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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, ...

Buttin Head Farms brings goats to the greenway

Kylie Dillon, Asst. Life, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 17, 2019

Wilkes University’s Residence Hall Council (RHC) hosted a goat yoga event on Tuesday, Sept. 10 for interested students. RHC invited a company called Buttinhead Farms to teach a goat yoga class to serve as a time for students...

Programming Board holds ping pong & pizza on the Fenner Quad

Caroline Rickard, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Just like Sunday Night Football, Thursday night Programming Board events are back in action for this year. On Sept. 6, one of Wilkes University’s Megacouncil clubs,  Programming Board,  held its second program of the year...

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