Leaving bad habits behind, new semester awaits

With the second half of the 2019-2020 school year underway, the workload from classes and responsibilities are about to become increasingly strenuous. Before that happens, however, students should make adjustments to ensure more success compared to last semester. There are many different aspects of school life that should be examined for change. Three of them … Continue reading

Time for a break

With Thanksgiving and Black Friday passing, students are now looking forward to winter break and the holiday season. Even though the fall semester is coming to a close, that does not mean the learning and growing in students should stop until next semester.  College is a short part of a student’s life. They have studied … Continue reading

Fighting for rights

Protests continue throughout Hong Kong

Protests have ravaged the city of Hong Kong since June, with increasingly violent friction festering between rebels and police.  The protests, sparked by a bill that would allow criminals within the city of Hong Kong to be extradited to mainland China for trial, have no signs of slowing after five months of demonstration.   Though Hong … Continue reading

How Nike ruined Mary Cain’s running career

A little over a week ago, on Nov. 7, The New York Times published an opinion video of professional American distance runner, Mary Cain, titled “I was the fastest girl in America, until I joined Nike.” Cain, once the 2014 World Junior Champion in the 3000 meter event, started her downfall as a runner when … Continue reading

Hunger strikes hard

For the most part, the college experience is positive. Kids spend 18 years dreaming of the day they get their high school diplomas, and then after graduation, basking, reflecting and anticipating for two months until the day they kiss their parents goodbye – in some cases until Thanksgiving – and go off to start their … Continue reading

Remembering the Tree of Life tragedy

One year ago Sunday, an unfathomable tragedy brought the world to a halt, and it all happened in a city many Waynesburg University students call home.  Last year on Oct. 27, the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrell Hill section of Pittsburgh was the sight of the deadliest anti-Semitic act in American history. 11 … Continue reading

Each state has a say

Electoral College holds the ultimate power

The Electoral College is a complicated subject for many Americans. The system was established by the founding fathers as a way to have states play a role in the executive branch. This was one of the many ways the founders looked to separate the powers within the country so that no group would become too … Continue reading

The power of forgiveness

Whenever a catastrophic event such as suicide or mass shooting occurs, thoughts of despair, anger and justice fill the hearts of people. Investigations and court trials follow such events, and after sentences are handed out, the American public can put that matter at rest and move on from it. These horrible crimes call for action, … Continue reading

Utilize summer

Three months can be spent in a variety of ways

As April comes to a close and finals approaching, Waynesburg University students are preparing their summer plans. The three month break holds seemingly endless possibilities for students. The question is, what should students with their three months? Part-time jobs are a productive method to gain money for college bills and disposable income to relax and … Continue reading

Think Small

See the value in a small-school education

When it comes down to it, a small higher-education school provides students with the best educational and student experience. A college or university that limits the number of students to a class to somewhere below 25-30 allows for a more interactive personal environment that enhances experience. Students can interact to know professors better, and they … Continue reading