Receiver Kiley announces plan to transfer

Little-used Penn State receiver Jake Kiley announced via his Twitter account today that he will join a lengthy list of players who will transfer out of the program. Thank you for everything PSU! pic.twitter.com/1gd1vhuKK3— Ace Boogie (@PSU_Kiley2) January 28,...

Review: “The 5th Wave”

Tamara’s Take The tagline for “The 5th Wave” is “Can we survive the 5th Wave?” The way to do so is to avoid it. “The 5th Wave” continues the trend of adapting a popular teen literature series for the big screen, grabbing a young heroine as the lead and pitting...
Slipping the surly bonds

Slipping the surly bonds

Hard to believe it’s been 30 years since the space shuttle Challenger exploded over the Atlantic Ocean, killing its seven-member crew and shaking the nation’s faith in the space program and American exceptionalism. I was a senior in high school on Jan. 28,...

3 Cents – Noble Bigamist

In 1868, the daily paper in Scranton cost 3 cents. The paper back then was filled with stories from the telegraph wire, local reporting and fiction.  Over the course of the next few Thursdays, we will be sharing some of these items. Today’s installment features an...

Rick Snyder, proprietor-in-chief

— Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a former venture capitalist and Gateway computers board chairman, is one of those “run-government-like-a-business” Republicans who’s fond of referring to taxpayers and citizens as “customers.” While that...