The Beacon

Visit from state board reveals no problems with nursing curriculum

Christine Lee, Senior News Editor

April 1, 2014

Despite lower-than-average test scores on the National Council Licensing Exam last year, a visit from an official from the state nursing board has revealed no problems with the School of Nursing. Last month, the education officer...

Student threatened on Academy Street

January 30, 2014

Public Safety reported that three students were walking on Academy Street returning from A-Plus Mart at 11:40 p.m. last night when one of them was approached by a man driving a green Geo Tracker with pin stripes. The driver asked...

AED machines in police, fire units increases sudden cardiac arrest victims’ survival rate

Christine Lee, News Editor

November 26, 2013

Rochester, Minn. is a city of about 107,000 located southeast of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. It may seem like any other city in America, but it is doing something truly unique that is saving lives. In 1990,...

Negotiations being made for reinstatement of Safe Rides program

Christine Lee, News Editor

November 26, 2013

Student Affairs is in the process of negotiating with Wilkes-Barre's only taxi cab company to allow the Safe Rides program to return as a service to students. In June, Posten Taxi, Wilkes' longtime Safe Rides provider, announced...

Anatomy of an Administrator: Kayla Cauthon on planning student activities, an upcoming wedding

Justin Topa, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013

Student Development Activities Assistant Kayla Cauthon is staying busy with hosting events, organizing trips, assisting students – and planning her wedding. The activities assistant spends her time at Wilkes assisting in...

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