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Former United Nations rep. speaks on women empowerment

Maddie Davis, Co-News Editor

October 24, 2018

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On Oct. 16 Wilkes University welcomed UN Speaker Dr. Patience Stephens as apart of the annual UN lecture series. Stephens is the first speaker of the fall 2018 semester. Stephens was the 29th speaker brought to the campus to speak ...

Writer Richard Louv explores nature-deficit disorder at lecture

Cabrini Rudnicki, Co-News Editor

October 24, 2018

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The Wilkes-Barre community was welcomed to spend an evening with writer Richard Louv. The event, which was open to the public, took place on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center on campus. The event was s...

Becoming Kareem

Maddie Davis, Co-News Editor

October 1, 2018

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On Sunday, Sept. 30 Wilkes University welcomed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the campus as apart of their Max Rossen Lecture in Law and Humanities. Abdul-Jabbar’s lecture was titled “Becoming Kareem” and chronologically captured h...

Marsy’s Law PA holds presentation on campus safety

Cabrini Rudnicki, Co-News Editor

October 1, 2018

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Marsy’s Law PA held a tele-townhall on Sept. 21 for National Campus Safety Awareness Month. The event was a call-in press conference for college journalists. Two speakers, Jennifer Storm and Jennifer Riley, spoke about the impor...

Wilkes-Barre Chamber Spotlight holds Women’s Entrepreneurial Series

Cabrini Rudnicki, Co-News Editor

October 1, 2018

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The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber held the Women’s Entrepreneurial Series on Wednesday. Wilkes-Barre Connect and Penn State Wilkes-Barre sponsored the event, which was held in the THINK Center. The event was part of the Wil...

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