White covered bridge celebrates 100 years standing

This year is the 100th anniversary for the Greene County White Covered Bridge. The historic monument has been a part of local culture since its construction in 1919. More recently, it has undergone a complete renovation in 2008 in order to sustain the approximately 6,000 visitors attracted by the bridge. This year, the 49th annual … Continue reading

Campus

University launches new online degree completion program

Waynesburg University launched a new program this fall, and it is an online degree completion program offered to students.  Jessica Sumpter, director of Online Programs, said the program is designed for students who are in a position in their life where living on or commuting to campus in order to receive an education is difficult.  … Continue reading

Sports

Arts & Life

Symphonic Band to hold fall concert Oct. 9

Today, the Waynesburg University Symphonic Band holds its fall concert. The band, which is mostly non-major members, will start their performance at 5:15 p.m. in the Marsh Center on the lower floor of Roberts Chapel. Unlike other concerts, the band performs in the same place they practice. “I think inviting an audience into your rehearsal … Continue reading

Region

PA gives away Naloxone for ‘Stop Overdoses in PA’ week

Sept. 16-20 and Sept. 23-27 was officially Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week in Pennsylvania. The initiative aimed to provide Pennsylvanians with the overdose-reversing naloxone drug, commonly referred to as its brand name Narcan. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s website, the goal of the week is to, “get help for residents … Continue reading

Opinion

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