The Beacon

Sara Ross is a junior communication studies major with concentrations in multimedia journalism, broadcast production and strategic communication. She will be graduating in May 2022. 

When she was a first-year student, Ross joined The Beacon staff in Spring 2019, where started off by attending and reporting on the weekly Student Government meetings for the news section. During Fall 2020, she took on the role of Assistant News Editor, where she works alongside News Editor Sean Schmoyer and News Staff Writer Genny Frederick. 

Other than the newspaper, Ross is also a part of Zebra Communications, the student-run public relations agency on campus. With Zebra, she is the editor for The Medium newsletter. 

Part of the Kirby Scholar program at Wilkes University, Ross is one of the scholars of communication along with The Beacon’s Editor Kirsten Peters. Together, they help to create and promote the Allan P. Kirby Center of Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship through social media. Further, Ross has experience working with the Wilkes Admissions and the Wilkes Men’s and Women’s Cross Country’s social media accounts. 

Sara Ross

Jan 08, 2021
Breach of U.S. Capitol threatens democracy (Story)
Sep 16, 2020
Eden, a Vegan Cafe continues to adjust to COVID-19 guidelines (Story/Media)
Sep 16, 2020
Student Government: Sept. 9 weekly meeting notes (Story)
Sep 08, 2020
Student Government: Sept. 2 weekly meeting notes (Story)
Aug 18, 2020
Local businesses slowly reopen in Downtown Wilkes-Barre (Story/Media)
May 31, 2020
Death of George Floyd sparks protests, including in Wilkes-Barre and Scranton (Story)
May 12, 2020
Student Government notes: April 29 (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
Student Government notes (April 22) (Story)
Apr 19, 2020
Student Government notes (April 15) (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
Admissions cuts enrollment fees in half (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
Student Government notes (April 8) (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
Student Government notes (April 1) (Story)
Mar 26, 2020
Student Government notes (March 25) (Story)
Mar 18, 2020
Student Government notes (March 18) (Story)
Feb 28, 2020
Student Government notes: February 26 weekly meeting (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
Student Government notes: Feb. 19 weekly meeting (Story)
Feb 21, 2020
New conditions to the student domestic travel policy (Story)
Feb 21, 2020
Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus (Story)
Feb 21, 2020
Student Government notes: Feb. 12 weekly meeting (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Student Government notes: Feb. 5 weekly meeting (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
Student Government notes: Jan. 29 weekly meeting (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Student Government notes: Jan. 22 weekly meeting (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Student Government notes: Nov. 13 weekly meeting (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
Student Government notes: Nov. 6 weekly meeting (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
Student Government notes: Oct. 30 weekly meeting (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Student Government notes: Oct. 23 weekly meeting (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Student Government notes: Oct. 16 weekly meeting (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Student Government notes: Oct. 2 weekly meeting (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
Student Government Notes: Sept. 25 weekly meeting (Story)
Sep 24, 2019
Student Government notes: Sept. 4 weekly meeting (Story)
Sep 17, 2019
Student Government notes: Sept. 4 weekly meeting (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
Student Government notes: Sept. 4 weekly meeting (Story)
Aug 29, 2019
Student Government notes: August 28 Weekly Meeting (Story)
Apr 29, 2019
Student Government: April 24 weekly notes (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Student Government notes: April 10 weekly meeting (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Student Government notes: April 3 weekly meeting (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
Student Government notes: March 27 weekly meeting (Story)
Mar 26, 2019
Student Government notes: March 20 weekly meeting (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
Student Government notes: Mar. 13 weekly meeting (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
Student Government notes: Feb. 13 weekly meeting (Story)
The news of today reported by the journalists of tomorrow
Sara Ross