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Players Present ‘Nicholas Nickleby

Zoe LaPorte, Multimedia Editor

November 8, 2018

'A coming-of-age tale filled with laughs, tears, and life lessons, the Players will perform “Nicholas Nickleby,” a full-length adaptation  of the Charles Dickens novel, by Tim Kelly in November. The cast of nearly 25 actors have rehearsed since the beginning of September. Now, with less than a week until show time, the...

Game Preview: Misericordia Vs. Albright

Mitchell Micale, Reporter

November 3, 2018

It’s week 10 of the College football season and the Misericordia Cougars are (7-1) and (6-0) in Conference play. Currently, they are tied for first alongside Delaware Valley once again, but with their last game versus King’s College it is has guaranteed that the Cougars will play a 11th game. This game could be a bowl game...

Friends of Library to Tell Uniquely American Tale

Friends of Library to Tell Uniquely American Tale

Iana Davis, Reporter

October 23, 2018

The Friends of the Library invites students to learn about the inspiring life journey of Iran Fahmy Oct....

More Cows, Corndogs Wanted

More Cows, Corndogs Wanted

Isaac Glidewell, Reporter

October 23, 2018

University officials plan to further increase ticket sales for the annual Bloomsburg Fair because tickets...

Scholarship Requires Rigorous Service, Leadership

Michael Murphy, Reporter

October 23, 2018

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...

Camp site on Coffee Cup Wins at Starbucks

Camp site on Coffee Cup Wins at Starbucks

Erin O'Brien, Reporter

October 23, 2018

Metz Culinary Management provided prize options for the  Starbucks cup design competition this semester,...

Professor/Actor Makes ‘Art for Social Justice’ and Fun

Kailene Nye, Reporter

October 8, 2018

Dr. Alicia Nordstrom, professor of psychology and chair of the psychology department is a fairly well accomplished actress on both stage and screen. The clinical psychologist found her passion for theatre and acting during middle school. “I took a drama class and I just really fell in love with it,” she said. She said...

Is a Campus Food Pantry Needed?

Anita Holmes, Reporter

September 24, 2018

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 23, 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 23, 2018

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 23, 2018

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

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