Rachel Pellegrino

Waynesburg University walks Out of Darkness

Waynesburg University hosted its annual Out of Darkness Walk Sunday, April 10.  With over 200 people in attendance, the ongoing fundraiser exceeded its goal of $5,000 reaching $6,800 on Sunday. All of the proceeds will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), and the fundraiser will last until June 30. “It’s just … Continue reading

WU collects teddy bears for Ukraine

Waynesburg University is participating in a bear-y special collection, “Operation Teddy Friend.” The stuffed bear collection drive, which aims to bring comfort to those in Ukraine will last until April 22.  “I think all of us want to do something, but it’s like how and where can you help. And then, you know, there’s always … Continue reading

eHIVE to relocate

Ever since the campus store transitioned into The Nest on Wayne Street, its old location has been vacant. That vacancy is now being filled by the entrepreneurial hub for innovative ventures and endeavors (eHIVE). The eHIVE, which is currently located on the second floor of the Stover Campus Center, has already begun plans to relocate … Continue reading

New group takes flight at Greene County Airport

Airport Restaurant set to reopen soon  The Greene County Airport is home to several aviation opportunities, and it just welcomed one more this spring. According to a press release issued by the Greene County Commissioners, the Pittsburgh Soaring Association recently became the newest tenant at the Greene County Airport. Mike Belding, Greene County Commissioner, expressed … Continue reading

Waynesburg updates COVID-19 policies

The anticipated COVID-19 update is here. Masks are optional on campus. Students were notified of the impending update in a campus wide email Thursday, March 3. However, the new change did not become official until Saturday, March 12, when the assessment period was complete. Stacey Brodak, vice president for institutional advancement and university relations, stresses … Continue reading

Music program hosts mid-winter concert

Waynesburg University’s symphonic band hosted their mid-winter concert Wednesday, Feb. 16 in Roberts Chapel.  “The symphonic band students really represented the music program here and the instrumental side of the music program very very well tonight,” said Dr. Ronda DePriest, director of the music program. According to DePriest, the concert was a culmination of a … Continue reading

Bowlby Library hosts puzzle competition

Think you can complete a 500 piece puzzle in under three hours? Well, Greene County residents Amanda Edwards and Julia Broskey just proved that they can do it in an hour and 22 minutes. The feat was achieved by the pair at Eva K. Bowlby Library’s monthly puzzle competition held on Saturday, Feb. 12.  For … Continue reading

Q&A: Seasonal Depression

Are you feeling under the weather? Well, these gray skies and cold temperatures might not be the only reason you’re feeling SAD. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as seasonal depression, affects 5% of adults in the U.S. every year, according to the American Psychiatric Association website. People who experience seasonal depression are commonly affected … Continue reading