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SG Notes, 10/4

Shawn Carey, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012

    The meeting was called to order at 6:06 p.m. on Oct. 3, 2012   All college: $9,550 Conferences: $700 General funds: $17, 213.10 Leadership: $600 Spirit: $873.34 Student Government...

Chemistry Nobel Laureate to present lecture

Bob Grabosky, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012

The Catherine H. Bone lecture will be held at the Stark Learning Center Room 101 on Oct. 18. Headlining the lecture will be Roald Hoffmann, Nobel Laureate and professor emeritus at Cornell University. This is the second year...

Study Abroad deadline approaching

October 9, 2012

As the deadline approaches for Wilkes University students to apply for the Study Abroad program, its director reminds students that they might want to use the fall break to talk with their parents about taking advantage of the...

Wilkes named military-friendly school for the third year in a row

Devoni Novak, Staff Writer

October 2, 2012

For the third consecutive year, Wilkes University ranked among the top 15 percent of Military-Friendly Schools in the nation for its dedication to aiding the success of veteran students. With 55 veterans enrolled, Veterans' Counselo...

SG vans undergo $840 update after a year of use

Abbey Haldeman, Assistant News Editor

October 2, 2012

This is the top story for News on the website. Vans rented to students, faculty and staff by Student Government have received funds for cleaning and new policy changes regarding their use have been introduced. Last fall after flood relief...

Colonel logo controversy resolved

Christine Lee, News Editor

October 2, 2012

  A high school in Maryland using a logo bearing an uncanny resemblance to the Wilkes colonel logo has removed the design from everything school-related. The Beacon first reported in 2011 that Colonel Zadok A. Magruder ...

Ed prof to give education lecture

Haley Adam, Correspondent

October 2, 2012

Gina Morrison, associate professor in the School of Education will present a free public lecture on "The Malaysia Opportunity" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in Room 214 of the Marts building as part of the Educational Forum ser...

Wilkes to unveil new mobile application this semester

Shawn Carey, Staff Writer

October 2, 2012

Now, Wilkes can count itself among those who can say, "there is an app for that!" Debuting for the Fall 2012 semester, Wilkes is creating a mobile application for students that have an iOS or Android smartphone. "The app wi...

SG Notes, 9/26

Shawn Carey, Staff Writer

October 2, 2012

    The Student Government meeting was called to order at 6:03 p.m.   All college: $9,550.00 Conferences: $700.00 General funds: $18,213.00 Leadership: $600.00 Spirit: $872.34 Student...

The Beacon website outage

September 28, 2012

The Beacon experience technical difficulties on its website the evening of Sept. 28 and morning of Sept. 29. We apologize for this inconvenience. The website is functioning properly again until further notice.

Students’ partaking in city activities helps economy

Amanda Leonard, Correspondent

September 25, 2012

Local businesses partake every year in an event that helps boost their income.  Party in the Square is an event that takes place every year in Public Square to ensure that local business are getting the attention they deserve. Part...

Public Safety: campus is safe despite recent incidents

Christine Lee, News Editor

September 25, 2012

Despite the occurrence of three crime incidents on and near camps within three weeks of one another, Public Safety and Student Affairs staff insist the Wilkes campus is perfectly safe. A festive mindset by students at the begin...

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