Q&A: Skeete ‘could not stop smiling’ to stay at WU

Six months ago, Isaiah Skeete was walking across the stage to grab his diploma. Skeete, a criminal justice graduate, was looking to land a career in his field of choice and found one in probations. In addition to his intended pursuits, Skeete also stumbled across a graduate assistant position with Waynesburg’s student activities. Fast forward … 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

Recent admissions changes reflect on roles

Admissions office undergoes several changes The Admissions Office for Waynesburg University has recently experienced several changes. Some staff members have moved on, and familiar faces have begun to fill their vacancies. One of the most notable and recent changes to the Admissions Office was the departure of Jackie Palko, the former director of undergraduate and … Continue reading

Let the games begin

The rumors can now be silenced—the announcement has been made via Waynesburg University social media accounts about eSports coming to campus. The unfathomable is happening: video games and school will intersect. In a video clip featuring senior communication major Scotty Miller using the new equipment, the university confirmed everyone’s suspicions. ESports will be on campus … Continue reading

Christmas bells are ringing in Waynesburg’s chapel

The sound of jingling bells and the smell of hot chocolate are about to fill the air on the campus of Waynesburg University. On Saturday, Dec. 4, the Lamplighter Concert Choir and the Symphonic Band will be joining forces to put on the Music Program’s Christmas Concert. The concert will feature holiday songs from movies … Continue reading

Vira Heinz Scholars bring the world to Waynesburg

Despite COVID-19 travel restrictions, students embarked on a sort of global adventure earlier this month. On Thursday Nov. 3rd, an array of colorful flags, paper passports and decorative desserts all transformed the Benedum dining hall as the four Vira Heinz scholars conducted a cultural workshop to share about their summer abroad experiences. They informed students … 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

Advancing our Financing

College is a time for students to grow, learn, and prepare for their adult life. However, do students truly understand what the “adult world” entails once they walk across the stage at graduation? Waynesburg University’s assistant dean of students, Pat Bristor, wants to tackle this issue. According to a TD Ameritrade survey conducted in 2019, … Continue reading

Noon Tunes features student performers

Noon Tunes at Waynesburg University consists of coffee, iced tea, lunch and some live music. Instead of music being provided by non-students, the Student Activities Board (SAB) had senior digital design majors Joshua Hughes and Silas Mays take the stage last week. “It was really fun,” Hughes said. “It was a nice way to be … Continue reading

The Yellow Jacket Print Newspaper is back for a Special Fall 2021 Edition.

Pick up your copy around campus Friday, December 3! Copies will also be available at select locations around the community. Happy holidays and happy reading!