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Sordoni Art Gallery’s newest exhibit celebrates quilting

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

January 29, 2020

The Sordoni Art Gallery is reopening for the spring semester on Jan. 28. The new exhibit is titled Material Pulses: Seven Viewpoints, which the art gallery describes as “an exhibition focused on the art of quilt-making,” and...

Public meeting held on downtown bicycle and pedestrian study

Parker Dorsey, News Editor

January 29, 2020

Consultants for the Downtown Wilkes-Barre/Downtown Scranton Pedestrian and Bicycle Network Study held a Downtown Wilkes-Barre Public Input Session Jan. 21 on the second floor of the Marts Center to review draft plans for a ne...

It’s On Us chapter recently awarded $30,000 grant

Emily Cherkauskas, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

The university’s “It’s On Us” program has made a strong impression on campus since the 2018-2019 school year when the chapter was formally established on campus. The efforts of the chapter can be seen after the Commonwealth...

Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Apply for the Briefly Fellowship The university is seeking candidates for the Bierly Fellowship, which facilitates experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate students who are looking forward to performing work in the fi...

Student Government notes: Jan. 22 weekly meeting

Sara Ross, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

On Jan. 22, Student Government held its second meeting, which featured both first and second-week presentations along with committee reports. To begin, the Asian Cultural Society’s president, Victoria Morrison, delivered a...

Pharmacy, nursing students take on Script Your Future challenge

Parker Dorsey, News Editor

January 29, 2020

Students from the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy and the Passan School of Nursing are collaborating for the ninth annual Script Your Future Medication Adherence Team Challenge. The challenge has Wilkes students working with health profess...

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