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Campus Ministry: Mercy Week Can Last All Year

Sierra Crane, Reporter

October 24, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Feature Story, Sports

Students and faculty learned more about the Sisters of Mercy and Catherine McAuley during the annual Mercy Week celebration. “[It] is a celebration of the founding of the first house of Mercy by Catherine McAuley,” said Sean Farry, Campus Minister. “I think it is important to us as a Mercy university to always celebrate...

Camp site on Coffee Cup Wins at Starbucks

Camp site on Coffee Cup Wins at Starbucks

Erin O'Brien, Reporter

October 24, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, News

Metz Culinary Management provided prize options for the  Starbucks cup design competition this semester,...

Commuter Club Welcomes Resident Students

Teresa Davis, Reporter

October 12, 2018

Filed under Campus Life

Commuter Club members are trying to grow by recruiting new officers, holding more game nights and attracting more members, including resident students. Members will recruit four new officers this semester, and they hope more game nights will happen in the future. Most game nights are held at a designated time and date and consist...

Multicultural Club Seeks to Increase Profile

Iana Davis, Reporter

October 12, 2018

Filed under Campus Life

Multicultural Club members plan to be much more active on campus by increasing the number of events and providing potential members with the ultimate welcome mat: food. “This year we expect to have more members from different cultures so that our number of events can go up, and we can educate ourselves and the people in the...

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 said...

Metz offers new look, pumpkin spice, too

Michael Murphy, Reporter

September 24, 2018

Filed under Campus Life

Cooperation is the secret to new food selections and other changes to the offerings of Metz Culinary Management. Brent Postal, Metz Culinary Operations Manager, said interactions with students and campus committees leads him and other members of the Metz Culinary team to improve the dining experience. New offerings include...

Is a Campus Food Pantry Needed?

Anita Holmes, Reporter

September 24, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, News

Student research sparked campus officials to investigate food insecurity among students and the possible need of a campus food pantry. After a student who had done research on food insecurity approached Sr. Jean Messaros, Vice President of Mercy Integration and Sr. Cindy March, Coordinator of the Initiative for Compassionat...

Students Pleased with Construction So Far

Students Pleased with Construction So Far

September 24, 2018

Major construction to the campus grounds is underway to prepare for construction of a new science building,...

Service by Design Seeks Members for Real World Work

Sierra Crane, Reporter

September 24, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, News

Service By Design is recruiting new members who want to learn about design, advertising, marketing and more and create media for real world clients in the community. Rachel Urbanowicz, assistant professor in the Department of Mass Communications and Design, is the advisor for Service By Design. She said there are only two peo...

Welcome Week a Success

Iana Davis, Reporter

September 24, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Top Stories

A first time special event has students ready to call this place home. Welcome Week, an eight day event filled with activities to help first year students become more familiar with campus was held for the first time, and students say they approve. The university introduced students to some low budget, yet fairly popular activities...

What’s Behind the Groundhog Grievances?

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2018

Filed under Campus Life

The university has a groundhog problem. Those fat, fuzzy creatures are all over the place. There are so many that rumors about the invasion are a-buzzing. “I just heard that there were just so many, and they were a problem because they eat plants and whatnot, and you know, we work so hard on our beautiful landscaping,”...

Athletes Approve of Under Armour Partnership

Nick Young, Reporter

May 25, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Sports

The university’s sports teams are one year into a partnership with Under Armour to supply sports teams with gear, and athletes say they approve. Sophomore Dominic Pizzi, goalie for the men's soccer team, said the team received practice attire and game gear, and he received goalie gloves to use as well. “It's more of a h...

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