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Wilkes University students on celebrating Valentine’s Day

Anna Culver, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it is a holiday that there are a lot of mixed feelings about. Traditionally, Valentine’s Day consists of gifts, couples and love but even though it can be perceived that way, Valentine’s...

You are not alone: What I’ve learned through four years of sobriety

Nicholas Filipek, Managing Editor

February 13, 2019

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Hi, I’m Nick, and I’m an alcoholic. It might seem to be a bit of a cliché way to start an article about alcoholism, but it took me a long time to be able to say the words, and truly understand what they mean. I loved...

Pharmacy students shine a light on opioid awareness with an interactive presentation

Natalie Stephens, Asst. LA&E Editor

February 13, 2019

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A group of pharmacy students put together an interactive presentation for the Wilkes community to help raise awareness about opioids and the importance of taking action before someone becomes addicted.  Opioid use has reached the level of epidemic acco...

January 30, 2019

V-Day is Approaching: Wilkes University presents The Vagina Monologues

Isabella Sobejano, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

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In order to raise awareness about sexual harassment and misconduct, Wilkes University will be presenting “The Vagina Monologues” on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. According to the Wilkes University handbook “Sexual...

Wellness at Wilkes: Men’s health awareness

Natalie Stephens, Asst. Life, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2018

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No-shave November and Movember have officially begun and will continue until the end of November. Men throughout the world grow their facial hair throughout the month, whether it be a full beard or a mustache to support various...

Two-week study abroad trip to Malaysia offered this spring

Isabella Sobejano, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

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At Wilkes, the study abroad office’s goal is to encourage and support study abroad experiences that are safe, immersive and academically appropriate. With this goal in mind, the study abroad office is offering a trip to Malaysia...

Bohemian Rhapsody: A masterpiece to be seen

Nicholas Filipek, Managing Editor

November 8, 2018

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People everywhere fell in a crazy little thing called love (#sorrynotsorry) with the Queen biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” over the weekend and the box office reports show it. The highly entertaining, and perfectly cast, story...

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