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Elevator Malfunction Causes Disastrous Night

Elevator Malfunction Causes Disastrous Night

November 12, 2019

Equipment will sometimes not perform the way it is intended, which can become an inconvenience. When...

University Purchases Building For More Space

University Purchases Building For More Space

November 12, 2019

University officials are in the process of deciding what to do with the newly acquired Payne Printing...

Extended Cougar Points Gains Major Traction

Mitchell Frantz, Reporter

October 8, 2019

Misericordia students may soon be able to use their Cougar Points at a variety of places off campus. The Student Government Association and Vice President of Student Life Kit Foley have been working with nearby businesses to turn a longtime goal for students into reality sooner rather than later. Students have wanted to...

Sidewalk Construction Brings Up Accessibility Concerns

Sidewalk Construction Brings Up Accessibility Concerns

September 23, 2019

Construction on sidewalks had students and faculty concerned about handicap accessibility on campus. At...

Career Center Introduces Handshake To Help Students

Career Center Introduces Handshake To Help Students

September 21, 2019

The Insalaco Center for Career Development is pushing students to use Handshake to help further their...

Xfinity Streaming Offered To Residents

Xfinity Streaming Offered To Residents

September 21, 2019

Students who are on-campus residents can now get access to Xfinity streaming services. The university’s...

Smoke Startles Banks Center

Smoke Startles Banks Center

September 19, 2019

Banks Student Life Center was evacuated on the afternoon of Sept. 11 due to concerns over smoke inside. According...

Residents Seek Rooms of Their Own

Chase Shustack, Reporter

September 9, 2019

A new housing option offers students rooms of their own. Single rooms are available in three buildings: Alumnae Hall, McGowan Hall, and the White House, which may be a more tempting place for upper class students who may enjoy a “homestyle” living experience. Single-living space is limited. and room assignments are...

More Male Singers Wanted for Beyond Harmony

Kayla Binner, Reporter

September 9, 2019

The acapella group Beyond Harmony has not only seamlessly adapted to its male members, it is thriving with them and searching to expand the number of male singers. Isaac Glidewell, Ty’Shawn Hopkins, and Chris San are the first three male members in the history of the group. Emilee Bixler, the director, introduced the men...

University Turns to Common App to Attract Students

Bethany Jopling, Reporter

September 9, 2019

University officials have decided to join the Common App school membership as a new enrollment process, due to a decrease in student enrollment numbers. Common App is a tool that takes students’ general college applications and sends them to a variety of schools that match students' interests.  More than 750 colleges across...

Students Celebrate The ‘Best Place on Campus’

Adam Myers, Reporter

September 9, 2019

Students celebrating National Library week April 10 through 16 took part in a plethora of events, including  tours,  basket raffles, and a “Take a Break” event, in which studying students received snacks. Carolyn Maguire, senior occupational therapy major, said the snacks during the "Take-A-Break" event are very popular. "Not...

Coffee Hour: All Are Welcome

Chase Shustack, Reporter

September 9, 2019

If you’ve ever been in Banks in the morning and smelled the rather powerful scent of coffee, or if you have been in Intermetzo and noticed an unusually large number of students and faculty congregating around the cafe, you likely attended one of the many “Coffee Hours” President Thomas Botzman holds throughout the year. Botzman...

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