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Women’s self-defense course offered for the first time

According to the 2007 study titled “US women’s choices of strategies to protect themselves from violence” done by the U.S. National Institute of Health, “47% [of women] avoided doing things they needed to do and 71% avoided doing things they wanted to do because of their fear of victimization. Violence against women (VAW) is widespread … Continue reading

Finding the right job for you

According to, “There simply are not enough students graduating from college to meet the hiring demand in 2022. While the number of students graduating each year is relatively consistent, the number of new jobs is up significantly over last year, which also saw an increase over the prior pandemic year.” Career Development Specialist and … Continue reading

This week’s notable headlines

Rams beat Bengals to win Super Bowl LVI The Los Angeles Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 at their home stadium– SoFi, in Inglewood California on Sunday. The game had fans on the edge of their seats as the Rams held control for much of the first half, with the Bengals coming back in the … Continue reading

Greene County Conservation District on the 2022 Water Quality Report

Although every county has some degree of ‘impaired’ water according to the 2022 Pennsylvania Integrated Water Quality Report, Greene County is faring better than surrounding counties due largely to efforts by the Conservation District of Greene County. The 2022 Pennsylvania Integrated Water Quality Report was released last week and provided information regarding water quality from … Continue reading

Betty White’s legacy supports local humane society

Betty White, American actress and animal advocate, died on New Year’s Eve. Her death inspired many to bolster the animal welfare work she did while alive, most notably the Betty White Challenge which occurred on Jan. 17, what would have been her 100th birthday.  The Betty White Challenge encouraged people to donate to local animal … Continue reading

How to make the most of your new-year resolutions

There’s nothing like the feeling of a fresh start. People love their new-year’s resolutions (although I don’t love having to wait for a treadmill). According to a Dec. 21, 2020, article, people have been making them, and breaking them, for roughly 4,000 years.  As I’ve grown older and more cognizant of patterns, I was … Continue reading

Cancel culture or accountability?

Earlier this month a peer of mine was called out on Twitter for racist, white supremacist statements made in his biography on Twitter. This was the result of a contentious episode of a student-run political talk show on-campus, The Waynesburg Effect, that was removed from viewing after going semi-viral amongst alumni and current students in … Continue reading