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Nick’s Flick Picks: Marvel Studios has done it again

Nick Filipek, Managing Editor

March 21, 2019

Captain Marvel (2019) - Directed by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck. Screenplay by Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck & Geneva Roberstson-Dworet. Story by Nicole Perlman & Meg LeFauve. Starring, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn,...

Allen P. Kirby Center launches the Kirby Cares Women’s Campaign

Anna Culver, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

The Allen P. Kirby Center’s Kirby Cares Campaign will be collecting items to support Ruth’s Place up until April 30. The Kirby Cares Campaign is a social initiative run by the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and...

Wilkes University students on celebrating Valentine’s Day

Anna Culver, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

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