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MU’s only Coffeehouse gives students a chance to shine

MU’s only Coffeehouse gives students a chance to shine

Bethany Wade, Asst. Photography Editor
February 19
Filed under Community

For one night only this semester, Student Activities Crew (SAC) gave Marywood students a chance to perform on stage. Students and faculty attended SAC’s MU Coffeehouse and Open Mic Night in the Fireplace Lounge on Thursday evening. SAC members usually hold multiple coffeehouse nights in past...

Marywood students open up anonymously for the first time

Marywood students open up anonymously for the first time

Kaitlin Korgeski, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Community

Marywood Student Activities Crew (SAC) welcomed guest speaker Jordan Axani to a SAC event called “What’s Your Big Lie?” on Wednesday, Feb. 8. The event encouraged students to open up anonymously about their deepest secrets. Students anonymously texted their biggest secrets to a phone number...

Group Spotlight: Pour Four

Group Spotlight: Pour Four

Hannah Moore, Asst. Community Editor
February 8
Filed under Community, Group Spotlight

A musical group named Pour Four has become well-known on campus over the past year for being the first and only saxophone quartet at Marywood. Kelsey Hopkins, a sophomore arts administration major with a music primary and art secondary, Taylor Morgan, a freshman music education major, Harlow Alexander,...

Bayleaf Live features student art and literature

Bayleaf Live features student art and literature

Brooke Williams, Community Editor
February 7
Filed under A Top Stories, Community, Featured Multimedia

Members of the Marywood community gathered in the Archives Area of the Learning Commons on Monday, Feb. 6 at 9 p.m. for the second annual Bayleaf Live art exhibit and literature reading. Marywood’s art and literature publication, “The Bayleaf,” features student artwork and literature pieces...

Students participate in personalized retreat for busy people

Students participate in personalized retreat for busy people

Brooke Williams, Community Editor
February 3
Filed under Community

A common sentiment heard by Sr. Mindy Welding, IHM, director of vocations for Sisters of IHM, and Fr. Don Williams, vocation director of the Diocese of Scranton, regarding retreats is “I’m too busy.” Last week, Campus Ministry held a retreat specifically for these busy members of the Marywood...

Late night SAC event livens up Latour

Late night SAC event livens up Latour

Stephanie Leone, Contributer
January 30
Filed under Community

Marywood’s Student Activities Committee (SAC) held Midnight Bingo in the Latour Room last Thursday night. Students had the chance to win prizes, which included bluetooth headphones, a Keurig coffeemaker, tabletop air hockey, gift cards, a Fitbit and more. Although most people were not lucky enough...

Alumni Spotlight: Tony Rodriguez ‘14

Alumni Spotlight: Tony Rodriguez ‘14

Brooke Williams, Community Editor
January 29
Filed under A Top Stories, Community

Marywood alumnus Tony Rodriguez achieved various successes in the illustration industry since graduating from the “Get Your Master’s with the Masters” arts program in 2014. After receiving his Master of Fine Arts in illustration and design, Rodriquez freelanced for less than a year before seeking...

SAC holds Fire and Ice Fest as semester kickoff

SAC holds Fire and Ice Fest as semester kickoff

Rachael Eyler, Multimedia Editor
January 23
Filed under A Top Stories, Community

The 2017 spring semester started with a bang as the Student Activities Crew (SAC) held the Fire and Ice Fest on Thursday, Jan. 19. The Fire and Ice Fest featured a live ice carving demonstration, a fire throwing show and warm treats to enjoy while gathering around a bonfire with friends. ...

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony lights up the holiday season

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony lights up the holiday season

Hannah Moore and Aaron Riley
December 12
Filed under A Top Stories, Community, Featured Multimedia

The annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony brought holiday cheer to the Marywood campus last Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. Students, faculty and community members gathered around the Christmas tree in the Liberal Arts Center filling both floors of the Rotunda in order to celebrate this tradition....

Sr. John Says Feature Part 3: The LGBT Community and Catholicism

Sr. John Says Feature Part 3: The LGBT Community and Catholicism

Amanda Duncklee, Community Editor
December 8
Filed under Community, Featured Multimedia, Sister John says...

This article is the third and final installment of a three-piece feature about Sr. John, IHM, assistant director of Campus Ministry. This portion revolves around Sr. John’s feelings toward the LGBT community, her role as an ally and her involvement in Scranton’s Big Gay StorySlam. *** In recent...

Comm Arts students celebrate the First Amendment with Freedom Week

Comm Arts students celebrate the First Amendment with Freedom Week

Hannah Moore, Community Staff Writer
December 7
Filed under Community

The students of the Communications Ethics & Law class hosted Freedom Week to educate Marywood students about the First Amendment last week. According to a flyer for the event, students presented the events of the week under the sponsorship of the Communication Arts department to teach students...

Sr. John Says Feature Part 2: The Origins of Sr. John Says

Sr. John Says Feature Part 2: The Origins of Sr. John Says

Amanda Duncklee, Community Editor
December 7
Filed under Community, Featured Multimedia, Sister John says...

This article is the second installment of a three-piece feature about Sr. John, IHM, assistant director of Campus Ministry. This portion revolves around Sr. John’s column, the origins of Sr. John Says and what Sr. John learns from the Marywood students. *** Sr. John Says is a popular column in the Community section of The Wood Word in which Sr. J...