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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE- MBB: One. More. Game. Colonels to MAC Freedom Final after 79-72 win over Eastern

Ben Mandell, Co-Sports Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports, Top Stories

Playoff basketball has been all over the Wyoming Valley and Wilkes University was no exception Thursday night. The Colonels men’s basketball is one step away from a MAC Freedom championship after they beat Eastern 79-72 in ...

First annual leadership conference held

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

February 8, 2019

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Student Development hosted its first annual leadership conference titled “Explore” on Sunday Feb. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All students were able to register to attend the event centered in the Stark Learning Center. The c...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE- Wilkes administrator: Polar vortex class closure based on policy, not student petition

Sammi Verespy, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

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Ahead of the polar vortex hitting northeast Pennsylvania, students questioned if classes should be held. Sophomore Lindsay Becker launched a petition on asking the Wilkes University campus to close on Jan. 31. The col...

What’s in a name? Defining an Age: Information and technology

Savannah Pinnock, Opinion Editor

February 5, 2019

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The concept of an age is by no means a new development. In fact, it is a definitively antiquated means of describing a time period. In light of the technological advancements that began to gradually emerge in the early ‘70s, many have come to wonder what our cu...

V-Day is Approaching: Wilkes University presents The Vagina Monologues

Isabella Sobejano, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

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In order to raise awareness about sexual harassment and misconduct, Wilkes University will be presenting “The Vagina Monologues” on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. According to the Wilkes University handbook “Sexual...

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