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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Captain’s Corner

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

March 21, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Tony Harding, basketball’s starting forward and sophomore, has made an extraordinary impact during the last two seasons. Going into the 2016-2017 season as a freshman, Harding wanted to make an significant addition to the program by putting up an impressive stat line. Harding appeared in all 28 regular season games by being name...

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Zoe Laporte, Web Editor

March 1, 2018

Filed under Columns

Happy February! While it's the shortest month and my birth month, this February feels like its dragging a little bit. So, to help matters, I finished “End of the F***ing World” on Netflix. The show started in January, and all I can say is: Wow. “End of the F***ing World” (the title makes sense - I promise) follows...

Captain’s Corner

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

March 1, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Parker Abate, junior baseball outfielder, is heading into the 2018 season with a lot of momentum. Abate started his university baseball campaign in 2016 when he appeared in 39 games, starting in nine of them, and recording stats including a .320 batting average, two doubles, a triple, seven RBIs and 14 runs scored on the...

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Samantha Allen, Multimedia Editor

March 1, 2018

Filed under Columns

The changes we see on campus never come easily, but the university's outreach and fellowship never stop even though it may come in different forms. It took a lot of work to plan, construct and pay for the buildings that we walk by every day. Grants had to be sought and secured, contracts had to be signed, and many decisions ha...

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Zoe Laporte, Web Editor

February 14, 2018

Filed under Columns

Welcome back everyone! I hope winter break treated you well and that you’re feeling energized to dive back into classes again. I spent a lot of my winter break relaxing and watching new television shows that I need to tell you about. First and foremost, I finally finished “Stranger Things 2.” Warning: there will...

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Samantha Allen, Multimedia Editor

February 14, 2018

Filed under Columns

Here's a column to rebut anyone who thinks Misericordia has no claim to fame. A lot of famous people have visited our beloved campus. Perhaps surprisingly enough, several Pulitzer Prize winners have walked the grounds, which seems crazy for our small school. Top shelf visitors include William Everson and William Wilbur....

Captain’s Corner

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

February 14, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Football wide receiver and junior Josh Dieter has the potential to become a role model and leader heading into the 2018-2019 season. Dieter finished his junior season by starting all 10 regular season games and earning an impressive stat line of 26 catches for 328 yards and six touchdowns. In addition, Dieter returned 12...

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