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Students, faculty showcase research at 3rd Annual Scholarship Symposium

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

April 9, 2019

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Wilkes University hosted its 3rd Annual Scholarship Symposium in the University Center on Main from April 1 to the 4. This year saw the highest level of student participation with over 100 students being involved in the event. The...

Beacon Briefs: The upcoming happenings on campus

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

April 9, 2019

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The Red Cross Needs You to Donate Blood Wilkes University and the Red Cross are hosting a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, in the Henry Student Center lounge. Right now blood products are being distri...

Student Government notes: April 3 weekly meeting

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

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On April 3, President Hunter Hughes attended his last Student Government meeting as the ballots for a new president were released last week. Hughes led the discussion for club reports and award nominations. First, President...

Sordoni Art Gallery hosts bonsai lecture

Cabrini Rudnicki, Co-News Editor

April 9, 2019

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The Sordoni Art Gallery had its first art in context lecture for its new exhibit “Ukiyo-e to Shin Hanga: Japanese Woodcuts from the Syracuse University Art Collection.” The lecture featured Carl Achhammer Jr. of Zenchaser...

Student Government notes: March 27 weekly meeting

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

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On March 27, Student Government had its weekly meeting with vice president Brianna Price taking the lead, as president Hunter Hughes was absent. Price reminded everyone to be conscious of their decisions when they vote on motio...

Presidential and Mega-Council elections to be held

Maddie Davis, Co-News Editor

April 2, 2019

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Student Government and the campus’ other Megacouncils are gearing up to begin their presidential elections for their annual elections. According to Student Government Parliamentarian, Gregory Chang, online ballots will be sent o...

CODIE hosts activist Robyn Ochs’ ‘Beyond Binaries’ lecture

Sammi Verespy, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

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The Council on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity recently welcomed Robyn Ochs, who put on the talk “Beyond Binaries: Identity and Sexuality.” Ochs is an educator, campus speaker, a grassroots activist as well as an editor ...

Pi Sigma Alpha welcomes two scholars for a presidential lecture

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

April 2, 2019

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On March 26, the Political Science Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha hosted two guest speakers. Dr. Scott R. Meinke, professor of political science at Bucknell University, and Dr. Michael Dimino, professor of law at Widener University C...

United Nations Lecture Series hosts lecture on climate change

Michelle Grossbauer, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

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Jamil Ahmad was welcomed this past Tuesday as part of the United Nations Lecture Series presented by the Humpty Dumpty Institute’s Higher Education Alliance for the United Nations. Ahmad’s presentation focused on the importance of c...

Beacon Briefs: The upcoming happenings on campus

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

April 2, 2019

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Don’t Miss the MSC Talent Show The Multicultural Student Coalition will hold a talent show at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 5, in the Henry Student Center Ballroom. Students can sign up by filling out the Google forms on the M...

Profile of a Professor: Dr. Kimmy T. Nguyen: Pharmacy Practice

Joshua Shepard, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

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Assistant professor Kimmy Nguyen started working at Wilkes University at the beginning of the fall semester in August of 2018. Growing up in Harrisburg, Pa, Nguyen earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Philadelphia College...

New opportunities for elementary and early childhood education majors

Cabrini Rudnicki, Co-News Editor

April 2, 2019

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Wilkes University has announced  changes to the Elementary and Early Childhood Education Department. An agreement with Lackawanna College as well as a new online program were announced recently. A new articulation agreement...

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