Dylan Cleland

Greene County perspectives on importance of voting

In Greene County, elections draw a variety of opinions from a wide range of voters, yet, some still choose not to participate in Election Day each November. At Waynesburg University, students are encouraged to share their opinions through the different co-curricular clubs dedicated to political issues. Dr. Lawrence Stratton, associate professor of ethics and constitutional … Continue reading

Mail in vs. in person voting: What are students doing?

Students cast their votes in different ways.  The act of voting is one way young adults can be active in politics. But for students at Waynesburg University, it may be more difficult to do when attending school far from home.  As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, voting by mail is more common in this … Continue reading

Q&A: Erin Leaver on Athletic Training at WU

What makes Waynesburg successful and what does the future hold for the AT field?

Many athletes go through injuries and then a recovery process during their playing careers at Waynesburg University, but it’s up to the athletic training program to assist athletes in working through those times and getting back into playing shape. Erin Leaver, assistant athletic trainer, found Waynesburg through working for Presidents’ Athletic Conference rival W&J in … Continue reading

PAC Volleyball Workouts & Schedule Released

New coach looks to change culture ahead of compact spring season

First-year coach Emily Taylor didn’t expect this fall to become an extended offseason for her Yellow Jacket volleyball squad, but that’s what it’s been in preparation for the delayed start to the regular season set for February 2021. The Presidents’ Athletic Conference announced Sept. 17, the women’s volleyball return to play plan for this spring. … Continue reading

Waynesburg’s 24th Annual 5K, what/how is it?

Saturday Morning's Homecoming run goes virtual for 2020

As this weekend marks Homecoming at Waynesburg University, the events will be set-up quite differently this year with some being socially distanced, and the majority taking place virtually. The 5K Homecoming race is no different and for the first time will be held as a virtual race. Typically held in the morning on the Saturday … Continue reading

Running from disappointment

People exercise to keep spirits up during coronavirus outbreak

A screeching halt. Waynesburg spring athletes’ seasons, along with many others across the nation came to an end  in early March. A month later, there is no competition in sight for the immediate future. “Disappointment comes every day as part of every life, and you can only get stronger by it,” said Waynesburg track coach … Continue reading

‘He’s just Will…’

Will Purbaugh takes his love for family & golf through college

Growing up, Sunday afternoons for young Will Purbaugh were spent in his grandmother’s living room watching Tiger Woods play golf. Purbaugh’s grandmother, Carol Chitester enjoyed the company, and formed a loving bond with Will over time.  The grandmother and grandson would share thoughts on the golf matches. But they shared more than the love for … 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

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