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COMMENTARY BY: COLIN BRUCIA Attention: right wing Tea Partiers! I know you do not like President Obama or Democrats in general, or even the more moderate Republicans. I also hear…

Battle of the bands rocks downtown

BY ANDREW HILL STAFF WRITER Music fans in the Scranton area were treated to a fantastic Battle of the Bands Saturday courtesy of the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department.…

Misappropriation of colors

COMMENTARY BY: BENJAMIN TURCEA Since the emergence of the Tea Party several years ago, one major symbol of the movement has been the Gadsden Flag, a coiled rattlesnake on a…

New video game has just enough violence

COMMENTARY BY: BY JAMES GILLESPIE “Grand Theft Auto V,” which is very cleverly nicknamed “GTA V,” made its debut Sept. 17. The game is being advertised as an extremely realistic…

Racist reactions to the winner of Miss America

COMMENTARY BY: BY ERIN McCORKMICK The 87th annual Miss America pageant was held in Atlantic City, N.J., and Nina Davuluri, Miss New York, was crowned the winner Sept. 15. As…

Francis “makes waves” in interview

COMMENTARY BY: BY SARAH MUELLER Just six months into his papacy, Pope Francis is already making waves: Francis made surprising comments Sept. 19, essentially criticizing the church for prioritizing dogma…

University joins safety campaign

BY COLLEEN DAY MANAGING EDITOR With more than 100,000 car accidents per year involving texting and driving, The University is joining forces with AT&T in its It Can Wait campaign…

Speaker talks about faith and service in El Salvador

BY RUTH DAVID STAFF WRITER The University hosted Francisco Mena Urgate, the executive director of Christians for Peace (CRISPAZ) in El Salvador Sept. 19 as part of USPB’s Mission &…

Rev. Pilarz to resign from Marquette after two years

BY CHRISTINA SCULLY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF In a surprise announcement, Rev. Scott Pilarz, S.J., resigned Friday as the 23rd president of Marquette University after two years of serving in this position. Before…

Club council kicks off year with pizza, makes big plans for school year

BY DANA RANNEY NEWS CORRESPONDENT The fall’s first Club Council meeting kicked off with a surprise special guest Thursday, Sept. 19. Before getting down to business, the coordinator for clubs,…

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