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Wakeboarding Makes Waves

April 1, 2008

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Image via Wikipedia By Barry Strauss Staff Writer Summer is right around the corner, and here in NEPA there is more beauty locked away in the spruce trees and mountainous landscapes then meets the eye.  Just ask Trevor Bartholom...

Heidi Wolfsberger: Olympics 2008 Hopeful

April 1, 2008

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By Jack Trapani Sports Editor Heidi Wolfsberger, the assistant cross country coach at Marywood University, recently qualified for Olympic Trials. She earned this merit by competing in her first marathon, the Philadelphia Marathon. Her finishing time was 2:44:03, which is under the Olympic Trial qualifyin...

Pacer Profile: Will Roerden

March 1, 2008

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By Colleen Spring Staff Writer Freshman Will Roerden of Warwick, NY has played lacrosse for seven years. For the Pacers, his position is attack. What are some team goals? Roerden: To have a winning season, and win the co...

New Classes Are Shaping Up MU

February 29, 2008

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By Carly Catalano Staff Writer At Marywood University there are a lot of activities offered in the new gym’s dance studio. Whether you enjoy slow, soothing yoga or more strenuous muscle toning, the gym offers an opportunity...

Moving to the Beat With the Dance Ensemble

February 1, 2008

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By Carly Catalano Staff Writer Dancing is a part of Marywood University that many people haven’t been exposed to yet. Marywood has a dance minor that is on its way up in the communications department. This is the perfect minor...

Ruda Makes History With Soccer Award

February 1, 2008

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By Susanna Kappanadze Staff Writer Women’s soccer junior captain, Marissa Ruda, has made Marywood history. Last month, the center midfielder from Athens, PA became the first Marywood soccer player to be honored as a Natio...