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Small Act of Kindness Travels a Long Way

Published: October 16, 2015 SHANNON BOWEN      Jane Wilkie of Scranton was driving home from work at the Jewish home on Oct. 9 when she discovered she had a flat…

Houdini: More than a magician

Published: October 16, 2015 JOE EVANS Historian Harry Houdini, the world’s most famous magician and escape artist, was a gifted magician and showman. His acts and tricks have captivated people…

Alumna finds peace in Alaska

Published: October 16, 2015 MARIE MACTIGUE Staff Writer Corrine Digiovine, University class of 2015 and former writer for The Aquinas, is definitely not living out a typical post-graduate life—instead she…

Criticisms do not reflect Pope

Published: October 16, 2015 CAILIN POTAMI Faith Editor Pope Francis is not a politician. He does not quite fit into the “liberal” or “conservative” label, and, therefore, does not quite…

Nobel Prize winner hopes to defeat poverty

Published: October 16, 2015 MIKE HANIFIN Business Correspondent This year Angus Deaton, a 69-year-old Scottish-born economist, of Princeton University, was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics for his extensive,…

The Martian Makes it Through on Mars?

Published: October 16, 2015 YUN-CHEN CHANG Matt Damon is stranded and in need of rescue once again in three-time Oscar-nominated director, Ridley Scott’s, film “The Martian.” Adapted from American author…

Students use ‘smart drugs’ typically prescribed for ADHD

Students use ‘smart drugs’ typically prescribed for ADHD

Published: October 15, 2015 Updated: October 28, 2015 KAYLA SHEA News Editor SCRANTON — While psychostimulants like amphetamines are prescribed to treat attention disorders, they are often sold illegally on…

Ice Hockey shoots way to 2-0

Published: October 9, 2015 MICHAEL MAZZUCA Sports Correspondent The University club ice hockey team defeated Bloomsburg University 6-3 Saturday night at Revolution Ice Centre sparked by three goals in the…

Defense leads way for woman’s soccer team

Defense leads way for woman’s soccer team

Published: October 9, 2015 BECCA FERENCI Sports Correspondent The women’s soccer team is advancing through its season with great success. While the entire team is playing very well, the defense…

Volleyball spikes Moravian, Elizabethtown

Published: October 9, 2015 LINZEE DUNCAN Sports Correspondent The University women’s volleyball team continues to hold its standing in the Landmark Conference. Saturday, the Royals defeated the Moravian College Greyhounds…