Lachlan Loudon

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

Senior Spotlight: Kalansky to continue her literature journey

“An exceptional student,” said Dr. Jamie Dessart, chairperson for the Department of English and Foreign Language, as she described working with senior English literature major Elizabeth Kalansky over the past four years. Her freshman year, Kalansky was set on studying English literature, however she had her doubts about her choice in school. “I debated transferring … Continue reading

Senior Spotlight: Whipkey begins teaching career in his hometown of Waynesburg

Waynesburg native Tyler Whipkey made his experience at Waynesburg University worthwhile, leaving his mark in the Department of English and Foreign Languages. Whipkey graduated in December as an English literature major with the secondary education certification option. His goal: to become a teacher. “I have wanted to be a teacher since I was eight years … Continue reading

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