Beacon Briefs

Come to the Cultural Film Series

All are welcome to the Cultural Film Series, Crying Earth Rise Up, a documentary by Native Americans about the impact that uranium mining has on the Sioux Nation land, water and health, on Wednesday, Feb. 8 in Stark 259 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.   There is no charge for this event.

Attend a Free Screening of Gender Revolution

Wilkes University, the Wilkes University GSA and the NEPA Rainbow Alliance will show an advanced screening of the National Geographic documentary Gender Revolution, which follows Katie Couric as she explores the complexities of gender identity. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with local community members.The screening is free and open to the public. The screening will be on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. in Breiseth Hall, Room 107.

Save the Date for Career Day

Come to Career Day on Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in UCOM-RAC. Career Day features recruitment/information tables from organizations seeking employees, interns and volunteers. A variety of employers are registering, so get your professional attire and resume ready. Stop in at Career Services in Conyngham 215 on Walk-in Wednesdays for a Resume Guide or feedback.

You can also email us at [email protected] for an appointment.

Any questions? Contact Wilkes University Career Services at ([email protected] or 570-408-4060) or visit their website. For jobs and resume tips, visit College Central Network.

V-Day is Here – Annual Performance of The Vagina Monologues

Wilkes University’s annual performances of the award-winning play The Vagina Monologues will take place on Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. Both shows will be held in the Henry Student Center Ballroom. Admission is free for Wilkes University students (with ID), $5 for non-Wilkes students (with ID), and $10 General Admission. Arrive early to peruse the merchandise table featuring snacks and other concessions, as well as reduced-price “vintage” merchandise from past performances. We are also taking donations of feminine hygiene products and infant formula for the Alternative Spring Break Dominican Republic trip. These items will benefit the women in the local community where ASB students visit and perform service. All proceeds from the event will benefit the DVSC, the VRC, and the V-Day organization to aid in their work to alleviate and eventually end violence against girls and women.