The Woodlands Inn and Resort on state route 309 is rolling out the red carpet as Wilkes-Barre welcomes Mr. Hush’s Weekend of Horror to the Wyoming Valley on Sept. 5-7.

Horror, pop-culture convention returns to Wilkes-Barre

Bill Amos, Assistant L&A&E Editor

August 27, 2014

The Woodlands Inn and Resort on state route 309 is rolling out the red carpet as Wilkes-Barre welcomes Mr. Hush’s Weekend of Horror to the Wyoming Valley... READ MORE »»

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With nature trails, music festivals, and broadway quality shows, Wilkes-Barre has a lot to offer students at Wilkes University!

City of Wilkes-Barre offers more than meets the eye

James Jaskolka, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2014

Welcome to Wilkes University (and to the returning students, welcome back)! This special summer issue is being sent to you so you can familiarize yourself... READ MORE »»

Football season is almost here, and the Colonels look to bounce back from going 4-6 last season.

New coach shows promise for better season for Colonels

August 26, 2014

Football season is almost here, and the Colonels look to bounce back from going 4-6 last season. Things will look differently this year as coach Trey Brown... READ MORE »»

Wilkes University recently announced two initiatives to support veterans in their return to civilian life and ease their transition to higher education.

New university program INVESTs in helping veterans

August 26, 2014

Wilkes University recently announced two initiatives to support veterans in their return to civilian life and ease their transition to higher education. The... READ MORE »»

News

Professors over the summer: working hard, not hardly working

Justin Topa, Assistant News Editor

Despite misconceptions of uninterrupted vacationing and free time, many Wilkes University professors have dedicated full-time working schedules... read story

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Study reveals increase in job prospects for college grads; Wilkes expert says finding regional jobs requires more effort

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The Woodlands Inn and Resort on state route 309 is rolling out the red carpet as Wilkes-Barre welcomes Mr. Hush’s Weekend of Horror to the Wyoming Valley on Sept. 5-7.

Horror, pop-culture convention returns to Wilkes-Barre

Bill Amos, Assistant L&A&E Editor

The Woodlands Inn and Resort on state route 309 is rolling out the red carpet as Wilkes-Barre welcomes Mr. Hush’s Weekend of Horror to the... read story

August 27, 2014 • 0 comments

With nature trails, music festivals, and broadway quality shows, Wilkes-Barre has a lot to offer students at Wilkes University!

City of Wilkes-Barre offers more than meets the eye

James Jaskolka, Editor-in-Chief

Welcome to Wilkes University (and to the returning students, welcome back)! This special summer issue is being sent to you so you can familiarize... read story

August 27, 2014 • 0 comments

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Sports

Getting to know Coach Brown: A brief history on the eighth head coach in Wilkes University Football

Getting to know Coach Brown: A brief history on the eighth head coach in Wilkes University Football

Last semester, Wilkes director of athletics Addy Malatesta announced the selection of Trey Brown to lead the Colonels following the end of a long search process. From his... read story

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Opinion

Op-Ed: How I survived my freshman year, Five tips to help students get through the first two semesters

Frank Passalaqua, Opinion Editor

There are always those moments in life you will look back on and remember fluently like it was just yesterday. Those moments can be recalled with the exact clarity of your... read story

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Commuters listen up! These tips and tricks will make your experience at Wilkes just as good as resident students.

Tips for the Wilkes commuter

You apply to college, get accepted and now you’re on to the greatest four to six years of your life. There’s only one thing. You won’t be living on campus. Instead,... read story

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