Rachel Mangan

County schools respond to national panic over security

After the attack on Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the debate on school security has been reopened on a national stage. Since that day, there have been a sudden spike in threats to schools, as well: including schools in Greene County. John Menhart, superintendent of the Carmichaels school district, said the district has made … Continue reading

Friendship with a side of fries

Long road leads Carla Yost, a cancer survivor, to Waynesburg's Beehive

For many Waynesburg University students, the Beehive is the place to go for a quick meal. Immediately after stepping in line to give their order, students are greeted by an ensemble of friendly faces wearing the customary Aladdin Dining Services baseball hats and aprons. One of those faces is that of Carla Yost, a woman who, many times, can match a student’s face to his or … Continue reading

Snyder discusses drug issue in third tele-town hall meeting

Residents of Pennsylvania’s 50th Legislative District participated in Rep. Pam Snyder’s Tele-Town Hall, Thursday, Feb. 8. This year marked Snyder’s third phone conference style town hall since she took office as a state representative. Participants of the event would receive a phone call and be transitioned into the conference. Additionally, those involved were able to … Continue reading

Poor weather forces school districts to adjust calender

There is a trademark list of indicators of bad weather in Pennsylvania, it includes dodging pot holes, snow covered back roads and temperature shifts from clear to terrible in five minutes time. For students in the Central Greene school district, this can pose significant complication to their education. From November to March, nature can be … Continue reading

Warm Nights provides shelter at county fairgrounds

Greene County Warm Nights is not quite what people believe it to be. The shelter is associated mostly with providing cover and heat for the homeless community, but it is not only the homeless community that benefits. According to Amy Switalski, the housing and family resources director at Greene County Human Services, Greene County Warms … Continue reading

Students to travel to Spain for study abroad experience

Waynesburg University is taking a new approach to hands-on learning. Students will have the opportunity to study art history in person on the grounds of Barcelona and Madrid in Spain. This is not a study abroad program, it’s what is being introduced at Waynesburg University as a study abroad course. Instead of spending an entire … Continue reading

Prokopchuck hired as Director of Development

Waynesburg University has expanded its staff and has recently welcomed Jena Prokopchuck as the newest member of the Waynesburg family. Prokopchuck has joined the university team as the Director of Development. Prokopchuck believes she is a valuable addition to the university, thanks to her extensive experience in the field of program development. That extensive experience … Continue reading

Performances of Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Hamlet’ underway

Students to perform classic play through Saturday

Shakespeare’s Hamlet is one of his most recognizable works with the play commonly being studied and performed by many students and professionals worldwide. As many of Shakespeare’s works and plays, Hamlet is a tragedy where the main character is torn between what is true and what is right, and the story ends in a bloodbath … Continue reading

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