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University welcomes families seeking refuge in Scranton

University welcomes families seeking refuge in Scranton

Published: April 14, 2016 CAILIN POTAMI Faith Editor The University has responded to the international refugee crisis by raising awareness and welcoming families to the United States. During the fall…

Biblical scholar enjoys her short time among University’s theology department

Published: April 7, 2016 MICHAEL MAZZUCA Staff Writer Assistant professor Mahri Leonard-Fleckman, Ph.D., never attended an English speaking mass until she returned home after international service. Fleckman, as students call…

Embracing our ashes: one student reflects on importance of sacrifice

Embracing our ashes: one student reflects on importance of sacrifice

Published: April 7, 2016 Reflection by MARISA RILEY  So Lent is over. For some this may be a relief, a freedom from fasts and a return to normal life. For…

Student joins Catholic Church over spring break

Student joins Catholic Church over spring break

Published: April 7, 2016 SARA MYERS Staff Writer Over spring break, sophomore Nicole Plantier was baptized, confirmed and received her first Eucharist in the Catholic Church. Her journey to the…

International service program

Published: March 31, 2016 Commentary by MICHAEL MAZZUCA Andre is 63 years old. He sings at his church and firmly believes in God. “If you are moved to get up…

Student calls for peace despite religious quarrels

Published: March 17, 2016 Commentary by CAILIN POTAMI A video circulated the internet Wednesday depicting a social experiment regarding “Islamophobia.” In the video, San Diego, California man Dustin Wynn approaches…

Global Insights program discusses Indian culture

Global Insights program discusses Indian culture

Published: March 10, 2016 MICHAEL MAZZUCA Staff Writer The Office of International Student and Scholar Services coordinated the second Global Insights program of the academic year on Tuesday morning in…

Campus Ministries introduces serene alternative to Parade Day

Published: March 10, 2016 SARA MYERS Staff Writer As Parade Day approaches, some students look forward to the excitement of the weekend, while others search for ways to get away…

Year of service changes life of recent grad

Year of service changes life of recent grad

Published: March 10, 2016 MEGHAN KERR Staff Writer The idea of living simply and getting under-paid for working over 40 hours a week might sound unappealing to many people. What…

Student finds inspiration on final retreat with seniors

Published: March 3, 2016 ELIANA SAKS Managing Editor More than a dozen students gathered at Chapman Lake over the weekend for Campus ministry’s annual senior retreat. The purpose of the…