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Orientation 2017 numbers parallel trend in enrollment

Orientation 2017 numbers parallel trend in enrollment

Jessica Bonacci, Multimedia Editor

Even a bit of rain couldn’t stop incoming freshmen and their families from attending orientation on July 14 and 15. More than 400 students attended this year’s orientation,...

July 27, 2017

Recent News Stories

NEWS BRIEF: New Board of Trustees members elected

NEWS BRIEF: New Board of Trustees members elected

July 13, 2017

Four new board members have recently been elected to serve on Marywood’s Board of Trustees, according to a press release issued by the university on June 27. The newly elected board members are as fol...

NEWS BRIEF: Speech-language-hearing chapter receives gold honors

NEWS BRIEF: Speech-language-hearing chapter receives gold honors

July 13, 2017

Marywood’s chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) earned gold chapter honors for the third year in a row by the...

Sr. John Says: Positivity, students, and social advocacy

Sr. John Says: Positivity, students, and social advocacy

Paul Capoccia, Community Editor

With the spring semester over, Sr. John Southwick, IHM, assistant director of Campus Ministry, sat down with The Wood Word to discuss her feelings on positivity, Marywood...

May 18, 2017

Counseling Center sheds light on sexual assault awareness

Counseling Center sheds light on sexual assault awareness

May 2, 2017

Marywood SALD hosts first leadership awards ceremony

Marywood SALD hosts first leadership awards ceremony

April 30, 2017

Group Spotlight: Caritas Club

Group Spotlight: Caritas Club

April 28, 2017

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OPINION: Neo-Nazis are domestic terrorists and need to be treated as such

OPINION: Neo-Nazis are domestic terrorists and need to be treated as such

Alex Weidner, Managing Editor

It’s been 72 years since World War II ended with the fall of Nazi Germany and the Third Reich. And yet some people today proudly stand as white supremacists, shamelessly...

August 17, 2017

New advertisement lacks cultural awareness

New advertisement lacks cultural awareness

June 27, 2017

Our Opinion: Marywood shows improvement, earns a C on report card

Our Opinion: Marywood shows improvement, earns a C on report card

May 24, 2017

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NHL holds first expansion draft in 17 years

NHL holds first expansion draft in 17 years

Nicolo Manzo, Asst. Sports Editor

The National Hockey League’s (NHL) newest team, the Vegas Golden Knights, finally has a roster. The NHL held an expansion draft at the future home of the Golden Knights,...

June 28, 2017

Analysis: Three key takeaways from the Pens’ Stanley Cup victory

Analysis: Three key takeaways from the Pens’ Stanley Cup victory

June 21, 2017

There are few things in sports more enthralling than the National Hockey League’s...

ANALYSIS: NBA Finals Preview: Cavs v. Dubs, The Trilogy

ANALYSIS: NBA Finals Preview: Cavs v. Dubs, The Trilogy

May 31, 2017

Eighty-two regular season games. Forty-five Russell Westbrook triple-doubles....

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Saturday, May 6

    Women's Lacrosse

    Marywood University Pacers 9 - Cabrini University 20

  • Saturday, May 6

    Baseball

    Marywood University Pacers 10 - Gwynedd Mercy University 9

  • Saturday, May 6

    Baseball

    Marywood University Pacers 2 - Gwynedd Mercy University 8

  • Saturday, May 6

    Softball

    Marywood University Pacers 2 - Immaculata University 3

  • Saturday, May 6

    Men's Lacrosse

    Marywood University Pacers 6 - Cabrini University 18

  • Friday, May 5

    Baseball

    Marywood University Pacers 6 - Gwynedd Mercy University 15

  • Thursday, May 4

    Softball

    Marywood University Pacers 1 - Cabrini University 13

  • Wednesday, May 3

    Women's Lacrosse

    Marywood University Pacers 20 - Neumann University 4

  • Monday, May 1

    Baseball

    Marywood University Pacers 4 - University of Scranton 6

  • Saturday, April 29

    Baseball

    Marywood University Pacers 17 - Cabrini University 7

Broadway Review: “Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812”

Broadway Review: “Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812”

Bethany Wade, Photography Editor

Who knew 19th century Russia could be so dramatic? “Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812” is a musical based on a 70-page section of Leo Tolstoy’s “War and...

August 22, 2017

Popcorn Picks Review: “Atomic Blonde”

Popcorn Picks Review: “Atomic Blonde”

Bethany Wade, Photography Editor

With the fall of the Berlin Wall as its backdrop, “Atomic Blonde” takes place in the underground spy world as MI6 sends agent Lorraine Broughton to find a list of agents...

July 31, 2017

Popcorn Picks Review: “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

Popcorn Picks Review: “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

July 25, 2017

“Doctor Who” casts first female Doctor

“Doctor Who” casts first female Doctor

July 21, 2017

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