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Mayor Increases Training Budget After City Fires Police For Racial

via @blackscranton Instagram and Facebook: Dajuan Saunders by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief & Ashley Burdick | Staff Writer SCRANTON – The City of Scranton formally terminated two police officers in June after uncovering what it called “severe, repulsive racial bias” in a statement on measures addressing bias. The 2021 City Budget will now […]

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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 […]

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Remote Professors Evaluate Online Process

by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Life has changed greatly for the many professors at The University of Scranton who have opted to continue remote instruction despite the campus reopening. Adam Pratt, Ph.D., is a history professor who said despite being introverted at times, he feels very isolated from his peers who are […]

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Biden, Trump Make Final Appearances In Northeastern Pennsylvania

By: Phil Rauch | Managing Editor President Trump held a Make America Great Again rally at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Monday. Trump made appeals to his voters about Vice President Biden’s plans on fracking, taxation, deregulation, the Second Amendment, and the military. Former Vice President Biden made a “welcome home” visit to Scranton Tuesday. He […]

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Scranton Police Investigating Halloween Assault

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – Scranton Police are investigating an assault that occurred early Saturday morning on the 400 block of Clay Avenue. University Police released a community advisory Saturday reporting a small gathering at an off-campus residence where one attendee was removed in the very early morning of Halloween day. […]

CommunityHealth

Students Face Additional Remote Battle – Burnout

by Ann Siock | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Between mandatory coronavirus tests and changing class formats, COVID-19 concerns have commanded the university’s attention this fall, but students have an alternative threat to worry about… burnout. While individuals are prone to experiencing burnout differently, Mary L. Troy, Ph.D., assistant professor in the counseling and human services department at […]

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Student Petition Calls Laundry Prices a Washout

by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Students living on campus are petitioning for the cost of doing laundry to go down. Matthew Kronenberg, treasurer of the Phi Beta Lambda business club on campus, said that the washing machines on campus are not worth the money. “Since the first time I did laundry in […]

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Partners in Health Panel Open to All

by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor SCRANTON – The founders of Partners in Health are hosting a virtual panel to discuss global health and social justice. All university students are encouraged to attend on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. Registration for the panel is free and can be done here. Partners in Health is a […]