Micah Leith

Creative Business Fund offers financial assistance

Creative businesses in need of financial assistance in Pennsylvania may be eligible for a loan from the Creative Business Loan Fund through the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. According to the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts’s website, the loan is intended for small, creative businesses. In particular, the loan focuses on businesses owned by Black, … Continue reading

The remembrance of Thomas Paine

Jan. 29 marked Thomas Paine’s 284th birthday. Although Paine’s birthday is overshadowed by the birthdays of both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, his life and writings are incredibly important, particularly after all the turmoil that 2020 brought. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, Paine was born in England in 1737, He  received a limited education and … Continue reading

University chapel to phase in in-person attendance

Even though COVID-19 has necessitated several changes, weekly chapel will once again be back this semester. For the first few weeks of the semester, students will be able to watch the chapel via live stream at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays on www.waynesburg.edu/LIVE. Although chapel will begin the semester entirely in a virtual format, in-person attendance … Continue reading

Election Night at Waynesburg University

"One way that students can follow the events of election night is by tuning into WCTV’s four hour election night special."

This fall, Americans once again have the opportunity to vote in a presidential election, something that usually only happens once during a student’s four years at college. Both students and faculty are voting in several different ways this election, something that matches the rest of the country.  According to the US Elections Project, more than … Continue reading

Local childcare affected by COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a slew of regulations that impact almost every aspect of our lives, and childcare is no exception. Childcare centers across the country have been forced to change the way that they operate due to new restrictions aimed at curtailing the pandemic, the same is true for businesses in Waynesburg. … Continue reading

Waynesburg University students get creative for Innovation Challenge

Video Courtesy of WCTV This month, Waynesburg University hosted its third annual Innovation Challenge, which is a competition designed to encourage creativity and innovation among students. Due to COVID-19, the format of the challenge has changed slightly.  “The first two years, we did things a little bit differently,” Melinda Walls, Stover Chair of Entrepreneurial Leadership, … Continue reading

REAL ID deadline pushed back

Like many things, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the date that REAL IDs go into effect. Although the deadline was originally October 1, 2020, the deadline was moved to October 1, 2021.  According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) website, REAL IDs are the drivers licenses that meet standards imposed at the federal level. … Continue reading

SAB adapts to COVID-19 guidelines, hosts movie night outside

The Student Activities Board presented "The Hunger Games" on the big screen in Johnson Commons last weekend

Video courtesy of Rebekah Vaughan, WCTV Fri., Sept. 11, the Waynesburg University Student’s Activity Board hosted an outdoor movie night showcasing the film The Hunger Games. Students were encouraged to bring something to sit on and to enjoy the complimentary glow sticks, popcorn, and candy that were provided by SAB. The movie night was held … Continue reading

‘Keep Waynesburg Well’ plan put into action to allow for safe, on-campus instruction

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Waynesburg University has implemented its “Keep Waynesburg Well” plan for the semester.  According to the official Keep Waynesburg Well website, the plan was created “to protect the safety of the Waynesburg University campus community and the surrounding community by addressing strategies to mitigate the risk of the spread … Continue reading