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Women and Gender Studies Conference goes global in 2012

Christine Lee, Life Editor

April 2, 2012

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To fulfill the Wilkes general education requirement, all students must take a public speaking class or two oral presentation option classes and a senior capstone. For students enrolled in Women's Studies 101, giving a presentation...

Unimportant Questions: Justin Astrin, University Towers Resident Director and Jaimie Osborn, Evans Hall Resident Director

Rebecca Bolus, Assistant Life Editor

March 26, 2012

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Jaimie Osborn Residence Life Graduate Assistant and first-year Master of Business Administration student Hometown: Nazareth, Pa. Campus Role: Assists with the duties of Residence life, housing and in-housing selection, an...

Spring Fling goes classy with new venue, location

Abbey Haldeman, Staff Writer

March 26, 2012

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Spring has just begun and students begin thinking about saying goodbye to this school year. One way Wilkes University is bringing an end to the school year s to celebrate the student’s hard work, is Spring Fling. “Spring...

Health and Wellness Corner: Alzheimer’s disease, a disease that disconnects

Christine Lee, Life Editor

March 26, 2012

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Minerva Gaspar's grandmother has trouble remembering Gaspar. She can't even remember Gaspar's father, her own son, and thinks of herself as a child. "She needs constant care and (needs) to be watched 24 hours a day," Gaspar,...

SG hopes The Big Event volunteers make a small difference

Alyssa Stencavage, Staff Writer

March 26, 2012

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This year students, faculty and staff have given lots of hours toward community service, particularly in September after the flooding from Hurricane Lee. But Student Government felt this Army of Colonels could do more for the...

Oscars are rubbish

Bill Thomas, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 29, 2012

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There’s no such thing as a bad movie, only a bad audience. That may seem a strange thing to say from someone who writes movie reviews, but, it’s how I feel. My reviews are my opinions, nothing more. I don’t pretend to...

Relay campaign wants to ‘kiss cancer goodbye’

Alyssa Stencavage, Staff Writer

February 20, 2012

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It’s that time of year again for the Relay for Life! The kickoff was held on Tues., Feb. 14 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Union Building, with a theme of “Kiss Cancer Goodbye.” The main goal at the kickoff was...

Health and Wellness Corner: Have a heart for heart disease awareness month

Christine Lee, Life Editor

February 20, 2012

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February celebrates not only love and romance but also the heart. This month is American Heart Month and aims at spreading awareness of heart disease. According to the National Library of Medicine, Heart Disease is the leading...

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