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Left to right: Therese Roughsedge, Jessica Mulligan, Sue Henry, Eryn Harvey, Dan Lynch and Kristina Atienza proudly display WRKC’s IBS awards after their wins. WRKC Recognized Nationally at IBS Awards

The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards and Conference recognized six members, past and present, of WRKC for their programming and stories contributing to college radio at a conference held in New York City. The current students nominated for awards are Eryn Harvey, Dan Lynch, Kristina Atienza, Therese Roughsedge, and Jessica Mulligan. Marcus Mewborn (Class of 2014),
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Brianne Schmidt (left) and fellow King’s alumna Angela Desiderio (right) attend the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins game March 14t, 2015, to support The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter. King’s Alumna Organizes ALS Association RUNraiser

  A few months ago, the ALS ice bucket challenge took the internet and the world by storm. Its goal was to raise money to fight Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” and now a King’s College alumna is organizing an event to do the same. Brianne Schmidt, Class of 2012,
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Atienza shared her experience with anxiety. The Importance of Talking About Anxiety and Mental Health

When someone has a cold or just doesn’t feel well, their friends and family worry and offer support to help them heal. But when someone says they have a mental illness, much of that concern seems to disappear. About one in four people over the age of 18 suffer from some form of mental illness,
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Roughly forty King’s College students spent the weekend in prayer, reflecting on their lives and making new friends as part of the college’s annual Christian retreat. King’s College Encounters Christ Retreat

  Roughly 40 eager students packed their bags and boarded a traditional yellow school bus, not fully knowing what to expect over the three day weekend that made up King’s College’s yearly Christian Retreat, the King’s College Encounter. The retreat gives students the opportunity to reflect on their faith, way of life, and beliefs. Fr.
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The King’s on the Square building is the home of the new gross anatomy lab, which will allow students in the professional phase of the physician’s assistant program to study cadavers at King’s instead of Misericordia. King’s Honors its Newly-Acquired Cadavers

  The brand-new gross anatomy lab in the King’s on the Square facility has recently received an exciting delivery: ten cadavers, all of which will be extensively studied and examined by the students who are currently in the professional phase of the physician assistant program. According to the Free Dictionary, gross anatomy is “the study
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Sports

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John Fazzini led the Monarchs at Manhattanville with 22 points. King’s now has a 12-9 record, and a 5-5 conference record. King’s Basketball Teams Win Against Manhattanville

The weekend saw Monarch basketball securing important victories against the Manhattanville College Valiants which the teams hoped for in order to get a good playoff spot. Before the game, King’s was 11-9 overall and 4-5 in the Freedom Conference while Manhattanville was 6-14 overall and 2-7 in the conference. The Monarchs got off to a
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2015_Superbowl_banner_lg “Deflategate” Controversy Surrounds Upcoming Super Bowl

The approaching Super Bowl is garnering much media attention for all the wrong reasons. Two teams are meeting at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona to play in Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1. The New England Patriots, who have recently been accused of deflating their footballs while playing the Colts for the
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Arts & Entertainment

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“The Moth” is a podcast that allows real people to share personal stories, based on a theme, in front of a live audience. It is a program that really celebrates the essence of humanity, and the emotions of the storytellers and their audience always come through. The Heart and the Humanity of “The Moth” Podcast

Imagine that you’re sitting in the audience of a theatre or small club, and, throughout the night, various people get up on stage to share a personal story with you and the rest of the strangers in the room, knowing that this story may even reach wider audiences through the radio or a podcast. Perhaps
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“The Lazarus Effect” is the newest horror movie to hit the big screen. Unfortunately, in spite of its potential to do something different on account of its fresh, young cast and complex story, it falls flat. “The Lazarus Effect:” Not Your Average Easter Resurrection

Everyone wants to know: What happens when we die? Heaven? Hell? Nothing? The latest horror film, “The Lazarus Effect,” lent movie-goers their unique take on what happens to a person post-life. The film tells the story of a young group of scientists performing experiments on dead animals, mostly dogs and pigs, in hopes to bring
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Politics

Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney vowed to appeal Obamacare. (newyorker.com) Obamacare and College Students

President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been received by Americans with mixed reviews. Recently, colleges across the country have spoken out against the act, particularly in terms of student health plans and faculty insurance requirements. The ACA, commonly referred to as “Obamacare,” does carry benefits for young adults. Most notably, people in this age
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(Photo courtesy of villageoflexington.com) Where Do the Candidates Stand on the Environment?

It’s that time again. The presidential election season is full steam ahead, and with everyone debating who the better candidate is, we can forget some very important information that affects all life forms on this planet. Where does your candidate stand on the environment, and can they make the world a better place to live?
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