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Are Male Student Athletes Winning in Class?

Are Male Student Athletes Winning in Class?

Sean Lynch, Reporter

December 16, 2015

Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

When Bill Birmingham, a sophomore accounting major, decided to walk on to the men’s soccer team last...

Women’s Work

Women’s Work

December 16, 2015

Mark Farrell strolled through the door of Balance Yoga, the business his wife, Corinne, owns. He was...

Com Professor Takes Photo Seen ‘Round the World’

Com Professor Takes Photo Seen ‘Round the World’

November 30, 2015

Jimmy May, adjunct professor in the communications department, took the defining photograph of the recent...

PA Program Search For New Majors

PA Program Search For New Majors

November 30, 2015

Students in the physician assistant program are working to figure out their educational options after...

Officials: Plan for Health Insurance Now

Officials: Plan for Health Insurance Now

November 11, 2015

Editors Note: This article is being shared as a public request by PA insurance commissioner Teresa D....

Health Science Majors, Faculty To Study Each Other

Donya Forst, Print Editor

November 11, 2015

Filed under Health Sciences, News

Medical imaging, nursing and physical therapy students and faculty are working together to study something new: each other. Students and faculty will stage an interprofessional medical scenario in which providers from different disciplines will learn to work with other to achieve the best patient care. The event, which...

Colleagues Remember Dr. John Kachurick

Courtney Garloff, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2015

Filed under News

The university is grieving after the loss of Dr. John Kachurick, who passed away Oct. 17 at age 70 following a brief illness. After serving in the army, Kachurick worked in the newspaper industry. Fred Croop, Dean of the College of Professional Studies and Social Sciences, met Kachurick, a reporter who helped found The Citize...

Are Officials Doing Enough for Student Veterans?

Matt Gromala, Reporter

October 28, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, News

University officials are working to do more to serve and attract student veterans. U.S. News & World Report recognized the university for its commitment to veterans of the armed services. The university ranked 36 on the “Best Colleges for Veterans” listing for regional universities in the north. Senior English...

‘Hauntingly Beautiful” Sound to Fill Library

‘Hauntingly Beautiful” Sound to Fill Library

October 28, 2015

The Friends of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library  will host a presentation on woodland flutes featuring...

Multicultural Club In Transition

Lena Williams, Reporter

October 28, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, News

Multicultural club members say students are unaware of the group, and they hope to spread the word to increase student participation. President Chiana Fladger said the club’s purpose is to offer opportunities for intercultural experiences on and off campus and spread the word about diversity and celebrate various cultures. The...

Road Work Brings Mixed Feelings

Road Work Brings Mixed Feelings

October 13, 2015

Students and Dallas residents are both anticipating and dreading the construction of a roundabout, which...

GLNS Voting Drive Registers Students

Courtney Garloff, Editor in Chief

September 30, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, News

More young voters are ready to vote after the Government, Law and National Security Club offered students the opportunity to get registered to vote without leaving campus. The club conducted a voter registration drive sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Wilkes-Barre Area. The event took place in the Banks Student...

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