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Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

Pardon Our French Pardon Our French is a French conversation group that will begin meeting on Feb. 12 from 4:15 to 5 p.m in Breiseth 107. They will be held every Wednesday from this date until the end of the semester. It is ope...

Accounting students take part in VITA program this month

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

February 12, 2020

Throughout February, accounting majors and other students from the Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership are working to provide members of the community with free tax preparation. Students will be helping community members w...

Grant awarded for preservation of Agnes Flood archives

Parker Dorsey, News Editor

February 6, 2020

Wilkes University recently received a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission for the conservation and digitization of 1972 Agnes Flood related material. The project seeks to highlight the efforts of the W...

Student Government notes: Jan. 29 weekly meeting

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

On Jan. 29, Student Government’s third meeting of the semester featured first and second-week presentations along with class reports. Pre-Pharmacy Club presented a fund request to visit the Science History Institute in Phila...

Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Night to Shine Seeks Volunteers Night to Shine is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, and it provides a prom night experience for people ages 14 and up who have special needs. Guests get to walk down the red carpet, acces...

Student Affairs addresses false coronavirus reports on campus

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

February 6, 2020

On Jan. 29, Student Affairs sent an email to the student body addressing a false report that the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was present on Wilkes campus. Student Affairs stated in the email, “With growing concerns about ...

Major budget cuts announced by university

Cabrini Rudnicki, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2020

University faculty and staff at the spring convocation address on Jan. 30 learned of proposed budget cuts to affect the university in the 2021 fiscal year. The proposed budget cuts were introduced by interim president Dr. Paul S. Ad...

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