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DeNaples Introduces Mobile Dining Den

From left: students Rebecca Brennan and Bridget Warren visit the new Wolves’ Den food truck outside the DeNaples Center. by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Students returning to campus this semester might have noticed a new addition to the DeNaples Center patio – their very own food truck. The new Wolves’ Den truck […]

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Comforts and Caveats of Commuting

Many commuters such as Andrew Faulkner, sophomore accounting major from Avoca, and Alana Siock, senior French and international studies double major from Jefferson Township, use on-campus jobs at places like the bookstore to keep busy between classes and stay involved on campus. by Ann Siock | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Commuters at the University say […]

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Scranton Community Shows Support for President Pilarz

by Maggie Westerman | Staff Writer SCRANTON – When the University’s 27th president, Father Scott Pilarz, S.J., announced last month that he would be stepping at the end of this academic year, students were quick to share the University’s Instagram post with words of love and support for the president. One group of students decided […]

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Too Close for Comfort: Inside Quarantine

Student Life created an infographic to help understand criteria students must meet to discontinue quarantine or isolation. by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – The University of Scranton issued quarantines to a number of off-campus student houses last week after residents tested positive for the coronavirus. Two entire houses, one on Clay Avenue […]

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Suspended Seniors Question Decision Fairness

By Gabriela Fitzpatrick | Aquinas Staff Writer SCRANTON – At least 10 off-campus students at the University of Scranton have been suspended after ignoring new policies set in place by administration amid COVID-19. University administrators would not confirm the exact number of students who received a suspension. However, The Aquinas has independently confirmed at least […]

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Scranton Checks Student Voter Registration Boxes

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – With the 59th quadrennial presidential election just over two months out, both the University and the City of Scranton have information and opportunities to offer to those still scratching their heads over voter registration. The University of Scranton Community Relations Office is partnering with U of […]

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Social Distancing Violations Result in Suspensions

Clay Avenue, where several students were found to be in violation of the Royals Safe Together Plan and the Student Code of Conduct while hosting a gathering on Aug. 17. by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – The University of Scranton has issued suspensions to an unspecified number of students for behaviors related to off-campus gatherings […]

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The Schemel Forum: 10 Years of Communal Engagement and Learning

By: Phil Rauch, Aquinas Managing Editor SCRANTON – With the opening of the University amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the many things that will be missed in the popular “Schemel luncheon.”  These luncheons typically take place for around one hour, usually at noon, where all members of the Scranton community are encouraged to attend. […]

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President Trump to Visit Outside Rival’s Hometown Scranton

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON, Pa. – President Donald Trump will campaign in Old Forge this week, according to reports from the Trump campaign. Less than 10 miles outside the Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s hometown, Scranton, Trump will speak at the Mariotti Building Products facility, 1 Louis Industrial Drive, on Thursday […]