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Indie Flavour: spring music updates!

Eric Casey, Beacon blogger

April 1, 2016

Azelia Banks has just dropped a new mixtape...for free via download. It's titled “Slaz-Z.” She releases it after firing her studio engineer late last week under suspicion that he was leaking her new tracks. She took to twitte...

A reaction to: Think before you underage drink at Wilkes

Eric Casey, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016

Fellow staff member and freshman Amanda Bialek has been a great writer for The Beacon.  Recently, she wrote an article about the dangers of drinking underage on campuses across the country. While I agree with all the statistics...

A rebuttal to Anthony Fanucci’s anti-marijuanna article

Eric Casey, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

At the end of last semester, our Wilkes University president of Student Government, Anthony Fanucci, wrote an opinion piece on why he thinks weed shouldn't be legalized. The title was “Clinton and Sanders misspoke on the realities of marijuana.” First of all, Hillary Clinton did not speak much about the is...

Politically Unapologetic: Sanders wins New Hampshire, battles Clinton in post debate

Eric Casey, Beacon blogger

February 12, 2016

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary with a “yuuuuge” lead. He received over 151,000 votes which represented 60.4% of the vote compared to Hillary Clinton's 37.9% of the vote. His victory speech...

Politically Unapologetic: Rand Paul is out, but now who do I vote for?

Eric Casey, Beacon blogger

February 8, 2016

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has dropped out of the Republican Presidential primaries. After a disappointing 5th place finish in Iowa with only 4.5% of the vote, it is now over. That leaves no one left on either side of the party...

Indie Flavour: My favorite songs of 2015 part 2

Eric Casey, Beacon blogger

February 5, 2016

Here's part two of my favorite songs of 2015 in order! 51. “America's Sweetheart” ~ Elle King 52. “Hallelujah” ~ Panic! At The Disco 53. “Peanut Butter Jelly” ~ Galantis 54. “Wicked Ones” ~ Dorothy 55. “Could...

Indie Flavour: My favorite songs of 2015 part 1

Eric Casey, Beacon blogger

February 5, 2016

Hey Colonels! The spring semester is well on its way. I'm taking this time to reflect back on my favorite song releases of 2015. There were many astounding albums and singles that kept me going throughout last year. I'll keep...

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