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On Screen Presents: Indiana Jones and the Sequel of Doom

On Screen Presents: Indiana Jones and the Sequel of Doom

Dylan Wright, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 16
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured Multimedia, Podcasts: On Screen

When a beloved franchise returns to the big screen after years of dormancy, fans cannot help but get excited. The prospect of seeing their favorite characters return for another adventure is enough to get anyone pumped up. However, there are some franchises that return as mere ghosts of what they once...

OPINION: Marywood should rebrand in 2017

OPINION: Marywood should rebrand in 2017

Paul Capoccia, Asst. Opinion Editor
February 14
Filed under A Top Stories, Featured Multimedia, Opinion

Marywood ended 2016 with many potential changes in mind following the release of the final Strategic Resource Allocation (SRA) report in late November. As the university proceeds through 2017, it needs to reevaluate its brand position as a liberal arts university and find a new identity for two main re...

Bayleaf Live features student art and literature

Bayleaf Live features student art and literature

Brooke Williams, Community Editor
February 7
Filed under A Top Stories, Community, Featured Multimedia

Members of the Marywood community gathered in the Archives Area of the Learning Commons on Monday, Feb. 6 at 9 p.m. for the second annual Bayleaf Live art exhibit and literature reading. Marywood’s art and literature publication, “The Bayleaf,” features student artwork and literature pieces...

President Trump’s travel and refugee ban impacts Marywood

President Trump’s travel and refugee ban impacts Marywood

Rachel Looker, Editor-in-Chief
February 4
Filed under A Top Stories, Featured Multimedia, News

Update: On Feb. 4, a federal judge in Washington state temporarily stopped President Trump’s executive order, according to CNN. Sean Spicer, White House press secretary, said in a statement “at the earliest possible time, the Department of Justice intends to file an emergency stay of this outrageous ord...

On Screen Presents: The top Star Trek movies

On Screen Presents: The top Star Trek movies

Dylan Wright, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 2
Filed under A Top Stories, Arts & Entertainment, Featured Multimedia, Podcasts: On Screen

Since its inception in 1966, Star Trek has boldly gone where no one has gone before in terms of telling unique science fiction tales and engrossing audiences worldwide. With the series celebrating its 50th anniversary last year, and a new television show on the way, what better time to honor the franchise...

Marywood University hosts “Heroin Hits Home” presentation

Marywood University hosts “Heroin Hits Home” presentation

Rachael Eyler, Multimedia Editor
February 2
Filed under Featured Multimedia, News

Marywood University hosted the “Heroin Hits Home” presentation for the university and the public on Jan. 30 to bring awareness to the number of heroin overdoses in Lackawanna County. Lackawanna District Attorney and host of the presentation Shane Scanlon said his “Heroin Hits Home” organization...

COMMENTARY: Super Bowl LI Preview: Atlanta Falcons meet The Patriot Dynasty

COMMENTARY: Super Bowl LI Preview: Atlanta Falcons meet The Patriot Dynasty

John Ferraro, Sports Editor
January 30
Filed under A Top Stories, Featured Multimedia, Sports, Sports Commetary

THE GAME: Houston, TX NRG Stadium 6:30 p.m. ET, Sunday, Feb. 5 #1 New England Patriots vs. #2 Atlanta Falcons  SUPER BOWL HISTORY: The Atlanta Falcons made it to only one Super Bowl, a 15 point loss to a John Elway-led Denver Bronco team. This 2016 team looks to capture its first Lombardi Troph...

Women’s March on Washington draws half a million people

Women’s March on Washington draws half a million people

Bethany Wade, Asst. Photography Editor
January 24
Filed under A Top Stories, Featured Multimedia, News

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The color pink took over the National Mall on Saturday, Jan. 21. Women from all around the country gathered in Washington D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington to walk for equal rights. Organizers of the national march estimated 200,000 participants would attend the Women’s...

Kernel Critic: Top 5 Holiday Movies

Kernel Critic: Top 5 Holiday Movies

Daniel Smith, Asst. Opinion Editor
December 19
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured Multimedia, Kernel Critic

The holiday season is here, and that can only mean one thing: holiday movies. We all have our favorites. Some of us like musicals, but some of us prefer movies with a little more Will Smith. I prefer a holiday action film myself. Check out my list of top holiday movies and admire our festive ladder. Have...

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony lights up the holiday season

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony lights up the holiday season

Hannah Moore and Aaron Riley
December 12
Filed under A Top Stories, Community, Featured Multimedia

The annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony brought holiday cheer to the Marywood campus last Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. Students, faculty and community members gathered around the Christmas tree in the Liberal Arts Center filling both floors of the Rotunda in order to celebrate this tradition....

Women’s Basketball 2017 Preview: Getting back in the CSAC championship hunt

Women’s Basketball 2017 Preview: Getting back in the CSAC championship hunt

John Ferraro, Sports Editor
December 8
Filed under Featured Multimedia, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Marywood University women’s basketball team is only seven games into a very long regular season. While the team has only four more games in 2016, it's the 2017 schedule that will be the difference in making or missing the playoffs. Starting on Jan. 3, the Pacers begin a stretch of 14 straight Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) games. It’s...

On Screen, Ep. 11: The Prequels Are People Too

On Screen, Ep. 11: The Prequels Are People Too

Dylan Wright, Staff Writer
December 8
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Featured Multimedia, Podcasts: On Screen

One of the most derided and publicly shunned continuations of a beloved series is the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy: “The Phantom Menace,” “Attack of the Clones” and “Revenge of the Sith.” These films are often credited with destroying the “Star Wars” franchise, and are even considered...