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Volleyball looks to rebuild after graduation losses

BY CARMINE GERRITY-GEMEI STAFF WRITER In a preseason Landmark Conference coach’s poll, The University’s women’s volleyball team was ranked fifth out of seven teams. Last season, the women’s volleyball team…

Field hockey catches fire early

BY EMMA BLACK PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR The University’s field hockey team is off to a strong start in the 2013 season. The Royals are 3-0 so far on the season after…

Women’s soccer pursues fourth straight conference title

BY JUSTIN DWYER SPORTS EDITOR After suffering a heartbreaking loss to Bowdoin College last year in the NCAA tournament, The University’s women’s soccer team looks to build on last year’s…

Eyes on ‘Elite’ expectations

Men’s soccer looks to build on deep playoff run BY CORY BURRELL SPORTS EDITOR Head coach Matt Pivirotto said that desperation was key to the men’s soccer team’s outstanding season…

University celebrates 125th anniversary

University celebrates 125th anniversary

BY COLLEEN DAY MANAGING EDITOR The first bishop of the Diocese of Scranton, the Most Rev. William O’Hara, laid and blessed a single granite cornerstone on Aug. 12, 1888. That…

Students, faculty look to renew campus recycling efforts

BY LAURA FAY NEWS EDITOR Sustainability ideas and projects fill the whiteboard in the Facilities Operations Department conference room, and they range from simple paper-saving ideas to major energy-saving efforts.…

Student club raises money, grants wish for local child

BY LAURA FAY NEWS EDITOR A Scranton child took a dream trip to Disney World thanks to the efforts of a campus group and the generosity of The University community…

Activities fair showcases extracurricular opportunities

BY DANA RANNEY NEWS CORRESPONDENT Four hundred University students visited the Dionne Green for the fall semester’s annual Club and Activities Fair Aug. 30. Club leaders, returning students and first-year…

Nursing students join program

BY IAN WEIR NEWS CORRESPONDENT The 2014 graduating class from The University’s nursing program will be a quite a bit larger than was anticipated this time last year. Because of…

Student Government Elections: Meet your first-year senators

The following students are in the running to fill positions for the first-year senate in Student Government. Elections will be held Sept. 18. First-year students will be sent voting instructions…