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Giving Back and Being a Dedicated Scholar

Posted on March 15th, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Alliance, Campus, Community, Involvement, Return on Investment, Scholarships and Financial Aid, Service, Value. Comments Off on Giving Back and Being a Dedicated Scholar

BY: Cheyanne Gonzales ’18

“What is an Investment Alliance Scholar?” This is a question I have been asked since beginning my college career nearly four years ago. While many people may know one of the 36 Investment Alliance Scholars, some …


By Darren Krolikowski

Hello Raiders! This month, in honor of Earth Day, the Green Raiders are promoting and hosting some events that you all should know about:

  • April 17 – Stark Parks is hosting a clean-up on the Mahoning Valley

Ralph Regula’s 92nd Birthday Celebration – A Regula Scholar’s Perspective

This past Friday, December 2, I had the unique opportunity to attend the 92nd birthday celebration for retired Congressman and Mount Union alumni, Ralph Regula. As a member of the Regula Scholars, a collection of students modeled off of Ralph …

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 …

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. 1 Comment

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 …

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 …

How to travel with 25+ Girls

Posted on April 5th, by Alex Camp in Study Abroad. Comments Off on How to travel with 25+ Girls

Mount Lax takes on Puerto Rico
Spring Break 2016
Screen Shot 2016-03-09 at 9.28.37 AMIt’s 2:30 AM in Alliance, OH as we load up the vans with our matching purple lacrosse backpacks and clip on our team fanny packs (Yes, we have those.) to depart …

Observing an Early Spring

Posted on February 8th, by Adam Zorn in Nature Center. Comments Off on Observing an Early Spring

The weather of the winter of 2015-16 as been undeniably odd.  Honestly, I use the term “winter” loosely at this point. The majority of people would probably agree that winter encompasses the months of December, January, and February. Winter officially …

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 …