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On this day in sports history: February 23

FEBRUARY 23. 1985 LUKE KROPP Sports Co-Editor On this day in 1985, The University women’s basketball team defeated Gettysburg College, 68-55, to win the Middle Atlantic Conference. The 1984-85 Lady…

Simulation raises awareness for refugees

Meryl Paine Staff Writer The Campus Ministries’ Center for Service and Social Justice, along with the Catholic Relief Services Student Ambassadors, will be hosting the Refugee Simulation this Friday. The…

New street lights brighten the Electric City

Nicole Ditolla Staff Writer The Electric city is replacing their light bulbs. Scranton is replacing more than 6,200 bulbs in their street lights for more energy-efficient LED bulbs. The cost…

University and local college team up The University and Lackawanna College sign transfer agreement

University and local college team up The University and Lackawanna College sign transfer agreement

Kelly Ross News Co-Editor The University signed a credit-transfer agreement with Lackawanna College on Feb. 15th. The agreement, known as a Memorandum of Understanding, is designed to help graduating Lackawanna…

Royals get fit

Laura Freedman Staff Writer About 1,000 faculty and students have committed to The University’s Fitness Challenge. The Fitness Challenge, sponsored by the Center for Health Education and Wellness (CHEW), kicked…

Flu season arrives at The University in full force

BRIAN CLIFFORD Staff Writer In the last week or two, all students received an email from The University notifying them that the flu is spreading around campus in large numbers.…

Program tests yoga benefits

Laura Freedman Staff Writer Assistant professor Scherezade Mama from Penn State University will conduct a 14-week yoga-based program. The program, called “Harmony & Health,” is aimed to increase physical activity…

Students prepare to fight cancer

Relay for Life participants raise money for annual event Laura Freedman Staff Writer The University will be hosting Relay for Life on April 21 and 22. This 12-hour event will…

Multicultural Center honors Black History Month

Lauren Gallagher News Co-Editor In honor of Black History Month, The University’s Multicultural Center organized various events for students and community members to attend throughout the month of February. In…

Writer begins Schemel Forum

PETER SHAVER Staff Writer Jay Rosen, Ph.D., a cultural critic and writer, arrived in Scranton on Friday to kick-off Schemel Forum with “The People Formerly Known as Audience and the…

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