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Book Review: ‘If You Were Here’ is a rollercoaster of hilarity and endless detail

Annie Yoskoski, Staff Writer

November 1, 2011

Venturing into fiction for the first time Jen Lancaster combined her sharp sense of humor with hilarious events to create one of the funniest books I have read all year. Mia and Mac are house hunting and decide to buy the house...

Cash prizes to be claimed by Wilkes University’s most talented students

Kyle Wolfe, Correspondent

November 1, 2011

by line: MSC Sponsored talent show offers prizes to participants and audience members What's better than having a talent? How about winning a cash prize for having that talent. Multicultural Student Coalition, MSC, will...

Making strides against breast cancer through hair dying

Dominick Costantino, Staff Writer

November 1, 2011

Many events and fundraisers have been going on in our area throughout the month of October to raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer. One event that occurred in our area was the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk....

Students of the McGlynn Learning Center celebrate Halloween

Holly Boyer, Assistant Life Editor

November 1, 2011

Every year students of the McGlynn Learning Center get to enjoy a little Halloween party hosted at Wilkes. The McGlynn Halloween party is open to all students to come and celebrate Halloween in a safe yet fun manor. Traditionally,...

Wilkes campus abound with ghostly lore

Christine Lee, Life Editor

November 1, 2011

From shadowy specters to balls of light, Wilkes is alive with ghostly activity. From residence halls to academic buildings, there has been a fair share of ghost sightings and other paranormal phenomenon for years on campus. Dr....

Breaking Benjamin Drummer, Chad Szeliga, on Tour with Black Label Society

Devoni Novak, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 24, 2011

Chad Szeliga knew he wanted to be a professional drummer at an early age. He began playing the drums when he was only six, and since then Szeliga has been drumming for most of his life. Szeliga got his first big break at age...

Alternative Fall and Spring Breaks: helping out while on vacation

Abbey Haldeman, Staff Writer

October 24, 2011

Have you ever wanted to do something genuinely nice for someone or a group of people, but just weren’t sure how to go about it?  Well, Wilkes University Alternative Fall and Spring breaks can help you out with this ambition. Every...

Money Matters’ seminar teaches financial info

Erin Hohol, Staff Writer

October 24, 2011

  Payment history makes up 35% of an individual’s FICO score.  FICO scores are connected to car insurance.  Information from bureaus known as Equifax, Experian and TransUnion put together an individual’s FICO score....

American Horror story is a TV must see, FX creates another unique series

Molly Kurlandski, Correspondent

October 24, 2011

Warning: This article may contain spoilers What’s scarier than visiting a haunted house at Halloween?  Try living in one.  This is the premise of “American Horror Story,” FX’s hot new show.  Created by the same men...

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