Where Exceptional Begins

The Most Important Person in this Election is…You

by Rebecca Cooper ’18, double-majoring in math and accounting

The race to November 2016 has certainly succeeded in polarizing American citizens and agitating numerous heated debates. What seemed to be a clear-cut campaign: Clinton versus Trump, might not be so …

Why Ohio Students Should Care

by Brianna Whittaker ’18, majoring in National Security & Foreign Intelligence Analysis

With the presidential election looming right around the corner, campaign managers and volunteers are doing everything in their power to ensure that people turn out at the polling …


5 Things to Remember in Your Senior Year of College

Posted on September 9th, by Ryan Smith in Career Path, Finals, Return on Investment. No Comments

Before we get really into this, I would like to offer you seniors in college congratulations for two reasons:

  • You made it through three years of some of the toughest academic work of your lives to date.
  • You and your

8 Signs You’re a Die Hard Purple Raider Fan

Posted on September 1st, by Alex Camp in Athletics and Intramurals, Community. No Comments

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It’s the start of the semester & campus is buzzing with the excitement of seeing your friends and settling back into your true home away from home. With Fall sports in full swing, practices underway, and the first football game …

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 …


Thoma’s Travels Vol. VII | Malaysia

Posted on August 9th, by Jim Thoma in Professors, Study Abroad. 3 comments

13627133_10207939389135431_9044503893251862016_nAfter venturing through Thailand, my wife, Judy, and I flew an hour south to Penang in West Malaysia, near the Thailand border. There are many UMU alumni from Penang. Some have or are working for Dell and Intel which manufacture …

From Cornfields to Rio

There are a lot of incoming first-year students this year to Mount Union’s campus and many of them have achieved athletic success. However, very few have faced the adversity that Class of #Mount2020 member A.J. Digby has faced throughout his …

Pokémon Go Takes Over Campus

Posted on August 3rd, by Kristin Werstler in Alliance, Campus. 2 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 …

Thoma’s Travels Vol. VI | Cambodia and Thailand

Posted on August 1st, by Jim Thoma in Professors, Study Abroad. No Comments

After leaving Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, my wife Judy and I took the bus into Cambodia. The trip was about 8 hours including the immigration exit in Vietnam and entry into Cambodia. Along the way we had two …