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War on drugs questions legalization

Commentary By Elizabeth Dennis The Honors Program on campus has a discussion-based class that meets once a week to discuss an article chosen by a discussion leader. Last week my…

College Chronicles: A comic by Emily Bluhm

‘The Wall’ evokes intense audience reactions

Commentary by LUKE KROPP NBC must have run out of ideas for new game shows because “The Wall” is basically glorified Plinko. But this high-tech version of a Price is…

Student defends film amid Oscar mix-up

Commentary by CONOR HURLEY One of the sadder things about this Best Picture fiasco is that Warren Beatty, an icon in the world of film, will be known by the…

University promotes self-defense

MERYL PAINE Staff Writer The University of Scranton Police Department (USPD) will be running the Situational Awareness and Familiarity Exchange (S.A.F.E.) program, a program focused on providing women with tools…

Throwback singer to perform at Parade

Brian Clifford Staff Writer It has been confirmed that pop star Aaron Carter will be attending the parade in Scranton on parade day. He will also be playing at the…

Students rock their socks for rare disease

KELLY ROSS Co-News Editor Students lined up on the Dionne Green to support a 1-year old with a rare skin disease on Feb. 22. Sophomore student Alexandra Narvaez brought the…

Sports complex construction begins

LAURA FREEDMAN Staff Writer The University will break ground on its South Side Sports Complex on March 2, 2017. The groundbreaking ceremony for the new sports complex will start at…

Panuska dies at 89

CONOR HURLEY News Correspondent The Rev. Joseph Allan Panuska, S.J., passed Tuesday in Philadelphia of natural causes. He was the longest serving president of the University. He was 89 years…

Sewage blockage closes POD

KELLY ROSS News Co-Editor The Mulberry Food Court and POD closed over the weekend due to facility issues. Students can purchase sandwiches, salads and barbeque-type food from the Mulberry Food…