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Carnaval

Rebecca Filipski, Correspondent

September 30, 2013

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Carnaval, a celebration of Latin American music, dance and costumes, is coming to Wilkes University Oct. 2. Wilkes University’s Multicultural Student Coalition, Spanish Club and Student Government are sponsoring Carnaval...

Wilkes University to hold casino night for alumni

Ashley Evert, Assistant L&A&E Editor

September 30, 2013

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Wilkes University will hold Casino Night for alumni attending Homecoming from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 5 in the Student Center Ballroom. Alumni can play blackjack, roulette, wheel of chance and poker. There will also be a DJ to provide...

Color maniacs run in Scranton

Lyssa Scott, Correspondent

September 30, 2013

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Many local runners will head to Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pa., Oct. 5 with one goal in mind: to leave covered in color. The Color Mania 5k benefits Marley's Mission: Horses Healing Children. It will start at 10 a.m. and...

Student Development hosts “de-stress” day

James Jaskolka, Assistant Online Editor

September 30, 2013

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Student Development will be hosting a “de-stress” day between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, on the first floor of the Henry Student Center. Kayla Cauthon, Student Development activities assistant, explained that...

Homecoming pep rally

Jennifer Magnotta, Correspondent

September 30, 2013

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With this year’s Homecoming theme of “City of Lights,” school spirit is going to shine bright on the campus at the 2013 Homecoming pep rally. The Homecoming pep rally is going to be from 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, on...

Dorothy Dickson Darte presents ‘The Curious Savage’

Bill Amos, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

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Wilkes University bridges the age gap in its upcoming production, "The Curious Savage" written by John Patrick. After receiving a large inheritance from her late husband, Mrs. Ethel Savage is committed to a sanitarium by her...

Runners lining up for Colleges vs. Cancer fundraiser

Nick Durdan, Correspondent

September 24, 2013

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Wilkes University’s Relay for Life will be participating in Colleges vs. Cancer, an event that supports Colleges Against Cancer, part of the American Cancer Society. Colonels vs. Cancer will be held at Kirby Park, across...

Hispanic Heritage month kicking off at Wilkes University

Rebecca Filipski, Correspondent

September 24, 2013

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Students learned how to salsa, meringue and bachata during Latin dancing instruction Sept. 19 in the Henry Student Center. Carmen Vasquez taught the Latin dances. The Coughlin High School Multicultural Dance Team also performed...

Weekend program offers adventures for students

Lyssa Scott, Correspondent

September 22, 2013

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Wilkes Adventure Education kicked off the school year with a new tradition this fall – WAE weekend, packed with various outdoor activities to enjoy the fall weather and get out to explore some locations near campus. “I...

Family Day tradition boosts attendance for 2013

Jennifer Magnotta, Correspondent

September 22, 2013

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A Wilkes University tradition will be continued again this year on Family Day as parents/guardians, family and friends get to experience Wilkes University and all of Wilkes-Barre from the student’s eyes. “My parents were...

Balliet exhibit continues in Sordoni through Oct. 20

Rasha Shaker, Correspondent

September 22, 2013

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Justin Balliet, an award-winning artist from Northeast Pennsylvania features work at the Sordoni Art Gallery. Though the reception for Balliet was on Sept. 6, the exhibit will continue until Oct. 20 in the Stark Learning Center....

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