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The Black Lives Matter Movement: Getting Involved

Emily Cherkauskas and Maria DiBuo

June 17, 2020

Getting involved in the Black Lives Matter Movement has been on the forefront of many individuals’ minds since the killing of George Floyd on May 25. As people of all races have united in the stand against racism and police...

Importance of the Black Lives Matter Movement amplified since death of George Floyd

Breanna Ebisch, Opinion Editor

June 5, 2020

After the horrifying death of George Floyd in custody of the Minneapolis police on May 25, protests and riots have broken out across the United States. These events have resulted in response to police brutality that has led to numerous deaths ...

Wilkes declares May 1 Blue and Gold Day

Anna Culver, Special to The Beacon

April 29, 2020

On May 1, Wilkes will host Blue and Gold Day to celebrate the incoming university class and members of the Class of 2020.  “In the middle of final exams, we pause annually to celebrate Blue and Gold Day," said Interim Presid...

Restaurateurs alter serving to cope with COVID-19

Maria DiBuo, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

WILKES-BARRE — COVID-19 has had an effect on almost every aspect of day-to-day life – particularly, dining out. With restrictions put into place nationally, statewide and locally, many restaurants owners, as well as their...

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