Lachlan Loudon

Criminal Justice Speaker Series beings in place of job fair

Normally, around this time of year, the Department of Criminal Justice and Social Science would host their annual Criminal Justice Job/Internship Fair. This year, with the pandemic still raging, the Criminal Justice Speaker Series will begin in its place. From noon to 12:50 p.m. every Thursday throughout the spring 2021 semester, various criminal justice agencies … Continue reading

“Buy Local, Buy Greene,” local economic action

“Unleashing the power of the consumer dollar in Greene County” is the slogan for the Waynesburg Prosperous and Beautiful initiative: Buy Local, Buy Greene. Buy Local, Buy Greene is a network of local businesses in Greene County, started in 2013, that keeps the public informed on where to shop and encourages commerce between small businesses … Continue reading

Survival as a new small business in a small town during COVID-19

ManKind Gentleman's Cuts, located on High Street in Waynesburg, faced trials though the state-mandated shutdowns

A walk down High Street, downtown Waynesburg, can reveal a candy store, a pizza place, several banks, a few clothing shops and a dance studio. This is only a small portion of what businesses reside in the borough. However, in Waynesburg, not all the businesses stay for very long. Waynesburg used to be home to … Continue reading

Battle for the house: Pam Snyder vs. Larry Yost

Democratic incumbent, Pam Snyder, and republican opponent, Larry Yost, go head-to-head for District 50 in the PA House

In the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, the seat of the individual who will represent District 50 is now up for grabs on Nov. 3. Incumbent democratic Rep. Pam Snyder is up against the republican challenger, Larry Yost. Snyder has been serving the 50th District for the past eight years and hopes to continue for two … Continue reading

Trapped: Students stuck in elevator for over 3 hours

Video courtesy of WCTV It was a typical Sunday evening on Sept. 13 for this group of students. Football, last-minute homework and a soon-to-be McDonald’s run was cut short when Isaiah Skeete, Luke Diel, Leesha Wagner and Chris Agnew realized that the Willison Hall elevator door wouldn’t open upon arrival to the first floor. “We … Continue reading

Why the Census is so important

The United States Census 2020 is a count of every person in the United States of America and it’s five territories, according to their website. As it is mandated in the U.S. Constitution: Article 1, Section 2, the reason the Census exists isn’t just to count the population, but it can be used to help … Continue reading

Upper Room Returns to Worship Nights in Style

Upon students’ return to campus, Upper Room started up their worship nights as usual; they had their first worship night of the semester outside. Normally, they would continue weekly worship nights in Roberts Chapel on Sunday nights, but due to COVID-19, their new normal will be outside for the rest of the semester. “I think … Continue reading

In the News: Three Notable Headlines

West Coast wildfires continue to grow According to CNN, CalFire said that nearly 16,500 firefighters have been battling 28 major wildfires throughout the state, leaving 24 people dead and over 4,200 structures destroyed. The dry, arid weather of California helped the fire spread with up to 40 mph winds, and the fire burned an area … Continue reading

PR Rises Above

Public Relations takes center stage during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world. It changed everything from sports to education to politics to healthcare. Even the film industry got interrupted by the virus’ viral effects. One industry that rose above the hindrances of the Coronavirus was public relations. Public relations, to put it briefly, is a mutually beneficial relationship between an organization … Continue reading

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