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Senior Comm Student Places First at Keystones

Sierra Crane, Reporter

March 14, 2020

A senior mass communications and design major student placed first at the Keystone Media Awards for a photo story. Dominic Augustine was honored for his photography work on "The Drowsy Chaperone" presented by the Misericordia Players by the Keystone Awards, an annual journalism competition for college newspapers in Pennsylvania. “I...

University Brings Back Rotary Club

Mitchell Hall, Reporter

February 27, 2020

University officials made the decision to partner with the Dallas High School Rotary Club earlier this year in order to return a Rotary Club back to campus. The club’s advisors, Heather Fritz and Heidi Manning, along with the club’s president Madison Klopp, sophomore early childhood development and special education major,...

Student Engagement Brings Back Formal Dance

Student Engagement Brings Back Formal Dance

February 13, 2020

After years of debate, Student Engagement will bring back formal dances. The students and faculty...

Professors Host Book Signing for Award-Winning Book

Kailene Nye, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2020

They’ve taught a class together since 2008 and hosted a pop culture podcast since 2016. Now, they’ve accomplished an even bigger task — they've written a book together. Dr. Patrick Hamilton, associate professor of English, and Dr. Allan Austin, professor of history, have come together once again to co-write “All New,...

Impeachment Trials Impact GLNS Course

Impeachment Trials Impact GLNS Course

February 9, 2020

  Dr. Robert Williams, assistant professor for the government, law and national security program...

Botzman to Resign as President

Botzman to Resign as President

University Advancement/University of Mount Union

January 26, 2020

Thomas J.Botzman, Ph.D., president of Misericordia University, announced his intent to resign from that...

Misericordia Icon Passes Away

Misericordia Icon Passes Away

January 26, 2020

  Dr. Stanley J. Dudrick, M.D., F.A.C.S., a world-renowned medical pioneer and the Robert S....

Theatre Department to Bring Broadway Stars to Campus

Theatre Department to Bring Broadway Stars to Campus

Adam Myers, Web Editor

January 26, 2020

The Misericordia Theatre Department will present the “Celebrating the Stars” concert at 7 p.m. Feb....

Email Scam Reaches Misericordia

Email Scam Reaches Misericordia

January 26, 2020

Darcy Brodmerkl’s email was hacked over winter break and a fake email job offer was sent to students. The...

Misericordia to Become Smoke, Tobacco Free Campus

Bethany Jopling, Reporter

January 26, 2020

  University officials have decided to make the Misericordia campus smoke and tobacco free, effective July 2020. Smoking has been allowed on campus, as long as smokers are at least 20 feet from a building.  A recent decision by the Environmental Sustainability Committee, however, means students, faculty and staff...

Students Demand Explanation Of Comic Book Class’s Future

Students Demand Explanation Of Comic Book Class’s Future

December 13, 2019

An open forum about the future of the comic book class was held in the Catherine Evans McGowan room on...

Football Marks Another Successful Season

Football Marks Another Successful Season

November 26, 2019

The football team played its final game of the season Nov. 23 during the 2019 Mac-Centennial Bowl on...

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