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$29,799 granted to combat sexual assault

Waynesburg University plans to use funds to implement mobile app

Of all students, 11.2% experience rape or sexual assault, but only 20% of female student victims ages 18-24 actually report the crime to law enforcement. Nine out of 10 female college victims know their offender. These statistics, according to the Civic Nation initiative “It’s On Us,” have inspired the It’s On Us PA campaign to … Continue reading

Alumni speaker shares his story

Nicholas Orlando, Waynesburg University class of 2012 alumnus was the speaker for “Leave Your Fingerprints” Thursday, Jan. 30. Orlando took this opportunity to reflect on his time at Waynesburg, and how it helped him find his strengths. Orlando, now a licensed professional counselor at Mental Health Service, looks back on his college career as a … Continue reading

Politicians respond to prison violence

Bill pertaining to corrections officers unanimously passes the Pennsylvania House

In July 2019, Keith Burley of New Castle, Pennsylvania violently stabbed an 8-year-old child to death as the victim’s brother watched in horror. Burley was recently given parole before the homicide took place. While behind bars, Burley was known for having terrible behavior while incarcerated among corrections officers. This did not matter, according to Nate … Continue reading

Campus-wide day of service held for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Waynesburg University celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday to honor the pivotal civil rights figure. This holiday is not only an observed day off for public schools, but it is a nationally recognized day of volunteering to honor the Rev. Dr. King. The university’s Center for Service Leadership, led by assistant dean of … Continue reading

Final preparations look different for each department

Waynesburg University is home to more than 70 academic concentrations.  As finals week is only days away, these various majors each require a different workload from this coming finals season, and thus unique study habits are being put into action.  Sophomore pre-medical major, Andrew Gordon, is a chemistry and anatomy tutor, and has the burden … Continue reading

‘The spirit of the season’

Fine Arts Department plans Christmas performances

The holidays are rapidly approaching, and the Fine Arts Department at Waynesburg University is taking advantage of the Christmas spirit. the department is hosting a series of Christmas concerts, including Tuba Christmas tomorrow, Dec. 6, and the Music Program’s Christmas Concert Saturday, Dec. 7. “For me, the spirit of the season speaks through the music,” … Continue reading

Waynesburg University and CMU partner to battle rural food insecurity

Carnegie Mellon University, located in the heart of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recently started working with Waynesburg University on the foundation of a universal service accomplishment. Through the partnership, the two schools focus on conquering food insecurity in rural areas — more specifically, Greene County, Pennsylvania. “It’s the notion of looking at a large university that’s world … Continue reading

Jazz Ensemble concert hits the Marsh Center Nov. 12

It is the season of concerts and performances in the Fine Arts Department, and the Jazz Ensemble will bring the blues this Tuesday in the Marsh Center. Director of the Jazz Ensemble and instructor of music at Waynesburg University, Jeremy Olisar, is planning to tell a unique story with his music. With the help of … Continue reading

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