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The Appeal of Summer Time Alliance

Posted on May 23rd, by Kristin Werstler in Alliance. Comments Off on The Appeal of Summer Time Alliance

I was at the airport, returning home from a conference when I ran into him. He was lean, tan and wore a cotton T-shirt that read “Maui.” He was taking the same flight to Canton as I was, so we …


Making Mount Union Home

Posted on May 23rd, by University of Mount Union Students in Campus, Service. Comments Off on Making Mount Union Home

By Rebecca Cooper ’19

The first time I stepped onto Mount Union’s campus, it seemed huge and unnavigable. I was only sixteen years old, fumbling around a world that I felt was meant for people much older and more mature …

The Vegetarian Diaries Vol. V: Top 3 Objections to Veganism and Why They Are Misguided

Posted on April 27th, by Adam Infantino in Campus, Food. Comments Off on The Vegetarian Diaries Vol. V: Top 3 Objections to Veganism and Why They Are Misguided

The Grand Journey to Veganism 

So as the titles of these blog posts would imply, I am a vegetarian and not entirely a vegan (yet). But recently I have been cooking and eating as vegan as possible. That is to …

The Vegetarian Diaries, Vol. IV: Potato Black Bean Tacos

Posted on April 14th, by Adam Infantino in Campus, Food. Comments Off on The Vegetarian Diaries, Vol. IV: Potato Black Bean Tacos

Who doesn’t like tacos? They’re easy to make, don’t require a lot of ingredients, and super delicious! I’m particularly fond of this recipe because it’s super minimalist; only 5 ingredients!! I’m partial to recipes that don’t require a lot of …


Ways to Avoid (and Lose) the Freshman Fifteen

Posted on April 9th, by Kristin Werstler in Facilities, Food, Helpful Offices. Comments Off on Ways to Avoid (and Lose) the Freshman Fifteen

It happens to the best of us. Even when we come to college with those oh-so-good intentions of using the workout center and eating clean at the glorious salad bar in the dining hall, so many of us loose track …

High School Students are Smarter than You

Posted on March 15th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Alliance, Community, Hands-on Experience. Comments Off on High School Students are Smarter than You

By Adam Infantino

I recently had the opportunity to be a judge for a little thing the Incubox Business Incubator put on in coordination with the University of Mount Union and Junior Achievement called “Duke Tank.” This was an adaptation …

Women’s Academic Diversity Theme House

Posted on March 11th, by University of Mount Union Students in Residence Halls, Service, Student Organizations. Comments Off on Women’s Academic Diversity Theme House
Women'sthemehouse

The Women’s Academic Diversity theme house includes, from left to right: Alicia Eadon, Sarah Slagle, Abbey Schlanz, Tara Piercy, Brooke Powell and Jordan Pastor. Not pictured is Ashley Guilbert.

Authored by Abbey Schlanz

The Women’s Academic Diversity theme house consists …

The Vegetarian Diaries, Vol. III: PB&J Overnight Oats

Posted on March 7th, by Adam Infantino in Food. Comments Off on The Vegetarian Diaries, Vol. III: PB&J Overnight Oats

Oats are my favorite. This recipe is super easy, super healthy, and only has 4 ingredients! How’s that for minimalist?! In case you needed another outlet for eating PB&J, this is it. One of my biggest things recently in my


Tips for Living in a Dorm for the First Time

Posted on February 26th, by Kristin Werstler in Campus, Residence Halls. Comments Off on Tips for Living in a Dorm for the First Time

Cardboard boxes and piles of clothes cluttered the dorm room, while plastic bins teetered haphazardly atop the wooden dressers. The Saturday that kicked off move-in weekend called for equal parts disorganization and anticipation. I looked around the 12 by 13-foot …


Observing an Early Spring

Posted on February 8th, by Adam Zorn in Nature Center. Comments Off on Observing an Early Spring

The weather of the winter of 2015-16 as been undeniably odd.  Honestly, I use the term “winter” loosely at this point. The majority of people would probably agree that winter encompasses the months of December, January, and February. Winter officially …