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Administration submits follow-up report after 2017 Middle States accreditation

Rachel Looker, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2017

Marywood administrators submitted a follow-up report today required by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The university met all 14 standards for accreditation...

Recent News Stories

Campus comes together to celebrate President Sr. Mary Persico’s birthday

Campus comes together to celebrate President Sr. Mary Persico’s birthday

November 30, 2017

Students, faculty and staff gathered in the Learning Commons for a surprise birthday party to celebrate Marywood President Sr. Mary Persico, IHM, Ed. D. Persico...

Administration, task force takes action after armed student incident

Administration, task force takes action after armed student incident

November 30, 2017

After last month’s incident with an armed student on campus, Marywood President Sr. Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D formed a task force centered around safet...

From farm to Rotunda: Annual Christmas tree ceremony comes to light again

Alex Weidner, Managing Editor

December 8, 2017

The Marywood community gathers in the Rotunda every year in early December for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. There’s a lot more that goes into planning the ...

Marywood held its first ‘Wear a Hijab Day’

Marywood held its first ‘Wear a Hijab Day’

November 30, 2017

Talking to Strangers: Honesty, Interrupted

Talking to Strangers: Honesty, Interrupted

November 22, 2017

Group Spotlight: Marywood Reads

Group Spotlight: Marywood Reads

November 22, 2017

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OPINION: Don’t fear the ‘Nog

Vanessa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017

Christmas is approaching fast, but do you know what the day before is? It’s National Eggnog Day. (It’s Christmas Eve too, but National Eggnog Day is way more important.) For...

Our Opinion: We feel betrayed

Our Opinion: We feel betrayed

December 8, 2017

What A Weird World! Donald Trump end-of-the-year round-up

What A Weird World! Donald Trump end-of-the-year round-up

December 6, 2017

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Athletic Director confirms Marywood’s departure from the Colonial States Athletic Conference

John Ferraro, Sports Editor

December 13, 2017

Marywood University is departing the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) after 25 years. Director of Athletics and Recreation Dr. Mary Jo Gunning appeared on TV-Marywood’s...

HEAD TO HEAD: Are Super Teams killing the NBA?

HEAD TO HEAD: Are Super Teams killing the NBA?

December 12, 2017

Nicolo: "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em” mentality needs to stop. There are few things m...

Sports Talk Ep. 3: It’s time to legalize sports wagering in America

Sports Talk Ep. 3: It’s time to legalize sports wagering in America

December 4, 2017

Asst. Sports Editor Nicolo Manzo says legalizing sports gambling will cut corruption.

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Recent Sports Scores
  • Sunday, November 26

    Men's Basketball

    Marywood University Pacers 87 - King's College 80

  • Saturday, November 25

    Men's Basketball

    Marywood University Pacers 74 - Wilkes University 64

  • Tuesday, November 21

    Women's Basketball

    Marywood University Pacers 53 - University of Scranton 76

  • Tuesday, November 21

    Men's Basketball

    Marywood University Pacers 71 - Neumann University 84

  • Saturday, November 18

    Women's Basketball

    Marywood University Pacers 74 - King's College 77

  • Friday, November 17

    Women's Basketball

    Marywood University Pacers 59 - Wilkes University 70

  • Wednesday, November 15

    Men's Basketball

    Marywood University Pacers 80 - Penn State Lehigh Valley 69

  • Sunday, November 12

    Women's Soccer

    Marywood University Pacers 0 - #2 Springfield College 5

  • Saturday, November 11

    Women's Soccer

    Marywood University Pacers 9 - #3 The City College of New York 1

  • Saturday, November 4

    Women's Soccer

    Marywood University Pacers 1 - #3 Cabrini University 2

On Screen S. 3 Ep. 14: “Oy with the poodles, already!”

December 7, 2017

In the final episode of season three of "On Screen," host Dylan Wright talks about one of his favorite shows: "Gilmore Girls."

On Screen Promo: Another Year in the Life

December 6, 2017

Tune in to "On Screen" this Thursday at noon to hear host Dylan Wright talk about Gilmore Girls.

Popcorn Picks Review: “Coco” joins the ranks of Pixar’s best

Popcorn Picks Review: “Coco” joins the ranks of Pixar’s best

December 3, 2017

Professor Charles Gorden’s original play performed at Sargent Theatre

Professor Charles Gorden’s original play performed at Sargent Theatre

December 3, 2017

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