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Society for Collegiate Journalists inducts founding members

April 3, 2011

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The founding members of the Marywood University chapter of the Society of Collegiate Journalists! Front row (L to R): Jeremy Barket, Mandy Boyle, Elysabethe Brown, Owen Karoscik, Vincent Mecca, Shane Ostroski, and Joseph Petro. Back ...

Humanitarian priest turned doctor to address graduates

April 3, 2011

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Sarah E. Cruz Staff Writer Father Rick Frechette, C. P., D. O. will be the keynote speaker at Marywood University’s 93rd commencement ceremony on May 8 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township. Frechette, who will also be awarded an honorary doctorate, will speak on his work in...

Wind turbine provides only 1 percent of Marywood’s power

April 3, 2011

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Elysabethe Brown News Editor Most Marywood students as well as faculty, visitors, and Scranton residents have noticed the large cone-shaped structure located behind the Mellow Center on the Marywood University Campus. The Wind Turbin...

Butt huts unused by campus smokers

April 3, 2011

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Amber Mohrmann Staff Writer Have you ever noticed the clear bus stop looking structures around campus? These structures have been deemed “butt huts” by many members of the Marywood community. They are meant to be used by...

Pajamas to class, are you for or against it?

April 3, 2011

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Jeremy Barket Layout & Web Editor He said... Okay, we’ve all seen them.  Pink Floyd themed.  Pigs with wings themed.  Solid colored, flannel, generally non-form fitting, and the just rolled out of bed and came to class...

“The Fantasticks” delighted audiences

April 3, 2011

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Lisa Piccolo Peace and Justice Editor Two young people meet and fall in love. One is the stereotypical guy. One is the eccentric girl. And no, this isn’t William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” This is the story of ...

Pacers fall in first round of CSAC playoffs

April 3, 2011

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Shane Ostroski Sports Editor The Marywood University Men’s Basketball Team lost a heartbreaker at Neumann University in the first round of the CSAC Playoffs. The Pacers took a three point lead into halftime but got outscored 42 -34 in the second half culminating in 5 point loss 78-73. ...

Marywood adds WeCar rental program

February 6, 2011

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Joseph Petro Outlook Editor Marywood students can now rent a car without even stepping foot off campus. Marywood University and Enterprise Car Rental launched the new WeCar Hybrid Rental Car program in January.  This new pro...

Campus safety gets new name, new look: Services to the community to remain the same

February 6, 2011

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Sarah E. Cruz Staff Writer One of Marywood University’s most vital departments is introducing some new changes this semester. Made effective January 1, 2011, the department formerly known as “Campus Security” has been renamed ...

Marywood finalizes sale of Scranton State School for the Deaf property

February 6, 2011

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Marywood University recently purchased the 10 acre property of the former Scranton State School for the Deaf. The property will now be officially called Marywood South Campus. ...

Smart Ride program ends shuttle service

February 6, 2011

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Elysabethe Brown News Editor The Smart Ride shuttle will make its final loop on January 31. The Smart Ride Program, which provided shuttle services between Marywood University and the University of Scranton for students at b...

ROTC Blood Drive: Campus support saves lives

February 6, 2011

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Members of the Marywood community lent an arm in support of the recent ROTC blood drive on campus.  To find a donation site near you, go to www.redcrossblood.org. Red cross nurse, Kimberly Jones draws blood from Marywood j...