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Local destinations to help clear your mind

Emily DeAngelis, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

It’s the time when - amidst growing piles of papers and tests - a desire starts to grow called wanderlust. Commonly defined by scholars and students alike as an innate desire for travel, wanderlust emerges with the changing ...

Young Frankenstein comes to Little Theatre

Amanda Bialek, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

Need a good laugh? Looking for some lighthearted entertainment? Check out the comedy Young Frankenstein. The production of this show will be performed at Little Theatre from April 15 to the 24. Wilkes University alumni an...

Think before you underage drink at Wilkes

Amanda Bialek, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

All it takes is one time. A night out partying with friends and getting caught drinking underage can have some serious repercussions on your future. “Underage drinking is a challenge on college campuses across the country,...

Lent update

Austin Ely, Life, Arts & Entertainment Asst. Editor

March 21, 2016

Lent and the Christian religion, which guides the principles of the season, is not only a religious custom. It has become a tradition and custom to those who wish to resist temptation in general. Whether it is to give up drinking coffe...

Kanye cries money trouble; asks Zuckerberg for bailout

John Michael Rey, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2016

For many people $53 million dollars is a considerably large amount of money. However, one celebrity feels he is entitled to more. Kanye West recently went on Twitter claiming he was more than $53 million in debt. This news was ...

Students can try to get lucky during Casino Week

Austin Ely, Asst. Life, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 21, 2016

Casino Week at Wilkes University is one of many events Student Government works tirelessly on in order to offer students a fun and exciting experience. This year’s casino week will be happening between April 5 and 7. In the mea...

Gender fluidity: How it made its mark in 2015

Emily DeAngelis, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

Kids develop a sense of gender identity by age two or three, says Diane Ehrensaft, author of Gender Born, Gender Made. As a society, we are becoming more accustomed to the idea of gender as a spectrum rather than a binary. The chang...

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