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Wilkes club urges community to go green with reusable bottles

Carlie Coolbaugh, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016

U.S. landfills are overflowing with 2 million tons of discarded water bottles alone. Water bottles have become more than a luxury since the production of them in the 1970’s. Wilkes University encourages students to go green...

Climbing Club Encourages New Members to Join

Jacob Chielli, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2016

With one member, the Wilkes University Climbing Club is off to a rocky start. According to club president David Heinz, a freshman environmental engineering major at Wilkes University, the club is starting at square one and strug...

Reach New Heights with ‘Vertical Dancing’

Amanda Bialek, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016

Why not come out and climb to new heights at the Wilkes Rock Wall or Rock Gym? Whether you want to observe, belay or climb, there is something for everyone to try. There is open rock wall climbing available to students on Monday...

Love Your Career Month helps future employees

Austin Ely, Asst. Life, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2016

The beginning steps to applying for a job and the preceding interview are possibly the most difficult steps to getting hired. On Feb. 17, as part of “Love Your Career Month,” Wilkes University’s career planning department h...

AFROTC on ‘Wingmanship’

Cadet Rey-Anthony LaRuy, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2016

AFROTC Detachment 752 has a long history of serving the Wilkes-Barre community and constantly strives to improve and expand its abilities to benefit both the city and the university. The Detachment has always attempted to contribute as much as possible to the pu...

Spring Break Survival Tips: Water safety

Christopher Bright, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2016

Let’s talk about how to stay safe in the water. If you are going out in a boat or may be spending time near deeper water, be sure to bring a life vest.  Just because you may know how to swim doesn’t mean that accidents can’t and...

Get Fit. Eat Healthy. Be Happy.

Amanda Bialek, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

A new year means a new you. Why not start 2016 by making your health and physical fitness a priority? “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of a dynamic and creative...

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