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Sterling Pound hits 30-year low

Will Horn Business Editor Emeritus It was hard to miss the ordeal known as Brexit Over the summer. Brexit was originally an idea from the United Kingdom that some of…

IMF accepts Yuan as reserve currency

Antonio Nikolic Business Correspondent The yuan, or renminbi, is the international reserve currency of China and has now joined the International Monetary Fund’s basket of reserve currencies as of Oct.…

CRS student ambassadors active on campus

Sara myers Faith Editor During the first half of the semester, the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) student ambassadors have been active in both The University and local communities. Cathy Seymour,…

Student explores Scranton area mosques

Nora backus Faith Correspondent Symbolically important to Muslims, the mosque is the house of prayer in Islam. Early Muslims referred to the house of worship as masjid (mescit). The Arabic…

Smoking affects DNA methylation

Shannon Loftus Science & Tech Correspondent According to new findings from a study published in “Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics” by the American Heart Association, smoking leaves a footprint in the human…

First three-parent child born

Madeline Pfeifer Science & Tech Correspondent The birth of the world’s first three-parent baby was announced in New Scientist magazine On Sept. 27. This technique, developed by reproductive scientists, allows…

Self-administration of drugs observed in ants

Briana Crilley Science & Tech Correspondent Recent studies have revealed similarities between invertebrate and mammalian responses to commonly-abused drugs. However, only mammals have been known to display behaviors of self-administration…

Websites sell inexpensive makeup

Commentary by CAITLIN PEASON All college students want to decorate their dorm rooms or rooms off-campus to match their unique personalities. While it’s easy to hang up lights and pictures,…

Internet apps worth having

Commentary by Arianna Berardi Being a college student means that you are definitely confined to a budget when it comes to “nonessential” personal items. However, that does not mean that…

Clowns scaring people across America

Staff Writer Jessica Nickel The leaves are beginning to change, Starbucks and Java City have numerous pumpkin-flavored beverages, and all around campus we see students breaking out their scarves and…