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 […]

Pandemic-Appropriate Internships Give Practical Experience to Hard-Hit PCPS

Pandemic-Appropriate Internships Give Practical Experience to Hard-Hit PCPS by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Students in the Panuska College of Professional Studies (PCPS) are gaining their hands-on experience in person this semester, despite the pandemic causing conflict for the personal-contact reliant majors. Last semester looked a bit different for students in PCPS. Many […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]