Category : Health

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How The Pandemic Has Affected U.S. Food Insecurity

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – The Aquinas Editor in Chief, Kelsey Wynn, sits down with University junior and journalism student, Vince Genova, and Maura Mark, director of community services at United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC), to discuss factors leading to hungry households across the nation in 2020. Listen here: […]

CommunityHealth

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 […]

HealthSports

Fall Sports Spring Into Action, But What Does That Look

by Gabriela Fitzpatrick | Staff Writer SCRANTON – COVID-19 has put the fall sports season for the Landmark Conference, as well as many other conferences in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), on hold, leaving many questions. University of Scranton Director of Athletics Dave Martin said the main goal for everyone was to make it […]

Campus LifeCommunityHealth

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 […]

Campus LifeHealth

Flu Shot Fridays in Full Effect

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – The University of Scranton Center For Health Education & Wellness (CHEW) is offering Flu Shot Fridays throughout October. Campus Flu Shot Clinics will administer discounted flu shots to University students 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 9 and 16. The shots, which regularly cost $28, will […]

Campus LifeHealth

Dinner a Day: A One Week Guide to a College

by Gabriela Fitzpatrick | Staff Writer SCRANTON – I am in no way a professional chef, but I get by. I have culminated five dinner dishes that I think are delicious. They are low budget and for the most part uses ingredients you can find in your fridge or pantry. Not to mention they are […]

Campus LifeHealth

Off Campus Students React to Quarantine Meal Plan Options

Seniors Anna Donnelly and Mazie Stiles at the food tent on Quincy Avenue. by Maggie Westerman | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Once the initial shock of being placed in quarantine settles in, the first question many students have is, “How am I going to eat?” At the University of Scranton, students living in dorms didn’t […]

Campus LifeHealth

From Quarantine to Remote… And Quarantine Again

by Maggie Westerman | Staff Writer SCRANTON – When the University of Scranton announced a two-week pause beginning on Sept. 16, students began gearing up for the shift to online learning. For many students, however, remote learning was already all too familiar. According to the University’s Health and Safety email from Sept. 7, 260 students […]

Campus LifeCommunityHealth

October Commencement Canceled

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – The University of Scranton has canceled planned class of 2020 commencement celebrations scheduled for Oct. 24 and 25 amid growing coronavirus concerns. The University released the notice of cancelation in an email to the class of 2020 from Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., president of the […]