The Beacon

Health and Wellness Corner: Don’t be sad, be glad!

Alyssa Stencavage, Staff Writer

November 22, 2011

The winter season is a chance to enjoy activities in the snow, like skiing and snowboarding. But the change in weather and shorter days can make some feel a little depressed. This puts a damper on attitudes and makes everything...

Unimportant Questions with Important People: Barbara King, Associate dean of student affairs

Alyssa Stencavage, Staff Writer

November 15, 2011

  What does your job entail? I am the chief disciplinary officer for the university. I deal mostly with student problems, some that they come with, some that they create for themselves and some that are completely out...

Off-Campus Council hopes students get saucy at Wing Wars

Holly Boyer, Assistant Life Editor

November 15, 2011

The Off Campus Council club has a popular event they successfully host every year coming up. They yearly Wing Wars will take place at 6:45 p.m. on Nov. 18. Wing Wars has been popular in the past described junior earth and environmental...

Wilkes professors inspired to never stop learning with careers

Holly Boyer, Assistant Life Editor

November 8, 2011

Students may think they’re the only ones learning in courses and earning degrees, but some professors are also working towards higher educational goals. By being a faculty member at Wilkes, professors are able to take courses...

Students of the McGlynn Learning Center celebrate Halloween

Holly Boyer, Assistant Life Editor

November 1, 2011

Every year students of the McGlynn Learning Center get to enjoy a little Halloween party hosted at Wilkes. The McGlynn Halloween party is open to all students to come and celebrate Halloween in a safe yet fun manor. Traditionally,...

Alternative Fall and Spring Breaks: helping out while on vacation

Abbey Haldeman, Staff Writer

October 24, 2011

Have you ever wanted to do something genuinely nice for someone or a group of people, but just weren’t sure how to go about it?  Well, Wilkes University Alternative Fall and Spring breaks can help you out with this ambition. Every...

Money Matters’ seminar teaches financial info

Erin Hohol, Staff Writer

October 24, 2011

  Payment history makes up 35% of an individual’s FICO score.  FICO scores are connected to car insurance.  Information from bureaus known as Equifax, Experian and TransUnion put together an individual’s FICO score....

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