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

Taking Back Time

If we prioritize everything, we prioritize nothing. It took me years to be okay with that. It took me years to realize that the definition of balancing – to keep or put (something) in a steady position so that it does not fall – requires me to indeed stay standing.  I’ve discovered that burnout is … Continue reading

Hobbies Impacting the World

I blinked, and what started as a hobby became something I was making money for. You have hobbies, whether they are painting, photography, music, sports, writing, crafting elaborate caffeinated beverages, or making TikToks. What is that one thing that you have the capacity to uniquely provide to the world? For me, that thing has been … Continue reading

This day.

Remembering 9/11

19 years ago today, the heart of America was pierced with the devastating and tragic events of September 11, 2001. We acknowledge and remember this day, even as most of our staff is too young to have any vivid memories of it. The horrific acts of terrorism took over 3,000 lives this day, and we … Continue reading

Editor’s Note: Welcome Back

Waynesburg University, For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Andrew Hreha, and I am the Executive Editor of The Yellow Jacket newspaper for the 2020-2021 school year. It is great to be back on campus and to see everyone hard at work once again. I want to thank everyone involved for … Continue reading

Stopping the Coronavirus

With COVID-19, otherwise known as the Coronavirus, spreading rapidly across the United States, citizens young and old, as well as, the media are being sent into a frenzy. According to the CDC, the virus has 423 confirmed cases in the U.S. as of March 9 and has spread mostly through travel-related circumstances.  While many are … Continue reading

In the news: Five notable headlines

1. New York jury convicts Harvey Weinstein with multiple charges After days of deliberation, the jury in New York came to a verdict on the Harvey Weinstein case Monday, Feb. 24. Weinstein was convicted of third-degree rape of Jessica Mann and criminal sexual act in the first-degree against Mimi Haley. The jury found him not … Continue reading

First HD production was successful

Last Saturday became a monumental day for the Department of Communication and the Waynesburg University Sports Network. The first full-scale production in the new remote production trailer was a success, and students from the Department of Communication and sports broadcasters alike were able to watch as a year of preparation for the upgrade came to … Continue reading