Meet The University of Scranton’s Student Government Cabinet

By: Phil Rauch, Aquinas Managing Editor SCRANTON – These Scranton students are meant to be your representatives, advocates and allies — to serve the interests of University students. Here are quick self-bios and photos of them all so you can get to know them: Jeffrey Colucci (He/Him/His), President My name is Jeffrey Colucci! I […]

Student Activities Fair Postponed

The original Fall 2020 Student Activities Fair flyer, including rain date, via RoyalNews. by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief (updated 8/30/20, 2:20 p.m.) SCRANTON – The Fall 2020 Student Activities Fair that had been scheduled to be held 12 to 3 p.m. last Saturday and was rescheduled to Sunday because of inclement weather, has been postponed again until […]

University Admissions Opens its Doors With An Eye Toward Safety

by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor SCRANTON – The University of Scranton’s admissions staff is now welcoming families onto campus in a socially distanced environment. Josh Perry, associate director of admissions, said all campus visits went entirely virtual in March and remained that way until June 29. Now with students back on campus, tours and […]

Social Distancing Violations Result in Suspensions

Clay Avenue, where several students were found to be in violation of the Royals Safe Together Plan and the Student Code of Conduct while hosting a gathering on Aug. 17. by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – The University of Scranton has issued suspensions to an unspecified number of students for behaviors related to off-campus gatherings […]

The Schemel Forum: 10 Years of Communal Engagement and Learning

By: Phil Rauch, Aquinas Managing Editor SCRANTON – With the opening of the University amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the many things that will be missed in the popular “Schemel luncheon.”  These luncheons typically take place for around one hour, usually at noon, where all members of the Scranton community are encouraged to attend. […]

President Trump to Visit Outside Rival’s Hometown Scranton

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON, Pa. – President Donald Trump will campaign in Old Forge this week, according to reports from the Trump campaign. Less than 10 miles outside the Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s hometown, Scranton, Trump will speak at the Mariotti Building Products facility, 1 Louis Industrial Drive, on Thursday […]

Student Athletes Weigh in on Postponed Seasons

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – As many Royals begin their return to campus for the first time since in-person class cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic occurred in March, increased health guidelines and decreased classroom capacities are not the only adaptations occurring. Hundreds of student athletes are now coping with their […]