Tyler Godwin

Newspaper reveals the joy of writing

I absolutely despised writing when I arrived at Waynesburg University back in the fall of 2015. Who would think that four years later, I would be completing my fourth year as a contributor and staff member of The Yellow Jacket here at Waynesburg? If you would’ve told me out of high school that I would … Continue reading

PREVIEW: Softball team prepared for four games in two days

Looking towards the weekend, Waynesburg’s softball team has a quartet of Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) games that will have a significant impact on playoff implications. The Yellow Jackets will take on Geneva this Friday in a doubleheader at home before traveling to Greenville, Pennsylvania to take on the Thiel Tomcats Saturday. Both teams currently rank … Continue reading

Good leaders motivate the majority

Motivating others is hard. Trying to inspire others to focus and get the most out of themselves in pressure situations is particularly difficult. As someone who has held leadership roles in different areas over the years, the notion of motivating others has been a constant, almost daily struggle. Some people just don’t have it in … Continue reading

Softball set to host Westminster to start PAC play

Following a pair of postponements last weekend and a doubleheader with Point Park University this past Wednesday, the Waynesburg University softball team opens up its Presidents’ Athletic Conference schedule against Westminster this Saturday. As the team transitions from its 16-game non-conference schedule to its 16-game PAC schedule, the lineup should be set in stone and … Continue reading

In the News: Five headlines you need to know this week

1. New Zealand announces gun reforms According to an article in the Washington Post, New Zealand’s coalition government plans to announce gun law changes within the next week in response to last Friday’s deadly shooting rampage at two mosques in Christchurch, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday. The measures could include restricting the semi-automatic weapons … Continue reading

Two Jackets punch ticket to national tournament

For the second-straight season, senior 285-pounder Jake Evans and junior 197-pounder Ken Burrs will represent Waynesburg University at the NCAA Division III National Tournament. Each wrestler finished in second place at the Division III Southeast Regional Tournament at their respective weight classes. Collectively, the Yellow Jackets placed ninth out of 20 teams in the region. … Continue reading

Column: Maintaining healthy lifestyle habits

Lifestyle changes are hard. Oftentimes you commit yourself to eating healthier, or working out more, only to see it crumble after a few weeks because you lose the willpower or drive. I’ve been there, more times than I can remember. It’s an up and down struggle that I’ve battled with for the better part of … Continue reading

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