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Students celebrate new media and communication center, thank donors

Cabrini Rudnicki, News Editor

September 13, 2017

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Editor’s Note: Amanda Bialek, who represented the student body in her speech at the dedication of the Karambelas Media and Communication Center, is the Life, Arts and Entertainment Editor for The Beacon. On Aug. 31, Wilkes Univers...

New Sordoni Art Gallery to open facility with Warhol exhibit

Toni Pennello, Editor in Chief

September 13, 2017

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At a meeting about what the opening exhibit at the new Sordoni Art Gallery should be, director of the gallery Heather Sincavage said the answer should have been obvious. “We all agreed that we wanted it to be a Pennsylvania bas...

Former player reflects on memories of the Mother of Wilkes’ Women’s Athletes

Cabrini Rudnicki, News Editor

July 6, 2017

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Earlier this summer, the Wilkes community lost one of its most influential and loved members. Longtime Colonel and women's sports pioneer, Doris Saracino, died on June 2. Her funeral was held June 7 in Kingston. Saracino,...

Colonel Charity Challenge to raise funds for local women’s shelter

Isaiah McGahee, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

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Author and philanthropist Tony Robbins once said, “life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.” Students at Wilkes University have an opportunity to give bac...

Wilkes students ‘slay’ to benefit high school prom attendees

Toni Pennello, Asst. News Editor

April 11, 2017

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On April 7, Wilkes students had the opportunity to walk the runway while helping members of the community. “Slay Your Way to Prom,” which took place in the gymnasium at UCOMM at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, was organized in order t...

Dr. Skleder weighs in on changing Dean’s List requirement

Danny Van Brunt, Sports Co-Editor

April 11, 2017

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Many full-time Wilkes University students feel that they ought to be recognized for their academic achievements every semester. Students work to not only to pass their classes, but also to get the best grades possible. At the end of...

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