World Food Day

By: Hannah Pallotta In college, we often find different ways to celebrate diversity. This extends to our diet and the types of food we eat. On Oct. 16, 1945, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations was founded. In addition, on this Oct. 16, we celebrate World Food Day. Here on Malone’s campus,…

An Outbreak of Anxiety

By Alexandra Calvin During the month of October, many changes are happening and many things are being celebrated or acknowledged. Among breast cancer awareness, Halloween, and stepping into the autumn season, October also takes a day to bring awareness to mental health with World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10. There are many mental illnesses…

Comfort Animals

By: Oriana Barrett Malone University possesses a policy in which students in resident life are not to have any pets other than a fish inside a small tank. Yet, there is a new trend of comfort animals like dogs and geckos appearing on campus.A comfort animal is what the Office of Student Development defines as…

Global Connectivity

By Cathy Weyand Malone has changed Wi-Fi networks to Eduroam, an international standard that makes it possible to go to another Eduroam campus and immediately have Wi-Fi connection. Staff can also access all of their network files, whether connected to Wi-Fi or not. “We’re excited that we have [Eduroam] and everybody that I have talked…

Writer Series Returns to Malone

By: Alex Calvin Thursday, Sept. 28, author, Kirstin Valdez Quade kicked off Malone’s Writer Series for the new semester. The Writer Series is an event distributed through the English department, or more specifically, the creative writing department, in which 3-4 poets, fiction, or nonfiction writers are invited to come to Malone and read or share…

What is DACA?

By Jenny Bushnell Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or, DACA is, “an official announcement that the Department of Homeland Security called in 2012, through the leadership of Obama in order to handle the problem of the so-called Dreamers, they made a decision just to basically not deport about 800,000 people who qualify as so-called Dreamers,”…

To Stand or to Kneel

By Amber Murphy Recently, there has been a lot of controversy in the NFL regarding players kneeling during the national anthem. Of course, many people feel very strongly about this topic. Some believe that it is the right of the players to protest on a very important issue. Others see it as a sign of…

Campus Improvements: How They Are Benefiting Student Life

By Grace Rhoads It is no secret that Malone is 125 years old. In fact, we have been celebrating that throughout this entire year. However, with age comes a need to update different parts of campus. For that reason, there have been significant changes across campus that occurred before the beginning of the school year….

Awaken: Made For Engagement

Awaken is a worship group that meets in Emma’s on Sunday nights at 8 p.m. This new group is focused on revival and being disciples here and now. Damascus First Friends and Jackson First Friends worked to put this group together at Dr. King’s request.“I had Malone on my heart. I had been praying for…