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‘Rivals become friends’ at Faculty, Staff Talent Show

Adam Myers, Reporter

February 9, 2019

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Top Stories

Cougar Radio will host a faculty, staff talent show in the Lemmond Theater to benefit sixteen-year-old student, wrestler, and track athlete Timmy Ward, who is battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The Feb. 7 talent show will feature staff and faculty members,  including professors, alumni officers, and librarians will perform ...

New Gallery Exhibit Challenges Perception

Chase Shustack, Reporter

February 9, 2019

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

A chair made entirely of photographs. A picture of women riddled with bullet holes.  Plaster busts of human forms that contort and warp into bizarre forms at just a touch. These are just a few of the pieces  on display as part of the "Emerging Dimensions" exhibit in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery. The  installation is...

SLP Research Group Honored

SLP Research Group Honored

February 9, 2019

A research poster by a student-faculty research team in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology ...

Women’s Undefeated Basketball Team Faces Toughest Task Against DeSales

Women’s Undefeated Basketball Team Faces Toughest Task Against DeSales

Parker Abate, Reporter

January 18, 2019

Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

The women’s basketball team is off to the best start in program history after racking up 16 straight wi...

Understanding Through Dialogue at ‘Food for Thought’

Erin O'Brien, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Filed under News, On Campus Events

Students were thinking, but they weren't necessarily looking for answers at the "Food for Thought" event held  by the Department of Philosophy Nov. 27 in the McGowan Room of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library. The department holds the event twice each year, said philosophy professor Krisztnia Sajber. "Our goal is to provide a...

Team Wraps Up Playing ‘Champion Level Football’

Sierra Crane, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

The football team has ended its historic season by making history one more time. The team hosted its very first bowl game against Ursinus College Nov. 17. It is the first time in football history that a team has advanced beyond regular season play to a championship game. Ultimately, the Cougars lost 14-70. “It’s tough...

Center for Human Dignity Director Speaks Out After Temple Shooting

Michael Murphy, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

Shortly the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, a candlelight vigil was held at the Misericordia Chapel to honor the victims, and Stacy Gallin, Director for the Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Health and the Holocaust, played an important role in the service. "I decided that the best thing I could do...

Mysterious Relic Uncovered During Construction

Falon Nonnemacher, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

A stone tablet rescued from an campus construction site over the summer has been reunited with its historic roots. Bob Zavada, Director of Campus Safety and Security, removed the relic from the dirty site. “We had always noticed that there was a monument next to the flagpole, and it was in pretty bad shape, but you could...

Students, Faculty Strive to ‘Walk a Mile’

Kailene Nye, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Feature Story, News

Students and faculty hope to host the second annual "Walk A Mile" event next semester. The event, last held March 2011, involves men putting on high heels and walking to bring awareness to issues such as sexual assault, rape, and violence toward women. Participants are also encouraged to secure sponsors to raise money to donate...

Football Marks Historic Season

Sierra Crane, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports, Top Stories

The football team made history, ending regular season play 8-2.   The Cougars have had only one win in each of the past six seasons. This year players responded to the formidable challenge and lost only the first and last games of the season.    Mark Ross, head coach, said there is much cause for celebration.  Ross credit...

GLNS Club’s Voter Outreach a Success

Erin O'Brien and Nicole Giammarino

November 25, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

The Government Law and National Security club provided free shuttle service as part of the university's  "MU Leads the Vote" program to help students cast ballots in the mid-term election Nov. 6. “The shuttles met in front of Anderson. The shuttle ran every hour on the hour between 1 and 6,” said Hunter Glidewell, junior...

Safety Officers Train to Fight Opioid Emergencies

Michael Murphy, Reporter

November 8, 2018

Filed under Feature Story, News, Top Stories

Campus Safety are adding procedures and equipment in the fight against opioid abuse. Bob Zavada, Director of Campus Safety and Security, and other Campus Safety staffers received training in the use of Narcan, which is an opioid reversal drug, Zavada said. Narcan was supplied free of charge to all area college and university...

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