Hatred pressures students into hiding

LGBT community members share struggles, fear of harassment on 'homophobic' campus

Grace Hutchison – The Yellow Jacket Naomi Wilson didn’t think she was different. She was just an average 6-year old girl—she loved playing with her friends during school and looked forward to coming home after a day of elementary classes. In fact, the time she spent at home following school was her favorite part of … Continue reading

Campus

eHIVE hosts competition to creatively solve problems

“What is your it?” These are the words written on the wall inside the eHive, right beside the title of the eHive’s latest competition for Waynesburg Students: “See It, Solve It.” In the last competition of the year, students were tasked with finding problems they see in the world and finding creative ways to solve … Continue reading

Sports

Waynesburg athletic department hosts first annual WUESPYs

Waynesburg University held its first-ever “WUESPYs” awards ceremony for student-athletes this past Sunday, April 8. The WUESPYs event mirrored ESPN’s “ESPY” awards, and was held to honor athletes who have excelled throughout the year in a variety of categories. Teagen Jenner, president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, which was mainly responsible for planning the event, … Continue reading

Arts & Life

Art show to feature students’ drawings, sculptures

Student artwork featuring various media will be on display at the Student Art Show, opening the evening Monday, April 15. This is a two-week exhibit located in the gallery in the Fine Arts Center. It will showcase featured art from the variety of classes that were offered this past semester. “It’s a diverse collection, but … Continue reading

Region

Report finds coal ash damaging water

Unsafe levels of several toxins have been found in the region's groundwater

In Greene County, the coal industry is omnipresent, said Veronica Coptis, executive director for the Center for Coalfield Justice. Whether it’s the mining plant over the horizon or the coal ash site around every other road bend, Coptis said residents here have gotten used to living amongst the production. So, when the Environmental Integrity Project … Continue reading

Opinion

Students look forward to Easter break

Easter is in two weeks, and Waynesburg University students are making plans for their extended weekend. To see what some students are planning for the four week break, 52 students were asked about what their plans are for Easter break. 46 of the 52 students who were surveyed are going home for the weekend. While … Continue reading