Switching over

Dept. of Communication launches campaign to improve technology

Last Thursday, Feb. 14 the Department of Communication coupled with the Office of Institutional Advancement to launch its newest fundraising campaign, “COM 3:1,” in an hour-long event of communication-themed activities on the fourth floor of Buhl Hall. The fundraising campaign is an effort to raise an appropriate amount of funds to assist the department in … Continue reading

Campus

Admitted Student Day to ‘seal deal’

The university will be hosting an admitted students day Saturday, Feb. 23, to give over 170 accepted students the opportunity to ask questions, learn more about various college-related topics and potentially officially commit to attending. Though the day will focus on Waynesburg University,  it’s mission and resources for students, Admissions Counselor Emily Smelley, who has … Continue reading

Sports

Women’s track & field have work cut out to defend title

The past two years the Waynesburg University women’s indoor track & field team has won the Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship. This week, Feb. 21, the Yellow Jackets will defend their title at the PAC Indoor Championship in Youngstown, Ohio. Head coach Michelle Cross said this year is comparable to last year’s PAC championship, but with … Continue reading

Arts & Life

SAB hosts ‘Back to the 80’s’-themed dance

The Waynesburg University Student Activities Board, in a never-ending search for new, creative ideas to get students out of the dorms and interacting with one and other looked to the past last weekend. SAB hosted its first 1980s themed dance in the Beehive this past Saturday. Senior nursing major Julie Sipes,  credited the dance to … Continue reading

Region

Pro, or Against?

Residents share thoughts on ‘God-given plant’

The goal of the evening was civility: an “open conversation” with no agenda whatsoever. “We’re here to talk about recreational, adult-use cannabis,” said John Fetterman, Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor, who stopped in Waynesburg Tuesday for his state-wide listening tour. The tour’s mission, Fetterman said, was to help the governor’s office gauge public opinion about potential legalization … Continue reading

Opinion

Cheat Sheet: Trump declares national emergancy Friday

As of Friday, Feb. 15, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to secure funding for the United States-Mexico border wall. This is the 60th declaration for a national emergency since the National Emergencies Act was signed  in 1976. According to CNN, out of those, 32 (including this one) are still active and this … Continue reading