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Students Tolerating Intolerance

COMMENTARY BY JONATHON BOLGER You can tell there is a problem with right and wrong in a situation once a problem is brought to the attention of onlookers and bystanders…

Snowpocalypse takes Scranton

COMMENTARY BY MARY BAURKOT You would have to be living under a well-heated rock to not know that this winter has been a brutal one. This winter, dubbed “the Snowpocalypse”…

Ellen Page courageously comes out

COMMENTARY BY KAREN MENNELLA Actress Ellen Page, who is best known for her roles in the movies “Juno” and “Inception,” made a moving speech Friday for a Human Rights Campaign…

Cadets receive prestigious intership

IAN WEIR STAFF WRITER For University students Cadet Christel Hornstra, Cadet Alexandra Nachtman and Cadet Kelly Tracy, this summer will be anything but normal. These students, who are third year…

It is good to be King

Barbara King takes over as Dean of Students ZACH DYER STAFF WRITER Director of Residence Life Barbara King is now interim dean of students at The University.  King transitioned from…

Students celebrate Black History Month

ELIANA SAKS STAFF WRITER Black History Month began in 1926 when Carter G. Woodson pronounced the second week in February to be “Negro History Week,” and it became Black History…

Students, faculty make pilgrimage to Uganda

COLLEEN DAY MANAGING EDITOR Senior nursing students Lauren Jurbala and Emily Carpenter landed on Ugandan soil after a 20-hour flight, where they would spend nearly two weeks making a pilgrimage…

University feeling winter blues

JUSTIN DWYER NEWS EDITOR With snow falling weekly this semester, The University is challenged to keep campus walkways and parking lots clear. The University’s maintenance department uses every available resource…

Swim teams finish strong at conference championship meet

RYAN GAULE STAFF WRITER Junior Paige Agnello led her team to its fourth straight second-place finish in the Landmark Conference Swimming and Diving championships at Marywood University Sunday. Agnello has…

Royals take eighth straight win

CARMINE GERRITY-GEMEI STAFF WRITER The men’s basketball team defeated Susquehanna University 77-73 Saturday afternoon at the Long Center. The team improves to 18-3 overall and 8-2 in Landmark Conference play.…