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Parker Dorsey
Parker Dorsey is a senior communications studies major with a concentration in strategic communications. Parker began as a staff writer for the opinion section in the Spring 2018 semester. He is The Beacon's resident amateur music expert and frequents many concerts throughout the year.


He is also holding the positions of metal music director at WCLH 90.7 FM, Wilkes University's student-run radio station, as well as assistant firm director at Zebra Communications, Wilkes University's student-run public relations agency, and assistant producer at Wilkes Now, Wilkes University's student-run television station.

Parker Dorsey, News Editor

May 11, 2020
Local band Toothless releases new EP: Misinformed (Story)
Apr 25, 2020
A Looking in View: Black Sabbath – Heaven & Hell (Story)
Apr 24, 2020
A Looking in View: Malevolent Creation – The Ten Commandments (Story)
Apr 21, 2020
A Looking in View: Testament – The Legacy (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
A Looking in View: Blind Guardian – Follow the Blind (Story)
Apr 11, 2020
A Looking in View: Iron Maiden – Seventh Son of a Seventh Son (Story)
Apr 07, 2020
A Looking in View: Sepultura – Beneath the Remains (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
A Looking in View: Slayer – Hell Awaits (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
A Looking in View: Bathory – Nordland II (Story)
Mar 30, 2020
Seniors react to extended remote learning (Story)
Mar 23, 2020
A Looking in View: Judas Priest – Sad Wings of Destiny (Story)
Mar 21, 2020
A Looking in View: Death – Symbolic (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
First Transcribe-a-Thon held for Frederick Douglass Day (Story)
Feb 21, 2020
College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences discuss new possible minors (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
What were the highlights of the past 50 years of metal music? (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
CENTERSPREAD: The Vagina Monologues (Story/Media)
Feb 12, 2020
International Engagement welcomes largest student group to date (Story)
Feb 11, 2020
CENTERSPREAD: The XFL (Story)
Feb 11, 2020
A reflection of my ethnic identity in an American world (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
Art in Context lecture: What Binds Us Tight (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
Grant awarded for preservation of Agnes Flood archives (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Remembering legendary drummer and rock icon Neil Peart (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Public meeting held on downtown bicycle and pedestrian study (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Pharmacy, nursing students take on Script Your Future challenge (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
The Top Ten Metal Albums of 2019 (Story)
Jan 17, 2020
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Safe Medical Disposal box installed on-campus (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Final Art in Context discusses how graphic design impacts politics (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
Students network with professionals at Career Connections (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
Nesbitt School of Pharmacy wins award from PPA (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
Multiple students harassed on-campus; suspects detained (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Why courts matter: The consequences of judicial appointments (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Wilkes University students receive PADE scholarships (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Wilkes AFROTC wins first place in recruitment video contest (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
George Lakey holds lecture on polarization (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
Professor Emeritus Samuel Merrill publishes political research (Story)
Sep 24, 2019
College of Science and Engineering awarded $500,000 research grant (Story)
Sep 17, 2019
Research into protein folding can lead to medical breakthroughs (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
What we know about the likelihood of the Area 51 raid (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
CDE Exotics moves to new location on South Main Street (Story)
Aug 19, 2019
The Founder’s Gala: Eugene Roth, Esq. ‘57 awarded President’s Medal (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Is St. Anger really as bad of an album everyone says it is? (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Dr. Diane E. Wenger: professor, chair of Global Cultures (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Who the heck is Stan anyways, and why are we hailing him? (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
The Matt Fox Experience is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience (Story)
Mar 26, 2019
Taking a look at some of this year’s best metal singles so far (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
Political science professor announces retirement after 28 years (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
Clark Jr. comes into his own with his new age blues anthem (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
Harkening back to the sound of old school rock n’ roll (Story)
Feb 12, 2019
Just another generic album from another generic band (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
Smashing Pumpkins as opposed to Breaking Apples (Story)
Jan 29, 2019
The Top Ten Metal Albums of 2018 (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
The Essex ravers are here to beat your head in (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Album review: Bad Wolves release a solid, exciting debut (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
The Prophet of Rage’s solo debut is a call for revolution (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Disturbed drops its second post-hiatus album (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
NHL preview with The Beacon hockey staff (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
It’s not In-A-Gadda-Da-Vita, it’s Mi Vida Local (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Well it’s not Vheissu, but it’s pretty darn close (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
When groove metal goes… country? Volume one (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
Is this the best album of the William DuVall era? (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Is good music dead? A quest to find out what is happening to mainstream music (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
The Priest is back; Judas Priest’s new record, Firepower (Story)
Apr 09, 2018
Artist: Tech N9ne new album, Planet, Review (Story)
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Parker Dorsey