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Travel, learn and help others with the Alternative Spring Break Program

Anna Culver, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Filed under L&A&E, Top Stories

Alternative spring break is an option open to students of every major to take a trip to domestic and international locations to complete various projects. The trips give students the opportunity to experience a different culture,...

Alcohol is not a valid excuse for sexual assault

October 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Our Voice, Top Stories

Last Thursday, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Both of their testimonies surrounded the recent allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaul...

Panamanian students celebrate culture on Square

Cabrini Rudnicki, Co-News Editor

September 24, 2018

Filed under News, Top Stories

The Panamanian exchange students of Wilkes University had a chance to showcase their country’s charms to the Wilkes-Barre community. On Sept. 20, MEDUCA Cohort 9 students performed traditional Panamian songs and dances on Pub...

FH: Myers earns 100th win after defeating Cedar Crest 3-1

Tyler Aldinger, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wilkes Athletics

EDWARDSVILLE -- The Wilkes University field hockey team displayed a dominating performance last Thursday night, Sept. 13 against Cedar Crest College. The Colonels won the contest 3-1, with goals scored by Haley Gayoski, Maddi...

Football clinches first win 30-27 in overtime against LVC

Kirsten Peters, Co-Sports Editor

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wilkes Athletics

Following a 12-game losing streak, the Wilkes University football program finally broke their dry spell with an intense 30-27 overtime win against Lebanon Valley College on Saturday, Sept. 8. The victory not only revived the C...

New times for Wilkes Athletics

Ben Mandell, Co-Sports Editor

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wilkes Athletics

Wilkes Athletics has seen some drastic changes from the end of 2017 to the start of 2018. There has been almost a complete overhaul of head coaches, dawning a new era at Wilkes. Wilkes has seen new coaches in football, women’s...

Sordoni Art Galley: Latest exhibition runs through Oct. 7

Catie Lally, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018

Filed under L&A&E, Top Stories

The Sordoni Art Gallery is currently hosting the exhibition A Stirring Song Sung Heroic: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom by William E. Williams. This collection of pieces focuses on historic sites and events, specifically...

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