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MBB: Wilkes rolls past visiting Summit in rout

Ben Mandell, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Top Stories, Wilkes Athletics

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — The Wilkes University Colonels bounced back from Saturday’s unexpected loss to Messiah with an 86-64 win over the Clarks Summit University Defenders. Wilkes came into the game with a 5-2 record while...

Passing of Brianna Smarkusky

January 13, 2017

Filed under News, Online Exclusive

ON BEHALF OF DR. PAUL ADAMS The University is profoundly saddened to announce that Brianna Smarkusky died at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center on Thursday, January 12. Brianna became ill while participating in a Biology...

The Bursting Reality of Latex Allergies

Sarah Bedford, Editor-in-Chief

January 3, 2017

Filed under News, Online Exclusive, Top Stories

Arachnophobia. Ophidiophobia. Acrophobia. These are the some of the most common fears people have. But for a Wilkes University sophomore, the thing that scares her most is the sound of balloons being inflated. On Nov. 30, Ellen...

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