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University student found dead in dorm room

November 11, 2014

Wilkes University sophomore Jonathan Ratchko was found unconscious in his dorm room in Ross Hall Monday night. The Luzerne County 911 Emergency Center was notified, and Ratchko was pronounced dead by the Luzerne County...

SG Notes: Nominations made for executive committee roles; faculty and staff awards

Shawn Carey, Assistant News Editor

April 23, 2013

The Student Government meeting on April 17 was called to order at 5:58 p.m. All College       $8,707.48 Conference      $1,640 General             $1,604.40 Leadership      $     - Spiri...

Capital Projects to purchase new bikes for students

April 9, 2013

After a week off, the Student Government meeting was called to order at 6:03 p.m. by President Kris Rivers. All College                          $5,192.22 Conference                         ...

Study Abroad Essay Contest Winners: Soul of Africa

Jacob Parrick, First Place Winner of the American Student category

February 26, 2013

Much like the breathtaking plains of Africa, my life has been filled with diversity. In the past year my life has transformed as a result of places I’ve seen, the people I’ve met, and the things I’ve done. I lived a rather...

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