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

Sundown Service initiative to help students serve community

Students at Waynesburg University have been finding new ways to serve their community and foster ways of service at the university. Sundown Service is the Center for Service Leadership office’s new program that is helping students find ways of serving their community here on campus.  Sundown Service is a weekly meeting held Wednesdays and Thursdays … Continue reading

Student Senate makes cutbacks in budget

It is that point in the semester when it is time for Waynesburg University’s Student Senate to propose their budget and allocations for the upcoming semester. This semester, the Senate has decided not to ask for any allocations from the university to operate. According to president Luke Diel, the Senate has enough money in their … Continue reading

‘Walk to Remember’ pays tribute to veterans

The men and women that protected this country were honored for their service last week on Veterans Day. Waynesburg University’s campus-wide event was one to remember.  “When we were sitting down saying, ‘what could we do for this Veteran’s Day?’ One of the things I thought was, ‘how do I combine faith, service and learning … Continue reading

SAB decks the halls with holiday Bisque and Brew

Now that Halloween is over, you know what that means: Christmas, Christmas and more Christmas. SAB hosted their holiday-themed Bisque and Brew last week on Nov. 2, where students could paint their favorite Christmas clays, while also securing a free holiday drink from Starbucks afterwards. “I like the coffee,” Marina Hastings, junior forensic science major … Continue reading

Students perform one-act show 

Waynesburg thespians take the stage once again this semester with the one-act performance “Courting 101,” directed by senior biblical ministries major and minor in theater, Heather Ratcliff.  In her course, directing for the stage, instructed by Professor Edward Powers, Ratcliff has received the opportunity to step into the new position of director. After two one-act … Continue reading

Thanksgiving dinner to be held

Waynesburg University is set to have its 20th annual Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 17 in the Benedum Dining Hall. Staff and faculty will serve the usual Thanksgiving-style food, but this year may be a little different.  Crystal McNett, catering manager of the Benedum Dining Hall, gave some insight on the set up for dinners … Continue reading