The Beacon

Students are looking for convenience in groceries

Timothy Fisher, Staff Writer

October 4, 2011

As I established in last week's issue of The Beacon, Wilkes places seemingly dull eateries in convenient locations. Expanding on this underlying theme of the campus, I came upon a brilliant idea the other day. I had just pressed ...

Tont G’s Spot: Campus Technology Needs to be Updated

Anthony Goreczny, Opinion Editor

September 26, 2011

For today’s college student access to working technology is very important.  Students are expected to create power points, type papers, and communicate constantly via email.  Student groups are also organized, and school events...

Water Damaged Rooms are a Health Concern and Distraction

Carly Yamrus, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 26, 2011

It is common for college students to wake up worrying about their homework that is due that day or a test they might have.  Laura Nulton, a sophomore at Wilkes University, wakes up every morning wondering if her room is leaking...

Einstein Replacement is a Clone of Rifkin

Timothy Fisher, Staff Writer

September 26, 2011

Bagels are convenient.  After Einstein Bagels left the UCOM building, speculation swarmed the Wilkes grapevine.  What will replace the Einstein establishment? A Panera Bread café? A fast-food chain? I thought of a different...

OpEd: Obama Should Have Focused More on the Economy

The Beacon

September 26, 2011

President Obama entered office on January 20th 2009 as a man with a plan.  He declared that his primary goals were the withdrawal of troops from Iraq, socializing healthcare and energy and global warming.  He also mentioned ...

Tony G’s Spot: Apple Takes Advantage of Customers

Anthony Goreczny, Opinion Editor

September 19, 2011

Recently I have seen a number of rumors flying around about the iPhone 5. Supposedly one of the “top secret” prototypes was left at a bar by an absent minded Apple employee, as reported by ibtimes.com. Last year, a similar thing happened with the iPhone 4 prototype.  It ended up in the hands of the tech website Gizmodo, as was rep...

Presidential search being neglected through lack of student involvement

Editorial Board

September 18, 2011

It appears that many students on campus are oblivious to the fact that Wilkes University is searching for a new president to take charge of the university starting next year. At least, that was the impression from the recent...

Stay Aware on the Streets of Wilkes-Barre

Carly Yamrus, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 18, 2011

The streets of Wilkes-Barre are not what anyone would call ‘ideal’. For those of you who are new to Wilkes University, or for those of you who just need a reminder, the streets of Wilkes-Barre need to be taken seriously, especially...

It’s the end of the world as we know it…only not really

Tim Fisher, Staff Writer

September 18, 2011

There’s been much talk about the apocalypse in 2012. The numerous predictions of Armageddon are getting stronger. Why? Black Birds are falling from the sky. Fish are washing up on shores dead. Wayward whales are beaching themselves...

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