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Category: Involvement

Mount Union’s Snapchat Game is Strong

Posted on July 30th, by Cody Rohaley in Campus, Social Media. Comments Off on Mount Union’s Snapchat Game is Strong

We have our own geofilter. That’s pretty cool.

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In case you don’t know what Snapchat is, it’s an app that allows users to send photos, videos, and texts that are viewable for a set amount of time. It enables you …

Welcome Back! What’s New in Alliance?

Posted on July 28th, by Brandon Lucas in Alliance, Campus, Community, Facilities. Comments Off on Welcome Back! What’s New in Alliance?

It’s that time of year again, moving back to college. A time for making new memories, moving into a new residence hall and taking new classes, but what else is new on campus and around the city of Alliance? A …


Working at the CWOC: Friends & Consultants

Posted on January 7th, by Matt Gorman in Helpful Offices. Comments Off on Working at the CWOC: Friends & Consultants

Despite what most college students might think, we are not happily solely independent throughout our four-year career at school. We need money for groceries, weekend dinners, a trip to the movies and that semesterly-mailed piece of pesky paper called tuition. …

Mount Union Through Our Eyes

Posted on October 9th, by Ashley Sams in Social Media. Comments Off on Mount Union Through Our Eyes

Would YOU like to takeover the UMU Instagram account?!

As a marketing student with a passion for social media, it is with great pleasure that I announce Mount Union’s second Instagram account – @LifeofaRaider! I have long thought about a …


If Only I Knew When I was a Freshman

Posted on June 23rd, by Courtney Reese in Academics, Involvement. Comments Off on If Only I Knew When I was a Freshman

So here you are, starting off your first year of college; finally some independence. It’ll be up to you when determining the time you want to wake up, eat, do your homework, etc. This is college, and no one is …

What it Means to be a Student Athlete

Posted on May 20th, by Courtney Reese in Athletics and Intramurals. Comments Off on What it Means to be a Student Athlete

Since balancing school work with a social life is hard enough, I thought I would be crazy to join an athletic team as well; now here I am, happier than ever to say that I am a member of the …

National Undergraduate Literature Conference

Posted on April 16th, by Amanda Cameron in Academics, Events, Return on Investment. Comments Off on National Undergraduate Literature Conference

Last week, I found myself watching the engine temperature of my truck quickly rise near the border of West Virginia and Pennsylvania. If my radiator didn’t blow, I was getting on a plane headed for Salt Lake City, Utah. Ten …

5 Ways To Be a Better Traveler

Posted on April 11th, by Ashley Sams in Study Abroad. No Comments

A few weeks ago, I embarked on my first solo journey to Italy to meet my mom, and it gave me the most incredible sense of empowerment. Granted it was only a bus ride, two flights and an overnight in …


Up ‘Til Dawn

Posted on April 3rd, by Ashley Rivera in Involvement, Student Organizations. Comments Off on Up ‘Til Dawn

Before I came to Mount Union, I never knew what St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital was. After joining Delta Sigma Tau I had the opportunity my sophomore year to visit St. Jude with a few of my sisters and a …

Why I Love Delta Sigma Tau

Posted on April 3rd, by Ashley Rivera in Involvement, Student Organizations. Comments Off on Why I Love Delta Sigma Tau

When I joined Delta Sigma Tau, I had 91 women standing in front of me with open arms. If I had to pick five things I love most about DST they would be:

1. Service: Dedicating my time to …