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Pango app makes parking easy

BY COLLEEN DAY MANAGING EDITOR Gone are the days of carrying change and worrying about parking tickets. Senior Rebecca Hextall, a commuter, started using Pango Mobile Parking, a pay-by-phone parking…

University student awarded ROTC honor

BY IAN WEIR NEWS CORRESPONDENT Cadet Christian Burne, the cadet battalion commander of The University’s Royal Warrior Army ROTC Battalion, was presented with the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for…

Public still not sold on Obama’s foreign policy

COMMENTARY BY: CHRISTINE TALENTI The new national poll displays an all-time low for President Obama’s approval rating on foreign policy. Receiving a four in ten approval of his job on…

Class of 2017 smaller than usual

BY CHRISTINA SCULLY EDITOR-IN-CHIEF After a 13-year streak of record-breaking admission numbers at The University, faculty, staff and students welcomed about 890 members of the class of 2017 to campus…

University alumna finalist in Marriott Hotels travel contest

BY ELIANA SAKS NEWS CORRESPONDENT What if you could walk into a hotel room and instantly be gratified with a fridge and pantry full of your favorite foods transforming an…

From The Aquinas Archives: St. Thomas Hall becomes a reality for the U. of S.

UNKNOWN AUTHOR Welcome to Saint Thomas Hall! Beautiful; functional in every detail – it is, at once, an educator’s dream and a monument to the people of this area who…

Leahy Hall demolition begins

BY ERIC HURD WEB MANAGER Construction of the new rehabilitation center began Monday, according to an official email released by The University. The first step is to demolish Leahy Hall.…

From The Aquinas Archives: Renovations begin on Jefferson Hall

BY JANET PICKNALLY ASST. NEWS EDITOR AQUINAS ARCHIVES SEPT. 12, 1984 Departmental expansion is the main cause for the renovations now taking place in Jefferson Hall, said Gary Zampano, coordinator…

Student government excited for new year, anniversary

BY CHRISTIAN BURNE STAFF WRITER Welcome back. We are so excited to be back on campus and ready to take on an exciting new year here at The University. It…

University celebrates 125th anniversary

University celebrates 125th anniversary

BY COLLEEN DAY MANAGING EDITOR The first bishop of the Diocese of Scranton, the Most Rev. William O’Hara, laid and blessed a single granite cornerstone on Aug. 12, 1888. That…