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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

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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...

Players Present ‘Nicholas Nickleby

Zoe LaPorte, Multimedia Editor

November 8, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Breaking News, Campus Life, News, On Campus Events, Top Stories

'A coming-of-age tale filled with laughs, tears, and life lessons, the Players will perform “Nicholas Nickleby,” a full-length adaptation  of the Charles Dickens novel, by Tim Kelly in November. The cast of nearly 25 actors have rehearsed since the beginning of September. Now, with less than a week until show time, the...

Friends of Library to Tell Uniquely American Tale

Friends of Library to Tell Uniquely American Tale

Iana Davis, Reporter

October 23, 2018

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The Friends of the Library invites students to learn about the inspiring life journey of Iran Fahmy Oct....

Professor/Actor Makes ‘Art for Social Justice’ and Fun

Kailene Nye, Reporter

October 8, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Campus Life, News, On Campus Events

Dr. Alicia Nordstrom, professor of psychology and chair of the psychology department is a fairly well accomplished actress on both stage and screen. The clinical psychologist found her passion for theatre and acting during middle school. “I took a drama class and I just really fell in love with it,” she said. She...

Student Performers Stayed in Sync

Kailene Nye, Reporter

May 2, 2018

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Students from Cougar Radio hosted a Lip Sync Battle to generate interest in campus events and promote the Department of Mass Communications and Design. Samantha Midkiff, senior Mass Communications and Design major and event organizer, had spread the word about the April 12 event with flyers and social media posts. Two ac...

Earth Week Flourishes

Earth Week Flourishes

May 2, 2018

The university celebrated Earth Week April 16 to 20. The celebration started a week early, with events leading up to Earth Day on A...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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