University Hosts Q&A Session With Brian Baumgarter  

University Hosts Q&A Session With Brian Baumgarter  By Julia Gavigan – Co-Managing Editor Excited students, staff and faculty of the University waited in the McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center Sept. 15 as reels of The Office clips played on the two projector screens in the front of the room.   In a few minutes, Brian […]

 

Urban Beats Crew Plans Full Season, Seeks New Members   By Isabelle Barberio – Staff Writer “Beats on three!”    The empowering words chanted by Urban Beats Crew members the night before their performances echo throughout the dance studio. A group of dancers, some who have spent their life performing and some who picked up dance as […]

Campus Ministries Welcomes New Vice President

Campus Ministries Welcomes New Vice President Campus Ministries Welcomes New Vice President By Kyra Krzywicki – Staff Writer Dan Cosacchi hopes to draw as many students as possible into the world of Campus Ministries through his role as the new vice president for Mission and Ministry.  The role was previously occupied by the Rev. Herbert […]

 Man On The Street: How Do You Say “Scranton?” 

Man On The Street: How Do You Say “Scranton?”  By By Emilee Roberti – Staff Writer Students from all over the country travel to Scranton to study at “The U.” As a result, there are some disagreements over how to pronounce specific words.   In the few weeks that we have been on campus, I have […]

Brian Baumgartner Comes to Campus

Brian Baumgartner Comes to Campus By Kelly Nee – Editor In Chief In an interview with Brian Baumgartner, the first thing he said was how he absolutely loves to back in the city of Scranton.   Baumgartner appeared on campus on Sept. 15 to celebrate the launch of his book, “Seriously Good Chili Cookbook – 177 […]

Explore Careers In Communications At Networking Event

Explore Careers In Communications At Networking Event By Isabella Barberio, Staff Writer Interested in a career in communications? Check out the annual Careers in Communications event, presented Friday by the Communications and Media Department. At this event students will have the opportunity to network with alumni who have landed successful careers in communications. The department […]

Top Five Surprising Facts About the Party Scene on Campus

Top Five Surprising Facts About the Party Scene on Campus in the 60s and 70s  By Julia Gavigan – Co-Managing-Editor SCRANTON – The United States in the 1960s and 1970s was a tumultuous time in which people were swept up in the Anti-Vietnam war movement, the Civil Rights movement and the second wave of feminism. […]

Students Share Their Experience in South Korea 

Students Share Their Experience in South Korea  By Ashley Burdick – Staff Writer Students studying abroad in South Korea during the summer visited the border with North Korea as well as a variety of training sites and the South Korean Supreme Court.   Sinchul Back, Ph.D., Michael Jenkins, Ph.D. and nine students stayed in Seoul, South […]

Students Provide Advice for First Years 

Students Provide Advice for First Years By Samantha Sonnie – Staff Writer   Moving away from home to a new environment is no doubt difficult. It is challenging to overcome the negative or overwhelming thoughts that are influenced by the sudden change.  Adjusting to the college lifestyle can be easier for some than others, but it […]

Liva Arts Company Starts Production on Fall Show 

Liva Arts Company Starts Production on Fall Show  By Isabella Barberio – Social Media Manager The hallway leading to the audition room was a sea of nervous faces. Whispering song lyrics to themselves, the nerves of the performers filled the air. Returning members of Liva Arts Company tried their best to ease the anxieties of […]