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Former player reflects on memories of the Mother of Wilkes’ Women’s Athletes

Cabrini Rudnicki, News Editor

July 6, 2017

Earlier this summer, the Wilkes community lost one of its most influential and loved members. Longtime Colonel and women's sports pioneer, Doris Saracino, died on June 2. Her funeral was held June 7 in Kingston. Saracino,...

Wilkes students win award at Las Vegas hospitality conference

Toni Pennello, Asst. News Editor

May 12, 2017

In April, three Wilkes Students were awarded second place for best undergraduate paper at the Korea America Hospitality & Tourism Educators conference. The award was accompanied by a $100 cash prize. Hussain Alrumaym, Adn...

Should Black History Month still be a thing if no one cares?

Andre Spruell, Opinion Co-Editor

February 21, 2017

Black History Month happens every February in the U.S., but honestly, it is typically forgotten about or ignored. In my opinion, it is a great idea to set apart time to honor black Americans that have contributed so much to thi...

The Importance of Routine Maintenance

Zach Benedict, Beacon Blogger / AutoTalk Host

February 18, 2016

Every time I walk outside, I manage to find that one car that has either an oil burning problem, problems with the paint, or has some kind of horrible noise. This irritates me not only in the sense of the car looking horrible, bu...

SG Notes: Club, guest reports; fund requests

Jen Baron, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

On Wednesday, Wilkes University’s Student Government held its weekly meeting. Michael McCleaf, president of the Chemistry Club, was back for the second week to request funding for the American Chemical Society Meeting in San...

Students host free income tax assistance for community

Sarah Bedford, News Editor

February 5, 2016

Wilkes Accounting students are hosting a tax assistance event to the public on Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27 by appointment. As of January 29, 33 individual appointments have been made. The student junior coordinators for the Volunteer Inc...

Get Fit. Eat Healthy. Be Happy.

Amanda Bialek, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

A new year means a new you. Why not start 2016 by making your health and physical fitness a priority? “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of a dynamic and creative...

New ‘superfoods’ taking over for the health conscious

Emily DeAngelis, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

A health craze is on the rise, and this time, these food freaks are on to something. While blueberries and salmon still hold their respective benefits, new superfoods are taking over with their incredible benefits and astonishi...

Pantone Announces Colors of the Year, Trends to Follow

Ashley Evert, Managing Editor

February 2, 2016

     Pantone has announced that its Colors of the Year are Rose Quartz and Serenity. Many readers may not be familiar with Pantone colors, but this announcement affects many industries across the globe each year.      Acc...

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