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The Beatles are now on iTunes

December 20, 2010

Image by jakksky via Flickr Alison Trautmann Editor-in-Chief November 15 saw the Apple home page display a message that said “Tomorrow is just another day. That you’ll never forget.” Apple followers instantly began saliv...

Student reflects on experience at Northeastern U.S. Conference on Disability

December 20, 2010

Casey Walters Guest Contributor Education, advocacy, and empowerment; these are just a few terms that I have come to associate with in my work as a student intern at The NEPA Center for Independent Living which is now in its new l...

SGA continues to move forward

December 20, 2010

Nicholas Pesarcik Public Affairs Officer ‘13 Although the semester is near its end, the momentum behind the Undergraduate Student Government Association is not slowing up. With nearly half of the year behind us, and six out ...

Politically correct holiday greetings are a sensitive subject

December 20, 2010

Robert Hannon Staff Writer Twas’ the night before finals and all through the dorms, all students were studying (as was the norm). Excited for Christmas (or whatever holiday you celebrate), there arose such a bellow right s...

Movie ticket prices are too expensive

December 20, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Rachel Mizanty Staff Writer You just finished working your shift at McDonalds, getting minimum wage and tired from your long night. Tomorrow is Friday, payday, and you and a bunch of your friends are going to the...

Is Bed Intruder Song insensitive?

December 20, 2010

Alyssa Heater Staff Writer Type in “Bed Intruder Song” into any search bar and you’ll find yourself instantly among an array of videos featuring the ever charismatic Antoine Dodson. Dodson with the help of the creative mast minds, The Gregory Brothers, and his sister Kelly Dodso...

Scranton State School for the Deaf Survey

December 20, 2010

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Paperless libraries have potential

November 18, 2010

Alison Trautmann Editor-in-Chief Stacks of books giving off that slightly musty and papery scent that lets you know that you are in a library. But how long will this image of a library last? Some people are predicting that paperless...

Is common courtesy dead?

November 18, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Kelly Rickert Staff Writer Today’s technology allows people to communicate in mere seconds. With email, Twitter, or Facebook being delivered straight to cell phones, it is easier than ever to send and rec...

Events on weekends at Marywood

November 18, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Tatim Brace Staff Writer Picture yourself roaming around campus on a Friday evening after classes. Your life is temporarily stress-free after the school week has finished. You’re excited to hang out wi...

Haunted Marywood – real or just pretend?

November 18, 2010

Jeremy Barket Staff Writer Dorm rooms oddly opening for no specific reason. Books and posters randomly flying off desks. Ghosts of former nuns who have died appearing in strange places and hallways. Third floor of Regina… This isn’t where...

Review of Apple’s iPad

November 18, 2010

Roxanne DeAngelo Staff Writer As described by Apple, “The iPad is the best way to experience the web, e-mail, photos, and videos, hands down.” “I think they’re pretty cool,” says James Stolfi, “I’d probably buy...