Ever-Growing Tower Of Student Loan Debt

Ever-Growing Tower Of Student Loan Debt By Aiden Messet and James Murray | Staff Writers There is unlikely to be a single college student in our entire country who is not irked by the amount of debt they will soon find themselves in upon graduation. Student loan forgiveness has been a hot political topic of […]

TikTok Popularizes Utah Soda Routine

TikTok Popularizes Utah Soda Routine By Isabella Barberio | Staff Writer A soda trend is spreading across the United States due to its growing popularity on TikTok. TikTok has become the birthplace for new trends in our generation. Whether it’s whipped coffee or Emily Mariko’s salmon, rice, and ice bowl, we have learned fun variations to […]

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, […]

The Risk Of Cancel Culture

The Risk Of Cancel Culture By Ethan Connors Twitter has become the judge, jury and executioner in today’s cancel culture. Cancel culture refers to the act of boycotting or withdrawing support for an individual, group orcompany that has behaved in an offensive way. Canceling someone makes them accountable fortheir actions. However, this practice can quickly […]

How Do Royals Feel About Online Learning?

How Do Royals Feel About Online Learning? By Kelly Nee | Managing Editor The past year of virtual learning has been an adjustment for everyone, to say the least. Professors who had never taught a remote class were suddenly instructing college courses through a screen, in-person classes became Zoom lectures, and we all felt further […]

A Look Back At The Aquinas Online

A Look Back At The Aquinas Online by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor It goes without saying that the past year of virtual learning has been nothing like anyone could have expected. But what was it like revamping the student voice of The University of Scranton – and doing it fully remote? The Aquinas previously operated […]

Letter From The Editor – Our First Fall Story

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief When the University contacted me to apply for the role of editor in chief of The Aquinas in April 2020, the prospect of reestablishing a news presence within the Scranton community during a global pandemic felt daunting, to say the least. The world changed this year. I recall […]