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Nov. 19: Have A Bad Day Day

Sarah Bedford, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013

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You walk into a store, check out and what does the clerk say? “Have a good day.” To be honest, when you're having a rough morning, or the day just isn't going as you had hoped, someone telling you to have a nice day with a gri...

Empty Bowls to benefit hunger

James Jaskolka, Assistant Online Editor

November 11, 2013

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In Sept. 2011, the Susquehanna River flooded and threw Wilkes-Barre and surrounding areas into a state of pandemonium. Houses, schools and businesses were forced to evacuate as the muddy water reaped its devastation. While...

Study abroad at the gateway of two continents

Ashley Evert, Assistant L&A&E Editor

November 11, 2013

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Established in approximately 660 B.C., Istanbul is one of the oldest cities in the world and has been the capital of the Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottoman empires. Students have a rare opportunity to experience this ancient, cu...

Nov. 12 Young Readers Day

Nov. 12 Young Readers Day

November 11, 2013

The Manuscript

Lyssa Scott, Correspondent

November 11, 2013

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Often forgotten about and overlooked, nearly unheard of, but nowhere near extinct. The Manuscript floats among the window sills of Kirby Hall, The Art Scene on the public square and the desk of Deb Archavage, office assistant...

Talents fills the Ballroom for annual MSC show

Rebecca Filipski, Correspondent

November 11, 2013

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Entertainment filled the Wilkes University Ballroom as the Multicultural Student Coalition hosted its annual talent show. MSC Talent Show was held 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Henry Student Center Ballroom. Students at...

Wilkes puts on Seussical

James Jaskolka, Assistant Online Editor

November 4, 2013

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“Seussical: the Musical,” a show that cast and crew members said will resonate with students, despite its history as a children’s theatrical piece, is the next production of the Wilkes University Theatre. Shaun Pierre,...

Campus consciousness: flu shots

Ashley Evert, Assistant L&A&E Editor

November 4, 2013

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Now is the time of year when students would actually rather be in class than stuck in bed because their fellow students begin to show symptoms of coughing and sniffling during class.  Cough, runny nose, and fever all point to...

Oct. 29th: Internet Day

Sarah Bedford, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

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Do you ever wonder when the first message was sent over the Internet? Well, question no more because today you have your answer. On Oct. 29th, 1969, the first ever message to be sent via the World Wide Web was sent. Although th...

Connecting the Dots

Colleen O'Callaghan, Correspondent

October 28, 2013

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Connecting the Dots, an annual Wilkes University event, will be happening from 6 – 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6 in the Henry Student Center Ballroom and is open to students of every year. “This event is held for an informal...

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