Rachel Pellegrino

College campuses are nuts about squirrels 

Waynesburg’s campus is home to two things: students and squirrels. This fall semester, Waynesburg University students participated in a national research study to learn more about their college counterpart.  The national study, conducted by Squirrel-Net, looks into the behavior of squirrels across North American college campuses. The study, which started in 2017, provides undergraduate students … Continue reading

College campuses are nuts about squirrels

Waynesburg’s campus is home to two things: students and squirrels. This fall semester, Waynesburg University students participated in a national research study to learn more about their college counterpart.  The national study, conducted by Squirrel-Net, looks into the behavior of squirrels across North American college campuses. The study, which started in 2017, provides undergraduate students … Continue reading

Santa’s reindeer are coming to town

This weekend, Santa’s reindeer will be making a special visit to On Eagles’ Wings Therapeutic Horsemanship Center located in Fairmont, West Virginia. The nonprofit organization, in collaboration with Waynesburg University, will host its first annual “Friends of Rudolph” Holiday Season Open House on Sunday, Dec. 5, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.​​ The stables of … Continue reading

Community combats opioid epidemic

Annual overdose death toll hits 100,000  A few weeks ago marked a milestone in U.S. history. Drug overdose deaths in the U.S. exceeded 100,000 annual deaths for the first time, according to new data from the CDC. This week will mark another more local milestone in combating drug overdoses. Waynesburg University, in collaboration with the … Continue reading

‘Walk to Remember’ pays tribute to veterans

The men and women that protected this country were honored for their service last week on Veterans Day. Waynesburg University’s campus-wide event was one to remember.  “When we were sitting down saying, ‘what could we do for this Veteran’s Day?’ One of the things I thought was, ‘how do I combine faith, service and learning … Continue reading

Social Service League hosts 26th annual craft show

Video courtesy of WCTV, Rachel Pellegrino It’s that time of year again. Sleigh bells are ringing and holiday themed-events are beginning. Greene County residents welcomed the holiday season this past weekend with the Social Service League’s 26th annual holiday craft show.  After being cancelled last year, the event returns with minor changes including a new … Continue reading

The spooky season is officially here

Video courtesy of WCTV, Tony Grillo The Student Activities Board started off Halloween week with a movie night in the Beehive. Students were invited to join the week of fun by watching the movie “Halloween” while enjoying a variety of snacks. “We just try to have some snacks here. We got some candy too,” said … Continue reading

COVID-19 mid-semester update

While students are counting down the days until the end of the fall semester, the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise.  According to Waynesburg University’s website, since Aug. 8, the campus recorded 60 COVID-19 cases among students, faculty and staff. This number was last updated Oct. 8.  Compared to previous semesters, the number of … Continue reading

Let’s taco-bout study tips

Video courtesy of WCTV, Rachel Duncan Midterm week may be over, but finals are still in the near future. Although students have made it past one of the most stressful weeks in the semester, there is still another half of the semester left. To be better prepared for finals week in December, students and The … Continue reading