Category : National

CommunityNationalSports

Willie Mays Aikens to Speak with U of S Students

by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor SCRANTON – Former MLB player Willie Mays Aikens will be The University’s next Humanities in Action lecturer in an upcoming virtual panel. Aikens is interested in speaking with the youth, specifically in higher education, about his life experiences with the Kansas City Royals, but more importantly as an African […]

Campus LifeCommunityNational

University Website Includes Diversity Initiative

by Maggie Westerman | Staff Writer SCRANTON – The University of Scranton has launched a Diversity and Inclusion website in accordance with their continued efforts to raise community awareness. The website, which can be found under the “About Us” tab on the University’s website, features resources, ways to report, educational efforts and previous announcements made […]

CommunityNationalPolitics

Biden Adds Hometown Town Hall to Campaign Trail

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden will return to his hometown of Scranton for a town hall next week, CNN announced Thursday. The town hall will air at 8 p.m. ET Thursday, Sept. 17 on several digital steaming and listening CNN platforms, including CNN en Español, CNN […]

Campus LifeCommunityNational

Scranton Checks Student Voter Registration Boxes

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – With the 59th quadrennial presidential election just over two months out, both the University and the City of Scranton have information and opportunities to offer to those still scratching their heads over voter registration. The University of Scranton Community Relations Office is partnering with U of […]

CommunityNational

President Trump to Visit Outside Rival’s Hometown Scranton

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON, Pa. – President Donald Trump will campaign in Old Forge this week, according to reports from the Trump campaign. Less than 10 miles outside the Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s hometown, Scranton, Trump will speak at the Mariotti Building Products facility, 1 Louis Industrial Drive, on Thursday […]

CommunityNational

Why Scranton matters again in 2020

By Shane Savitsky The hometown of Joe Biden and “The Office” is polishing its perennial status as a guidepost for the nation’s political mood. Driving the news: Biden returns to Scranton, Pa., today with a campaign stop just outside the city limits at a metalworking plant, where he’ll deliver remarks on a plan to create jobs […]