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Back in 2012, when my husband, Rabbi Joe Hample, was looking for a congregational job, I had to convince him to apply for the job at Tree of Life here in Morgantown. “West Virginia is unfriendly to gays,” he said. “They won’t hire me.” I told him to calm down. “Morgantown is a college town w…

WVU’s chapter of the Online News Association (ONA) and Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)  is offering free membership for students willing to work to expand free speech protections for students newspapers across the state through New Voices legislation.

College is a time to explore your passions and figure out what you want to do with your life. The University does what it can to help you get started in the professional world, including career fairs, which are great opportunities to network, connect with people in your desired profession an…

On Feb. 1, 2018, my dear friend Leah Berhanu was hit and killed by a red light-runner along Patteson Drive. She was involved in just one of the 260,000 accidents caused annually by red light running, according to a 1999 study by Retting and colleagues.

We are in the year 2019. In July, it will have been 50 years since the United States was able to put a man on the moon for the first time.

Smoking is terrible for one’s health, there is no doubt about this. Vaping isn’t good for one’s health either — but the difference between the two is massive. There is a strong medical consensus that vaping is better for one’s health than smoking, and that smokers would be better off to star…

I’m sorry for driving here on sorority Bid Day. Wait, no I’m not. This is a road, made for cars, one of which I am currently in. 

During this time of the semester, you will start to see a lot of advertisements, social media posts and people out promoting their specific fraternities on campus. It is normal to think to yourself, “What is the deal with fraternities and why are these guys so passionate about this?” Well, h…

Those following the news of the Student Government’s violation notices to the Zaleski and Martin campaigns and the censorship request to this paper must feel the same irritation and exhaustion as Martin, Zaleski and their campaigns feel.

Despite only being a couple of weeks into the semester, many students are longing for a break. Thankfully for them, Martin Luther King Jr. Day  is right around the corner. While it easy to just be grateful for this much-needed day off, it is important to remember the reason behind Martin Lut…

Hey, you up there, I see you shuffling along in your Ugg slippers, talking into your phone, probably telling your mom about the chicken tenders you ate for dinner last night or how your professor is SO unfair for failing you, even though you probably never showed up for class or studied or d…

Can we take a moment to reflect on the utter disrespect that Which Wich faces every day due to college kids’ ignorance of what a good meal truly is. Don’t get me wrong, Which Wich doesn’t catch a lot of heat from students, but it’s certainly not as bumpin’ as it should be, compared to the hi…

Every year, we see the green of our trees’ leaves retreat into their branches, leaving a slew of colors, signaling the arrival of autumn.