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Poetry Reading

Poetry Reading

December 3, 2014

Students, faculty and staff members united for a poetry reading in celebration of  “90 Years of Mercy...

Syria Crisis: The Untold Story

Syria Crisis: The Untold Story

November 12, 2014

It seems like every day the news features another report about ISIS fighting in Syria, but an area doctor...

924 Challenge Update

Taryn Talacka, Reporter

October 15, 2014

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Lucy Musto and faculty members were determined to get 924 people to donate money to the university, and they surpassed their goal: There were 937 donors as of Oct. 7, and more people are expected to donate.  Musto,  assistant director of development, recently sent out a letter asking alumni and other members of the commun...

Department of Religious Studies hosting lecture on Syrian civil war and its impact on Christian community

Highlander Staff Reports

October 15, 2014

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Department of Religious Studies  is sponsoring the free presentation, “Syria: How the Civil War and Extremists have affected the Christian Community,’’ by Raymond Khoudary, M.D., on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall. Khoudaryis a practicing allergist/immunologist in Plains, Pa., who was...

Dr. Somers to receive Sister Siena Finley Ethics Award from Ethics Institute of NEPA

Highlander Staff Reports

October 15, 2014

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Ethics Institute of Northeastern Pennsylvania  will recognize Christine Somers, D.Min., M.S.W., director of Campus Ministry, with the 2014 Sister Siena Finley, RSM Ethics Award at the 23rd annual Ethics Institute Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Henry Student Center, Ballroom, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. “...

President Reads to Students

Highlander Staff Reports

October 15, 2014

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

President Thomas J. Botzman, Ph.D., recently participated in a special story-time session with pre-school children from the Lake-Lehman Early Learning Center as part of Mercy Week and 90th anniversary celebrations on campus Sept. 21-26 and throughout the academic year. President Botzman talked to the students while he sat on ...

Celebrating the Freedom to Read

Celebrating the Freedom to Read

October 15, 2014

Students explored topics and themes that cause many books to be tossed from library shelves - if they...

Hey You, MU! Changes it Up

Hey You, MU! Changes it Up

September 16, 2014

Hey You, MU! and MCN 87 will offer new segments and  shows for both the fall and spring semesters. Taryn...

924 Challenge Goal on the Horizon

924 Challenge Goal on the Horizon

September 16, 2014

The 924 Challenge is one way campus is celebrating its 90th anniversary, and those behind the event are...

Internship Leaves Senior Seeing Stars

Internship Leaves Senior Seeing Stars

September 3, 2014

Editor's note: Senior communications major, and multimedia editor for The Highlander, Mary Bove complete...

Mayhem Fest- Interview with Frankie Palmeri of Emmure

Mayhem Fest- Interview with Frankie Palmeri of Emmure

August 26, 2014

Editor’s note: Our Multimedia Editor, Mary Bove, attended the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival at ...

Mayhem Fest- Interview with Texas Hippie Coalition

Mayhem Fest- Interview with Texas Hippie Coalition

August 26, 2014

Editor’s note: Our Multimedia Editor, Mary Bove, was able to attend the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Fes...

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