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Society for Collegiate Journalists inducts founding members

April 3, 2011

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The founding members of the Marywood University chapter of the Society of Collegiate Journalists! Front row (L to R): Jeremy Barket, Mandy Boyle, Elysabethe Brown, Owen Karoscik, Vincent Mecca, Shane Ostroski, and Joseph Petro. Back ...

Top 5 things to do on a snow day

April 3, 2011

Filed under Lifestyles

Molly Boylan Staff Writer There is nothing like a snow day. It is a wonderful surprise when waking up to the text message stating that all classes are cancelled for the day. But what is one to do with an unexpected day of freedom?...

New social network combines work and pleasure

December 20, 2010

Filed under Lifestyles

Tiffany Saar Staff Writer Facebook has been in most college students’ lives for at least five years. It has been for fun, and talking to people that we do not see on a regular basis. Sometimes Facebook is a big distraction to our w...

Parking continues to cause problems

December 20, 2010

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Alison Trautmann Editor-in-Chief The Wood Word published an article about the parking situation at Marywood in the October issue of the paper. Feedback to the arti­cle revealed that the issue was not covered as thoroughly as readers ...

Events on weekends at Marywood

November 18, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Image via Wikipedia Tatim Brace Staff Writer Picture yourself roaming around campus on a Friday evening after classes. Your life is temporarily stress-free after the school week has finished. You’re excited to hang out wi...

Anime Club looking for new members

November 18, 2010

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Vincent Mecca Staff Writer Students who are looking for a club to join should check out Anime Club, which formed last year. The club is looking for new members and people to partake in events they are holding. According to...

Sell-back dates at bookstore and drop/add dates conflict, cause frustration

November 17, 2010

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By Keaton Fedak Staff Writer Those who visited the bookstore this year on September 3 faced madness as students piled in to bring back any of their unneeded fall semester books by the return deadline. But, those students ...

Annual Family Weekend brings more than 250 families to campus

November 17, 2010

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Kendra Rafferty Staff Writer Marywood hosted the annual Family Weekend event for students and their families on October 1-3. The event brough together the Marywood community so parents could visit and tour the university while...

Marywood and Holy Cross High School partner for scholars program

November 17, 2010

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Lisa Piccolo Staff Writer Marywood has partnered with Holy Cross High School in Dunmore for a new scholars program, which will allow Holy Cross students to take advanced-level and college-credit courses at Marywood. The program...

Let Your Voice Be Heard

November 17, 2010

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Image via Wikipedia Nicholas Pesarcik Public Affairs Officer ‘13 The Undergraduate Student Government Association continues working hard through the halfway point of the semester and has made good progress towards accomplishing their g...

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country

October 7, 2010

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Image by Fatty Tuna via Flickr Dave Scarnato Staff Writer When you envision running in a race, all you can picture is the finish line. But, the obstacle of getting to that line is running the race itself. Finishing (or ev...

Give to Gain: Fall Service Trips

October 5, 2010

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Danielle Walker Staff Writer Sometimes when we think of community service we think of helping the elderly or preparing meals for the less fortunate. How about defining community service as productively using a few days from y...