Everhart Museum: A Gem of Scranton Unnoticed

Everhart Museum: A Gem of Scranton Unnoticed By: James Leonard | Staff Writer Many students at the university may be unaware that there is a full-fledged museum only a few minutes’ walk from campus.  The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art is located on the left-hand side upon entering Nay Aug Park via the entrance at the top of Mulberry Street.  The museum has […]

First Fridays: How Students Can Get to Know The City

First Fridays: How Students Can Get to Know The City of Scranton by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – The City of Scranton’s First Friday events are back in full swing this semester. English major Bethany Belkowski said she enjoys First Fridays because they give her a better sense of what Downtown Scranton has […]

Letter From The Editor – Our First Fall Story

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief When the University contacted me to apply for the role of editor in chief of The Aquinas in April 2020, the prospect of reestablishing a news presence within the Scranton community during a global pandemic felt daunting, to say the least. The world changed this year. I recall […]

Student Wins Airpods After Designing Radio Station Logo

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – The University of Scranton’s radio station, WUSR-FM 99.5, recognized first year student Gabriella Petti for her design of the station’s new logo. Six students submitted logo designs. WUSR management and Media and Communications Department faculty and staff voted on the submissions to determine two finalists. Followers […]

School Adapts Holocaust Museum Project Using Aquinas Archives

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – A teacher at Bnos Yisroel Jewish girls’ high school in Scranton is using Aquinas articles from the 1930s and 40s to teach her second classroom adaption of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s History Unfolded project. History Unfolded is a project conducted by the Holocaust Museum […]

Conjuring Memories of Scranton’s, The Exorcist’s Jason Miller

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winner Jason Miller is the man behind the Father Damien Karras mask in The Exorcist, a film now celebrated as one of the most profitable horror movies of all time, according to Town & Country Magazine. He is also an alumnus of […]

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, […]

Scranton 1 of 4 Jesuit Universities Without Language Requirement

by Jordan Toohey | Staff Writer SCRANTON – The University of Scranton’s World Languages and Cultures Department houses numerous language programs and courses, none of which are a requirement for students. The department is located in O’Hara Hall and offers programs in Hispanic Studies, French and Francophone Studies, International Language-Business, Italian, and Classical Studies. It […]

WUSR Scranton Radio Programs

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – General Manager and Chief Station Operator of 99.5 WUSR FM Scranton James Riley released a list of new regular radio shows scheduled for the fall semester, separate from the station’s usual alternative rock format. The shows will run weekly throughout the semester, and are run primarily […]

Everhart Museum Ever Hopeful Following Successful Reopening

The Everhart Museum reopened on Saturday, Sept. 5 after nearly six months of being closed to the public due to COVID-19. via Jeffrey from Dunmore. by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – The Everhart Museum will host a virtual exhibit opening for its new exhibit “Eyes on America” on Oct. 8, following a […]