Flu Shot Fridays in Full Effect

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – The University of Scranton Center For Health Education & Wellness (CHEW) is offering Flu Shot Fridays throughout October. Campus Flu Shot Clinics will administer discounted flu shots to University students 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 9 and 16. The shots, which regularly cost $28, will […]

White Supremacist Stickers Denounced

Joshua Rudolph removed this sticker from a post outside Alumni Memorial Hall Sunday. by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – University President Father Scott Pilarz, S.J., denounced stickers a University of Scranton student noticed defacing campus near Alumni Memorial Hall Sunday. Joshua Rudolph, ’21, said he was going into work at the end […]

Dinner a Day: A One Week Guide to a College

by Gabriela Fitzpatrick | Staff Writer SCRANTON – I am in no way a professional chef, but I get by. I have culminated five dinner dishes that I think are delicious. They are low budget and for the most part uses ingredients you can find in your fridge or pantry. Not to mention they are […]

Pennsylvania Parks to Ease Post-Quarantine Pains

by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – The University of Scranton resumed in-person instruction Wednesday following two weeks of remote classes. For students stretching their legs and leaving their dorms for the first time in a long time, Pennsylvania parks may provide some relief. 1. Nay Aug Park The most well-known park in the […]

Off Campus Students React to Quarantine Meal Plan Options

Seniors Anna Donnelly and Mazie Stiles at the food tent on Quincy Avenue. by Maggie Westerman | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Once the initial shock of being placed in quarantine settles in, the first question many students have is, “How am I going to eat?” At the University of Scranton, students living in dorms didn’t […]

From Quarantine to Remote… And Quarantine Again

by Maggie Westerman | Staff Writer SCRANTON – When the University of Scranton announced a two-week pause beginning on Sept. 16, students began gearing up for the shift to online learning. For many students, however, remote learning was already all too familiar. According to the University’s Health and Safety email from Sept. 7, 260 students […]

University Introduces New Political Science Club

By: Phil Rauch | Managing Editor SCRANTON – The University of Scranton has approved a new club: The Political Science Club. Sophomore accounting major, Ryan Hammer, started the Political Science Club. Political Science Department Chair, Dr. Michael Allison, advises the club. For a club to be official at the University, it must obtain approval from […]

Commuter of Month on Road to Neuroscience

First-year University of Scranton student, Olivia Manarchuck, is September’s Commuter of the Month. by Ann Siock | Staff Writer SCRANTON – While many commuters say they refrained from involving themselves in on-campus activities at the beginning of college, first-year Olivia Manarchuck, neuroscience major on the pre-medical track, said she chooses to balance a vibrant on-campus […]

Meet the University’s New Dean of The College of Arts

By: Phil Rauch | Managing Editor SCRANTON – On Jul. 1, 2020, Dr. Michelle Maldonado began her tenure as the new Dean of The College of Arts and Sciences. She replaced Dr. Brian Conniff. Dr. Maldonado has extensive experience with the Jesuit style of education. She obtained her undergraduate degree at Georgetown University in French […]

University LSAT Prep Course Awaiting Approval, Pre-Law Students Delay Study

By: Phil Rauch | Managing Editor SCRANTON – The University of Scranton’s LSAT [Law School Admission Test] prep course, which has not yet been formally approved by the university, will be considered for credit approval in October but is not scheduled to run in the Spring semester. The course, which is instructed by Dr. Matthew […]