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‘The Red Liquid of Life:’ Wilkes to host blood drive

‘The Red Liquid of Life:’ Wilkes to host blood drive

Have you ever thought about donating blood? On Sept. 19 you won’t have to think any further, and instead you can simply donate at the Henr...

September 19, 2017

Profile of a new professor: Dr. Ryan Henry, chemistry

Profile of a new professor: Dr. Ryan Henry, chemistry

Dr. Ryan Henry, originally from the suburbs of Philadelphia -- specifically, Pipersville -- will be one of the 25 new faculty members joining...

September 19, 2017

Poet visits Wilkes, encourages undergraduate creativity

Poet visits Wilkes, encourages undergraduate creativity

On Sept. 13, Wilkes University hosted visiting writer Tom C. Hunley. During the visit he conducted a poetry workshop with students. In the evenin...

September 19, 2017

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Multi-sport athletes face numerous challenges on campus

Multi-sport athletes face numerous challenges on campus

Ashton Gyenizs, Asst. Sports Editor

With no form of incentive to participate in athletics, it can be argued that NCAA Division III athletes are the most committed across all divisions. This could be said even ...

September 19, 2017

Top five ‘can’t miss’ Colonel sporting events each year

September 19, 2017

Colonel athletics in brief

September 19, 2017

The Beacon: Female Athlete of the Week 9/5-9/10

The Beacon: Female Athlete of the Week 9/5-9/10

September 19, 2017

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Recipe of the week: Fall in love with Grilled Cheese

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September 19, 2017

Wilkes Barre Chamber of Commerce announces Connect Program

Coming to Wilkes-Barre is a new five piece program being implemented by the Greater Wilkes Barre Chamber of Commerce. The program, named Connect...

September 19, 2017

  • Spark a new conversation with students from across the globe September 19, 2017

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Kevin Smith & the Mahoning Drive-In Movie Theater

Kevin Smith & the Mahoning Drive-In Movie Theater

Nick Filipek, Asst. Opinion Editor

It was my 12th birthday when I unwrapped a DVD copy of “Clerks” and “Mallrats” a friend had given me. I honestly had never heard of them...

September 19, 2017

Student reflects on Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

MaKenna Walsh, Opinion Writer

More than 5.5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. To better visualize the amount of...

September 19, 2017

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Women’s volleyball competes in San Juan

Women’s volleyball competes in San Juan

The Wilkes women’s volleyball team travelled to San Juan, Puerto Rico this past week in search of new competition. The trip also served as a w...

September 12, 2017

Colonel athletics in brief 9/12

Sept. 1 MSOC: Junior Camry Huff’s hat trick earns Head Coach Mike Piranian his first win as head coach in victory over PSU-Berks, 3-2. WSOC...

September 12, 2017

Field Hockey defeats Marywood in OT with goal from Megan Kane

The Wilkes field hockey team defeated Marywood University at Schmidt stadium in an overtime 4-3 victory for their first win of the season an...

September 12, 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