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Public Safety increasing patrols after robbery near Asian Kitchen

Christine Lee, News Editor

October 8, 2013

Public Safety has amped up its patrols in the wake of a robbery within the vicinity of campus involving Wilkes students. Public Safety reported Sept. 27 that four students were robbed at approximately 1:45a.m. as they were w...

Stark Learning Center evacuated after alarm sounds

Christine Lee, News Editor

March 26, 2013

Students, faculty and staff in Stark Learning Center were evacuated on Thursday, March 21 due to a fire alarm being set off in the basement of the building. Public Safety said dust and debris from construction in the basement...

DUI charge on Public Safety officer stirs local concern

Kirstin Cook, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2013

A Wilkes Public Safety officer was recently at the center of controversy over a DUI charge on her record. Brittany Stasik was denied a position as a part-time police officer in Forty Fort. At a meeting earlier this month, Forty...

Emergency call boxes quick, effective for those who need assistance

Christine Lee, News Editor

February 19, 2013

For most students, the emergency call boxes located throughout campus are taken for granted. They know they will be there in case of an emergency. "I think they’re a great feature to have; they’re all over the place, they...

Wilkes working to assess campus safety in the wake of violence

Christine Lee, News Editor

January 29, 2013

Public Safety has undergone an assessment of their services by an outside campus security firm. This comes in the wake of an armed robbery and assault on campus. On the night of Jan. 22, a male undergraduate student was robbed...

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