The Beacon

New Health and Wellness Club all about fitness

Janel Naro, Staff Writer

September 25, 2011

Filed under L&A&E

Trey Tietz, senior pharmacy major, knows what it’s like to have a lot on his plate. But somehow he still manages to coordinate daily workout sessions at 6 a.m. As coordinator of the Health and Wellness Club, Tietz along with...

Book Review: ‘The Hunger Games’ is an Action Packed Page Turner

Annie Yoskoski, Staff Writer

September 25, 2011

Filed under L&A&E

Suzanne Collins puts an interesting twist on post apocalyptic North America in her book, "The Hunger Games." The book reminded me of a cross between the television show Survivor and George Orwell’s novel 1984. The futurist...

‘Army of Colonels’ lends a helping hand to areas devastated by flood

Christine Lee, Life Editor

September 24, 2011

Filed under L&A&E

Upon arrival at a residential neighborhood along the Lackawanna River creek on Saturday, Sept. 17, a group of volunteers were greeted with the sight of piles of debris in front of homes in Duryea. When the volunteers entered some...

‘Straw Dogs’ remake misses the point

September 21, 2011

Filed under L&A&E

By: Bill Thomas, Staff Writer   No one wants to be a member of the knee-jerk anti-remake crowd, but it’s hard to remain optimistic when so much of what Hollywood delivers these days is as disposable and pointless...

Movie review: Apollo 18 a failed mission of poor acting

Jordan Ramirez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2011

Filed under L&A&E

I must admit, I saw the trailer for Apollo 18 and was not immune to its “charms.” “Historical fiction blended with science fiction: a film-making goldmine,” I thought. Unfortunately, and much to my chagrin, this film...

Unimportant questions with important people: Paul Adams

Christine Lee, Life Editor

September 19, 2011

Filed under L&A&E

The Beacon: What responsibilities do you have as Vice President of Student Affairs? Adams: As Vice President of Student Affairs, I'm a member of the President's Cabinet, (who) are the direct reports to the President. I have res...

Poetry in Transit Offers Culture to Bus Riders

Michael Wintermute, A&E Assistant Editor

September 18, 2011

Filed under L&A&E

Poetry in Transit, a program developed by Wilkes University English professor Mischelle Anthony to bring classic and original poetry to bus riders in Luzerne County, will be launched into its fifth year this month. At 5:30 p.m...

Heavy lifting, applicance trouble, juvenile decorations and other memories from move-in day

Janel Naro, Staff Writer ; Kirstin Cook, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2011

Filed under L&A&E, Top Stories

With three weeks down already in the first semester, it seems like just yesterday students were moving into their dorms. Most of us can look back to move in weekend and remember the difficulties and challenges we faced, hopefully...

Einstein Bagel replacement cafe offers a new breakfast and lunch spot

Christine Lee

September 18, 2011

Filed under L&A&E

Students wishing to grab a bagel from the Einstein Brothers Bagels Café may be surprised to find that another café has taken its spot in the UCOM building. The decision to replace Einstein Brothers on campus was made after...

Generation2Generation dance will aim at bringing young and old to the dance floor

Devoni Novak, A&E Editor

September 18, 2011

Filed under L&A&E

The fourth annual Lee Vincent Generation2 Generation dance is an opportunity to serve the community while having a good time. This inter-generational event aims to bring family and community members together in today's on-the-go...

Departments assist students in following their ideal career path

Holly Boyer, Assistant Life Editor

September 18, 2011

Filed under L&A&E

Often students are unsure of what exactly they want to do with their futures, even in college. Whether they cannot decide what branch of their major they want to pursue or even what they want to major in, students are stuck making...

Exhibit gives new meaning to ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure’

Bill Thomas, Staff writer

September 18, 2011

Filed under L&A&E, Top Stories

Most people throw away their used water bottles, grocery bags and soda cans. Seattle-based photographer Chris Jordan makes art out of them. Since 2003, Jordan has been drawing attention to the issue of mass consumption with...

The news of today reported by the journalists of tomorrow
L&A&E