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Six college stress-busting tips

Devon Bashore, Guest Writer

April 23, 2018

College is a life changing new chapter in our lives with many new experiences and stressors. Stress is a normal part of life. It motivates us to study for exams, as well as to change and grow as people as we encounter new people,...

What will happen to the Patriots?

The Beacon Editorial Board

February 4, 2018

Tom Brady competed in the Super Bowl again last Sunday, and this prediction was written prior to the end of the game: the New England Patriots will win. It is the story that seems to keep repeating itself, but seems to never end....

PPL Electric Utilities: Six ways to save energy and money

Alana Roberts, Guest Writer

September 15, 2017

Editor’s Note: Alana Roberts is regional affairs director with PPL Electric Utilities, a major power supplier for central and eastern Pennsylvania. Welcome back to school! This is always a time of year when college students a...

Lash out, be bold and go gold this fall season

Allyson Sebolka, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

As the weather gets colder and leaves begin to change color, the shades of fall makeup trends are upon us. There is something for all to try. Consider going bold this fall with metallic eyeshadows. They brighten up the face...

‘Colonels Don’t Stand By’ program aims to empower students

Shannon O'Connor, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

Sexual misconduct on college campuses is widely considered an issue plaguing the nation. Wilkes University aims to take a stand against this injustice, and is working to empower students with the Colonels Don’t Stand By prog...

Psychology students, faculty, present research to the APA

Cabrini Rudnicki, News Editor

September 13, 2017

On Aug. 3 to 6, students from Wilkes University traveled to Washington, D.C. to present research to the APA, a common abbreviation for the American Psychological Association at the association’s convention. Associate professor ...

Hurricane threat reminds students of flooding in Wilkes-Barre

Isaiah McGahee, Assistant News Editor

September 13, 2017

The destruction left in Hurricane Harvey’s wake is unprecedented, with such destruction so widespread, reminiscent very much of 2005’s Hurricane Katrina. A category 4 hurricane, Harvey dropped more than 50 inches of rain on So...

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