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Wilkes campus abound with ghostly lore

Christine Lee, Life Editor

November 1, 2011

From shadowy specters to balls of light, Wilkes is alive with ghostly activity. From residence halls to academic buildings, there has been a fair share of ghost sightings and other paranormal phenomenon for years on campus. Dr....

Tony G’s Spot: 3D movies: fad or future?

Tony Goreczny, Opinion Editor

October 25, 2011

A truly artful and well made film is a pleasure to behold, no matter what genre it happens to fall into.  I even have a special place in my heart for absolutely terrible movies; the ones that are so bad that by the time they...

9-9-9? Or Nein nein nein? – Herman Cain means business

TImothy Fisher, Staff Writer

October 24, 2011

I am not a registered voter.  When I turned eighteen, I made a promise to myself: to not vote for a presidential candidate I did not agree with.  Lo and behold, I have made it this far without voting in the presidential election. ...

Students resorting to drug use to maintain grades

The Beacon, Editorial Staff

October 24, 2011

Today many jobs require at least an associates or bachelors degree.  Even if a job doesn’t, there are often people who are overqualified that are applying for the position, and a person without one of these degrees can find...

Is Corporate America taking advantage of Breast Cancer Awareness Month?

October 24, 2011

October is national Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Pink products line the shelf, each leading their own crusade against breast cancer.  For one month out of the year, companies can guiltlessly promote their products by sporting...

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