The Beacon

Political science professor announces retirement after 28 years

Parker Dorsey, Asst. Opinion Editor

March 19, 2019

Dr. Thomas Baldino has announced his retirement at the conclusion of the spring semester after working at Wilkes University for 28 years. Baldino originally wanted to major in history and be a high school history teacher. One of his high school teacher...

Beacon Briefs: The upcoming happenings on campus

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

March 19, 2019

Come to the Spring Fling Student Government will host this year’s Spring Fling from 6 to 11 p.m. on Friday, March 29 at Genetti’s. The theme this year is Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Get your tickets in the Henry Student C...

Student Government notes: Mar. 13 weekly meeting

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

The Student Government meeting started with a second presentation from the Nursing Student Organization (NSO). The NSO was looking for funds in order to attend the National Student Nurses Association Convention (NSNA) in Salt...

Residence Life adds new resident halls for fall

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

March 19, 2019

As housing selection for the fall semester begins it is important for students to understand how housing selection works as well as the new options available for upperclassmen on campus. The schedule for the housing selection proce...

Beacon Briefs: The upcoming happenings on campus

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

February 19, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

The news of today reported by the journalists of tomorrow
News