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Some fire drill policies have yet to be fulfilled

Devoni Novak, Assistant News Editor

April 17, 2012

Fire drills are conducted as a "double check" to make sure alarm systems are functioning without error and that students know the best route to properly evacuate their dorms. Once out of their buildings, students are supposed to mee...

Wing ‘n’ Sing Photo Recap

Devoni Novak, Assistant News Editor

April 17, 2012

With the most popular chicken wing variety, Ice House Pub in Mountain Top was named 'Wing Champion' at Zebra Communications' Wing 'n' sing event last Wednesday. Proceeds from the event went toward the "Embrace a Child in Tanzania"...

SG president nominees

Devoni Novak, Assistant News Editor

April 14, 2012

Three nominees from the junior class are set to race for the Student Government presidential seat. The candidates are: nursing major and SG recording secretary, Samantha Schuler; pharmacy major and SG vice president, Kristofer...

SG notes: About $12,000 approved for Casino Night

Devoni Novak, Assistant News Editor

April 2, 2012

Casino Night: Lady Luck will be sporting a dress made of student activities fees SG unanimously granted $11,900 of student activities fees to cover the cost of this year’s Casino Week. Most of the money is projected to be s...

Karaoke for a cause: Embrace a Child at Wing ‘n’ Sing benefit

Devoni Novak, Assistant News Editor

April 2, 2012

Zebra Communications, the student-run public relations agency at Wilkes University, will be hosting a “Wing ‘n’ Sing” on Wednesday, April 11, to benefit orphans in Tanzania through the “Embrace a Child in Tanzania” cam...

National security: Still a major issue ten years post 9/11

Devoni Novak, Assistant News Editor

March 20, 2012

Wilkes political science students brought two speakers to the Miller room in the SUB last Tuesday to speak on behalf of national security. Although it has been 10 years since the devastation of 9/11, many believe national security...

SG notes / Beacon briefs

Devoni Novak, Assistant News Editor

March 20, 2012

    ASME car show -   Wilkes American Society for Mechanical Engineers club requested $5855 for their annual car show which takes place Apr. 22. The club has $850 in their account with the addition of an ...

The real winter weekend: behind the scenes of Wilkes’ renowned celebration

Devoni Novak, Assistant News Editor

February 29, 2012

Students celebrated the notorious Winter Weekend in starkly different ways. Some students participated in an on-campus photo scavenger hunt ending with five grueling rounds Nickelodeon trivia. Others roamed South River Street...

Shippensburg does the responsible thing by offering Plan B

Devoni Novak, Assistant News Editor

February 28, 2012

I disagree with those who criticize Shippensburg University for offering Plan B in a vending machine. College is a time of experimentation and people sometimes get a little crazy. As young adults, students often don’t think...

SG NOTES: Renovation

Devoni Novak, Assistant New Editor

February 28, 2012

Bottom floor of SUB to be renovated Buffer Fund is working with architects on refurbish the space on the first floor of the SUB. The goal of the transformation is to make the space more cohesive, modern and warm. Making the...

Scranton Vice President goes Colonel

Devoni Novak, Assistant News Editor

February 28, 2012

The last of the three candidates, Scranton University’s vice president Dr. Patrick Leahy, came to Wilkes last week to meet with students, faculty and staff. At the student forum, Leahy led off by declaring what attracted him...

Navigating for Healthy Options

Bob Grabosky, Correspondent

February 26, 2012

A registered dietician held a presentation on Tuesday, February 21st on the Wilkes campus. Susan Hurd, of Sodexo Dining Services, says that we should all eat healthy because we will acquire more energy, which will reduce the ri...

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