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FDA approves first artificial pancreas

FDA approves first artificial pancreas

Luis Britez Science & Tech Correspondent The wait for an artificial pancreas to finally hit the market is now over, as the Food and Drug Administration recently approved a device…

US plans trip to Mars by 2030s

US plans trip to Mars by 2030s

Elizabeth Harasym Science & Tech Editor Earth’s neighbor Mars has intrigued many for decades with evidence of flowing water at its surface and a relatively habitable environment compared to other…

Graduate explores degree of neuronal responses

Graduate explores degree of neuronal responses

Anne Kennedy Staff Writer Torrey Lyn Salmon Truszkowski ‘12, a Ph.D. candidate at Brown University, returned to The University to present her research Friday. While at The University, Truszkowski majored…

Trump’s lewd comments continue to surface

Staff Writer Joan Crinion In the 2016 election, gender has had a great impact on how the candidates were presented in the media and to the voters. This lens of…

Top ten movies for Scranton’s rainy days

Commentary by Caitlin Peason Everyone here at The University knows that the weather can drastically change on a dime. Just take this past week for example: Sunday night it was…

Clowns cause fear worldwide

Commentary By Francis Petrucci Clowns are appearing across the U.S. – and now, even the all over the world, from Europe to Australia. Is this Viral Marketing? Government Conspiracy? People…

Student discusses running health benefits

Commentary By Cody Sacks It’s no wonder why over 16 million individuals in the US alone are runners; this seemingly magic exercise has been found to lower the chance of…

Album review: ‘Fires on the Plain’

Commentary by Peter Shaver Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Matt Kivel released his sprawling fourth album, “Fires on the Plain,” through Driftless Recordings on Oct. 7. Kivel is an under-recognized musician who…

Film review: ‘The Accountant’

Commentary by Yun-Chen Chang Although “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” wasn’t as critically acclaimed as it was expected to be by DC comics aficionados and superhero fans, those who…

Book review: ‘The Bell Witch: An American Haunting’

Commentary by Jimena Pacheli Between the years of 1817 and 1820, the Bell family from Adams, Tennessee was haunted by the supernatural entity known as “Old Kate.” This is the…