Father Scott Pilarz, Icon and President of the University, Passes

Reverend Scott Pilarz, Icon and President of the University, Passes Away at 61 By: Phil Rauch | Managing Editor Reverend Scott Pilarz passed away on Mar. 10, 2021 at the age of 61 due to complications of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Diagnosed in 2018, Father Pilarz promised the university community that he’d move forward and […]

Lady Royals Take Sixth Consecutive Landmark Title

Lady Royals Take Sixth Consecutive Landmark Title By: Luke Shannon | Staff Writer The Scranton women’s basketball continued its Landmark Conference dominance in a narrow win over the Catholic Cardinals Saturday. The 56-55 win vaulted the Royals to their sixth consecutive, and ninth total, Landmark championship. The Royals were clicking early, scoring nine unanswered points […]

Pandemic-Appropriate Internships Give Practical Experience to Hard-Hit PCPS

Pandemic-Appropriate Internships Give Practical Experience to Hard-Hit PCPS by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Students in the Panuska College of Professional Studies (PCPS) are gaining their hands-on experience in person this semester, despite the pandemic causing conflict for the personal-contact reliant majors. Last semester looked a bit different for students in PCPS. Many […]

Local Pharmacies Recruit Students for Temporary Work

Area Pharmacies Recruit Students for Temporary Work by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor SCRANTON – Local pharmacies and medical practices are hiring students for temporary COVID-19 data entry jobs. The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce is launching a program which uses students to enter information and confirm vaccine appointments. The funding comes from the Coronavirus Aid […]

Dining Services Hiring Student Workers

Dining Services Hiring Student Workers by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor SCRANTON – The University of Scranton is hiring students to work in the DeNaples Food Court and the catering company. The university’s dining services offer flexible hours that fit within student schedules, which brings the campus community together and simultaneously provides jobs to students. There […]

City of Scranton Introducing Rent, Mortgage Assistance to City Residents

City of Scranton Introducing Rent, Mortgage Assistance to City Residents Adversely Impacted by COVID-19 By: Phil Rauch | Managing Editor The City of Scranton is going to be providing rent and mortgage assistance to citizens struggling to pay during COVID-19 shutdowns that have caused business closures, loss of income, and shortened work hours. According to […]

This Week In Aquinas History

This Week In Aquinas History By Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON — The University of Scranton Archives and Helen Gallagher McHugh Special Collections at the Weinberg Memorial Library maintains a database of collected and preserved documents, publications, photographs, books and other material it deems of historical value. The archives offer digitized portable document formats (pdf) […]

Brewing Up New Business

Brewing Up New Business by Ann Siock | Staff Writer SCRANTON — Something’s brewing downtown that’s grounds to perk up University students this semester. Commonwealth Coffeehouse, which houses Patrice B & Co.’s boutique location, opened its doors earlier this month. Shop owners Tom Bonin and Patrice, University of Scranton class of ‘90, built their business […]

Recruiting Through Computers – Upcoming Virtual Career Events

Recruiting Through Computers – Upcoming Virtual Career Events by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON — The University of Scranton’s Center for Career Development is encouraging students across various majors to attend its industry-specific virtual recruiting events, offered throughout the spring semester. Upcoming Virtual Events: – WVSOM at University of Scranton Info Session Thursday, February […]

Board Of Trustees Unanimously Approves New President: Rev. Joseph G.

Board Of Trustees Unanimously Approves New President: Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J. The chair of The University of Scranton’s Board of Trustees announced Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., provost and vice president for academic affairs at Le Moyne College, will serve as Scranton’s 28thpresident beginning this summer. by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON […]