The Beacon

James Jaskolka
James Jaskolka is the editor-in-chief of The Beacon, and a senior communication studies major. Armed with concentrations in journalism and public relations, as well as a minor in English, James displays a strong passion for the written word.

James will graduate in 2016. After that, they plan to move to Philadelphia to pursue a career in writing and/or event planning.

In their free time, James writes for Punk Out, a Philadelphia-based non-profit that seeks to improve the lives of LGBT musicians and fans, and Funeral Sounds, a Houston-based online music magazine.

You can contact James at [email protected]

James Jaskolka, Editor-in-Chief

Apr 26, 2016
W-B area offers opportunities for those willing to network and explore (Story)
Apr 25, 2016
The five classes that taught me the most (Story)
Nov 23, 2015
“Root, little pig, or die:” the Dr. Cox story (Story)
Nov 17, 2015
Roland Rich, UNDEF: Voting, what can U.S. learn from other countries (Story)
Nov 17, 2015
No one injured in Bedford studio fire: Damaged ceramics studio to reopen, says art professor (Story)
Nov 11, 2015
Fire breaks out in Bedford Hall (Story)
Nov 10, 2015
Veterans brunch, Nov.12 Honors 70 veterans, interviews (Story)
Sep 29, 2015
Wilkes University Homecoming 2015 to be a family affair (Story)
Sep 29, 2015
Canine Cadet: Wilkes AFROTC launches new initiative (Story)
Sep 16, 2015
Local attorney to speak at Thursday’s Constitution Day (Story)
Sep 16, 2015
The Spice Problem: dangerous new drug trend hits Wilkes-Barre (Story)
Apr 21, 2015
Campus remembers late professor (Story)
Apr 21, 2015
Out of the Dark: a run for suicide awareness (Story)
Nov 21, 2014
Wilkes holds memorial for student (Story)
Sep 23, 2014
The Fragility of Memory: Alzheimer’s Awareness (Story)
Sep 23, 2014
Wilkes awarded grant; engineering renovations (Story)
Aug 27, 2014
City of Wilkes-Barre offers more than meets the eye (Story)
May 05, 2014
Wilkes hosts post-Big Event music showcase (Story/Media)
Apr 15, 2014
Are tattoos still taboo in 2014? (Story)
Apr 13, 2014
Annual Relay for Life offers fun for good cause (Story)
Apr 08, 2014
Artist Spotlight: Jacquie DeLucca (Story)
Apr 01, 2014
Leahy defends building renovations, cites ‘strategic plan’ (Story)
Mar 16, 2014
‘Tearing Down Fences’ promotes sharing stories, experiences (Story)
Feb 26, 2014
Artist Spotlight: Jamie Alderiso (Story)
Feb 11, 2014
Downtown bar breaks on through to The Other Side (Story)
Feb 05, 2014
Artist Spotlight: Israel Rodriguez (Story)
Feb 05, 2014
Stress from adviser complications plague students (Story)
Jan 28, 2014
Multi-genre band tour to hit Wyoming Valley (Story)
Jan 28, 2014
Sordoni exhibit showcases Gabin’s humanism (Story)
Nov 26, 2013
Bringing back marching band (Story)
Nov 26, 2013
Wilkes student teams up with younger brother, local musicians to “social loaf” (Story/Media)
Nov 19, 2013
Wilkes Barre pop singer joins US Navy to find stability to pursue music career (Story)
Nov 11, 2013
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE — Feminism and Music (Story)
Nov 11, 2013
Empty Bowls to benefit hunger (Story)
Nov 04, 2013
Wilkes puts on Seussical (Story)
Nov 04, 2013
Punk’s a threat — Wilkes-Barre trio fight dying scene (Story)
Oct 28, 2013
Movember – Changing the Face of Men’s Health (Story)
Oct 21, 2013
Field of Screams Trip (Story)
Oct 21, 2013
Terror On The Screen reinvented as Young At Heart (Story)
Oct 08, 2013
‘National Pastime’ finally heading to Broadway from Wilkes-Barre roots (Story)
Sep 30, 2013
Student Development hosts “de-stress” day (Story)
Sep 30, 2013
Wilkes student embodies DIY by creating his own record label (Story)
Sep 22, 2013
New Jersey indie duo signed to Wilkes-Barre based record label (Story)
Sep 17, 2013
Rapper Jay graduates onto music’s main stage (Story)
Sep 17, 2013
Crash course for first-year students: Defeating Freshmen 15 (Story)
Sep 17, 2013
Jay Wirth ONLINE EXCLUSIVE — Battle Scene (Story)
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James Jaskolka