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The Black Lives Matter Movement: Getting Involved

Emily Cherkauskas and Maria DiBuo

June 17, 2020

Getting involved in the Black Lives Matter Movement has been on the forefront of many individuals’ minds since the killing of George Floyd on May 25. As people of all races have united in the stand against racism and police...

Wilkes declares May 1 Blue and Gold Day

Anna Culver, Special to The Beacon

April 29, 2020

On May 1, Wilkes will host Blue and Gold Day to celebrate the incoming university class and members of the Class of 2020.  “In the middle of final exams, we pause annually to celebrate Blue and Gold Day," said Interim Presid...

Restaurateurs alter serving to cope with COVID-19

Maria DiBuo, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

WILKES-BARRE — COVID-19 has had an effect on almost every aspect of day-to-day life – particularly, dining out. With restrictions put into place nationally, statewide and locally, many restaurants owners, as well as their...

Binge-worthy shows and movies to stream during the quarantine

Breanna Ebisch, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

With everyone staying home and trying to fill newly available time, the streaming services are getting a lot of love. New shows and movies are coming to your screen earlier than originally planned, so there is an abundance to wat...

Creative Colonel – Jess Morandi

Kylie Dillon, Life, Arts, and Entertainment Editor

February 6, 2020

Being an artist doesn’t always require being a talented drawer, or even being good with a pencil at all. For this week’s creative colonel, Jess Morandi, shows that with enough passion for something you can find a way to still ma...

Theatre department presents musical “The Spitfire Grill”

Cabrini Rudnicki, editor in chief

February 6, 2020

Wilkes University’s theatre department will present “The Spitfire Grill.” The performances will take place on Feb 20, 21 and 22 at 8 p.m., and on Feb. 22 and 23 at 1 p.m. All performances will take place at the Dorothy ...

What’s The Dish? – Sabatinis

Maria Dibuo, staff writer

February 6, 2020

As a 21-year-old  Wyoming Valley native, I have found that one of the many highlights of the area are the ‘local spots’ for diverse cuisine. Through ‘What’s the Dish?’ I hope to shine light on these establishments fo...

Political Society kicks off the semester with trivia night

Caroline Rickard, staff writer

February 6, 2020

The Wilkes Political Society kicked off the semester in a studious fashion by hosting a Trivia Night for students. Jan. 28 marked the first program of the semester and was filled with challenging, but fun, questions. This tri...

The Sordoni Art Gallery opens Material Impulses

Jordan Daniel, staff writer

February 6, 2020

The Sordoni Art Gallery had its opening reception on Jan. 30 for the new exhibit: “Material Pulses: Seven Viewpoints.” The exhibition is from an organization called the MidAtlantic Arts Alliance and curated by fibers artist, ...

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