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Spring “Greening”

By: Sophie Ramsey

Hey ‘Ders! We’re used to being Purple all year, but we also have a chance to be Green Raiders all year round and take care of our planet, too! It can be difficult being a student, sibling, …

What’s What? Get the Inside Scope on Different UMU Organizations!

Posted on March 14th, by University of Mount Union Students in Campus, Community, Involvement, Student Organizations, Uncategorized. Comments Off on What’s What? Get the Inside Scope on Different UMU Organizations!

By: Brandon Lucas ’18

College is a time to diversify yourself. You have four years to try and learn and experience new activities. Whether it’s in your field, or not, attending a liberal arts university, and having over 80 plus …

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 …

Face Your Fears: Mount Students Calm Anxiety While Riding Roller Coasters

Posted on December 22nd, by University of Mount Union Faculty in Academics, Campus, Classes, Expert Voices, Hands-on Experience, Involvement, Professors, Research, Return on Investment, Studying, Value. Comments Off on Face Your Fears: Mount Students Calm Anxiety While Riding Roller Coasters

This story appears in the Exceptional Education section of the Fall/Winter 2016 edition of the Mount Union Magazine. 

dsc_6390By Dr. Kevin Meyer, Associate Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Development

As I write this, I am ten days from arriving …

Off the Grid: The Wilderness Trip Celebrates its 41st Year

This story appears in the Exceptional Education section of the Fall/Winter 2016 edition of the Mount Union Magazine. 

screen-shot-2016-12-22-at-10-52-42-amThis year marks the 41st anniversary of the wilderness trip and the associated class, an experience many students and alumni hold near …

What Does it Mean to Be a Regula Scholar?

If you have ever participated in a community service event through Mount Union, then you have probably heard of the Regula Center. The Ralph and Mary Regula Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement at the University of Mount Union, …

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 …

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. …

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. …