The Highlander

“Press Play”

Ayanna Dexter, Columnist

September 24, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Columns

"Press Play" I don't know how to press the stop button. There's nothing more that I want to do than rewind all of the moments that we've shared in such little time. When I wake up it's you, I go to sleep it's you, I don't know how to press the stop button. My heart is melting out of my chest. My mind is stimulating at 1000 mph ...

Captain’s Corner

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

September 24, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Lenny Watson, senior offensive lineman for the football team, recently received news that he is one of  five nominated captains for this season, alongside Nick Yeager, Joe Grasso, Josh Dieter, and Clayton Vleck. Watson is ready to take on a leadership role that can help turn the program around. Watson comes from Conestoga...

Show and Tell

Zoe LaPorte, Web Editor

May 25, 2018

Filed under Columns

I want to address the many amazing releases this year, especially in the category of Netflix originals, in time to recap for summer viewing. At the beginning of the New Year, I talked about the German show “Dark,” which blew me away. If you have been on social media  recently, you may have seen people talking about a sh...

Captain’s Corner

Mike Diakunczak

May 25, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Levi Roberts, sophomore defensive center back for the men’s soccer team, is heading into the 2018 season as a player to look up to even though soccer was not his priority upon entering the university. “I chose Misericordia mostly because of the physical therapy program. Soccer was just an added bonus I get to enjoy.” He...

Show and Tell

Zoe LaPorte, Web Editor

May 2, 2018

Filed under Columns

As we draw closer  to the end of the semester, I’ve been on a quest to watch new things on Netflix. I’ve succeeded. After writing a little bit on “Wild Wild Country” in my last column, a friend  told me how good it was and how she binge-watched it,  so of course I gave it a shot. “Wild Wild Country” is a Netflix o...

Miss Recordia

Miss Recordia

May 2, 2018

Here's a memory in honor of spring: the May Day Crowning. The popular Catholic tradition was first  celebrated on campus in 1928. A y...

Captain’s Corner

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

May 2, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Carrie Kinney, sophomore base for the cheerleading squad, has found a passion in the sport. In addition, Kinney serves as midlayer when the team attempts to execute pyramids. Kinney began cheering only a few years ago in the beginning of high school at Holy Redeemer High School in Wilkes-Barre. “I developed a passion fo...

Captain’s Corner

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

April 20, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Kate Campbell, sophomore and starting goalkeeper on the women’s field hockey team, has played an impactful role for the past two years. In her freshman debut season, it did not take long for Campbell to see the field  between the two posts of the net. Out of 18 regular season games, Campbell had playing time 13, 12 as a starte...

Show and Tell

Zoe LaPorte, Web Editor

April 20, 2018

Filed under Columns

As we near the end of the semester, we’re all swamped with papers, projects and presentations. That doesn’t leave a lot of time to sit down and watch a television show, but if you need some rest and relaxation let me recommend a couple of things. I find myself rewatching a lot of comedic shows for background noise, especially...

Miss Recordia

Samantha Allen, Multimedia Editor

April 20, 2018

Filed under Columns

“I have a dream,” is one of the most recognizable statements to have ever been spoken. Without much effort, people connect that quote directly to the famous civil rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr. King paved the way for civil rights, and his murder shook the world April 4, 1968.  The impact of his death still lef...

Show and Tell

Zoe Laporte, Web Editor

March 21, 2018

Filed under Columns

I hope your spring break was refreshing and restful. I spent my break watching a lot of stuff on Netflix, so let me tell you about it. I made it through about 80% of the first episode of Netflix original “The Confession Tapes” before  giving up on it. I really like true crime stuff, but it has to be done well, you know? I lik...

Miss Recordia

Samantha Allen, Mulitmedia Editor

March 21, 2018

Filed under Columns

This column is about change, but one thing that stays the same is the weather that plagues Northeastern Pa. Sometimes it seems as if the sun doesn’t shine over Dallas until May. May brings lightness in another way, too: graduation. There were only 50 graduates on June 4, 1935, nine years after the university had opened i...

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