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New Art Exhibit: What Constitutes a Portrait?

Chase Shustack, Reporter

October 24, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Feature Story

“Contemplating Character: Portrait Drawings and Oil Sketches” is the newest art installation in Insalaco Hall’s Pauly Friedman and MacDonald Art Gallery. The installation showcases a variety of portraits, sketches and paintings, assembled over the course of decades, exploring multiple styles from the end of the 18th century to...

Scholarship Requires Rigorous Service, Leadership

Michael Murphy, Reporter

October 24, 2018

Filed under Feature Story, News

Who has what it takes to receive the Monsignor McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship? Sylvia Maas, Assistant Director of Enrollment Management and a major contributor to the scholarship, said the honor is earned. "They want them to live and practice in Northeastern Pennsylvania as well as make a contribution such as volunteering...

Campus Ministry: Mercy Week Can Last All Year

Sierra Crane, Reporter

October 24, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Feature Story, Sports

Students and faculty learned more about the Sisters of Mercy and Catherine McAuley during the annual Mercy Week celebration. “[It] is a celebration of the founding of the first house of Mercy by Catherine McAuley,” said Sean Farry, Campus Minister. “I think it is important to us as a Mercy university to always celebrate...

Communications Alumni Wins Emmy Award

Communications Alumni Wins Emmy Award

Samantha Midkiff, Reporter

September 24, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Feature Story, News, Top Stories

Communications program graduate Nicolas Ciocchi (2016), won a 2017 Emmy Award for Sports Broadcasting...

SLP Major: Music is ‘Communication of Ideas’

SLP Major: Music is ‘Communication of Ideas’

May 2, 2018

As a late evening in February wound down, fourth-year speech language pathology major, Rebecca Cristino, picked up her guitar and began to serenade h...

Undercover Student Director

Daniella Amendola, Print Editor

April 20, 2018

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Feature Story, News, Top Stories

In the belly of Walsh Hall there is a small, easy-to-miss room with a few computer screens and, more often than not, a senior mass communications major named Connor Swagler. If you have been around campus for any prolonged period of time, you have probably witnessed Swagler somewhere. He's the guy who looks a bit like Raspu...

A Modern Day Renaissance Student?

A Modern Day Renaissance Student?

March 21, 2018

  A few weeks ago, Annette Ritzko, junior speech language pathology major, spent the night sitting in the corner, surrounded by her small for...

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