University To Announce New President

University To Announce New President via The University of Scranton on LinkedIn. by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – The University of Scranton Board of Trustees will name the University’s 28th president at 11 a.m. tomorrow during a live broadcast. There is no registration required for this event and members of the University […]

Pan-African Flag Will Fly For Second Annual Black History Month

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Black Scranton Project, Glynis Johns, watches the raising of the Pan-African flag at the organization’s inaugural flag raising for last year’s Black History Month, held on Feb. 1, 2020. via The Black Scranton Project. by Ann Siock | Staff Writer and Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON […]

University Suspends Campus Access Pending Negative Test Results

University Suspends Campus Access Pending Negative Test Results by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON — University of Scranton Student Life will deactivate Royal Card access to campus buildings and facilities this week for those who have not submitted proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result via their Student Health Portal within 72 […]

Mayor Increases Training Budget After City Fires Police For Racial

via @blackscranton Instagram and Facebook: Dajuan Saunders by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief & Ashley Burdick | Staff Writer SCRANTON – The City of Scranton formally terminated two police officers in June after uncovering what it called “severe, repulsive racial bias” in a statement on measures addressing bias. The 2021 City Budget will now […]

School Adapts Holocaust Museum Project Using Aquinas Archives

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – A teacher at Bnos Yisroel Jewish girls’ high school in Scranton is using Aquinas articles from the 1930s and 40s to teach her second classroom adaption of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s History Unfolded project. History Unfolded is a project conducted by the Holocaust Museum […]

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. […]

Secure Ballot Boxes Placed in Lackawanna County

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – Lackawanna County has set up six secure ballot box locations throughout the county for residents to drop off completed ballots. The boxes are located within municipal buildings, which are monitored via video surveillance constantly and are open Monday to Friday. Open Locations: Carbondale City Hall: 1 […]

White Supremacist Stickers Denounced

Joshua Rudolph removed this sticker from a post outside Alumni Memorial Hall Sunday. by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – University President Father Scott Pilarz, S.J., denounced stickers a University of Scranton student noticed defacing campus near Alumni Memorial Hall Sunday. Joshua Rudolph, ’21, said he was going into work at the end […]

New York Times Reporter, Scranton Mayor Cite Empathy, Trust as

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – The Gail and Francis Slattery Center for Humanities welcomed Mayor Paige Cognetti and New York Times senior writer Eric Schmitt for a virtual lecture in the center’s Humanities in Action series Wednesday. Julie Schumacher Cohen, assistant vice president for community engagement and government affairs at the […]