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Shooting at Mulligan’s leads to debate in senior event

Abbey Haldeman, Assistant News Editor

November 20, 2012

A recent shooting at a downtown establishment leads to concern for seniors participating in an organized event. According to police reports, officers Conmy and Ference responded to the disturbances coming from the rear of Mulliga...

Adventures education coordinator gives a break to normal SG meeting business

Abbey Haldeman, Assistant News Editor

November 20, 2012

The meeting was called to order at 6:02 p.m. All College: $2,660 Conference: $740 General Funds: $6,313.35 Leadership: $600 Spirit: $493.44 Student Government Total: $10, 806.79 Phi Beta Lambda, or Future Business Leader...

Simona Perry presents on environmental effects of shale gas in state

Abbey Haldeman, Assistant News editor

November 13, 2012

Applied anthropologist Simona Perry joined faculty, staff, students and community members Wednesday, Nov. 7, to tell them about "the community and environmental health implications of shale gas development." The Institute for Energy and Enviro...

Administration reacts quickly to wrath of Hurricane Sandy

Abbey Haldeman, Assistant News Editor

November 6, 2012

With threats of flooding once again approaching the Wilkes community, campus authorities had to find ways to keep students safe. Hurricane Sandy approached the Wilkes-Barre region this past weekend, as it did much of the East Coast. F...

Lack of parking at Ralston causes changes to shuttle route schedule

Abbey Haldeman, Assistant News editor

October 31, 2012

"We went from 300 - and - some - odd students who participated the program down to less than 80," John Pesta, executive director of capitol projects said about the shuttle service usage. Last year, university staff decided it was ti...

Annual review allows for more funds towards awareness programs

Abbey Haldeman, Assistant News Editor

October 19, 2012

Every two years, staff from Campus Counseling, the Health and Wellness Center and Residence Life sit down together and participate in an event known as the Biennial Review. "It provides us the opportunity to take a look at wh...

“Get Swabbed” event helps to inform students about bone marrow transplants

Abbey Haldeman, Assistant News Editor

October 9, 2012

Student Services rencently held a Bone Marrow drive event known as, "Get Swabbed." The event which took place from 10-7 p.m. in the Henry Student Center lounge gave students the chance to sign up for the bone marrow registry...

iPad leasing and changes to Jay S. Sidhu School of Business

Abbey Haldeman, Assistant News Editor

September 25, 2012

    When students enter the college environment they go in with a label: business major, biology, communications or whatever it may be.  Underneath those labels, lies another: their focus. The Sidhu School of ...

IT, food services updates to campus announced at Sept. 12 SG meeting

Abbey Haldeman, Assistant News Editor

September 17, 2012

Sept. 12 meeting called to order 6:01 p.m. Treasurer’s Report: All College: $9,550 Conferences:$700 General Funds:$18,750 Leadership:$600 Spirit:$1,454.34 Student Government Total:$31,054.34 New Business: Food Services Update: S...

New changes at Farley Library hope to improve accessibility to all

Abbey Haldeman, Assistant news editor

September 17, 2012

nstruction in 2010 with the creation of the Alden Learning Commons the first part of a four-phase journey began. This year the process to modernize the Eugene S. Farley library is continuing as they come to a close with phase two ...

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