Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus for week of Oct. 29

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

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Spring Semester Registration Begins

Online registration for the spring 2020 semester will take place according to the following schedule:

Seniors – Class of 2020, 10 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27

Juniors – Class of 2021, 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29          

Sophomores – Class of 2022, 10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3

Freshmen – Class of 2023, 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5

Devil’s Night Poetry Slam Canceled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Mental Health Awareness Society poetry slam scheduled for Thursday Oct.31 has been canceled.

Make Meal Plan Changes by Nov. 15

Wilkes Dining is reminding resident students that if they wish to change their meal plan for spring 2020, requests must be made prior to Friday, Nov. 15.

Emails should be sent to studentmeals@wilkes.edu with the student’s name, WIN, and desired plan for spring.

First-year students are required to choose either the Gold, Gold Plus, or Gold Premier meal plans.

The Senior Value Plan is only available to resident students that have achieved 90 or more credits prior to the start of the spring semester.

Compete in Studio 20’s Video Game Tournament

Studio 20 presents its first annual video game tournament at 6 p.m. on Nov. 1 in Breiseth rooms 020 and 018.

The main event at the tournament is Mortal Kombat X, though other games such as Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Beat Saber will be available to play.

The fee for tournament entry is $10 granting entry into the Mortal Kombat X tournament which will grant prizes to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place contestants.

There is a general admissions fee of $5, which grants students access to spectate the tournament, access food and spend time playing the other games being offered.

Globalize Your Thanksgiving

Invite one or two international students to your Thanksgiving dinner. Take the opportunity to share an American holiday with someone from a foreign culture.

Those interested should contact Georgia Costalas at the Center for Global Education and Diversity.

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