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Passing of Brianna Smarkusky

January 13, 2017

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ON BEHALF OF DR. PAUL ADAMS The University is profoundly saddened to announce that Brianna Smarkusky died at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center on Thursday, January 12. Brianna became ill while participating in a Biology...

The Bursting Reality of Latex Allergies

Sarah Bedford, Editor-in-Chief

January 3, 2017

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Arachnophobia. Ophidiophobia. Acrophobia. These are the some of the most common fears people have. But for a Wilkes University sophomore, the thing that scares her most is the sound of balloons being inflated. On Nov. 30, Ellen...

Springfield College’s Dr. Delahanty presents lecture on Irish history at Wilkes

Luke Modrovsky, Asst. Sports Editor

November 7, 2016

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On Nov. 3, Wilkes University welcomed guest lecturer Dr. Ian Delahanty to the Henry Student Center’s Miller Room. Delahanty has focused on researching Irish history for numerous years. In front of a packed room, Delahanty...

City officials have announced that a skunk has tested positive for rabies in the Miners Mills section of the city

August 30, 2016

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  The city health department has warned that rabid skunks pose a threat to humans and other animals. During the latter stages of rabies, infected skunks tend to behave abnormally. Healthy skunks are typically docile...

PUBLIC SAFETY NOTICE: On behalf of Chris Jagoe

October 7, 2015

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PUBLIC SAFETY NOTICE From the Wilkes University Department of Public Safety   Dear Members of the Wilkes University Community: The Department of Public Safety would like to inform you of a crime that has recentl...

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