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Students to be moved into 77 West by October

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

September 10, 2019

On August 7, Residence Life informed 16 students that the housing they had intended to live in was not prepared for students to reside in for the beginning of the fall semester. Those students are temporarily being housed in Ro...

First-year students discuss choosing Wilkes University

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

September 10, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year marks the 87th academic year at Wilkes University, and with it comes the brand new class of first-year students. The Class of 2023 and Class of 2025 have roughly 570 new students that come from 20 sta...

2020 election: Presidential nomination projections

Neil Murphy, Opinion Editor

September 4, 2019

Who’s winning the democratic & republican nomination in 2019? The road to the 2020 election is starting to really kick off into full effect. It just seemed like yesterday when Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and the...

It’s LIT at the Sordoni Art Gallery this summer

Kylie Dillon, Asst. Life, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 3, 2019

The Sordoni Art Gallery featured a show that has the ability to change viewers’ opinions on what is traditionally considered art. The exhibition, known as LIT by artist Lyn Godly, is a mash-up between art and science.  &...

Self care with Sarah: Getting some fresh air.

Sarah Matarella, Life, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 3, 2019

Being outdoors seems to have become an eradicated pastime due to the internet. Even when people do go outside, many still tend to get distracted quickly by their phones and are unable to take everything in.    In the past,...

The Founder’s Gala: Eugene Roth, Esq. ‘57 awarded President’s Medal

Parker Dorsey, News Editor

August 19, 2019

Wilkes University’s sixth annual Founders Gala was held on June 1 at Wilkes-Barre’s Westmoreland Club. The event honors not only some university students, but also distributes the highly coveted President’s Medal to a deser...

Students react to Ralston Athletic Complex renovations

Cabrini Rudnicki, Editor-in-Chief

August 19, 2019

Wilkes University recently announced enhancements to the Ralston Athletic Complex. The university announced that $8 million will be used for new athletic fields at the complex. Wilkes alumnus Robert Bruggeworth ‘83 provided ...

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