The Beacon

  • 2018 William Paterson University Baseball Preview

    2018 William Paterson University Baseball Preview

    Jacob Bailey, Staff Writer

    February 23, 2018

    WAYNE, N.J.- With Opening day right around the corner, the William Paterson University baseball team enters the season ranked 5th in the New Jersey Athletic Conference baseball coaches poll. Lead by head coach, Mike Lauterhahn, who is entering his 11th season at the helm, holding a 209-176-5 mark, the Pioneers welcome 17 newcomers this sea...

    Via: wpupioneers.com

  • Black History Month: Remembering the Black Aces

    Black History Month: Remembering the Black Aces

    Jeff Lombardi Jr., Sports Editor

    February 21, 2018

    In 2017, Major League Baseball celebrated the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier, ending 60 years of segregation of America’s pastime. At the conclusion of Robinson’s 10-year career in 1956, MLB had an African-Ame...

    Left-handed pitchers, C.C. Sabathia (left) and David Price are pictured together attending Sabathia's PitCChIn Foundation charity bowling tournament in New York City on June 5, 2017. Together the two newest "Black Aces" have combined to pitch 27 big league seasons, amounting 364 wins, 4,613 strikeouts, 11 all-star game selections, a pair of Cy Young Awards and six additional top five finishes.

  • Spring Jam 2018 Genre Poll Results

    Spring Jam 2018 Genre Poll Results

    Jacob Martinez, Managing Editor

    February 13, 2018

    The Spring Jam 2018 genre poll closed yesterday and for the second year in a row hip-hop has beat out the competition and will be Spring Jam's featured genre. After its initial success in 2017, Campus Activities, Service and Leadership re-opened the...

  • Weak Economy Tests Vieques Strength

    Weak Economy Tests Vieques Strength

    Jacob Martinez, Managing Editor

    February 12, 2018

    There is an island approximately 1,081 miles from the coast of Miami, FL where the sunsets are breathtaking and wild horses gallop aimlessly . The locals greet each other with soft nods and bright smiles while music wafts its way from white sand shores...

  • Flora to Step Down as Pioneers Head Football Coach

    Flora to Step Down as Pioneers Head Football Coach

    Jeff Lombardi Jr., Sports Editor

    February 6, 2018

    WAYNE, N.J.- According to the William Paterson University Athletic Department, it was reported Tuesday that the Pioneers head football coach Jerry Flora will be stepping down from his duties following an 0-10 record in 2017.  Flora will join the Rec...

    Jerry Flora compiled a 33-67 (.330) over 10 seasons as the head coach of the William Paterson University football team.

WPU Stands Against Sexual Assault

WPU Stands Against Sexual Assault

December 5, 2017

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Pioneer Spotlight: Shaney Lara

Pioneer Spotlight: Shaney Lara

February 20, 2018

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The Shape of Water Is A Modern Day Classic
‘Black Panther’: Superheroes and Social Commentary

‘Black Panther’: Superheroes and Social Commentary

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