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University welcomes new faculty members

Lauren Gallagher Staff Writer The University started the 2016-2017 school year off with an abundance of new faces to the community. Students, faculty, and staff welcomed 16 new full-time faculty…

Budget Breakdown: Closer look at University spending

Frank Lesnefsky Staff Writer With over 5,000 students and tuition costs exceeding $40,000, The University handles over $200 million in revenue each year and students are often unsure of how…

Students experience poverty simulation

Catherine Moscatt Staff Writer University students participated in a poverty simulation hosted by the Center for Service and Social Justice on Saturday. “The poverty simulation is not a game” explained…

Flag raising ceremony celebrates Commons construction completion

Flag raising ceremony celebrates Commons construction completion

Mohammed Truitt Staff Writer The University held a ceremony for the recently completed construction project near the Weinberg Memorial Library on Monday. The project cost an estimated $1.597 Million, and…

Search continues for new president

Steven Deprimo News Co-Editor The University, along with search firm Storbeck Pimentel, held an open student lunch forum to discuss the search for a new University president on Oct. 12.…

Editorial

Dear Campus Community, We would like to address standards of our publication that have caused confusion as of late. Everything The Aquinas publishes is the responsibility of its editors. It…

Students share opinions on future University president

JEFFREY PAINE Staff Writer Following the announcement that University president Kevin P. Quinn will be resigning next year, efforts to choose Quinn’s successor have been ongoing. To get student input…

Students bring Title IX issues to foreground

ANNA PUCCI STAFF WRITER The newly-formed Title IX Work Group allows students to have a voice when it comes to policy, training and communication on campus at The University. The…

PCN kicks off Town Hall series

Lauren Gallagher News Correspondent With election season in full swing, the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) began their Scranton Town Hall series on Tuesday in the Pearn Auditorium in Brennan Hall.…

Criminal justice students take action

Catherine Moscatt Staff Writer At The University, students are taught to take what they have learned and apply it beyond the classroom. That is exactly what is happening in the…