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Should we trust data mining practices?

April 30, 2018

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Picture yourself taking a walk along the Susquehanna on a nice, warm day. You take a seat on a bench, see the sun reflect off the water and hear the birds chirping. Without anyone in sight but cars driving over the Market Street...

Should College Athletes get paid?

April 13, 2018

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The NCAA has been surrounded in many scandals lately with their “amateur” athletes receiving payments from boosters, fans and alumni with ties to their programs. This issue stems from the NCAA’s rules that athletes are ...

A Plea Against ‘Walk Up Not Out’

April 9, 2018

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On March 14, one month after the horrific Parkland shooting that shocked the nation, students across the country walked out of schools for 17 minutes - one minute for each student killed in the incident. Millenials have been bro...

Greek Life or no Greek Life?

March 19, 2018

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When people think about college, things like partying and Greek life are the factors constantly associated with college. These same factors are also costing the lives of innocent people. Recently, a Lehigh University sorority wa...

The cafeteria dilemma

March 12, 2018

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Trying to eat for a specific dietary requirement at the SUB sometimes is difficult. Even if you just want to eat a little bit healthier, finding the food you want and need can be an issue. Eating in Henry’s Dining Hall, more ...

‘Another shooting’

February 19, 2018

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There was another shooting. Last Wednesday, 17 people were killed and at least 14 injured when a 19 year old, wielding an AR-15, opened fire in the Florida high school from which he had been expelled. “Another one?” seemed to be the im...

Keep up the good work, Wilkes Athletics

February 12, 2018

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The Beacon Editorial Board wants to commend Wilkes Athletics for cultivating support between teams. Wilkes University has plenty of athletes that play many different sports. As many athletes know, including the athletes on the st...

What will happen to the Patriots?

February 5, 2018

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Tom Brady competed in the Super Bowl again last Sunday, and this prediction was written prior to the end of the game: the New England Patriots will win. It is the story that seems to keep repeating itself, but seems to never end....

What will happen to the Patriots?

The Beacon Editorial Board

February 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Our Voice

Tom Brady competed in the Super Bowl again last Sunday, and this prediction was written prior to the end of the game: the New England Patriots will win. It is the story that seems to keep repeating itself, but seems to never end....

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