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Hello to all that are reading- My name is KT and I am a Com Studies major and I am entering my junior year (2020 Fall). I have taken the following Com classes: 101,110,130,140,200,220,225,231 and today I am going to talk about a few experiences from Com 499. The summer internship I took was …

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Commotion struck the Mount Union community this week as a wild animal broke its way into the McPherson Athletic and Academic Complex on Tuesday May 7. Students, faculty and staff all worked together to safely and humanely remove the unexpected guest from the building.

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The Beta Iota chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity hosted their annual all night basketball tournament on March 24. The event ran from 6 P.M. to 6 A.M.

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University Heights, Ohio- Mount Union dropped their third straight game against an OAC opponent as they suffered a 98-66 loss on Wednesday night to John Carroll

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin- The Purple Raiders overcome a 35-10 deficit to the Wisconsin-Oshkosh Titans in the NCAA semifinal to advance to the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl.

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Mount Union advances to their 23rd straight semifinal after a 70-37 victory over the Frostburg State Bobcats in the NCAA quarterfinal.

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Commotion struck the Mount Union community this week as a wild animal broke its way into the McPherson Athletic and Academic Complex on Tuesday May 7. Students, faculty and staff all worked together to safely and humanely remove the unexpected guest from the building.

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The Beta Iota chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity hosted their annual all night basketball tournament on March 24. The event ran from 6 P.M. to 6 A.M.

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University Heights, Ohio- Mount Union dropped their third straight game against an OAC opponent as they suffered a 98-66 loss on Wednesday night to John Carroll

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin- The Purple Raiders overcome a 35-10 deficit to the Wisconsin-Oshkosh Titans in the NCAA semifinal to advance to the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl.

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Mount Union advances to their 23rd straight semifinal after a 70-37 victory over the Frostburg State Bobcats in the NCAA quarterfinal.

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The playoffs returned to Alliance as the Purple Raiders hosted the Washington & Lee Generals in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs.

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Netflix have released another comedy animated series called Big Mouth and have been announced to have a second season already. The series which is about puberty for both girls and boys have released ten episodes. Big Mouth is an 21 minutes adult animation show that is anything but kid friendly.

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Wilmington, Ohio- No. 2 ranked Mount Union was victorious on the road in Wilmington as they got a tremendous boost from their sophomore quarterback.

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Nickelodeon is releasing a second movie for Hey Arnold series to please audiences who have been feeling nostalgic over the cartoon. It has been 13 years since Hey Arnold was on the air and now Hey Arnold the sequel is coming on Nickelodeon Nov.23rd. Hey Arnold: The Jungle will be the sequel …

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Have your parents refused to send you cash in the mail so they put money on your Purple Plu$? Have you ever wondered where you can use your Purple Plu$ card OFF-campus? Have you ever been starving for food but refuse to go to the cafe, or maybe you’re sick of the B&B but have money on yo…

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Students painted their choice of either a bowl or a travel mug during this year's Pottery Palooza held during RPB's Mid-Week Madness, an event they host weekly.More than 70 students showcased their artistic talent by painting a cereal bowl or travel mug with a handle. Raider Programming Boar…

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 With fall already approaching and what everyone will be wearing changing, so do the fashion trends. In August Fashion Week 2017 took place to show everyone what they should be expecting to wear in the next 6 months. 20 trends came hot off the runway and quickly into print.

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Human stories can draw people and shift people’s perception, a clinical associate professor of psychiatry told the community on Oct. 5.

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Being away from home is a new thing for the University of Mount Union class of 2021. Students from more than 15 states across the country and from foreign countries made the journey from far and wide to come together to study to improve themselves. Unfortunately, everyone is taking this new …

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Numerous students and non students attended a seminar about biotechnology hosted by an alumni, Alexandria Hamit on Friday Sept. 29.

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Nine contestants, hundreds of attendants, handfuls of free gifts and plentiful humor made up this year's Mr. University of Mount Union pageant on Wednesday, Sept. 27.

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Students majoring in sport business created a sports-related event as part of a class assignment to help them enhance their facilitating management skills.

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Over twenty students and international students gathered at the diversity house to eat various international dishes. These dishes were prepared by multiple international students for the Association of International students Appetizer event last saturday.

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From exercising in the MAAC to hanging with friends, UMU students have many different approaches to spending their free time. I recently polled a population of current students to find what the top ten most popular pastimes were on campus. Here is what I found:

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This past weekend the sisters of Alpha Xi Delta had the wonderful opportunity to host a celebration in honor of the Gamma Chapters 115th year being on the University of Mount Union's campus. We are the third Alpha Xi Delta chapter in the country. Founded by Cora Block on April 17th, the Gamm…

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Mount Union's student-run radio station and Pastor Willie Bell were recognized for outstanding commitment to the community during this year's ICON Award from the Urban Pastor's Association at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Alliance, OH Monday evening.

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What it means to be a Raider is a weekly audio spot produced by Raider Student Media. Each week a different student defines what it means to be a Raider. Sometimes funny and always insightful, what do you think it means to be a Raider? Want to write and record your own essay? It only take ab…

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What it means to be a Raider is a weekly audio spot produced by Raider Student Media. Each week a different student defines what it means to be a Raider. Sometimes funny and always insightful, what do you think it means to be a Raider? Want to write and record your own essay? It only take ab…

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On Wednesday, October 19, G.A.M.M.A (Greeks Advocating for the Mature Management of Alcohol) hosted its annual Mocktails event in the Dining Hall.

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The professors at the University of Mount Union are given the chance every year at the faculty art exhibit to show off their talents outside the classroom. This gives the students an opportunity to see that what they are learning in the classroom is applicable to the real world. 

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Alpha Xi Delta's recruitment overlook, and how I had the opportunity to host it for all the amazing women going through. 

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Wednesday night, RPB hosted the annual Mr. UMU male beauty pageant. The show stared with the contestants being introduced in their Raider spirit wear, with their dream dates, what they look for in a partner, and turn ons and offs being announced as they crossed the stage. The 11 contestants …

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Study Abroad, two of the most appealing words for any college student. No matter how much students have prepared themselves for traveling to a foreign country, there’s always a chance for them to be completely surprised during their experience.

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Alpha Xi Delta is one of the four sororities on campus and has Autism Speaks as its philanthropy. Founded in 2005, Autism Speaks is an organization that leads the world in autism science and advocacy. Much emphasis is placed on the funding of research, increasing autism awareness, and advoca…