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Ebola news part of fad

Commentary by Adrianna Damato The news, rumors and publicity over Ebola have taken the United States by storm over the past few months. While the number of cases remains fairly…

Lessons learned in Mississippi

Commentary by David O. Friedrichs, professor A half-century ago this week — in October, 1964 — I found myself in Greenville, Mississippi, participating in the Freedom Vote project there. It…

10 convincing reasons for coup d’etat, if you need that many

Commentary by James Gillespie   It would be a waste of time for me to explain why we students would want to stage a coup d’etat against our student government.…

Abortion at midterms

Abortion at midterms

Commentary by Erin McCormick No topic in the U.S. divides people quite like the issue of abortion. It combines everything that Americans love to argue about: religion, politics, women’s rights…

Factors of oil price drop

Factors of oil price drop

Commentary by Brett Auriemma While on a drive with my relatives through the suburbs of Scranton this past weekend, I noticed something that seemed out of place. For the first…

Volleyball seeded third for conferences

Volleyball seeded third for conferences

Becca Ferenci Staff Writer The members of The University’s volleyball team have used the word “work” as their focal point for success throughout the 2014 season. Whether it was in…

Basketball teams on the rise

Basketball teams on the rise

RYAN DISDIER Staff Writer With fall sports ending soon, the basketball season is nearly upon us at The University. Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams have a long history…

The next big thing in sports journalism emerges

The next big thing in sports journalism emerges

Commentary by CARMINE GERRITY-GEMEI Sports Editor   The Player’s Tribune is an online publication founded by Derek Jeter, which released its first article Oct. 1, and has articles written by…

Cross-Country prepares for conferences

Sara Meyers Staff Writer The men’s and women’s cross-country teams had their last competition Saturday, before the Landmark Conference Championships. The conference championships will be held Nov. 1 and the…

Who’s That Athlete? Alyssa Fania

Who’s That Athlete? Alyssa Fania

Field hockey’s all-time leader in assists   Francesco Campese Staff Writer Senior midfielder Alyssa Fania broke The University’s record for most career assists for field hockey Saturday. The record, held…