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New conditions to the student domestic travel policy

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

The Office of Risk and Compliance Management has updated the conditions to the student domestic travel policy to ensure safer travel and provide guidance for planning off-campus trips and excursions. The policy includes undergra...

Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Casino Week Events for Casino Week are starting with Tie Dye Day on Feb. 17. Students can bring in shirts to dye. On Feb. 18, there will be Texas Hold’em, and on Wednesday, there will be bingo in the Henry Student Center’...

Student Government notes: Feb. 12 weekly meeting

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

On Feb. 12, Student Government went over first and second-week presentations along with a club report from BACCHUS. To start, Adventures in Sciences came in for a fund request. Adventures in Science is a campus-wide event that...

CENTERSPREAD: The Vagina Monologues

Parker Dorsey, News Editor

February 18, 2020

The award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues” was presented in the Henry Student Center Ballroom this past weekend and involved at least 18 Wilkes University students, faculty and staff involved in the production. "The Va...

Campus gears up for the inaugural Wilkes Giving Day

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

February 12, 2020

Feb. 20 marks the beginning of a new 24-hour long online fundraising effort by the university. Throughout the day the SUB will be filled with students, deans, coaches, other faculty and alumni as the university pushes toward i...

Student and faculty thoughts on the Iowa Caucus results

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

February 12, 2020

On Feb. 3, the Iowa caucus was officially underway. As results began to come in, official statements were released indicating it would take additional days to get the full report of results. As the week went on and results trickled in, dis...

International Engagement welcomes largest student group to date

Parker Dorsey, News Editor

February 12, 2020

On Feb. 1, campus welcomed the newest group of students in the IFARHU program. The group consists of 40 students from all eight of the Panamanian provinces. It is the fourth, and largest, IFARHU group to arrive at Wilkes. T...

Student Government notes: Feb. 5 weekly meeting

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

On Feb. 5, Student Government’s meeting featured a club report and first and second-week presentations. First, Biology Club President Kayla Eller, came in for the club report. During the fall semester, the group went to the ...

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