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Pharmacy students help with the collection of expired medication

Cabrini Rudnicki, Co-News Editor

October 30, 2018

Wilkes University teamed up with the Luzerne County Medical Society and the Luzerne County District Attorney and Sheriff offices for National Perscription Drug Take Back Day. The day, which was created by the United States Drug Enforcem...

Loud Silence: Expressions of Activism

Cabrini Rudnicki, Co-News Editor

October 30, 2018

Wilkes University’s Sordoni Art Gallery opened its newest exhibit. The exhibit, titled “Loud Silence: Expressions of Activism,” was curated by Heather Sincavage, the director of the Sordoni Art Gallery. The exhibit official...

Former United Nations rep. speaks on women empowerment

Maddie Davis, Co-News Editor

October 24, 2018

On Oct. 16 Wilkes University welcomed UN Speaker Dr. Patience Stephens as apart of the annual UN lecture series. Stephens is the first speaker of the fall 2018 semester. Stephens was the 29th speaker brought to the campus to speak ...

Writer Richard Louv explores nature-deficit disorder at lecture

Cabrini Rudnicki, Co-News Editor

October 24, 2018

The Wilkes-Barre community was welcomed to spend an evening with writer Richard Louv. The event, which was open to the public, took place on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center on campus. The event was s...

Becoming Kareem

Maddie Davis, Co-News Editor

October 1, 2018

On Sunday, Sept. 30 Wilkes University welcomed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the campus as apart of their Max Rossen Lecture in Law and Humanities. Abdul-Jabbar’s lecture was titled “Becoming Kareem” and chronologically captured h...

Marsy’s Law PA holds presentation on campus safety

Cabrini Rudnicki, Co-News Editor

October 1, 2018

Marsy’s Law PA held a tele-townhall on Sept. 21 for National Campus Safety Awareness Month. The event was a call-in press conference for college journalists. Two speakers, Jennifer Storm and Jennifer Riley, spoke about the impor...

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