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  • Sordoni Gallery reopens with Warhol to inspire community

    Sordoni Gallery reopens with Warhol to inspire community

    Megan Stanley, Staff Writer

    October 11, 2017

    The Sordoni Art Gallery was officially rededicated Oct. 6. The first exhibit on display is “15 Minutes: From Image to Icon” which displays artwork from Pennsylvanian artist Andy Warhol. Located in the Karambelas Media and Communication Center, the new gallery is set to enrich the arts for students...

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  • Wilkes (0-6) drops homecoming to Widener (4-2), 30-7

    Wilkes (0-6) drops homecoming to Widener (4-2), 30-7

    Danny Van Brunt, Managing Editor

    October 9, 2017

    Homecoming alumni, in the 80-degree October heat, watched Wilkes hold the Widener offense to only 10 points in the first half before the Pride scored 20 in the second half to end the game, 30-7. The Colonels started their first drive following the kick off, and shortly faced a fourth down with five y...

    First-year wide receiver Nick Yanik (15) caught a 27-yard pass from Nick Geimer.

    Sean Connelly

  • Manuscript Society celebrates 70 years, holds gathering

    Manuscript Society celebrates 70 years, holds gathering

    Cabrini Rudnicki, News Editor

    October 9, 2017

    The Wilkes’ Manuscript Society recently held a Manuscript Gathering during Homecoming to celebrate the group’s 70th anniversary. The event, which was held in Kirby Hall on Saturday, Oct. 7, gathered current members and alumni of the society to read their favorite pieces from past editions. The Ma...

    Elyse Guziewicz, the executive editor of the magazine, stands at the podium to introduce each speaker at the gathering.

    Megan Stanley

  • New intramurals director leads program

    New intramurals director leads program

    Kirsten Peters, Staff Writer

    October 3, 2017

    When going on to college, some students are focused on picking a college for its academic reputation, whereas others are more focused on athletics. Wilkes is not only onsidered an exceptional academic option, but its athletics also draw attention. For those who are not interested or able to play Divi...

    Intramurals players participate in a basketball game during the spring basketball season earlier this year.

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  • Public Safety officer publishes book

    Public Safety officer publishes book

    Megan Stanley, Staff Writer

    October 2, 2017

    Wilkes University Public Safety Officer Peter J. Canavan recently published a guide to college safety titled: “The Ultimate Guide to College Safety How to Protect Yourself From Online and Offline Threats to Your Personal Safety at College & Around Campus.” The guide focuses on issues such as...

    Public safety officer Peter J. Canavan stands with his newly published book on college campus safety.

    Anthony D'Amico

Profile of a new professor: Dr. Xin Luo

Profile of a new professor: Dr. Xin Luo

New to the mathematics department: Dr. Xin Luo, a diversified educator from the University of Alabama.  Luo was born in Wuhu, Anhui Providence,  a ...

October 9, 2017

‘How much do we have to endure?’

All 58 victims of the shooting in Las Vegas have been identified according to the New York Times. Hundreds took part in a candlelight vigil on Thur...

October 9, 2017

Professor named ‘Distinguished Young Pharmacist’

Professor named ‘Distinguished Young Pharmacist’

On Sept. 23, a Wilkes University professor was named “Distinguished Young Pharmacist” by the Pennsylvania Pharmacist Association. Thom...

October 9, 2017

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AOTW: Juliet Betke, sophomore volleyball player

AOTW: Juliet Betke, sophomore volleyball player

Name: Juliet Betke Year: Sophomore Major: Pharmacy Hometown: Poplar Grove, Ill. High School: Belvidere North HS Position: Libero/Defensive Specialist Post graduation p...

October 9, 2017

AOTW: Chris Maderitz, sophomore tennis player

AOTW: Chris Maderitz, sophomore tennis player

October 9, 2017

WVB: Pediatric Cancer Night

October 9, 2017

Colonel Athletics in Brief 10/9

October 9, 2017

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Breakfast with the President

Photos by Khadijatou Allagouma

October 16, 2017

Pints with the Professors

Photos by Sean Connelly

October 16, 2017

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The growing trend of CTE & memory loss in football

Brandon Belfonti, Staff Writer

The topic of brain damage may be just as, if not more, sensitive than taking a knee. Why? It’s not a choice. I relate to this issue on a perso...

October 9, 2017

How drastically has dating changed over the years?

MaKenna Walsh, Staff Writer

Whether or not dating is a thing of the past heavily depends upon the standards and expectations you have set for yourself and for the partn...

October 9, 2017

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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...

Colonel athletics in brief 9/19

September 19, 2017

Sept. 13 FH: Freshman Ali Dunn scores twice in the second half as the Lady Colonels defeat Keystone College. In a game tied at the half, Dunn...

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