May 4, 2017

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Last minute change in commencement speaker

By LEJIA FENG With commencement at Gwynedd Mercy University only a week away there has been a key change in the program. The announced speaker Sr. Camille D’Arienzo pulled out because of a family illness. Now, Sr. Marie Michele Donnelly, RSM, who has served the Gwynedd Mercy University community in multiple roles, including as a […]

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March 29, 2017

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Top Five Reasons Students Drop out of College

By Greg Suggs Getting into college is the easy part, but finishing college is the true test. According to College Atlas, 30% of students drop out after their first year. Of the 320 million Americans, 70% will attend a four-year institution, but never graduate. So why is getting through college so hard? Here are five common […]

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February 12, 2017

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The Future of Education Under Trump

by Greg Suggs   Since the former reality TV show host was elected President in November, Trump has been inspiring many protests, worries, and much confusion in regards to the future of education in America. According to Ana Borruto and Grace Elletson, staff writer and assistant news editor of the Ithacan (Ithaca College), Donald Trump […]

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February 5, 2017

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Gwynedd Alum Wants a New Wallet

by Greg Suggs The Atlanta Falcons have been one of the fastest growing fan bases in American football, but one Gwynedd alum has a hysterical reason for his fandom. The Super Bowl is the biggest spectacle in American sports, and Troy Derek, class of 1990, is rooting for the underdog Falcons to defeat the dynamic […]

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December 10, 2016

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Finals Week brings Horror Stories

“I had a pregnancy scare the week before finals.” Finals suck. It’s the week of students everywhere crying, cramming and attempting to get their lives together before the semester is over. Getting through all the commotion and stress is hard enough, but throw in a missed alarm and students can really go over the edge. […]

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December 8, 2016

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Voices of Gwynedd Lights Voices in our Hearts!

  Gwynedd’s own Voices decked the halls with another winter classic! By: Christopher Stout Julia Ball Auditorium was packed for the special holiday performance. The audience ranged from excited children to serene senior citizens.  The atmosphere was like a typical Christmas Eve, filled with anticipation. An “Olde English Christmas” was about to begin. “The concert […]

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December 8, 2016

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Students Feel End of the Semester Pressure

By LAUREN MILLER It’s that time of year again. While most people are preparing for the holidays, college students are trying to keep their head above water to complete their final assignments and exams. At Gwynedd Mercy University, two reactions are most common: high levels of anxiety or a mentality that “it is what it […]

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December 8, 2016

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Essential Oils Meets Mercy Living on Campus

BY SARAH NEIMAN Guests in Gwynedd Mercy’s University Hall took a breather from the busy holiday season, and spent the afternoon relaxing with the tranquil aromas of peppermint, lavender, and frankincense essential oil blends. Volunteer guest instructor and 2008 Gwynedd Mercy alumna, Alyssa Walters, educated visitors about this alternative medicine’s healing benefits, while sharing her […]

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December 8, 2016

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Gwynedd Mercy Reacts to Trump’s Victory

By SAMANTHA CREIDLER The morning after November’s election, the mood on campus was uneasy and quiet as people absorbed the news of President Elect Donald Trump’s victory. Students report that there was barely any mention of the outcome in their classes from both classmates and professors, but the tension in the air was intense. Unlike […]

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December 8, 2016

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GMercyU Gives Thanks to Donors

By: James Emmanuel Johnson, III The financial support of benefactors helps to support student activities, various majors, and many others things here at Gywnedd Mercy University. That is why the main campus held its third-annual Thank a Donor Day in St. Bernard Hall on November 30th. The annual event was organized by Donor Communications & […]

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