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SG Notes: Leahy discusses campus planning

Nick Durdan, Staff Writer

April 8, 2014

This week, Wilkes University Student Government dealt with two fund requests, staff and faculty nominations and nominations for next year’s Student Government president. First, Student Government recieved an impromptu visit...

SG Notes: Karaoke, games denied funding in Capital Projects

Nick Durdan, Staff Writer

April 1, 2014

Wilkes University’s Student Government perused multiple fund requests despite its depleting funds, and new club recognition. The annual Big Event, Wilkes University’s cross club community service project presented its proposed...

SG notes: More funding requests on horizon

Nick Durdan, Staff Writer

February 5, 2014

Student government listened to two different fund requests for The Beacon and for Adventures in Science in their last meeting on Wed. Jan. 29. The Beacon was requesting $1,800 from Student Government so it can use The Beacon as an advertising service for its various events. Editor and Chief of the Beacon senior communications major Jake Cochran stepped up to ask Student Government for the funds. “One good advantage is more exposure, students will read the Beacon and will pay attention to the advertisements,” Cochran said. As The Beacon produces 2,000 issues weekly, advertisement would be able to reach a variety of different people on and off campus. In addition to the exposure, advertising will come with less work needed for Student Government. Student Government had mixed reactions about the idea and will have a final answer at the next meeting. More in fund requests, Adventures in...

‘Decades’ chosen as 2014 Winter Weekend theme

Marisa Farronato, Correspondent

February 4, 2014

“Decades” has been selected as the theme for this year’s Winter Weekend celebration, which gets under way at Wilkes University Feb. 21. As part of the festivities, the student body will enter teams into a two-day competition...

SG funds ‘Monologues,’ Winter Weekend

Nick Durdan, Staff Writer

January 28, 2014

After light debate Wilkes University Student Government voted to allocate the necessary funds to the "Vagina Monologues" and the Winter Weekend event. SG member Caitlyn Sofio spoke to allocate SG funds to pay for tickets for...

‘Decades’ chosen as 2014 Winter Weekend theme

Eric Casey, Correspondent

January 28, 2014

Get ready to embrace your inner hippie or pull off that Grunge look you always wanted because this year's theme spans multiple decades. “Decades” was selected by students Monday as the most popular theme for this year’s...

SG Notes: Clubs present funding, granted official club status

Nick Durdan, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013

The Gold Bar was given official Wilkes club status by Student Government at its Nov. 20 meeting after the club had revised its constitution to accept all Wilkes students as defined by Student Government’s constitution. Discussion...

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