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The Start of Online Learning

Mitchell Hall, Columnist

March 22, 2020

I’m not a fan of online classes. It all started when I woke up one morning and logged into my account on Blackboard Learn. I noticed I had an exam due Monday for my statistics class and there were several pages that went with it. First, I had to print it and fill it out with written answers before I could transfer them...

College Hacks to Help You Pass the Test

Mitchell Hall, Columinst

February 22, 2020

I dislike studying almost as much as taking the exam itself. Unfortunately, I do not have a hack for taking your test, but I do have a hack for not only helping you study for a test but for passing it, as well. TEXT BOOK SNACK INCENTIVE Having a snack incentive for reading your textbook can help you tremendously. Select your favo...

More Hacks to Help You Stay Cool

Mitchell Hall, Columinst

February 9, 2020

AN EASY WAY TO COMBAT THE HEAT When the warm weather comes around, you had better be ready to combat the heat with more than just a fan. There is no need to be afraid, though, because there is a simple hack you can do to cool your living space. Place frozen bottles of water in front of your fan and, in just a few minutes, y...

Winter Sports Plays On

Winter Sports Plays On

February 9, 2020

Men’s and women’s swimming, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s volleyball and men’s and...

Hacks Aren’t Just For Games

Mitchell Hall, Reporter

January 26, 2020

As a college student, I often look for different ways to save money and make college life easier. In the coming weeks, I hope to provide you with simple “life hacks” that will get you through college on any budget. Have you ever noticed that your apartment, house or living space smells like your grandmother’s attic?...

A Look Into the Winter Athletics Season

Michael Conway, Sports Columnist

January 26, 2020

The winter athletic season is in full swing at Misericordia. Men and women’s basketball saw action from Jan. 13-23  and the men’s volleyball held the Cougar Kickoff Classic Jan. 18. MEN'S BASKETBALL Men’s basketball came out with a record of 1-2 over the last two-week stretch with a win over Delaware Valley ...

Softball Builds On Solid Offseason For Regular Season Play

Softball Builds On Solid Offseason For Regular Season Play

Mitchell Frantz, Sports Columnist

November 25, 2019

The Misericordia University softball team has all the ingredients for a championship season. Last season was t...

Writer’s Room: “The Fantastic Love of the Truest Knight”

Jessica Vera

November 25, 2019

Description: For this poem, the first thing that came to mind was "what if’ Sir Gawain had a lover he had to be apart from while on his travels?"  So, I came about this idea of a love letter written by a knight. Knights are supposed to follow their code, even if it means they have to leave their truest love to honor a...

Writer’s Room: “The Butterfly”

Jessica Dexter-Johnson

November 12, 2019

Description: In early October, my aunt passed away from cancer so I'm dedicating this to her. While wrapped in my cocoon, I can see a tiny slit. The sun rays pierced through and put a warm loving feeling of comfort upon my face; it was at that moment I realized all my pain and suffering would be over. It was at that moment...

Two Sports? No Problem

Two Sports? No Problem

Mitchell Frantz, Sports Columnist

November 12, 2019

Playing one sport in college is a difficult task. Playing two is nearly impossible. Excelling in both...

Writer’s Room: “Rentless”

Rachelle Ahern

October 28, 2019

Under the layers and shells Of the person I am There's someone who's evolving That I don't quite understand There's self confidence, Assurance Someone standing up for me Someone brave and courageous Who believes in what I can be There's a renewed energy A burning hot flame The fire of motivation That pushes past...

Women’s Basketball Team Looks to Build on Last Year’s Success

Women’s Basketball Team Looks to Build on Last Year’s Success

October 28, 2019

Misericordia’s head women’s basketball coach Jason Rhine had a tall task ahead of him when he became...

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