What Does a Pandemic Parade Day Look Like?

What Does a Pandemic Parade Day Look Like? Parade Day, March 13, 2021, Clay Avenue, Scranton PA by Gabriela Fitzpatrick | Staff Writer SCRANTON — Scranton’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade — or “Parade Day,” as it is so affectionately known to many — was postponed until September this year, but University of Scranton student […]

University of Scranton Social Media Agency Connects Campus to City

University of Scranton Social Media Agency Connects Campus to City by Maggie Westerman | Staff Writer SCRANTON — A University of Scranton media company is taking Scranton by storm, both on and off campus. The student-run Mulberry Media launched when Brian Snee, Ph.D., approached members of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) with […]

How Do Royals Feel About Online Learning?

How Do Royals Feel About Online Learning? By Kelly Nee | Managing Editor The past year of virtual learning has been an adjustment for everyone, to say the least. Professors who had never taught a remote class were suddenly instructing college courses through a screen, in-person classes became Zoom lectures, and we all felt further […]

Virtual Learning Satisfaction Survey

Virtual Learning Satisfaction Survey Please fill out this anonymous survey to help us collect information about the past year of virtual learning! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfxLquLmgxQyn0cYsFeaZwPUWiYTldA2ylq5qfEkHC7U6So3Q/viewform?usp=sf_link

Commuter Student Association to Host Drive-In, On-Campus Movie

Commuter Student Association to Host Drive-In, On-Campus Movie by Ann Siock | Staff Writer SCRANTON — The Commuter Student Association (CSA) will once again turn Reddington Lot into a private drive-in movie theater for Royals this Friday. The event started after CSA’s idea to rent out a block at a local drive-in for Scranton students […]

University Provides Paths to Political Preparedness

University Provides Paths to Political Preparedness by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON — Even students that are not in pre-law and political science programs can politically socialize during their time at the University. Political science professor, JoyAnna Hopper, Ph.D., stressed the importance of student involvement in the democratic process and the importance of being […]

Dependent Students Appeal to Parents for Stimulus Assistance

Dependent Students Appeal to Parents for Stimulus Assistance by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON — Students across campus are lobbying for stimulus checks from their parents. With the American Rescue Plan now in effect and stimulus checks being distributed across the country, college-age adults whose parents or caretakers filed them as dependents are not […]

University of Scranton Marks One Year Since Start of Online

University of Scranton Marks One Year Since Start of Online Learning by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – Today marks one year since the start of the University of Scranton’s 2020 spring break, when students who had planned on departing the Hill Section for beach trips or much-needed breaks got more than they […]

Father Scott Pilarz, Icon and President of the University, Passes

Reverend Scott Pilarz, Icon and President of the University, Passes Away at 61 By: Phil Rauch | Managing Editor Reverend Scott Pilarz passed away on Mar. 10, 2021 at the age of 61 due to complications of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Diagnosed in 2018, Father Pilarz promised the university community that he’d move forward and […]

Lady Royals Take Sixth Consecutive Landmark Title

Lady Royals Take Sixth Consecutive Landmark Title By: Luke Shannon | Staff Writer The Scranton women’s basketball continued its Landmark Conference dominance in a narrow win over the Catholic Cardinals Saturday. The 56-55 win vaulted the Royals to their sixth consecutive, and ninth total, Landmark championship. The Royals were clicking early, scoring nine unanswered points […]