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Beacon Briefs: The upcoming happenings on campus

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

February 19, 2019

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Pain and Addiction Summit accepting student abstracts The Pennsylvania Pain and Addiction Summit is now accepting student research abstracts for their Summit on Friday, Apr. 12 at Mohegan Sun: Poconos. The Summit is lookin...

Student Government notes: Feb. 13 weekly meeting

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

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This week’s Student Government meeting on Feb. 13 started out with a second presentation from Adventures in Science. This event is being held on Apr. 26 at Wilkes University where they will be inviting 255 fifth-grade stud...

Dining Services expands weekend hours for select locations

Maddie Davis, Co-News Editor

February 19, 2019

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It was announced that beginning on Saturday, Feb. 16, Wilkes Dining Services will be expanding the weekend hours of some of the dining locations on campus. Both Rifkin Cafe, with Grilleworks and Which Wich, and the Stark POD will be ...

Diversity Office, SHINE to host African-American read-in

Cabrini Rudnicki, Co-News Editor

February 19, 2019

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Campus Diversity Initiatives is presenting an African American read-in for Black History Month. The event will take place from 4:15 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21. The annual event will be in collaboration with the SHINE afte...

Accelerated Nursing Program Receives 100 percent Pass Rate

Maddie Davis, Co-News Editor

February 19, 2019

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The Passan School of Nursing announced that the last cohort from their accelerated baccalaureate in nursing program all received a 100 percent pass rate on the national examination they take to become registered nurses. This 28-stu...

Public Safety Discusses Recent Shooting near Campus

Cabrini Rudnicki, Co-News Editor

February 19, 2019

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A recent shooting near campus prompted public safety to send out emergency alerts. The shooting, which took place on South Main Street near Pizza Fellas and the PSC gas station, occurred on Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m., according to ...

Psychology Dept. Hosts Clinical Social Worker for Addiction Talk

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

February 19, 2019

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On Feb. 13, licensed clinical social worker Beth Ann Delaney spoke to students in a sit-down lecture about drug addiction, titled “Telling the World About Addiction: What You Need to Know”. “I love the title,” said Delaney. “The...

Upcoming Lecture Discusses Hair, Culture, Nonverbals

Sammi Verespy, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

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Funky hats, ponytails, headbands, everyone knows the struggle of a bad hair day. This is part of what Dr. Evene Estwick, an associate communication studies professor, and Dr. Gina Zanolini Morrison, associate professor of global...

Emergency Blood Drive Held on Campus

Maddie Davis, Co-News Editor

February 19, 2019

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On Feb. 14, the Red Cross held yet another blood drive on campus. This one, however, held a more serious meaning and need. The Red Cross and its volunteers were asking the greater Wilkes community to be especially generous becau...

Student Government notes: Feb. 6 weekly meeting

Sarah Ross, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

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Student Government held their weekly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 6, and it started with the continuation of the club requests from last week and news about upcoming events. The American Pharmacist Association (APhA), had its second we...

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