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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. …

Tailgating Treats: Dorm Room Edition

Raider alumni flock from all corners of the Earth, the only color in sight is purple and the sweet smell of brunch waffles wafts along the cool autumn breeze—football season is upon us and with football, comes tailgating. While tailgating …

10 Things NOT to Do on Your First Day of College

So, you got in, you accepted the offer, you went to Target with your mom and bought the shower caddy, the desk organizer, the fresh sheets, maybe even a new pair of jeans or two. You’re moved in, you have …

8 Things You Didn’t Learn at Preview

There are things you probably weren’t told while on a tour or at Preview. You’ll learn them after being on campus for a little bit. Hi, I’m Cody Rohaley ’17 and I’m a marketing major, leadership and economics minor, brother …


Pokémon Go Takes Over Campus

Posted on August 3rd, by Kristin Werstler in Alliance, Campus. No Comments

Screenshot_2016-07-10-15-09-21_1469193448766It’s no secret that Mount Union is home to many different PokéStops and Pokémon. Even during the summer months, kids, teenagers and adults alike can be found roaming the campus trying to Catch ‘Em All.

What’s really cool about Pokémon …

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 …