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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,...

Work Study Hours Cut

Work Study Hours Cut

October 18, 2017

Work Study students are receiving fewer hours and smaller paychecks. Officials have cut the number of hours that work study students ma...

Huge incoming class requires housing flexibility

Huge incoming class requires housing flexibility

October 18, 2017

The university welcomed  the third largest class in history this year, with 435 new first year students and 77 transfers and officials...

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 ...

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 o...

New Life for Iconic Arch

New Life for Iconic Arch

September 19, 2017

Officials expect the Gothic arch at the university’s Lake Street entrance to be fully restored in late October. The iconic and much ...

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...

Late Night Nibblers are in Luck

Kailene Nye, Reporter

September 19, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, News

For some students, the traditional eating schedule of three meals a day is not sufficient, yet between studies and out-of-class hobbies, it is not always easy to get a meal at whatever odd hour hunger strikes. New dining hours may satisfy late-night cravings. J. Clarke's Grille in the Metz dining hall has extended operating...

Officials to Clarify Campus Protest Policy

Officials to Clarify Campus Protest Policy

September 19, 2017

University officials are deciding how to make the campus protest policy clearer in light of recent violent...

Campus Ministry plans a ‘Time to Talk’

Daniella Amendola, Print Editor

September 11, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, News, Top Stories

Campus Ministry will host an open forum for students called “A Time to Talk.” “It is a new ministry that we’re trying out for this year. It’s a way for us to get out of the office, and out onto the campus to be more accessible and available to the students,” said Sean Farry, Campus Minister. The sessions are designe...

You Can Probably Make it to Mass Now

Dominic Augustine, Reporter

September 11, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, News, Top Stories

Campus Ministry has added a Tuesday night mass at 7 p.m. to the daily mass schedule. The new addition will allow students, faculty, and other community members to attend a later mass  during the week if Sunday nights are inconvenient.         Father Alex Roche, Chaplin, was one of many Campus Ministry members who made...

Deadly Nurses Latest Topic in ‘Deadly Medicine’ Series

Deadly Nurses Latest Topic in ‘Deadly Medicine’ Series

March 9, 2017

As the campus community is awaits the final speaker of the "Deadly Medicine"  series, Eva Mozes Kor,...

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