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Buttin Head Farms brings goats to the greenway

Kylie Dillon, Asst. Life, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 17, 2019

Wilkes University’s Residence Hall Council (RHC) hosted a goat yoga event on Tuesday, Sept. 10 for interested students. RHC invited a company called Buttinhead Farms to teach a goat yoga class to serve as a time for students...

Easy access to mental healthcare beneficial to individuals and society

Beacon op-ed

January 27, 2013

The recent shooting in Newtown, Conn. has not only thrust the issue of gun control into the national conversation but also the issue of mental health care. The National Alliance on Mental Illness defines mental illness as “medical...

Budget cuts keep birth control under wraps

Phat Nguyen, News Editor

February 20, 2012

Wilkes business major Emily Dickson was one of the many users affected by Pfizer's birth control recall of more than 1 million packages on Feb.1. Fortunately when she had checked with her pharmacist, she found her birth con...

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