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Study Abroad Essay Contest Winners: Opportunity Given to Me

Kim Daon, Second Place Winner of the International Student category

February 26, 2013

Everyone has a moment that he or she never forgets. For me, the moment came to me on July 3rd, 2011. It was close to the afternoon. When I was preparing lunch with my dad, my phone was ringing. Without a second thought, I picked...

Study Abroad Essay Contest Winners: Pharmacy in the UK

Angela D'Alessandro, Third Place Winner of the American Student category

February 26, 2013

With a pre-determined course schedule as a pharmacy major, I never imagined I would have the opportunity to study abroad. This changed for me in my sixth and final year at Wilkes University Nesbitt College of Pharmacy. I interviewed...

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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