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Pornography as drug

Commentary by Travis Nykaza A crude, black title screen materializes onto my PC’s monitor. The speakers spew a garbled, musical farce resembling Jingle Bells. She approaches a man who greedily…

Letter to the Editor: parade day

Dear Editorial Staff of the Aquinas: Thank you for devoting considerable space in your Feb. 20 issue to The University’s plans around the Scranton’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and early…

Letter to the Editor: Health care

Dear Editor, I was dismayed to read Father Quinn’s recent letter regarding his proposed change to faculty and staff health insurance plans. Citing Catholic moral teaching, he signaled his intent…

Deflation troubles European Union

Connor Burke Staff Writer The Wall Street Journal reported that consumer prices fell .5 percent across the European Union in January, making it the most rapid drop since 1997. The…

Will Greece return to drachma?

Commentary by ERIN McCORMICK The economy of the European sphere has been taken on an up-and-down ride over the last few months, with the Greek economy posing an additional challenge…

Re: Auriemma

Commentary by Dmitro Martynowych In his commentary “Parade Celebrates Culture,” Brett Auriemma argues against The University’s policy regarding Parade Day. It is important to distinguish the downtown parade from the…

New York City exhibits growth

John Marsalisi Business Correspondent New York City has experienced exponential job growth within the past five years. New York is no stranger to rapid growth, but this time, the source…

Ban on curricula

Commentary by BILL BURKE The American media have a habit of perceiving certain newsworthy incidents as attacks on the American way of life. Whether atheists are attacking the institution of…

A capella groups and dance crew wow audience

Michael P. Labella Arts & Life Correspondent The Men and Women for Octaves, Royal Harmony and Urban Beats Crew (UBC) delivered a tremendous performance Saturday evening in the DeNaples Center for…

University profile: Dennis R. Berfield

Mechanical brain behind theater productions Emma C. Silva Arts & Life Correspondent With multiple productions ahead, Dennis R. Berfield is hard at work. Dennis is the technical director for the…