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How a Jersey Patch Costs More Than Your Tuition

The world of professional sports is a $1.5 trillion industry across the world – yeah that’s trillion, with a “T.” North American sports alone make up a third of that at an estimated $498 billion, according to Plunkett Research, Ltd.…


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 …


Who Was Prince?

Posted on April 22nd, by James Perone in Expert Voices, Professors, Research. Comments Off on Who Was Prince?

Who Was Prince?

James Perone, Ph.D., Associate Dean of the Faculty and the Margaret Morgan Ramsey Professor in Music at the University of Mount Union, is the author of “The Words and Music of Prince” as part of the Praeger


Why Becoming A Sorority Woman Has Changed My Life

Posted on March 16th, by Alyssa Haley in Student Organizations. Comments Off on Why Becoming A Sorority Woman Has Changed My Life

Let’s take a moment to reminisce the last three years. When I first came to college I was eager to get involved on campus because of my enthusiastic extracurricular and athletic involvement in high school. The most important part of …


How everyone is wrong: Analyzing 2016 Super Bowl commercials the right way.

Posted on February 11th, by Joel Evans in Professors. Comments Off on How everyone is wrong: Analyzing 2016 Super Bowl commercials the right way.

When Googling the “best 5 super bowl commercials” you will find one thing in common. The results. are. all. different.

Obviously, there is only one “best” (unless you are my four-year-old daughter who will top you with …


Mary Costlow Celebrates 50 Years Working in Mount Union’s Dining Hall

Posted on September 18th, by Kristin Werstler in Campus, Food. Comments Off on Mary Costlow Celebrates 50 Years Working in Mount Union’s Dining Hall

The Hoover Garden Room of Mount Union’s cafeteria is warmed by the afternoon sun. Mary Costlow sits in a bright orange chair, her back to the bustling cafeteria – taking a break from the commotion to talk about her 50 …


I Bleed Purple

Posted on August 13th, by Cody Rohaley in Value. Comments Off on I Bleed Purple

I have been a Purple Raider since fifth grade.

Little fifth grade me probably didn’t walk into school predicting that he’d be starting and ending his college search that day. I was more than likely worried about what I was …


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 …


Packing Tips | What Every New Mount Union Student Needs

Posted on July 2nd, by Brandon Lucas in Campus, Residence Halls. Comments Off on Packing Tips | What Every New Mount Union Student Needs

Freshman year is a big step from high school to college. It is the first time you are on your own, new friends, new classes, it is a whole new world that is yours to conquer! But before you get …