SCRANTON, PA – September 17, 2020
The University of Scranton temporarily paused student activity for a two-week period starting Sept. 16. Scranton also paused club sports, but the teams keep in touch through social media and other digital methods.
Emily Garcia, vice president of the cheerleading team, said that the team communicates through GroupMe, a messaging app.
“Our GroupMe is normally used for important updates and reminders throughout the season, but we often use it not to check in on each other and make sure everyone is doing well with the semester,” Garcia said.
Back in March, the team stayed in contact through Zoom meetings. Garcia said the team checked in with each other through the meetings.
“The Zoom meetings let us bond as if we were back in Scranton,” Garcia said. “It was really nice to hear everyone’s voice and see all of them again.” Continue reading