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Google Fiber expands its reach

34 new cities considered for Google Fiber LOUIS BALZANI STAFF WRITER The fiber Internet market is about to get a little more crowded. Google announced its intention yesterday to explore…

Bright outlook for high yield in 2014

JAKE KANAVY STAFF WRITER For those who picked up a copy of the Wall Street Journal in the fall semester, the headlines were dominated by the record rally in the…

Weather could lead to weak market

TIMOTHY HARDING STAFF WRITER The recent severe winter weather could be a reason for the weak job reports during December and January. It is no question that recent snow storms…

Frozenomics: winter weather rocks market

Transportation revenues drop ANDREA RICKETTI STAFF WRITER This winter’s polar vortex has provided great joy for students across the country. Schools have been closed, which has allowed college students to…

Minimum wage reform could cause issues

KEVIN PRENDERGAST STAFF WRITER President Barack Obama and the large majority of the congressional Democrats are making a hard push to raise the minimum wage in America from $7.25 to…

Flu season in Scranton

JOSEPH WEITEMEYER ARTS & LIFE EDITOR It is flu season here at The University, and no one is safe. There is no avoiding the chance of catching the virus. Germs…

Ezra’s reveal surprises PLL fans

KATELYN SAXER & EMMA BLACK STAFF WRITERS If you have been following this season of Pretty Little Liars, then you know that there has been nothing but craziness occurring. Between…

Album Review: ‘Restoring Force’ by Of Mice & Men

ANDREW HILL STAFF WRITER Metalcore giants Of Mice & Men released its latest album, “Restoring Force,” Jan. 28. The world of hard rock was highly anticipating this release, as the…

Giraffe down: Hysteria ensues after zookeepers kill giraffe

SATIRE BY JIM GILLESPIE A Giraffe named Marius was gruesomely executed at the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark Feb. 9. The reason for said death sentence was the incoming arrival of…

One billion rise globally to end violence against women

COMMENTARY BY SARAH MUELLER More than one billion people in over 200 countries rose and danced in an effort to demand an end to violence against women and girls globally…