Grace Hutchison

Passionate writer begins next chapter

Well, this is it.  After seven years, 67 newspapers and what feels like no less than 8 billion bylines, I have made it to the finish line.  Admittedly, I have fantasized about this very moment. The moment when I type my last sentence, turn in one last article and export layout for the final time. … Continue reading

SAB planning trip to Pittsburgh for nationality rooms

Waynesburg University’s Student Activities Board is hosting a trip to the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh Saturday, Nov. 23.  Michelle Keith, graduate assistant for Student Services, coordinated the logistics of the trip, which costs $5 per student. After the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh trip was added to the university calendar, … Continue reading

Mass shooters should not be recognized

As painful and troubling as it is to admit, mass shootings have become commonplace in American culture. Dozens of innocent Americans are slaughtered consistently in the places where we have typically felt the safest: schools, churches, movie theatres and shopping malls.  As AR-15s and school shootings have been accepted as ‘just another part of modern … Continue reading

Computer science students compete at Robert Morris University

On Saturday, Oct. 26, three students traveled to participate in the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges programming contest held at Robert Morris University, where Waynesburg University placed seventh among 20 competing schools.  Many of the competing institutions consist of a  significantly larger student population with opponents such as James Madison University. Other teams travel … Continue reading

In the news: Three notable headlines

1. House Democrats meet to discuss impeachment process Trump impeachment inquiries continue as democrats on the house judiciary committee recently met to discuss the next steps of the impeachment probe. The inquiry was sparked by Trump’s conversation with Ukraine where he attempted to coerce the country to look into Joe Biden, a Democratic candidate in … Continue reading

Black Student Union discusses topics of culture for Student Speak

The Black Student Union hosted a Students Speak event exploring the topics of cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation Oct. 25. Students gathered in Stover 300 as members of the BSU presented research and information regarding cultural appropriation from a variety of perspectives. The presenters, Cece Fitts, sophomore marine biology major and president of BSU, and … Continue reading

Colleges lack care for enviroment

Waynesburg University has admittedly never been on the cutting-edge of eco-friendliness. This isn’t meant as an attack on the school, but rather an unbiased view of the clear lackadaisical attitude from the university towards their environmental impact.  Even in 2019, dorm recycling is unreliable, with bins appearing and disappearing from halls. There are very limited … Continue reading

Founder’s Scholarship is offering full tuition to three incoming freshmen

Waynesburg University is currently accepting applications for the Founder’s Scholarship, which covers the costs of tuition and fees to a maximum of three high-achieving incoming freshman students.  The scholarship first launched in the fall of 2018 and was considered to be largely successful in its initial debut, with dozens of impressive high school seniors requesting … Continue reading

In the news: Three notable headlines

  1. Trump poll reports American public in support of impeachment A majority of Americans support House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to announce a formal impeachment inquiry into the actions of President Trump. An estimated 51% of citizens support the inquiry, with 44% indicating that they disagree with the investigation. These numbers are historically unprecedented. … Continue reading

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