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Ladies Grab Pigskin For Powder Puff

Christa Porasky, Reporter

April 22, 2013

There's another new football team on campus. The class of 2015 will host a girls-only powder puff football game during Spring Weekend. Class president Johnna Miller said she hopes to get everyone involved in the playful sport. Because this year marks the first for the MU all-male football team, Miller thought a powder...

ALLY Week Offers Hope, Tolerance, Education

Brittany Lovette, Reporter

April 22, 2013

ALLY members the group's annual ALLY week April 15 to 19 to help educate students about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning [LGBTQ] community, and address bullying and gender equality issues. Ally week included seven different events to meet each member's goal to "end oppression/discrimination of...

Cougar Radio Ready to Rock

Jevin Fluegel, Reporter

April 22, 2013

Local artists will have their chance to take the stage at Cougar Radio’s Beats for a Benefit concert during Spring Weekend April 27. This marks the second annual concert hosted by Cougar Radio to support local artists and charities like the Magnolia Project, Boys and Girls Club, Wyoming Children’s Association and the...

Everyday Superheros Team Up, Fight Cancer

Tori Dziedziak, reporter

April 22, 2013

Superheroes participated in the annual Relay for Life festivities held in Anderson Sports Health Center  April 12. The superheroes are the hundreds of students, staff and faculty members who contribute to the American Cancer Society each year by raising funds and awareness, said Relay for Life staffers. First year occupational...

2013 Relay for Life

April 22, 2013

Misericordia Relay for Life April 19-20, 2013

Signed, Sealed, Delivered By Lisa

Gabriella Lengyel, Reporter

April 8, 2013

The beeping of the truck backing up to deliver, the banging of packages being stacked up in the back room and the sorting of bags of letters are the sounds of a typical day in the mailroom. Every time a student receives a package and approaches the window to retrieve it, the same petite brunette with a bubbly personality gre...

Secret Painter a Mystery No Longer

Tori Dziedziak, Reporter

April 8, 2013

Students are unaware of a hidden artist who has been working on campus for the past 20 years. Students often see David Randazza on campus touching up walls in dorm hallways or painting door frames. Randazza, nicknamed “Razz,” has been painting murals, signs, lettering, and restoration and maintaining upkeep around campus...

MacDowell Adds Life, Structures

Arthur Dowell, Webmaster/ Online Sports Editor

April 8, 2013

Editors note: The second of a three-part series looks back on MacDowell's time at Misericordia from 2003 to 2007. President Michael A. MacDowell stepped foot on campus with the goal of making sure the school reached the potential he knew it had but had not met. The biggest investment was the addition of Insalaco Hall in...

PR Makes Big News

Brittany Lovette, Reporter

April 8, 2013

The Communications Department's Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is growing and members are taking on projects that benefit the local community. “We are here to help with non-profit organizations. It’s a way of helping them get the public relations stuff done that they normally wouldn’t have the money...

Admissions Caps Incoming Numbers

Admissions Caps Incoming Numbers

April 8, 2013

The Admissions Office is cutting down the number of students who will attend the university in fall...

SGA Surveyss Students About Gym Hours

SGA Surveyss Students About Gym Hours

March 25, 2013

The Student Government Association is speaking out as a result of students lobbying for expanded gym...

Safety Comes First at Campus Ministry

Brittany Lovette, Reporter

March 25, 2013

Students who want to participate in Campus Ministry activities that involve children face new clearance procedures. Members of the three Campus Ministry groups, Girl Power, College Kids for Girls and College Kids for Boys, are now required to get the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and the Pennsylvania State Criminal...

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