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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 be spoilers...

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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. The...

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 punts...

Show and Tell

Zoe Laporte, Web Editor

December 16, 2017

Filed under Columns

Happy December! This semester is finally almost over - soon we will have no classes for a month, and we will all be able to binge-watch Netflix again without feeling like we have other things we need to be doing. I’ve slowly been getting through “Stranger Things” season 2 over the past couple of weeks. I think I’ve...

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Miss Recordia

December 16, 2017

The Christmas season is a time of giving, and there’s no  place like Misericordia to be reminded of that. One of the traditions we hold close ...

Show and Tell

Zoe Laporte, Web Editor

December 4, 2017

Filed under Columns

November is almost over! It feels like once the holiday season begins after Halloween it just snowballs until we get to New Year’s. I sadly haven’t been able to watch almost anything the past couple weeks, but there are still some exciting new releases before December begins that I’m looking forward to seeing. First,...

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Samantha Allen, Multimedia Editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under Columns

Misericordia has always had a special place in its heart for the winter season. A lot of special events have happened while the snow has covered the ground and rested on the trees. The community's giving spirit has always been apparent during the holiday season. But even as the faculty, students and staff were  giving gifts to ev...

Show and Tell

Zoe Laporte, Web Editor

November 15, 2017

Filed under Columns

We’re getting into the last hoorah of 2017, so here are some releases to keep you busy before the holidays come around. At the beginning of November, “Thor: Ragnarok” was released as the third installment to the “Thor” franchise. It picks up after the events in “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Chris Hemsworth and Tom...

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Samantha Allen, Multimedia Editor

November 15, 2017

Filed under Columns

Misericordia is a place where so many of us feel safe and at home, but history tells us it hasn't always been that way. The Ku Klux Klan has spread its hateful message in this area for long before this school came to be, and perhaps shockingly, our beautiful campus has had its encounters with the KKK. The Klan has stirred up...

Show and Tell

Zoe Laporte, Web Editor

November 3, 2017

Filed under Columns

Fall break is officially over, and while it was short it definitely helped me regain some energy to finish out the semester. I’ll be honest - I spent most of this break lying in bed watching Netflix originals. So let me tell you about them! I finally started watching “Black Mirror,” which is a series that explores some...

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Samantha Allen, Multimedia Editor

November 3, 2017

Filed under Columns

Spooky Halloween fun is a tradition on campus, and students have been celebrating in many ways throughout the years. Haunted houses are a hit on campus, but they have scared students for ages.  On Oct. 28 1954, the freshman class put on a haunted house called “Hernados Hallway” in the cafeteria. According to the Miss Re...

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Samantha Allen, Multimedia Editor

October 18, 2017

Filed under Columns

October is the month of leaves,  jack-o-lanterns and pumpkin spice everything. We hear the crunch of the leaves under our boots as we walk under the trees, from building to building, worrying about school work and the cold winter ahead. We know these buildings like the back of our hands, but imagine a time when they weren’t...

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