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Former player reflects on memories of the Mother of Wilkes’ Women’s Athletes

Earlier this summer, the Wilkes community lost one of its most influential and loved members. Longtime Colonel and women's sports pioneer,...

July 6, 2017

Colonel Charity Challenge to raise funds for local women’s shelter

Author and philanthropist Tony Robbins once said, “life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give som...

April 11, 2017

Students share mixed feelings about Stark renovations

Students share mixed feelings about Stark renovations

Most have noticed the closed off hallway in Stark Learning Center by now and have noticed the threatening yellow ‘caution’ tape draped o...

April 11, 2017

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Former player reflects on memories of the Mother of Wilkes’ Women’s Athletes

Cabrini Rudnicki, News Editor

Earlier this summer, the Wilkes community lost one of its most influential and loved members. Longtime Colonel and women's sports pioneer, Doris Saracino, died on June 2. He...

July 6, 2017

Johnny Jan Jr.: Up to the plate for one last season

April 11, 2017

Getting to know… Joe Champi

Getting to know… Joe Champi

April 11, 2017

Getting to know… Christina Gambino

Getting to know… Christina Gambino

April 11, 2017

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Wilkes Senior Kevin Schiel wins College Tabletop award

Wilkes Senior Kevin Schiel wins College Tabletop award

From being in a band to working in the restaurant industry, senior Kevin Schiel has always been drawn to making something creative. His passio...

April 10, 2017

“The Grill Master” is a dear friend to many

“The Grill Master” is a dear friend to many

Tony Wallace, “The Grill Guy” is known for greeting everyone with his infectious smile and genuine care across the Wilkes University campus....

April 9, 2017

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March 28, appreciate the beauty of a gardening pest

Shannon O'Connor, Opinion Writer

March 28th is an uncommon day of appreciation. Every year this day rolls around we celebrate weeds. Not marijuana, but the plant that people...

March 28, 2017

LaVar Ball: Camera chasing since 2016

Mark Makowski, Opinion Co-Editor

“Back in my heyday, I would kill Michael Jordan one-on-one.” This is the quote that started the media frenzy around LaVar Ball, who is the f...

March 28, 2017

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Johnny Jan Jr.: Up to the plate for one last season

Stepping up to the plate for his final season, out of Germantown, Maryland, welcome senior, Johnny Jan Jr. Johnny Jan, or J.J. has been representing Wi...

April 11, 2017

Getting to know… Joe Champi

Getting to know… Joe Champi

Name: Joe Champi Year: Junior Major: Sports Management Hometown/High School: Dupont, Pennsylvania/ Pittston Area Position: Third Base Q. What was the driving ...

April 11, 2017

Getting to know… Christina Gambino

Getting to know… Christina Gambino

Name: Christina Gambino Year: Junior Major: Biology Hometown/High School: Basking Ridge, NJ. Ridge High School Position:  First Base, Pit...

April 11, 2017

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The news of today reported by the journalists of tomorrow
The news of today reported by the journalists of tomorrow