Upcoming Ethics Seminar On Campus

Upcoming Ethics Seminar On Campus By Kelly Nee | Managing Editor The Center for Ethics and Excellence in Public Service is hosting a conference on Saturday, April 9. This Inaugural Conference on Ethics and Excellence in public service will take place in Brennan Hall between 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Between 8 and 9 a.m. there will […]

Scranton Alumnus Writes Book On Kennedy Progenitors

Scranton Alumnus Writes Book On Kennedy Progenitors By Phil Rauch | Editor in Chief Neal Thompson, University of Scranton alumnus (‘87), wrote his sixth book on the immigrant Kennedy progenitors, Bridget Murphy and Patrick Kennedy. They were the great grandparents of the famous John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Teddy Kennedy. They were the […]

Words Can Hurt People

Words Can Hurt People By: Fidelis Osuoha | Contributor On Mar. 27, 2022, the Academy Awards were held at the Dolby Theatre, and they were broadcasted on ABC. During the Oscars, Will Smith went up on stage and slapped Chris Rock in the face. This was after Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife, Jada, […]

Her Excellency Bergdis Ellertsdóttir visits the University of Scranton

Her Excellency Bergdis Ellertsdóttir visits the University of Scranton On Tuesday, Ambassador of Iceland to the United States Bergdís Ellertsdóttir paid a visit to the University of Scranton.  Ellertsdottir attended the event along with Fullbright Scholar Jay Nathan and Icelandic violinist Eva Ingolfsdóttir. Ellertsdóttir said that this was the first time she had ever visited […]

The Jesuit Cinderella story that baffles basketball fans

The Jesuit Cinderella story that baffles basketball fans By Jackson Feiner | Staff Writer If you’ve been online or turned on the news in the last couple of weeks, chances are you have probably heard of the St. Peter’s Peacock’s historic Cinderella story in the NCAA March Madness Tournament. St. Peter’s University is a small […]

Aquinas Book Review: The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks

Aquinas Book Review: The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks Isabella Barberio | Staff Writer As a long time fan of romance novels, I have always loved Nicholas Sparks. I have read The Notebook multiple times and it never fails to have a timeless storyline. When I started The Wedding I knew I would love it just […]

Eric Smith: Who is he and what did he do?

Eric Smith: Who is he and what did he do? Isabella Barberio | Staff Writer Eric Smith was just 13 years old when he murdered 4-year-old Derrick Robie in Savona, New York. His story made national headlines and the jury unanimously found Smith guilty of second-degree murder. After luring Robie into the Steuben County woods, […]

Royal makes history at International English Honor Convention

Royal makes history at International English Honor Convention By Julia Gavigan | Copy Editor A senior University of Scranton student won an award for their original work at the International English Honor Society Convention. Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, hosted The Sigma Tau Delta 2022 International Convention which was held March 30 […]

‘Hard Work’ Powers Zientek to All-D3 Team

‘Hard Work’ Powers Zientek to All-D3 Team By Luke Shannon | Sports Editor In a week where his team went 3-0 against Ithaca and conference opponent Moravian, Corey Zientek earned national recognition for his role in those games. The sophomore outfielder had 8 hits in 12 at-bats for a .667 batting average over the week. […]

Dialogue participants discuss what freedom means to them

Dialogue participants discuss what freedom means to them By Erin MacKay SCRANTON- City Public Health Coordinator, Rachna Saxena, said she wants to find out more about what is going on in the world. “I am here to learn and find out what is going on, to hear the views of other people and to learn […]