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Anatomy of an Administrator: John Stachacz on the Past, Future of the Library

Justin Topa, Assistant News Editor

October 28, 2014

John Stachacz, dean for the Farley Library and Information Technology department, shares his insight into the future of the library and offers advice to current Wilkes University students. Stachacz, who has served as the dean...

“Chef” movie review

Jill Reifsnyder, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

Due to the lack of riveting cinema currently polluting our theaters, I decided to review a movie with an approaching release date. On September 30th you too can enjoy a film that is heart-warming, interesting, and involves a ...

Artist Spotlight: Ashley Potkulski

Bill Amos, Assitiant Life, Art and Entertainment Editor

September 25, 2014

Do you remember what want you wanted to be when you grow up? Do you recall that one dream job you always wanted to aspire to? Some kids want to be astronauts while others want to fire fighters or police officers or even the President...

Deep WR Class

Deep WR Class

April 14, 2014

QB Prospects

Jonathan Keer, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014

This years NFL draft raises many questions with the teams at the top of the draft.  Do teams value the quarterback position enough to possibly over draft somebody in the top 5? QB prospects such as Blake Bortles, Teddy Bridgewater...

April 3, 2014

Word traveled fast about the eviction of KISS Children’s Theatre from the Wyoming Valley Mall in Wilkes-Barre. The situation caused an outpouring of support all around the community to help save the theater. Local businesses...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE — Feminism and Music

James Jaskolka, Assistant Online Editor

November 11, 2013

While the music scene may be predominantly male, women have played a significant role in recent years. Aside from celebrities like Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus, females in bands have done their part in both the mainstream (Paramore,...

Scott’s ‘The Counsellor’ discussion worthy, but messy

Jake Cochran, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2013

The movie “The Counsellor,” is a movie that people will say should be liked. It has everything that a good movie should have, the only problem is that it essentially feels like it is borrowing some of the most popular aspects...

Getting to Know: Dianna Connor, freshman soccer forward

September 30, 2013

Dianna Connor is freshman soccer player for the Wilkes University women’s soccer team. Playing the forward position, Connor has been kickin’ it since she was 4 years old. A graduate of Pleasant Valley High School, Connor fin...

Wilkes Football aims for above .500 season, 69 freshmen boost team unity

September 24, 2013

Sitting at 1-1, the Wilkes University football team looks to break the barrier from last years 5-5 season. Coming off their .500 record, the Colonels enter 2013 ranked sixth in the Middle Atlantic Conference. With Lycoming...

Student Government – Jan. 30, 2013

February 1, 2013

The Student Government meeting on January 30, 2013 was called to order at 6:03 pm in the Miller Room.   All College: $31,316.16 Conference: $2,640.00 General: $18,875.85 Leadership: $1,200.00 Spirit: $2,493.44 Student...

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