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The University of Mount Union, founded in 1846, is a four-year, private institution grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union offers an array of broad-based and career-specific undergraduate and graduate programs to its 2,200 students who experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation. Among members of the 2012 graduating class, 98% of survey respondents started a degree-required career or were accepted to graduate school, all in an average of 20 days after graduation. Ranked as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, the University is committed to providing a student-centered approach and an exceptional educational experience, as evidenced by its mission to prepare students for fulfilling lives, meaningful work and responsible citizenship. The University’s 115-acre campus is located in Alliance, Ohio, 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh, and more than $100 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities throughout the course of the past decade.


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RecycleMania 2017

By:  Mallory Glenn

Screen Shot 2017-02-08 at 1.52.08 PMWhat if I told you that you could improve your recycling habits for eight easy payments of $0.00?

RecycleMania begins on February 5th and will span 8 weeks, concluding on April 1st. Mount Union …

How You (and Peanut Butter) Can Help The Local Community

By: Rachel Brumenschenkel

As the holiday season comes to a close, it is still important to remember to give to others. That’s why Mount Union’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is giving the campus community …

What Does the New President-Elect Mean for Climate Change?

By:  Sophia Ramsey, Green Raider

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One of the things we need to look at when we get a new President is their policy on climate change and climate action. Why? Well, there are a lot of reasons, honestly. But we’ll …

Before, During and After the Interview: The Diary of an Internship Expert Part Two

As the job market grows more and more competitive, internships are becoming a very valuable asset to any resume. Many employers want potential applicants to have a few years of experience before they’ll hire them, and internships are a great

Food Waste in a World with Cafeteria Trays

By:  Sophie Ramsey, Green Raider

Everybody loves a good buffet. When we get out of class, it’s natural to feel giddy about the many options AVI has to offer. Sandwich? Might as well. Homestyle station has cheesy potatoes? Let’s go. …

A Tale of “Big Kid” Beginnings: The Diary of an Internship Expert Part One

As the job market grows more and more competitive, internships are becoming a very valuable asset to any resume. Many employers want potential applicants to have a few years of experience before they’ll hire them, and internships are a great

The Scary Truth About PLASTIC

By Mallory Glenn, Green Raider

Did you know that during the last decade, we have produced more plastic than the amount that was produced throughout the entire 20th century? Statistics show that the typical American throws away nearly 200 lbs. …

Immerse Yourself in Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunities

by Rachel Brumenschenkel ’18, double-majoring in marketing and management

Doesn’t it seem like everyone—parents, professors, peers—is telling you to get involved on campus? Well, I, Rachel Brumenschenkel, am also going to tell you to get involved. Probably multiple times. I …


“I want to be a doctor because I want to help people.”

Kate_GonczySounds cliché, right? Well, those are the words that medical school admissions teams will be looking for in my interview (hopefully stated more eloquently, of course). Sure, my GPA and MCAT score are important, but after doing some research, I’ve …

4 Things to Consider When Picking a College

Looking for a college can be stressful. When you go on a college visit, your tour guide is obviously going to show you the best parts of their respective colleges, so it can be hard to decide what exactly you …