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Is a Campus Food Pantry Needed?

Anita Holmes, Reporter

September 24, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, News

Student research sparked campus officials to investigate food insecurity among students and the possible need of a campus food pantry. After a student who had done research on food insecurity approached Sr. Jean Messaros, Vice President of Mercy Integration and Sr. Cindy March, Coordinator of the Initiative for Compassionat...

Science Building, Award to be Renamed After Church Scandal

Science Building, Award to be Renamed After Church Scandal

September 24, 2018

The science building and an honorary doctorate will be renamed after a grand jury report exposed bishops...

Students Pleased with Construction So Far

Students Pleased with Construction So Far

September 24, 2018

Major construction to the campus grounds is underway to prepare for construction of a new science building,...

Service by Design Seeks Members for Real World Work

Sierra Crane, Reporter

September 24, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, News

Service By Design is recruiting new members who want to learn about design, advertising, marketing and more and create media for real world clients in the community. Rachel Urbanowicz, assistant professor in the Department of Mass Communications and Design, is the advisor for Service By Design. She said there are only two peo...

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...

New Dean of the College of Business

New Dean of the College of Business

Michael Murphy, Reporter

September 24, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

The university community is welcoming Dr. Charles Richardson, Dean of the College of Business. Richardson...

RAs, RDs Train for Students’ Safety

Falon Nonnemacher, Reporter

May 25, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, News, Top Stories

Student safety is a growing concern after recent school shootings, but Resident Assistants stay up-to-date on training to keep students safe. An RA is usually the first staff member to respond to an incident in the residence halls. Staff are trained to handle a wide range of dangerous situations. “The training ranges from re...

Shuttle Malfunction Resolved

Amanda Montigney and Annette Ritzko

May 25, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, News

There was no break in shuttle service after one vehicle broke down, only minor inconveniences to students, officials say. One of the main shuttles that hauls students to and from Passan Hall returned to full-working order in April after an unexpected engine malfunction that left it unusable for close to three weeks. April Hin...

Ministry Wakes from Hiatus

Annette Ritzko, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, News

Renewed student interest is reviving the Students for Life ministry after a hiatus. The Students for Life Ministry, which is part of Campus Ministry, will restart after over a year without a leader,  said Christine Somers, Director of Campus Ministry. “What seemed to happen with the group is that it fizzled because...

Students, Faculty, Hemingway are Headed to Paris

Students, Faculty, Hemingway are Headed to Paris

May 25, 2018

Students and faculty shared papers they will present at a summer conference in Paris. The April event in Mercy...

Multicultural Club to Expand Outreach, Recruiting Strategies

Multicultural Club to Expand Outreach, Recruiting Strategies

May 25, 2018

Multicultural Club leaders question a decrease in membership and seek to grow it. The club once had over...

Student Performers Stayed in Sync

Kailene Nye, Reporter

May 2, 2018

Filed under News, On Campus Events

Students from Cougar Radio hosted a Lip Sync Battle to generate interest in campus events and promote the Department of Mass Communications and Design. Samantha Midkiff, senior Mass Communications and Design major and event organizer, had spread the word about the April 12 event with flyers and social media posts. Two ac...

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