New Dine Online Feature Stretches Food Staff Thin

New Dine Online Feature Stretches Food Staff Thin by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – The University of Scranton now offers an option for students to order meals from the comfort of their beds, congruent with a slew of activities that have taken online or virtual approaches in the past year. The Transact Mobile […]

Local Pharmacies Recruit Students for Temporary Work

Area Pharmacies Recruit Students for Temporary Work by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor SCRANTON – Local pharmacies and medical practices are hiring students for temporary COVID-19 data entry jobs. The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce is launching a program which uses students to enter information and confirm vaccine appointments. The funding comes from the Coronavirus Aid […]

Dining Services Hiring Student Workers

Dining Services Hiring Student Workers by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor SCRANTON – The University of Scranton is hiring students to work in the DeNaples Food Court and the catering company. The university’s dining services offer flexible hours that fit within student schedules, which brings the campus community together and simultaneously provides jobs to students. There […]

City of Scranton Introducing Rent, Mortgage Assistance to City Residents

City of Scranton Introducing Rent, Mortgage Assistance to City Residents Adversely Impacted by COVID-19 By: Phil Rauch | Managing Editor The City of Scranton is going to be providing rent and mortgage assistance to citizens struggling to pay during COVID-19 shutdowns that have caused business closures, loss of income, and shortened work hours. According to […]

This Week In Aquinas History

This Week In Aquinas History By Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON — The University of Scranton Archives and Helen Gallagher McHugh Special Collections at the Weinberg Memorial Library maintains a database of collected and preserved documents, publications, photographs, books and other material it deems of historical value. The archives offer digitized portable document formats (pdf) […]

Walk Through Not-So-Distant Civil Rights History

Walk Through Not-So-Distant Civil Rights History by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON — The youngest person to walk with Martin Luther King Jr. shared her experiences with students, faculty and the Scranton community. Civil Rights activist and author Lynda Blackmon Lowry participated in the Selma Marches in Alabama throughout March of 1965. “If you […]

Brewing Up New Business

Brewing Up New Business by Ann Siock | Staff Writer SCRANTON — Something’s brewing downtown that’s grounds to perk up University students this semester. Commonwealth Coffeehouse, which houses Patrice B & Co.’s boutique location, opened its doors earlier this month. Shop owners Tom Bonin and Patrice, University of Scranton class of ‘90, built their business […]

Recruiting Through Computers – Upcoming Virtual Career Events

Recruiting Through Computers – Upcoming Virtual Career Events by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON — The University of Scranton’s Center for Career Development is encouraging students across various majors to attend its industry-specific virtual recruiting events, offered throughout the spring semester. Upcoming Virtual Events: – WVSOM at University of Scranton Info Session Thursday, February […]

Board Of Trustees Unanimously Approves New President: Rev. Joseph G.

Board Of Trustees Unanimously Approves New President: Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J. The chair of The University of Scranton’s Board of Trustees announced Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., provost and vice president for academic affairs at Le Moyne College, will serve as Scranton’s 28thpresident beginning this summer. by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON […]

Pennsylvania Native, CrossFit CEO Named On Positive Impact List

by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor SCRANTON – BarBend, a media company for strength sports news, has released a comprehensive list of 20 sports personalities that have positively impacted the industry, including Pennsylvania native Eric Roza, who is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CrossFit. Almost five years ago, industry professionals realized that there was no one […]