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Cougar Radio is Getting Louder

Cougar Radio is Getting Louder

Destiny Anderson, Reporter

October 4, 2016

Cougar Radio staffers are attempting to gain more listeners, and staffers and students alike believe...

Students enjoy a meal  in the John and Mary Metz dining hall.

Meal Plan Options Streamlined

April 21, 2016

The university is adding multiple meal plan choices and streamlining the Cougar points system. Starting...

Students enjoy the new and improved John and Mary Metz Dining Hall featuring new chairs, tables, lights, flooring and painting.

Renovations: Yay or Nay?

April 21, 2016

Students have mixed opinions about renovations to the cafeteria in Banks, even though the design was...

Officials: Security Checkpoints Ensure Safety

Sean Lynch, Reporter

April 21, 2016

Students may have noticed a scene similar to a DUI checkpoint just inside the archway in early April: Campus Safety officers stopping vehicles for inspection. The checkpoint wasn’t about finding drivers under the influence. It’s purpose was to check vehicle registrations, said Campus Safety Supervisor Ruth Anderika. Anderika...

Misericordia's Mike Comerford (21) batting, at Tambur Field, Misericordia Univesity on Thursday, March 24, 2016 in Dallas, PA.

Baseball Regulations Force Players to Tweak Game

April 21, 2016

Baseball players and coaches are adjusting to new bat restrictions and ball changes. The NCAA put restrictions...

I Played Little League Once: Basketball: Battle of the Decades?

Sean Lynch

Sean Lynch, Reporter

April 21, 2016

With the Golden State Warriors on the brink of surpassing the ’95-’96 Chicago Bulls for wins in a...

Officials Seek and Use Student Feedback

Alivia Plevyak, Reporter

April 21, 2016

School officials are seeking and using student feedback for decisions they make regarding everything from new amenities to the kinds of events and activities held on campus. Officials state that surveys, evaluations, conferences, and committees  are just some of the ways in which they receive student feedback. According to...

Gombita signs a ball for a young child after the game.

Globetrotter Gombita Wins

March 23, 2016

   Sophomore communications major and basketball trickster Mike Gombita showed off his skills as the firs...

I Played Little League Once: Can Baseball Win Conference Title?

Sean Lynch

Sean Lynch, Reporter

March 23, 2016

   The baseball team finished with a 5-3 overall record in  its eight game Clemente Cup series in Puerto...

Students can win reserved campus parking spots as part of a contest benefiting the Occupational Therapy 470 class.

Parking Spots Up For Grabs

March 23, 2016

   Students can win reserved campus parking spots as part of a contest benefiting the Occupational T...

Crews spread more than 280 tons of rock salt last year. So far this year, crews have used only 68 tons of rock salt to treat the sidewalks around campus, said Mark Van Etten, Director of Facilities and Auxiliary Services.

Little Snowfall Means Big Savings For University

March 23, 2016

   During a normal Northeastern Pennsylvania winter, the beginning of the spring semester is plagued ...

SGA to Make Fridays Phone-Free

Every Friday at lunch in the Metz Dinning Hall,  SGA members will designate a “Phone Zone” on each table. Students are challenged to place their phones in the “Phone Zone” while they eat and not use them until they are ready to leave.

Highlander Staff Reports

March 23, 2016

   Could you endure an entire cafeteria meal without looking at your phone? That’s what the Student...

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