The Beacon

Carly Yamrus
Carly is a senior Communications Studies major with concentrations in public relations and rhetoric and a minor in marketing. Carly has completed internships with Motor Media, a boutique branding and marketing company, and the City of Wilkes-Barre. This past summer, she worked for Verizon selling phone Internet and television services to businesses in North Jersey.

Carly has had over 2 year experience writing and editing for The Beacon as the Opinion Editor, and has now stepped aside in her last semester to help others learn the position. She now serves as a Senior Editor.

Carly also enjoys the arts, snowboarding and writing, and is looking forward to traveling and volunteering abroad in the future.

Carly Yamrus, Opinion Editor

Apr 08, 2014
Recent college grads being swindled by scam jobs (Story)
Apr 01, 2014
First Amendment violated by trashing student press (Story)
Mar 26, 2014
New hotel, taxi alternatives offer consumers better experience for less (Story)
Mar 20, 2014
System places blame on heroin dealers not users (Story)
Feb 25, 2014
Chick-fil-A’s use of antibiotics disgusts customers (Story)
Feb 11, 2014
Does the ‘American Dream’ symbolize freedom? (Story)
Feb 05, 2014
Crime creates remorse unless you are Bieber (Story)
Nov 19, 2013
Social media anxiety prominent in younger generation (Story)
Oct 25, 2013
Wiccan beliefs existent, hidden in judgmental society (Story)
Oct 14, 2013
Superstorm Sandy victims struggling a year later (Story)
Oct 06, 2013
Wilkes Homecoming kicks-off week with a big confusion (Story)
Sep 26, 2013
Re-designed Barbie doll no longer a object of perfection (Story)
Sep 25, 2013
The 101: Fair Trade (Story)
Sep 21, 2013
The 101: Non-traditional theme parties (Story)
Sep 13, 2013
The 101: Going vegetarian is no “missed steak” (Story)
Apr 19, 2013
Positive attitude the secret to success (Story)
Apr 16, 2013
Double-take: Bilingual students to excel in ever-changing culture (Story)
Apr 05, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg’s “nanny state” an unfortunate reality (Story)
Mar 23, 2013
Bullied no more: Laws against workplace bullying soon to come (Story)
Mar 09, 2013
“Nerd” stereotype discourages intelligence, achievements (Story)
Feb 21, 2013
Organ donors: America’s everyday life savers (Story)
Feb 15, 2013
Boy Scouts push for “morally straight”, discrimination and intolerance (Story)
Feb 08, 2013
Equality in combat a threat to both performance and morale (Story)
Feb 01, 2013
Unethical agribusiness influences our nutrition (Story)
Jan 20, 2013
What is Liberal Arts and “What are you going to do with that?” (Story)
Nov 09, 2012
In New Jersey’s defense… (Story)
Nov 02, 2012
Increase awareness for lesser-known health concerns (Story)
Oct 02, 2012
4.0 grading system puts limitations on learning (Story)
Sep 20, 2012
Internet Identities are a false representation of skills (Story)
Sep 13, 2012
Young voters discouraged and misinformed, not ignorant and unintelligent (Story)
Sep 06, 2012
Modern medicine: Prolonging life or prolonging death? (Story)
Apr 24, 2012
Cash in your pennies for some change that makes cents (Story)
Apr 17, 2012
Media bias in Trayvon Martin case (Story)
Mar 30, 2012
Well-intended Kony 2012 campaign a dangerous ignorance for the U.S. (Story)
Mar 20, 2012
Verdict in Tyler Clementi case sends message to bullies (Story)
Mar 20, 2012
Here’s a restaurant tip: Pay your server! (Story)
Feb 28, 2012
Lessons learned in shooting a laptop (Story)
Feb 08, 2012
Sugar should not be regulated like alcohol (Story)
Feb 06, 2012
Love affair with technology interfering with human relationships (Story)
Feb 06, 2012
New education law grants too much power to parents (Story)
Nov 22, 2011
GPS tracking violates fourth amendment (Story)
Nov 15, 2011
Tattoos: breaking the stereotype starting with Barbie dolls (Story)
Nov 08, 2011
Students not ready for college (Story)
Sep 26, 2011
Water Damaged Rooms are a Health Concern and Distraction (Story)
Sep 18, 2011
Stay Aware on the Streets of Wilkes-Barre (Story)
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Carly Yamrus