Beacon Archives

The Online Collection

This online collection is an ongoing project, attempting to digitize all known surviving copies of Wilkes University’s campus newspapers.  All known issues of the Bison Stampede have been posted, as well as the Bucknell Beacon. Known issues of the Wilkes Beacon have been posted from 1948 through May 1969, and from 2001 to the present.

Bison Stampede

Bucknell Beacon

Year Date Date Date Date Date Date Date Date Date
1936 September 15 October 13 October 29 November 24 December 17        
 1937 January 27 March 3 March 23 April 22 May 26 September 20 October 19 November 11 December 10
1938  February 24 March 31 June 6 September 15 November 8 December 14      
1939 January 20 March 10 March 31 May 26 September 22 October 24 November 22 December 22  
1940 February 29 May 31 October 1 October 18 December 20        
1941 March 27 June 4 October 14 November 11 December 19        
1942 January 21 March 6 April 10 May 12 September 25 October 23 December 9 December 18  
1943 January 22 March 18 May 6 June 15 August 11 November 30 December 17    
1944 January 6 February 3 February 29 March 29 May 1 June 1      
1944 June 28 July 26 August 31 September 29 November 6 December 5      
1945 January 16 March 6 March 28 April 27 June 22        
1945 July 27 September 5 October 4 October 25 November 30        
1946 January 21 March 18 May 8 July 18 August 16 September 6
1946 September 24 October 7 October 25 November 1 November 22 December 20
1947 January 10 January 24 February 28 March 7 March 14 March 28 April 18 May 2 June 20

Wilkes Beacon

Date Date Date Date Date Date Date Date Date Date
1947 July 4 July 18 August 8 August 15 August 22 August 29 September 5 September 24 October 3?
1947 October 17 October 31 November 21 December 5 December 12 December 19
1948 January 9 January 16 February 27 March 5 March 12 March 19 April 2 April 9 April 16
1948 April 23 May 7 May 21 June 4 June 25 July 2 July 16 July 30
1948 August 13 August 27 September 16 September 24 October 1 October 8 October 15 October 22 October 29
1948 November 5 November 12 December 3 December 17
1949 January 7 January 14 February 18 March 4 March 11 March 18 March 25 April 1 April 14
1949 April 29 May 6 May 20 September 23 September 30 October 7 October 14 October 21 October 28
1949 November 4 November 11 November 23 December 2 December 9 December 16
1950 January 6 January 13 February 17 February 24 March 3 March 10 March 17 March 31 April 21
1950 April 28 May 5 May 19 September 22 September 29 October 6 October 13 October 20 October 27
1950 November 3 November 10 December 1 December 8 December 15
1951 January 12 February 16 March 2 March 9 March 16 March 28 April 13 April 20 April 27
1951 May 4 May 18 September 28 October 5 October 12 October 19 October 26 November 2 November 9
1951 November 16 November 30 December 14
1952 January 11 February 15 February 29 March 7 March 14 March 28 April 4 April 18 April 25
1952 May 2 May 9 September 12 September 19 September 26 October 3 October 10 October 17 October 24
1952 October 31 November 7 November 21 December 5 December 12 December 19
1953 January 9 February 13 February 27 March 6 March 13 March 20 April 10 April 17 April 24
1953 May 1 May 8 September 25 October 2 October 9 October 16 October 23 October 30 November 6
1953 November 13 November 24 December 16
1954 January 8 February 12 February 26 March 5 March 12 March 19 March 26 April 2 April 9
1954 April 30 May 7 October 1 October 7 October 14 October 21 November 4 November 11 November 19
1954 December 2 December 9
1955 January 14 February 4 February 18 February 25 March 4 March 11 March 25 April 1 April 15
1955 April 22 April 29 May 13 September 14 September 23 September 30 October 6 October 14 October 21
1955 October 28 November 4 November 18 December 2 December 9 December 16
1956 January 13 February 3 February 17 March 3 March 16 March 23 April 13 April 20 April 27
1956 May 4 May 11 September 13 September 21 September 28 October 5 October 12 October 19 October 26
1956 November 2 November 9 November 30 December 7 December 14
1957 January 11 February 1 February 15 February 22 March 1 March 8 March 15 March 22 March 29
1957 April 5 April 12 May 3 May 10 May 17 September 20 September 27 October 4 October 11
1957 October 18 October 25 November 8 November 15 November 22 December 6 December 13 December 20
1958 January 10 January 31 February 14 February 21 February 28 March 7 March 14 March 21 March 28
1958 April 18 April 25 May 9 May 16 September 19 September 26 October 3 October 10 October 17
1958 October 24 October 31 November 14 November 21 December 5 December 12
1959 January 9 January 16 February 13 February 20 February 27 March 6 March 13 April 3 April 10
1959 April 17 April 24 May 8 May 15 May 22 September 25 October 2 October 9 October 16
1959 October 23 October 30 November 13 November 20 December 4 December 11 December 18
1960 January 8 January 15 February 12 February 19 February 26 March 4 March 11 March 18 March 25
1960 April 1 April 8 May 6 May 13 May 20 September 23 September 30 October 7 October 14
1960 October 21 October 28 November 11 November 18 December 2 December 9 December 16
1961 January 13 February 3 February 17 February 24 March 3 March 10 March 17 March 24 April 14
1961 April 21 April 28 May 12 May 19 September 22 September 29 October 6 October 13 October 20
1961 October 27 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 8 December 15
1962 February 2 February 9 February 23 March 2 March 9 March 16 March 23 March 30 April 6
1962 April 13 May 4 May 18 May 25 September 21 September 28 October 5 October 12 October 19
1962 October 26 November 2 November 16 November 30 December 7 December 14
1963 January 11 February 8 February 22 March 1 March 8 March 15 March 22 March 29 April 5
1963 April 26 May 3 May 17 May 24 September 20 September 27 October 4 October 11 October 18
1963 October 25 November 1 November 15 November 22 December 6 December 13
1964 January 10 January 15 February 14 February 21 February 28 March 6 March 13 March 20 April 10
1964 April 17 April 24 May 8 May 15 May 22 September 25 October 2 October 9 October 16
1964 October 23 October 30 November 13 November 20 December 4 December 11 December 18
1965 January 13 February 5 February 19 February 26 March 5 March 12 March 19 March 26 April 2
1965 April 9 April 30 May 14 May 21 October 1 October 8 October 15 October 22 October 29
1965 November 5 November 12 December 3 December 10 December 17
1966 January 7 February 4 February 18 February 25 March 4 March 11 March 18 March 25 April 1
1966 April 22 April 29 May 13 September 23 September 30 October 7 October 14 October 21 October 28
1966 November 4 November 11 December 2 December 9 December 16
1967 February 3 February 10 February 24 March 3 March 10 March 17 April 7 April 14 April 21
1967 April 28 May 5 September 14 September 22 September 29 October 6 October 13 October 20 October 27
1967 November 3 November 10 December 1 December 8 December 15
1968 January 12 February 2 February 16 February 23 March 1 March 8 March 15 March 22 March 29
1968 April 5 April 26 May 10 May 17 September 20 September 27 October 4 October 11 October 18
1968 October 25 November 1 November 15 November 22 December 6 December 13 December 20
1969 January 10 January 31 February 14 February 21 February 28 March 7 March 14 March 21 April 18
1969 April 25 May 2 September 19 September 26 October 3 October 10 October 17 October 24 November 7
1969 November 14 November 21 December 5 December 12 December 19
1970 January 30 February 6 February 20 February 27 March 6 March 13 March 20 April 17 April 24
1970 May 1 May 8 June 12  June 26  
1971 October 7 October 14 October 28 November 4 November 11 November 18 December 9 December 16  
1972 February 3 February 10 February 24 March 2 March 9 March 16 March 23 April 6 April 14
1972 April 20 April 27 May 11 September 28 October 5 October 12 October 19 October 26 November 2
1972 November 9 November 16 December 14 December 21  
1973 February 8 February 15 March 1 March 8 March 15 March 22 March 30 April 5 April 12
1973 May 3 May 10 September 12 September 21 September 27 October 4 October 11 October 18 October 25
1973 November 1 November 8 December 6 December 13  
1974 January 24 January 31 February 14 February 21 February 28 March 7 March 14 March 21 March 28
1974 April 4 April 25 May 9 September 12 September 19 September 26 October 3 October 10 October 17
1974 October 24 October 31 November 14 November 21 December 12  
 1975 January 23 January 30 February 13 February 20 February 27 March 6 March 13 March 20 April 17
1975 April 24 May 1 September 11 September 18 September 25 October 2 October 9 October 16 October 23
1975 October 30 November 6 November 20 December 4 December 11  
1976 February 5 February 12 February 26 March 4 March 11 March 18 April 1 April 8 April 15
1976 April 29 May 6 May 13 September 2 September 16 September 22 September 30 October 7 October 14
1976 October 22 October 28 November 11 November 18 December 2 December 9  
1977 January 22 February 3 February 17 February 24 March 3 March 17 March 24 April 1 April 7
1977 April 21 April 28 September 15 September 22 September 29 October 6 October 14 October 20 October 27
1977 November 3 November 10 December 2 December 9  
1978 January 20 January 27 February 3 February 10 February 17 February 24 March 3 March 10 April 7
1978 April 14  April 21 April 28  
1979 January 25 February 1 February 8 February 15 February 22 March 1 March 22 March 29 April 5
1979 April 12 April 26 September 13 September 20 September 27 October 4 October 12 October 18 October 25
1979 November 1 November 8 November 15 November 29 December 6 December 13  
1980 January 17 January 24 January 31 February 7 February 14 February 21 February 28 March 20 March 27
1980 April 3 April 17 April 24 September 4 September 11 September 18 September 25 October 2 October 10
1980 October 16 October 30 November 6 November 13 November 20 December 4 December 11  
1981 January 23 January 30 February 6 February 13 February 20 February 27 March 13 March 20 March 27
1981 April 3 April 10 April 24 September 4 September 11 September 18 September 25 October 2 October 9
1981 October 16 October 30 November 6 November 13 November 20 December 4 December 11  
1982 January 29 February 5 February 12 February 19 February 26 March 2 March 19 March 26 April 2
1982 April 16 April 23 April 30 August 27 September 10 September 17 September 24 October 1 October 8
1982 October 15 October 29 November 5 November 12 November 19 December 10  
1983 January 28 February 4 February 11 February 18 February 25 March 18 March 25 April 1 April 15
1983 April 22  April 29 August 28 September 23 September 30 October 28 November 4 November 18 December 9
1984 February 3 February 17 March 2 March 30 April 13 May 4 September 12 September 18 September 25
1984 October 2 October 9 October 23 October 30 November 6 November 13 December 4  
1985 January 25 February 5 February 12 February 25 March 5 March 26 April 2 April 11 April 16
1985 April 30 September 5 September 12 September 19 September 26 October 3 October 10 October 24 October 31
1985 November 7 November 14 November 21 December 5  
1986 January 23 January 30 February 6 February 13 February 20 March 6 March 13 March 20 April 10
1986 April 17 April 24 September 11 September 18 September 25 October 2 October 9 October 23 October 30
1986 November 6 November 13 November 20 December 4  
1987 January 22 January 29 February 5 February 12 February 19 March 5 March 12 March 19 March 26
1987 April 1 April 9 April 30  
1999 December 2 December 9