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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE- MBB: One. More. Game. Colonels to MAC Freedom Final after 79-72 win over Eastern

Ben Mandell, Co-Sports Editor

February 21, 2019

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Playoff basketball has been all over the Wyoming Valley and Wilkes University was no exception Thursday night. The Colonels men’s basketball is one step away from a MAC Freedom championship after they beat Eastern 79-72 in ...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE- Wilkes administrator: Polar vortex class closure based on policy, not student Change.org petition

Sammi Verespy, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

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Ahead of the polar vortex hitting northeast Pennsylvania, students questioned if classes should be held. Sophomore Lindsay Becker launched a petition on Change.org asking the Wilkes University campus to close on Jan. 31. The col...

Online Exclusive: Dwight “Doc” Gooden speaks at the Pennsylvania Pain and Addiction Summit presented by Wilkes

Luke Modrovsky, Sports Editor

April 20, 2018

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PLAINS TOWNSHIP -- Dwight Gooden, better known as Doc, delivered the keynote address at Wilkes University’s Pennsylvania Pain and Addiction Summit. He detailed his struggles with both drug and alcohol addiction and his fight ...

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