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Cultural Film Series continues with ‘Wilhemina’s War’

November 13, 2017

On Nov. 6, the Center for Global Education, the Division of Global Cultures, and Anthropology professor Dr. Linda Winkler presented “Wilhemina...

Hanover Area guidance counselor awarded by Wilkes

Hanover Area guidance counselor awarded by Wilkes

November 13, 2017

On Oct. 23, President Patrick F. Leahy presented the Guidance Counselor of the Year Award to Michelle Zapotoski. The recipient of this award is chos...

FYF Committee seeks changes

November 13, 2017

Members of Wilkes University’s First-Year Foundations (FYF) committee are encouraging full-time and tenured professors to teach subject focus...

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AOTW: Nicolette Towlen, junior soccer player

AOTW: Nicolette Towlen, junior soccer player

November 13, 2017

What head coach John Sumoski said: “Nikki stays on the field for us because she makes something out of nothing, all the time.  She’s our engine and one of our hardest workers.” N...

AOTW: Matt Grossmann, senior wrestler

AOTW: Matt Grossmann, senior wrestler

November 13, 2017

XC: Regionals

November 13, 2017

‘Marts Madness’ works to bring athletes, non-athletes together

‘Marts Madness’ works to bring athletes, non-athletes together

November 13, 2017

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DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece

DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece

November 17, 2017

Supplies Canning Jar Battery Operated LED lights Holiday Napkins Scissors ModPodge Foam Brushes Plastic Bag &nb...

Allan P. Kirby Center Spotlight

November 14, 2017

The Allan P. Kirby Enterprise Center (APKEC) is an initiative of the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (APKCFEE). Pr...

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The meaning of Halloween is different for college students

Andre Spruell, Opinion Editor

November 6, 2017

Halloween is about trick-or-treating and racking up as much candy as possible. But once you outgrow that phase what is there to do? For most...

“Bad” Movies that I Find Enjoyable

“Bad” Movies that I Find Enjoyable

Nick Filipek, Asst. Opinion Editor

November 6, 2017

Have you ever disagreed with your friends about a movie you like, that they don’t? This intrigues me more than anything about movies: how two...

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WSOC: Wilkes collects program’s first at-large NCAA tournament bid (UPDATED)

WSOC: Wilkes collects program’s first at-large NCAA tournament bid (UPDATED)

November 6, 2017

UPDATED: Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m. at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md on Saturday. The Lady Colonels hope to advance to the second...

AOTW Criteria

September 26, 2017

Each week, The Beacon sports staff will select both a male and female athlete of the week from the previous week (Monday-Sunday). The selection w...

Colonel football leads, but falls in rout to Misericordia

September 25, 2017

Colonel Football put together a 14-6 lead early in the second quarter at Misericordia. 37 unanswered points later, it would be the Cougars w...

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