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Q&A With Dolores Nolan

April 1, 2010
Filed under News

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager/Entertainment Editor On Wednesday, April 21 at 3:00 PM in the Media Center, Marywood will get to welcome back one of its own as part of the Communication Arts Department’s panel discussion, The Changing Art of Communications: Bringing The Vision of the Futur...

The Wood Word Launches Website

April 1, 2010
Filed under News

By Amanda Toth, Editor-in-Chief Mandy Boyle, Advertising Sales Manager/Entertainment Editor The Wood Word is proud to announce the coming to fruition of a project that has been just a proposal for quite some time: The Wood Word is going online! The capstone of the Communication Arts Department is Seni...

A Letter From the Editor

April 1, 2010
Filed under Opinion

Dear Marywood Community, As a graduating Editor-in-Chief, I feel obligated to write an open letter to thank those who have made it such a pleasure for me to attend Marywood. I am honored to have served you this past year, and it certainly has been a learning experience. To President Sister Anne Munley,...

Marywood University String Project Wins National Award

March 1, 2010
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager/Entertainment Editor When Sophie Till received an email about winning the American String Teachers Association (ASTA) String Project of the Year Award, she was shocked to say the least. “I actually found out on accident,” said Till with a warm laugh. Till, a mem...

Microfinance: An Answer to Global Poverty?

February 1, 2010
Filed under Uncategorized

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager/Entertainment Editor When Bangladeshi economist Muhammad Yunus and his Grameen Bank were honored with the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, the world was introduced to a new way of thinking when it came to financing the entrepreneurial spirit. Grameen Bank in Bangladesh...

The Art of the Brick Debuts at The Everhart Museum

February 1, 2010
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager/Entertainment Editor The Everhart Museum is about to build up an exhibit that's sure to get you remembering those days when you spent hours in your room playing with wonderful little plastic blocks. The Art of Brick, a new exhibit set to open on February 5, 2010,...

Ice Under the Big Top: Clarks Summit Festival of Ice

February 1, 2010
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager/Entertainment Editor Enjoying winter weather can be challenging, especially if you're stuck inside because of the temperatures. Not to worry. In Northeastern Pennsylvania, there's one event that's cooler than cool – and I'm not just talking about the temperature. ...

10 Dates for Under $10

December 1, 2009
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager/Entertainment Editor You know the feeling all too well - an empty wallet. While being strapped for cash isn't exactly the best way to go through college, that doesn't mean that you can't still enjoy things like spending time with friends or even going on a date....

Is All the World A-Twitter?

November 1, 2009
Filed under Opinion

Image via Wikipedia By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager/Entertainment Editor I confess. I'm one of them. I @ reply, retweet and Follow Friday. But what exactly does that all mean? Well, to start out with, I'm one of millions of other people on Twitter, a social networking and microblogging site that has the world, well, "a-twitter" over how ...

How Do You Use Social Media?

November 1, 2009
Filed under Lifestyles

By Lauren Smith Publicity Director/Lifestyles Editor Right now, you might be thinking to yourself, "What the heck is social media?" I'm sure if someone asked you what Twitter or Facebook is, unless you've been living under a rock for the past five or so years, you could probably give them a crude explanation of th...

Artist Seeks Beauty in the Everyday

October 1, 2009
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager/Entertainment Editor Day to Day, a collection of photographs by artist Ivana Pavelka, is on display in the Shields Center for Visual Arts' Suraci Gallery from September 18 through October 18 and will depict a variety of objects and locations that are part of ...

Looking for Something To Do This Weekend?

October 1, 2009
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Mandy Boyle Advertising Sales Manager/Entertainment Editor Chances are, if you're like most students, you'd like to get out and have a little fun this weekend. But what if you're not from Scranton? What if you're not sure where to go? What if you're strapped for cash and don't feel like heading...