...

The University Welcomes New Art Gallery Director

The University Welcomes New Art Gallery Director

March 21, 2018

Pauly Friedman Art Gallery has a new director:  Lalaine Little. Donna Posatko, the gallery's former director, retired last semester. Lit...

A Modern Day Renaissance Student?

A Modern Day Renaissance Student?

March 21, 2018

  A few weeks ago, Annette Ritzko, junior speech language pathology major, spent the night sitting in the corner, surrounded by her small f...

Show Promises You’ll Die Laughing

Show Promises You’ll Die Laughing

March 21, 2018

The Misericordia Players are preparing to perform the comedic classic, “Arsenic and Old Lace,” and as the title implies, the dark...

Students Plan to Take Back the Night

Connor Swagler, Reporter

March 1, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, News, On Campus Events, Top Stories

Members of Promoting Healthy Relationships through Education and Empowerment (PHREE) are looking for volunteers for Take Back the Night, a national event with the goal of ending sexual violence,  set for April 30. Members held a meeting Feb. 19, to recruit students. Ewelina Taran, Resident Director and main organizer, said the group ho...

Highlander Photographer Wins Honor

Highlander Photographer Wins Honor

March 1, 2018

Amanda Montigney Samantha Allen, Multimedia Editor of The Highlander, received an Honorable Mention in the Sports Photo Category...

Putting a Face to the Civil Rights Movement

Amanda Montigney, Reporter

March 1, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, News, On Campus Events

As part of Black History Month, the university is showing the movie “Selma” with the first person account by civil rights activist Mary Hudson. Dan Kimbrough, Assistant Professor of Mass Communications and Design, will read a foreword by Hudson, who is also Kimbrough's mother. The film chronicles Rev. Martin Luther King Jr...

‘Masters’ Teach Classes to Honor Black History

Daniella Amendola, Print Editor

February 14, 2018

Filed under News, On Campus Events

The University is tackling the issue of race with Master Classes, held through February, to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History month. Dr. Patrick Hamilton taught a Master Class called “Mapping Empathy: Teaching Literature and Race” Jan. 31. Hamilton, Associate Professor of English, is well versed in racial stud...

A Commitment to Preserve Human Dignity in Health Care

A Commitment to Preserve Human Dignity in Health Care

January 12, 2018

Filed under Health Sciences, On Campus Events

The Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Medicine, and Health at Misericordia University will be holding s...

VPAA Gives Seniors a Taste of Sophistication

Lena Williams, Reporter

December 16, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, News, On Campus Events

The university held its first free wine tasting for seniors  Nov. 17. Dr. David Rehm, Vice President of Academic Affairs and self described wine connoisseur,  hosted the event with the Potentate of Pinot Nior, the Maharajah of Merlot, and the Sovereign of Syrah. Previously, Dr. Rehm was the Provost at Mount St. Mary University wh...

‘Pippin’ Promises Something for Everyone

‘Pippin’ Promises Something for Everyone

November 15, 2017

The Misericordia Players are set to perform the famed musical "Pippin." Jeff Kelly, Manager of Cultural and Special Events, Theate...

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