Everhart Museum: A Gem of Scranton Unnoticed

Everhart Museum: A Gem of Scranton Unnoticed By: James Leonard | Staff Writer Many students at the university may be unaware that there is a full-fledged museum only a few minutes’ walk from campus.  The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art is located on the left-hand side upon entering Nay Aug Park via the entrance at the top of Mulberry Street.  The museum has […]

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 […]

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

Scranton Immigrant Inclusion Committee Embraces Jesuit Mission

Scranton Immigrant Inclusion Committee Embraces Jesuit Mission by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON — Two chairs from the Scranton Immigrant Inclusion Committee are educating University students through Community-Based Learning (CBL) talks. The April 12 talk was a part of the University initiative, which — according to the university’s website — aims to, “Provide development […]

Students List Favorite Bars Close To Campus

Students List Favorite Bars Close To Campus by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Many bars downtown are closed because of COVID-19. Out of the ones that remain open, which are most popular among students who are 21 and older? According to the governor of Pennsylvania’s website, “As COVID-19 cases have declined and vaccination rates […]

Campus Community Speculates On Surrounding Demolitions

Campus Community Speculates On Surrounding Demolitions by James Leonard and Ann Siock | Staff Writers SCRANTON — The University of Scranton is beginning demolitions of several buildings just outside of campus, and speculations on the future use of the buildings are swirling. On the morning of March 13, workers could be seen powerwashing the old […]

The Pandemic Perk You’ll Miss: Cheaper Gas

The Pandemic Perk You’ll Miss: Cheaper Gas by Ann Siock | Staff Writer SCRANTON — Gas prices have been rising at their fastest rate since 2017 following the storm that hit the midwestern and southern states in late February. Chair of the Department of Economics and Finance at the University Iordanis Petsas, Ph.D., said this […]

First Fridays: How Students Can Get to Know The City

First Fridays: How Students Can Get to Know The City of Scranton by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – The City of Scranton’s First Friday events are back in full swing this semester. English major Bethany Belkowski said she enjoys First Fridays because they give her a better sense of what Downtown Scranton has […]

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 […]