Beacon Briefs: The upcoming happenings on campus

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

Come to the Spring Fling

Student Government will host this year’s Spring Fling from 6 to 11 p.m. on Friday, March 29 at Genetti’s. The theme this year is Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

Get your tickets in the Henry Student Center during club hours. Tickets are $5 each and will be on sale until Friday, March 22.

Sign Up for the Downtown Establishment Tour

This semester’s Downtown Establishment Tour is Saturday, April 6. Sign-ups start Tuesday, March 19. The night will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, thus WilkesStock.

Cost is $10 for seniors, and $15 for any non-seniors. This covers the T-shirt, food and bus transportation to River Grille. There will also be various drink specials.

You must pay cash to reserve your spot. Email Lexie Panek with any questions.

Programming Board Hosts Bryce Vine

Wilkes University Programming Board presents Bryce Vine at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at the MAC in UCOM.

Admission is free to all Wilkes undergraduate students. Any students with a valid college ID (or P3/P4, graduate students and Wilkes faculty/staff) can pay $10 at the door. Tickets for the general public will be $15 at the door.

If you have any questions please contact the Wilkes University Programming Board at [email protected].

“Beyond My Accent”

People are exposed to accents on a daily basis. If you’ve ever been interested in learning about the different biases revolving around an accent, or simply want to learn some basic tips to break down different tough accents, then this event is ideal for you. 

Amy Kuiken will host “Beyond My Accent” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, in Breiseth 320. This event will cover social stigmas and justice issues related to accents, and offer you a basic toolkit to help dissect those tough accents.