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Former Pentagon Worker to Speak on Non-Violence

Daniella Amendola, Print Editor

November 3, 2017

Filed under News, On Campus Events

The NEPA Ethics Institute will hold a program on ethics and non-violence, the first if a series of events that address the critical concerns of the Sisters of Mercy. The program, set for Nov. 8, will  feature Fr. Chris Bisett, professor of religious studies and senior administrator at the Department of Defense. "So this pro...

Alumna to Pen New History

Annette Ritzko, Web Editor

October 18, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Campus Life

Agnes Cardoni, a 1969 graduate, is writing a continued history of the university. Cardoni, who is Associate Professor of English at Marywood University in Scranton,  co-wrote the first history of the university,  “At the Edge of the Centuries, Misericordia University 1913-1999,” with the late Sister Regina Kelly, RSM,...

ALLY Hosts Panel on Bisexuality

ALLY Hosts Panel on Bisexuality

October 18, 2017

Students addressed many facets of bisexuality during an ALLY program marking Bisexual Awareness week Sept. 26. Presentation topics includ...

Riot Documentary to Foster Civil Rights Discussion

Destiny Anderson, Reporter

October 4, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, News, On Campus Events

The fine arts and history departments are working with the Pride Alliance to present  the film "Stonewall Uprising" on October 3 to raise discussion about LGBTQ issues in the context of civil rights. The documentary, which  premiered on PBS in 2011, takes a historical lens to examining the night that police raided The St...

Community Choir Draws Performing Arts Lovers

Community Choir Draws Performing Arts Lovers

Kailene Nye, Reporter

October 4, 2017

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

Along with the plethora of service experiences the university offers comes yet another opportunity for students—and for people outside of ...

Esteemed Exhibits Ignored by Students?

Esteemed Exhibits Ignored by Students?

October 4, 2017

Students don't seem to have much interest in art exhibits in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery. Donna Posatko, Director, and Alexandra Isaac, ga...

Holocaust Survivor Inspires, Teaches Forgiveness

Holocaust Survivor Inspires, Teaches Forgiveness

October 4, 2017

The long-awaited conclusion to the Deadly Medicine lecture series came Sept. 12 as Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor spoke to a full house at the...

Pop Up Career Carts

Pop Up Career Carts

October 1, 2017

Many people have heard of trendy temporary "pop up" shops for fashion and home goods, but The Insalaco Center for Career Development is...

Mercy Week

Dominic Augustine, Reporter

September 26, 2017

Filed under News, On Campus Events

Faculty and staff members celebrated Mercy Week Sept. 18 to 22 with activities surrounding the value of mercy. The first night offered a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Ethics Institute, said Christine Sommers, Campus Ministry, who worked on the planning committee. Sommers said the week featured multiple activities ...

‘Stars’ is Growing

Samantha Midkiff, Reporter

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Top Stories

“Under The Stars” continues to grow as a campus and community event. This year’s Star Light Concert,  held July 23  to 29, featured Emily Asher’s Garden Party, a Jazz band that has performed at the Star Light Concerts in the past, and the big name act Peter Cetera. The summer concert's popularity almost matched...

Student Thespians, Directors Have New Options

Dominic Augustine, Reporter

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Campus Life, News

The English department is considering a new theater minor while several courses welcome student thespians, production workers and everyone who wants to give the stage a try. English faculty are considering a revision of the curriculum to attract students interested in drama and performance and those who would benefit from...

In One Ear: Notes From the Local Music Scene

In One Ear: Notes From the Local Music Scene

March 6, 2017

Just as I noted an anniversary last edition, I’d like to do the same this time. The only difference...

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