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“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...

Student Wins Arts Council Grant

Student Wins Arts Council Grant

October 28, 2019

Senior English major Jessica Vera has been awarded a $250 artist grant  by the university's Arts Council. Vera,...

Service Learning Class Helps Plan Blood Drive

Bethany Jopling, Reporter

October 28, 2019

A service learning class is helping to organize the annual campus-wide blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross. Students in the university’s principles of marketing class are getting new real-life marketing experience by helping with the blood drive as part of a service-learning class. Kevin Feifer, instructor...

WVIA Premieres Misericordia Documentary

WVIA Premieres Misericordia Documentary

Bethany Jopling, Reporter

October 28, 2019

Local television station WVIA premiered the documentary of the student-faculty project The Voices Pro...

University Hosts 10th Annual Healthcare Symposium

University Hosts 10th Annual Healthcare Symposium

October 28, 2019

The university hosted the 10th annual Healthcare Symposium on Friday, Oct. 18 in collaboration with the a...

History Professor Gives Talk On Impeachment

History Professor Gives Talk On Impeachment

Monica McManus, Reporter

October 8, 2019

Dr. Brian Carso J.D., Ph.D, and associate professor of history and government, hosted a lecture discussing...

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