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Campus suffers shutdown of video game networks, bitcoin mining

Megan Stanley, News Writer

February 12, 2018

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Over the past few weeks, the Wilkes University IT system has faced some issues, including a shutdown of the PSN network and potential Bitcoin mining. At the start of the semester the gaming network for PlayStation and XBox went d...

Pharmacy students fight pharmaceutical price hikes and gouging

Megan Stanley, News Writer

February 5, 2018

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A group of P1 pharmacy students have recently established a petition to fight against Pharmaceutical price gouging. Drug companies have begun hiking their prices for medication high above the costs of developing and manufacturing...

Maintence technician awarded Quarterly Colonel Award

Maddie Davis, Asst. News Editor

February 5, 2018

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Mark Stapleton, general maintenance Technician/ Facilities worker, was recognized recently for going above and beyond this past quarter for helping a family during function at the Passan School of Nursing and was recognized wi...

Students and faculty react to 60th annual Grammys

Cabrini Rudnicki, News Editor

February 5, 2018

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On Jan. 28, the music industry’s biggest night was held in Madison Square Garden in New York City. The 60th Annual Grammy Awards was broadcast on CBS.Despite the award show being dedicated to music, staff and students both remark...

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