This week Geoff talks to Derek Krissoff, director of WVU Press, about how books are made and marketed, what kinds of labor goes into making a book, and why we value them. Check out the press at wvupressonline.com.Thanks to our producers, Nick Kratsas and SeVohn Hunter, and to Sean Graham for…

Anyone on campus can share at least one fond memory of the Homecoming weeks they experienced in high school. From crazy events to pregame pep rallies, Homecoming week is a tradition embedded in the culture of higher education, and such a tradition continues to find its place at WVU this year.

People are standing outside the Mountainlair with signs, handing out free candy and trying to initiate conversation with random people. Homecoming week has arrived at WVU.

This week, Geoff talks with Marion Holmes, director of AdventureWV, about adventures big and small. They look at two passages from "Educated" about the author’s experiences growing up in the mountains of Idaho and use them to think through the powerful and surprising ways we can be educated …

When meal plans are purchased, students and their parents most likely intend it to be their only investment in food for the year. Chaang Thai, along with some other key establishments on High Street, seems to be firmly opposed to this. My credit card history would be an indicator.

This week Geoff talks to Bob Bridges, curator of the WVU Art Museum, about the Campus Read art show currently on exhibit in Stewart Hall, entitled “Constructing a Life: A Visual Response to Educated.”Find out more about the exhibit by visiting https://campusread.wvu.edu/attend-our-eventsThan…

Students can storm WVU’s Area 51 and see aliens, win prizes, enjoy a variety of food and escape the Area 51 obstacle course at U92’s UFO Party this Friday.

This Friday, Sept. 20, WVU’s Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be hosting the Appalachian Arts and Poetry event as the University celebrates Diversity Week. The event will be held from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Mountainlair Gold Ballroom and will feature a …

This week, Geoff talks with Johanna Winant, assistant professor of English at WVU, about the power of interpretation and the role reading played in Tara Westover's intellectual and personal development. Along the way, Professor Winant explains the ways in which close reading and analysis--th…

It’s a bold step to ignore the classic strategy of hanging up paper lanterns, putting down wooden dividers and calling your eatery an authentic Japanese restaurant. Even bolder still is creating a menu that isn’t solely focused on sushi. Yama, a hole-in-the-wall establishment on High Street,…

This week, Geoff talks with Marion Holmes, director of AdventureWV, about adventures big and small. They look at two passages from "Educated" about the author’s experiences growing up in the mountains of Idaho and use them to think through the powerful and surprising ways we can be educated …

Take a trip with Geoff Hilsabeck through "Educated: A Memoir," by Tara Westover, West Virginia University's 2019-2020 Campus Read book. Join Geoff as he talks about the themes of "Educated," and discusses key points with colleagues and experts.

You’re cramming harder than any other student has before. You’ve abused your body by drinking energy drink after energy drink to stay awake, and you haven’t had a good night’s sleep in a solid month. You’ve been worrying so hard about the grade of the last project you sent in that you probab…

On Wednesday night, Mirage Magazine hosted a release party and panel discussion to promote Resilience, the Spring 2019 issue of Mirage Magazine. Mirage Magazine is a publication created by students in the organization Ed on Campus. This year they chose the theme Resilience to have the opport…

After hundreds of submissions and a carousel of revisions, the annual West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival kicks off Friday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Gluck Theatre inside the Mountainlair.

“Avengers Endgame” comes out in two weeks, bringing the Marvel Cinematic Universe full circle. After 11 years and the establishment of a cinematic universe, Marvel is on top of the world. With 11 years’ worth of Marvel movie watching experience, here are my top five MCU films you should watch.

Just this Monday, WVU made a change to the PRT that affects everyone that rides it. For most of this year, to get on the PRT, all students and other PRT riders needed to do was select their destination prior to going through the turnstile. Now hopeful riders will have to either swipe their W…

“Winter is Coming,” the eighth and final season of HBO’s smash hit franchise “Game of Thrones” premieres Sunday, April 14. Before that, here’s a look back at the five best episodes from the first seven seasons.

The STEM field has historically been male-dominated, but that isn’t stopping the female scientists at WVU. 

Following the selection of Sodexo, a French food services and facilities management company, to run WVU Dining Services at the beginning of 2018, the Mountainlair has been home to new restaurants such as Blue Tomato, BurgerShop, and Tres Habaneros. With a goal of renewing university control …

Scribbling frantically at the blackboard, young math elites from all over the state took turns solving complex math problems in front of a crowd while a two-minute timer ticked away.

Quidditch teams from all around the area gathered at the Recreation Center Fields on Saturday to participate in WVU’s Almost Heaven Quidditch Tournament. All proceeds from the tournament went to benefit Fairness West Virginia.

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