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Passport to Science

Rebecca Filipski, Correspondent

October 28, 2013

Children got a chance to experience science at Wilkes University. Passport to Science was held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct.19, at the Lawrence and Sally Cohen Science Center. Students from the Wilkes-Barre community were invi...

Spring trip offers culture, history of London

Adam Lubas, Staff writer

October 21, 2013

An opportunity of studying at Wilkes University is available to students looking to receive a new experience studying in a foreign setting. Students can learn the history and culture of London while visiting the city itself. Wilkes...

Back in the day…National Nut Day: Oct. 22

Sarah Bedford, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

Things are bound to get “nutty” on Oct. 22, it's National Nut Day! Although National Nut Day has existed in the Unites States for quite some time, the UK is starting to get nuts too! The UK version of National Nut Day was c...

Departmental Trick or Treating

Rebecca Filipski, Correspondent

October 21, 2013

Halloween is approaching and the candy season is beginning. Student Development is hosting Departmental Trick or Treating 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Henry Student Center Lounge. Students will be given a treasure map and...

Field of Screams Trip

James Jaskolka, Assistant Online Editor

October 21, 2013

Student Development is sponsoring a trip to Field of Screams, which recently opened a new attraction. Buses will depart at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, from the back of the Henry Student Center and head to the Field of Screams,...

Sigma Tau Bake Sale

Rebecca Filipski, Correspondent

October 8, 2013

Yummy goods were being sold to help a cause in the Wilkes Barre area. Sigma Tau Delta, also known as the English Society, held a bake from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 1-3 at the Henry Student Center. Sigma Tau Delta sold baked goods...

Make a Difference Day

Colleen O’Callaghan, Correspondent

October 8, 2013

Make a Difference Day, the largest national day of community service, sponsored by USA Today, will be concentrating on the area along South River Street near the Wilkes University campus. Wilkes University is partnering with...

Alcohol Awareness

Adam Lubas, Staff Writer

October 8, 2013

In 2010, there were approximately 189,000 emergency rooms visits by persons under age 21 for injuries and other conditions linked to alcohol, according to the Center for Disease Control in the United States. To bring awareness...

Blood Drive

Nicole Zukowski, Correspondent

October 8, 2013

Sleeves will be rolled and arms held out straight for a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Henry Student Center Ballroom. Wilkes University will hold its first Geisinger Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All the past...

Oct. 8, 1971: Imagine

Sarah Bedford, Staff Writer

October 8, 2013

“Imagine all the people, living life in peace...” We all know the song and the man behind the words but did you know that on Oct. 8th, 1971 John Lennon released this inspiring tune? Known as one of his best solo songs, Imagin...

Beacon Briefts

Nicole Zukowski, Assistant News Editor

October 8, 2013

Alcohol Awareness Walk The Alcohol Awareness Walk 2013 will be held on Tuesday, October 22, at 12:00 p.m., rain date Thursday, October 24. The walk is to raise awareness of the dangers of excessive and underage drinking. The on...

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