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Will Women’s History Month Events Grow?

Kailene Nye, Reporter

April 25, 2019

Filed under News, Top Stories

Faculty from multiple departments are celebrating after wrapping up events marking Women’s History Month at the end of March, and they are planning for next year's celebration of women. Professors in departments such as English and History collaborated to put on events, including a poetry reading, a "Women’s Issues" forum, ...

Gov. Wolf Praises Women with Children

Gov. Wolf Praises Women with Children

March 21, 2019

Pa. Governor Tom Wolf made a special appearance to Campus Feb. 8 to promote the Women with Children program. Wolf...

Multicultural and Ally Join Forces

Kailene Nye, Reporter

March 21, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, News, Top Stories

Students in the Ally and Multicultural Clubs collaborated to host an event in celebration of Black History Month. Members ran a discussion panel on black LGBTQ+ culture Feb. 27. Kayli Boyes, junior occupational therapy major and the Communication Coordinator for Ally said this was not the first time the two clubs have...

Misericordia Ain’t Got Talent?

Chase Shustack, Reporter

March 21, 2019

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Cougar Radio’s Staff Talent Show has been cancelled due to lack of student and faculty participation. Response for the Feb. 7 show was minimal, and organizers moved back the date by a few weeks to await additional responses. No acts signed up, and two out of seven scheduled acts backed out due to a scheduling error. With...

Multiple Events Planned to Mark Women’s History Month

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, On Campus Events, Top Stories

A symposium  of faculty and students' creative works is the center of multiple events and festivities as Women’s History Month events unfold. “It is a showcase of student, staff and faculty work on women,” said Rebecca Steinberger, Professor of English, “and it’s going to give a diverse perspective. So, for example,...

FarMU Fights Food Insecurity

Zoe Laporte, Multimedia Editor

February 24, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Feature Story, News, Top Stories

It was the first sunny day in what felt like a year-long rain storm. The farm smelled like manure, the horses neighed quietly in the distance, and the sun shined down on a group of people. A Misericordia University student studying business administration walked across the muddy ground, surrounded by other students from Marywood...

Recruiting is on for Esports Coaches, Players

Recruiting is on for Esports Coaches, Players

February 24, 2019

The university is forming an esports team. Esports, or competitive video gaming, is a popular activity...

Competition Underway for Sister Mary Glennon Scholarship

Competition Underway for Sister Mary Glennon Scholarship

February 24, 2019

A group of faculty and administrators is in the process of choosing six incoming students for a full...

‘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 Ally/Multicultural Club Coordinator Plans Campus-Wide Collaboration

Kailene Nye, Reporter

February 9, 2019

Filed under Campus Life, Feature Story, Top Stories

Faculty and students are welcoming Linh Nguyena, who took over as the new Manager of Multicultural and Inclusion Initiatives at beginning of the spring semester. Nguyen is filling the former position of Multicultural Outreach Coordinator, which dealt primarily with advising students. The new title, however, allows her to...

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...

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