The Beacon

Two-week study abroad trip to Malaysia offered this spring

Isabella Sobejano, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

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

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...

Wellness at Wilkes: Dining Services works together with Aramark

Natalie Stephens, Asst. Life, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2018

Wilkes University Dining Services has transformed the average school dining experience for students. They strive to provide students with excellent service as well as encouraging cooks to create new and healthy recipes for all...

Self care with Sarah: Tackling the Flu Season

Sarah Matarella, Life, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2018

Flu season is back in action and the influenza virus is completing its yearly rounds on the Wilkes University campus. Wilkes University offers several different ways to help students learn about and tackle the flu season. Passan...

Beacon Vault: Arts Center Curtain Rises

Luke Modrovsky, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2018

Editor’s Note: The Beacon has quite the storied past. The Beacon has enjoyed many years of success, publishing continuously since 1936. The newspaper began as The Bison Stampede from 1934 until 1936 before changing names to ...

College textbook prices finally fall after two decades of increases

Luke Modrovsky, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2018

When Wilkes junior Seth Andress bought his textbooks for the fall semester, there was not a noticeable “sticker shock” in price from the year before. Actually, prices had actually fallen. Andress said he feels college...

Travel, learn and help others with the Alternative Spring Break Program

Anna Culver, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Alternative spring break is an option open to students of every major to take a trip to domestic and international locations to complete various projects. The trips give students the opportunity to experience a different culture,...

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