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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 …


Upcycle That!

Posted on June 8th, by University of Mount Union Students in Expert Voices, Nature Center. Comments Off on Upcycle That!

Flower BouquetsBy Jamie Greiner

Upcycling is taking an item that is no longer needed or wanted and transforming it into something that is either useful or creative.  Here are examples of what some upcycle companies are doing.  Terracycle collects specific difficult …

Periodical Cicadas have arrived!

Posted on May 31st, by Adam Zorn in Nature Center. Comments Off on Periodical Cicadas have arrived!
Periodical Cicada at Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center

Periodical Cicada at Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center

By now, you have probably heard about the big cicada invasion coming to NE Ohio. If you haven’t, well, then you were probably taken aback this weekend if you live anywhere near an emergence …

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 ’18

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 …