While everyone begins to get excited for the grand opening of the Chipotle on High Street, I couldn’t help but look at the local businesses we already had here in Morgantown.

In this episode, Geoff talks with Dr. Christina Fattore from the political science department about the ways her experience as a first gen student were and were not like Tara Westover’s. Topics covered include student loans, imposter syndrome, work-study and work/study, power and wealth, and…

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It’s easy to slip into a routine as a college student, especially with a set schedule of classes we all follow for an entire semester. Sometimes, we all feel stuck or overwhelmed because of these routines, and it’s difficult to find a way to destress.

The series of “Haunted Halls of WVU” is coming to a close, but the hundreds of stories of Morgantown’s history will live on forever. In this week’s episode, SeVohn Hunter sits down with the voice of “Haunted Halls of WVU, ”Jason Burns, to learn more about the behind the scenes work he does f…

In this episode, Geoff talks with Delia Trickett about reading Educated with a group of incarcerated men at the federal prison in Hazelton, WV. They read from the men's responses to the book and discuss the sometimes surprising points of contact the men found with Tara Westover's story.

As things start getting colder and everyone starts getting into the holiday spirit, I always love big breakfasts. In Morgantown, there are a lot of good places to go to get a good dinner, but places that make a good, American breakfast are a little bit harder to find. 

When walking around WVU’s campus, there is more to notice than just the beauty of Woodburn Hall or the breathtaking colors of fall. While observing the student population, it is easy to see the emerging trends that spread like wildfire due to pop culture and social media.

In this episode, Geoff talks with Lena Cerbone, Director of Midwifery Services in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at WVU. Geoff and Lena talk about midwifery as it's depicted in Educated and as it is practiced here in West Virginia and elsewhere. They also talk about what it mean…

Have you ever heard the faint sound of a cow mooing near Woodburn Hall? Well, you aren’t the only one. Soon after the birth of West Virginia University, a prank that went wrong left behind one of the strangest ghosts on the WVU downtown campus. Listen to the newest episode of The Haunted Hal…

In this episode, Geoff talks with Dr. Crystal Smith from the Equine Studies program at WVU. Dr. Smith is a Teaching Associate Professor in the Division of Animal and Nutritional Sciences with the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design. She leads the Equine Studies minor …

WVU certainly has a historic campus, with many of its buildings being built in the 1800s. This makes the University a hotspot for ghosts throughout its many buildings.

The story of the little girl in the yellow dress has been shared by many on the WVU campus. She spends her time on the second floor of the Mountainlair as a way to remember her happiest days. Though her floating figure may frighten a few, her youthful spirit is full of joy. Listen to the new…

Halloween weekend is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about a costume for all the holiday festivities you may be attending. However, shopping for a costume can get pretty expensive, which is why thrift shopping could be your best friend this Halloween season. …

Morgantown holds a variety of international restaurants that offer cuisines from countries, such as India, Thailand, and Syria. Many of which have wide-ranging food options for vegans and vegetarians. According to WVU, students at the Morgantown campus come from 118 nations around the world,…

With fall steadily approaching, many students will be wanting to find some fun fall activities. Morgantown offers many great activities for students to do in the fall that they may not have known about. Here is a list of the five best fall activities located in and around Morgantown.

This week, Geoff welcomes Lynne Stahl into the studio to discuss Westover's book. Lynne Stahl is the Humanities Librarian at WVU. She has a PhD in English from Cornell. Prior to coming to WVU, she worked for the Portland Public Library. Geoff and Lynne talk about some of the book's blind spo…

Few may know the story behind the name E. Moore Hall. Elizabeth Moore was the principal of the Woodburn Female Seminary more than 150 years ago. She was known by many as a brave and courageous woman who valued education and was a consultant for WVU when it was first being built. These are th…

Seafood is not generally Morgantown’s specialty. You’d be better off trying to find a good burger, steak or some pad thai. It makes sense to an extent, Morgantown is about three hours from the sea. Crab Shack Caribba defies logic and manages to bring the sea to us.I visited Crab Shack Caribb…

Unbeknownst to most, the pawpaw is North America’s largest native fruit and is even more common in the Appalachian region that Morgantown falls into.  

This week Geoff talks to Cutter Wood, author of Love and Death in the Sunshine State: The Story of a Crime, about the unreliability of memory and the constraints of narrative. Cutter talks about the obligations that memoir imposes and the possibilities it affords. A recipient of an NEA fello…

To be a member of The Pride of West Virginia, it takes more than raw musical talent. The five feature twirlers in The Pride have to enthusiastically twirl batons, dance and smile away throughout performances in all conditions. Now, it’s time to find out just how they do it.

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