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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Conjuring Memories of Scranton’s, The Exorcist’s Jason Miller

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winner Jason Miller is the man behind the Father Damien Karras mask in The Exorcist, a film now celebrated as one of the most profitable horror movies of all time, according to Town & Country Magazine. He is also an alumnus of […]

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 […]

Reaper’s Revenge on 2020

As seen from left to right: Daniela Salcedo, Corine Auguste and Jalitza Vazquez. by Gabriela Fitzpatrick | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Haunted houses, hayrides and zombies – oh my! Reaper’s Revenge Haunted Hayride is in full swing this spooky season. Despite the huge horror that is 2020, Reaper’s Revenge continues to offer scary entertainment with […]

University Sponsors Panel Discussion “Democracy In Crisis” About Election Security,

By: Phil Rauch | Managing Editor The University of Scranton, partnering with Keep Our Republic Inc., hosted a Zoom forum featuring several prominent former politicians, law professors, and prosecutors at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Keep Our Republic Inc. is an interest group that seeks to disseminate truthful information about the 2020 election cycle, discredit false voter […]

Autumn Attractions to Hit in Northeastern Pennsylvania

by Ann Siock | Staff Writer SCRANTON – With fall in full swing and pandemic concerns overshadowing many of the festivities, The Aquinas has you covered with 5 destinations that will help you ring in the season like a valley native. Roba Family Farms 230 Decker Road, N. Abington Twp. The NEPA staple for fall […]