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New malaria vaccine offers hope in preventing deadly disease

Alex Haber Staff Writer One of the greatest achievements in modern medicine has been the implementation of a variety of vaccines that have helped to save millions of children across…

Shamrockin’ Eve gives back to incoming students

Caitlin Peason Staff Writer As a senior in your spring semester, you tend to get hit with senioritis and keep thinking about all the things you would rather do than…

Student explains wire hanger symbol

Commentary By Elizabeth Dennis Picture 300,000 angry people marching on Washington D.C. in the name of legal abortion. They are holding “Never Again” signs with wire hangers around their necks…

Student: Reconsider Affordable Care Act repeal

Jessica Nickel Staff Writer The Affordable Care Act [ACA], also known by its street name, Obamacare. Those names have been a constant topic in our news basically since President Obama…

Student parallels movie’s lessons to life in college

Commentary by RYAN DISDIER Despite its 2013 release, “The Spectacular Now” remains a tremendously relevant film, especially for college students. Although its setting and focus is on the relationship and…

Spring weather sparks new fashion

Commentary by NORA BACKUS As temperatures around our area start to rise, the tiresome task of transitioning wardrobes from winter to spring begins. The unreliable weather that comes along with…

Simulation raises awareness for refugees

Meryl Paine Staff Writer The Campus Ministries’ Center for Service and Social Justice, along with the Catholic Relief Services Student Ambassadors, will be hosting the Refugee Simulation this Friday. The…

New street lights brighten the Electric City

Nicole Ditolla Staff Writer The Electric city is replacing their light bulbs. Scranton is replacing more than 6,200 bulbs in their street lights for more energy-efficient LED bulbs. The cost…

University and local college team up The University and Lackawanna College sign transfer agreement

University and local college team up The University and Lackawanna College sign transfer agreement

Kelly Ross News Co-Editor The University signed a credit-transfer agreement with Lackawanna College on Feb. 15th. The agreement, known as a Memorandum of Understanding, is designed to help graduating Lackawanna…

Royals get fit

Laura Freedman Staff Writer About 1,000 faculty and students have committed to The University’s Fitness Challenge. The Fitness Challenge, sponsored by the Center for Health Education and Wellness (CHEW), kicked…

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