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Students Face Additional Remote Battle – Burnout

by Ann Siock | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Between mandatory coronavirus tests and changing class formats, COVID-19 concerns have commanded the university’s attention this fall, but students have an alternative threat to worry about… burnout. While individuals are prone to experiencing burnout differently, Mary L. Troy, Ph.D., assistant professor in the counseling and human services department at […]

HealthSports

Fall Sports Spring Into Action, But What Does That Look

by Gabriela Fitzpatrick | Staff Writer SCRANTON – COVID-19 has put the fall sports season for the Landmark Conference, as well as many other conferences in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), on hold, leaving many questions. University of Scranton Director of Athletics Dave Martin said the main goal for everyone was to make it […]

Campus Life

First-year Registration Advice From Those Making Final Semester Selections

by Maggie Westerman | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Registration for spring 2020 is well underway at the University of Scranton. For many students, it will be their first-time selecting classes. For others, like senior political science major and criminal justice minor Spencer McLaughlin, it was their last. “It definitely feels sad, knowing that I won’t […]

Campus LifeCommunity

Student Petition Calls Laundry Prices a Washout

by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Students living on campus are petitioning for the cost of doing laundry to go down. Matthew Kronenberg, treasurer of the Phi Beta Lambda business club on campus, said that the washing machines on campus are not worth the money. “Since the first time I did laundry in […]

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Partners in Health Panel Open to All

by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor SCRANTON – The founders of Partners in Health are hosting a virtual panel to discuss global health and social justice. All university students are encouraged to attend on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. Registration for the panel is free and can be done here. Partners in Health is a […]

ArtsCampus Life

Liva Arts Lives It Up

by Bryn Onoshko | Arts Feature Writer SCRANTON – The Liva Arts Company has, for generations, been a staple of the University of Scranton, according to students. It has long allowed students to indulge in all aspects of musical theater, from the crew that keeps a show in line to the actors on center-stage. However, […]

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Pennies Today, Prepared Tomorrow

by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Professors at The University of Scranton are encouraging students to begin making investments, even if it is just a few pennies per day. Christos Paraginas, Ph.D., an economics and finance professor at the University, said that making mistakes is part of investing, and making them early on […]

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Reaper’s Revenge on 2020

As seen from left to right: Daniela Salcedo, Corine Auguste and Jalitza Vazquez. by Gabriela Fitzpatrick | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Haunted houses, hayrides and zombies – oh my! Reaper’s Revenge Haunted Hayride is in full swing this spooky season. Despite the huge horror that is 2020, Reaper’s Revenge continues to offer scary entertainment with […]