A Collection of Clubs

By Kate Daugherty Malone students have a variety of interests and express those interests through clubs on campus. There are over 65 student organizations that have been active on campus, including Fellowship of Chrisitan Athletes, intramural and club sports, Student Activities Council, Student Senate, musical ensembles, and academic or major-related clubs, such as ZOOM (Zoological…

View at the Zoo

By Jillian Kirkham  Many get confused when they hear Malone has a zoo and wildlife department because it’s assumed there are no animals to accompany it. However, there are plenty of interesting animals housed in the Timken Science building just waiting for their moment to shine. With COVID-19, the zoo had planned live animal shows…

Pendle Hill Pledge

By Trinity Hobbs The freshman class of 2024 was the first to take the Pendle Hill Pledge. This pledge states four promises that students will experience within their four years at Malone: career-focused personality inventories, one-on-one mentoring with faculty, education in the practical skills of job-seeking and internship, practicum, service-learning experience or major research project…

Caring for the Quarantined

By Catherine Martinez Quarantine and isolation is taxing on students, so several departments have taken responsibility for caring for those who isolate in order to stop the spread of COVID-19. The Office of Spiritual Formation, along with many different departments, has coordinated care packages to begin reaching out to the students in quarantine and provide…

Presidential Election Shatters Expectations

By Jess Perkins The 2020 presidential election was a wild one, to say the least. The election saw three times the voter turnout of the 2016 election, with approximately 161 million American votes.The 2020 election was an important one for many, particularly first-time voters like freshman computer science major Sarah Kean. She voted early in…

The Song Must Go On

By Hannah Robinson When COVID-19 forced in-person classes to an abrupt halt last spring, it seemed impossible for chorale, symphonic band, and other ensembles to continue making music together. However, with a little ingenuity and a lot of time, chorale managed to release several virtual choir videos, with each singer recorded separately in their own…

STUDY ABROAD AND SERVICE LEARNING AMID COVID-19

By Trinity Hobbs Malone University provides several opportunities for students to study abroad or take part in service learning experiences. COVID-19 has unfortunately interfered with students’ abilities to study abroad this year. Hope is not lost, however; Malone has some unique options that students can partake in during the spring semester of 2021. “[Study abroad…

ATHLETES COMPETE FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE

By Jess Perkins This year marks the first community service competition that the Student Athlete Advisory Committee is holding for the student athletes. Athletes will compete to see which team gets the most community service hours, which involves cleaning up campus and reading to kids. Points are kept for how many hours each team performs…

SOCIAL LIFE OR SOCIAL DISTANCE?

By Jillian Kirkham With large pandemics come even larger responsibilities. COVID-19 has brought on quite a few unexpected challenges: wearing masks, regularly sanitizing hands and workspaces and perhaps the most important of all, social distancing. Can a campus built on a foundation of community and inclusivity adhere to this new normal, or will social lives…