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OPINION: New students offer initial impressions

  We asked some first year students to share some initial feelings about their college experience thus far. This is what they said: “…My experience at Malone has been great, and I don’t say that to be clichéd. Compared to my small high school, even though Malone is a small campus, it’s just the right [...]

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BLOG: Learning and growth comes for Aviso staff member

  If someone told me in high school that I would be writing for my college student newspaper, I don’t think I would have believed them.   Not because it didn’t interest me, but because I didn’t feel like I had enough experience to write at that level. There were roughly 40 people in my graduating [...]

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OPINION: Professors offer advice to graduating seniors

  Graduation is quickly approaching, and for many seniors, there is an element of uncertainty surrounding the event and all that follows. Some of our esteemed faculty members graciously offered words of advice for graduating seniors: Dr. Beth Clark-Thomas, Professor of Elementary Education: Remember from whence you have come and for whom you toil!  Knowing [...]

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WATCH: Budget cuts stir up mixed opinions

  This is an installment of a new Aviso video feature: the cafeteria survey! From time to time we will be posted outside the cafeteria with a question for students,  always with the aim of better understanding the Malone community as a whole.  This week’s question is: What do you think about the recent budget cut situation? [...]

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OPINION: Students embody #MUpositivity

  In keeping with the #MUpositivity trend that has recently circulated on social media, we asked some students to offer positive feedback about Malone. Here’s what they said: “During my four years at Malone, I have really felt that the staff and professors that I’ve had have intentionally tried to connect with me, along with [...]

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OPINION: Tennis cut devastates players

  Grief is the first word that comes to my mind when reflecting on the terrible news that my teammates and I received just a week ago.  When I nonchalantly walked into the “team meeting” fifteen minutes late, I thought my teammates were joking when they all looked at me and whispered “there’s no more [...]

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OPINION: Vulnerability required in missions work

  Over spring break, I had one of the most amazing experiences I could have imagined. I got to travel to an orphanage in Despinos, Haiti, for nine days with my five best friends and six new friends. Eleven of us are students at Malone. The Malone students that went included Amber Neading, Amanda Brothers, [...]

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OPINION: Calling all Malone maniacs

When I arrived in the Walsh gym earlier this month, the women were already in the second half and I was proud to see our team climb back from a huge deficit (just ran out of time).  I was also proud to see our men’s team give 100% from start to finish in a great [...]

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OPINION: SFO requirements cumbersome for nontraditional students

  Choosing the right college is arguably one of the most difficult decisions that the mainstream high school student will have to make. Some teenagers dream of attending a university halfway across the world, while others always dreamed of attending the school down the road. Traditional and nontraditional students alike choose schools based on finances, [...]

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Opinion: New housing policy

  There has been much controversy on campus due to the new administration decision concerning housing for student athletes.  The revised housing policy states that “any scholarship athletes regardless of age and credit hours are required to live in University housing. Additionally, any traditional student whose cumulative GPA is below 2.5 or has a disciplinary sanction will [...]

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