When the steeple fell

Cast of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' react to the cathedral's devastating recent fire

Thomas Faye was in class when he heard the news. His music history class had wound down as the professor slowly drew lecture to a close. The dwindling voice of the professor began to be overshadowed by the noise of students zipping their backpacks and slamming notebooks shut. In this momentary pause, Faye thoughtlessly checked … 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

Lady Jackets add former PAC star to coaching staff

After finishing a stellar women’s basketball career at Thiel College, Jess Vormelker’s next step was to search for an opportunity to play professionally. But, when no such opportunity arose, Vormelker decided to turn to coaching, which is something she’s wanted to do from a young age. She looked all over the United States to find … Continue reading

Arts & Life

Mission trip to Guatemala serves kids

With summer quickly approaching, some students prepare for internships, work and relaxation back in their home towns.  However, Pat Bristor, associate dean of students, and Ryan Smith, assistant director of student activities and 16 students will be traveling internationally. They will head to Guatemala, Central America, where Waynesburg faculty and students have attended since 2002. … Continue reading

Region

Joint effort

Greene County split on recreational marijuana

One thing is for sure: the culture around marijuana has changed. That’s according to John, a Greene County resident and regular recreational user of cannabis, whose full name is being withheld for his privacy. When he was growing up in the late 60s, with Led Zeppelin and Lynyrd Skynyrd playing on the radio, smoking marijuana … Continue reading

Opinion

Editor grapples with legacy, finds silver lining

“Legacy — what is a legacy? It’s planting seeds in a garden you never get to see.” This is an excerpt from “The World Was Wide Enough” from Broadway’s hit musical, “Hamilton.” In the context of the scene in which this song is performed, Alexander Hamilton is taking a moment to sing as he seems … Continue reading