‘An Area Like This’

Waynesburg businesses struggle in rural conditions

Empty Shells Last summer, the Winegars stayed busy—they did a lot of travelling, visiting scenic locations in the southwest and soaking in the vibrant skies and the serenity of desert flatlands. Both artists, Jim and Linda thought it would be inspiring, and they were looking forward to seeing old friends scattered around the country. They … Continue reading

Campus

The mountains they face

Casey Zadinski didn’t have a choice in the matter. “When I was growing up, my dad basically told me, ‘You’re going to college,’” she said.   Zadinski, who was raised in a single-parent household, is the first in her family to go to college, qualifying her as a first-generation college student. After getting straight-A’s throughout … Continue reading

Sports

Women’s cross country falls short of national qualification

After having a weekend off, the Waynesburg University women’s cross country team participated in the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championship at DeSales University for a chance to send runners to nationals. The Yellow Jackets placed 15th out of the 47 regional teams present. Freshmen runners Aubrey Wingeart and Gloria Reed were the top two … Continue reading

Arts & Life

MAJOR CHANGES

Small portion of student body change majors through registrar's office

Something that students often hear, throughout their freshman year especially, is that someone has changed their major.  “Some students come in with this idea,” said Registrar Vicki Wilson. “They want to do it cause of a good paying job but it is more intense than they realize. Some pursue a major mom and dad picked … Continue reading

Region

Local VFW post designs new park to honor veterans

After the Vietnam Memorial traveling wall visited Greene County last year, members of VFW Post #4793 decided to take further steps to honor veterans. They began preparations for the Greene County Salute to Veterans Memorial Park and Wall. “We had the Vietnam Memorial traveling wall last year and I was just amazed at the reception … Continue reading

Opinion