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Student’s One Act Play Explores Relationships

Student’s One Act Play Explores Relationships

December 13, 2018

An Honors student's one-act play is set for a formal performance next semester. Adam Ercolani , senior...

Center for Human Dignity Director Speaks Out After Temple Shooting

Michael Murphy, Reporter

December 13, 2018

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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...

Mysterious Relic Uncovered During Construction

Falon Nonnemacher, Reporter

December 13, 2018

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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...

Multi-Talented Faculty Member Joins Mass Com and Design

Multi-Talented Faculty Member Joins Mass Com and Design

Iana Davis, Reporter

December 13, 2018

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A former accountant with an MBA and experience working for major corporations is teaching video production...

Student Discovered Ancestry with Multicultural Club

Iana Davis, Reporter

November 25, 2018

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Multicultural club members are credited with helping a member discover her heritage. New member Tatiana Dorner was a foster child who was unaware of her background. When she told the club, Iana Davis, a member and junior mass communications and design major, decided to lend a hand in searching for the long overdue answers. Davis...

Football Marks Historic Season

Sierra Crane, Reporter

November 25, 2018

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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 cre...

GLNS Club’s Voter Outreach a Success

Erin O'Brien and Nicole Giammarino

November 25, 2018

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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...

Lock Down Reveals More MU Alert Sign-Ups Needed

Zoe LaPorte, Multimedia Editor

November 8, 2018

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Students hunkered down and sought refuge according to instructions during the year's second emergency lock down in October. But not everyone got the emergency alert message, said Robert Zavada, Director of Campus Safety and Security. “Certain places were really buttoned down tight, and people took interest in doing [the...

Safety Officers Train to Fight Opioid Emergencies

Michael Murphy, Reporter

November 8, 2018

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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...

Tennis Team is Smashing Preseason

Sierra Crane, Reporter

November 8, 2018

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The women’s tennis team is loving the preseason after a special game experience  at the United States Tennis Association  National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York Jack Monick, head tennis coach, says it was a privilege to take the women there to play. “It’s a really great opportunity,” he said. The team...

Players Present ‘Nicholas Nickleby

Zoe LaPorte, Multimedia Editor

November 8, 2018

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'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...

Friends of Library to Tell Uniquely American Tale

Friends of Library to Tell Uniquely American Tale

Iana Davis, Reporter

October 23, 2018

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

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