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WHO calls for sugary drink tax

Luis Britez Science & Tech Correspondent How can the world combat the growing obesity epidemic that has stricken countries worldwide? Easy, just tax sugar. That is the solution that the…

Nobel prize winner in physiology demonstrates importance of autophagy

Nobel prize winner in physiology demonstrates importance of autophagy

Alex Haber Staff Writer The 2016 Nobel prize in physiology was awarded to Japanese cell biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi, Ph.D., for his work in the field of autophagy, the process by…

Pesticide exposure predicts honey bee deaths

Pesticide exposure predicts honey bee deaths

Madeline Pfeifer Science & Tech Correspondent Pesticide exposome predictive of honey bee deaths Honey bee colonies have been diminishing at alarming rates in the U. S. This is of particular…

Letter to the Editor: Professor comments on Tom Hayden’s Death

Commentary by Professor Joe Kraus, Ph.D., English Department Before he was married to Jane Fonda, before he was one of the California state legislators who helped push the state into…

Students defend voting decisions

Students defend voting decisions

#TeamTrump Commentary By Carson Clabeaux “Crooked Hillary,” as named by Donald Trump, has hard evidence of a devilish past. Ironically, the name suits her just as well as the handle…

University students experience foreign Congolese culture

Jimena Pacheli Staff Writer Last Saturday at Scranton´s Cultural Center, several University offices and departments together with Terra Preta Restaurant, Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton, Lackawanna College´s…

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize for Literature: A Bold Statement

Commentary by Cody Sacks In the 1960s, teenager Bob Dylan began his musical career in Greenwich Village and steadily grew into the incredibly prolific folk singer/songwriter that the world recognizes…

Enterprise offers students new ride service

Kelly Ross Staff Writer The University only allows juniors and seniors to have cars on campus, but first-year and sophomore students can also have access to cars through the Enterprise…

Scranton native earns author award

Anna Pucci Staff Writer The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Memorial Library is honoring the Tony Award- winning playwright and screenwriter Stephen Karam with The Royden B. Davis, S. J., Distinguished…

Vice provost offers casual chat with students

Vice provost offers casual chat with students

Lauren Gallagher Staff Writer In order to further her interaction with the student body, Vice Provost for Student Formation and Campus Life Anitra McShea, Ph.D., met with University students in…