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…
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…
Tired of waiting in line during the after-class lunch rush?
WVU announced upcoming construction on a practice facility for The Pride of West Virginia.
The restoration of Dorsey’s Knob Park’s beloved “Spirit Wall” mosaic mural is finally nearing completion, and Debora Palmer couldn’t be happier.
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.
The Downtown Campus Library holds more than just books. Not many have seen what lies beyond the shelves, but if they have, it's only just a glimpse. The newest episode of the Haunted Halls of WVU features not one, but two spirits. Jason Burns, professional storyteller and WVU Arts and Entert…
Although quiz bowl is new to WVU, for freshman forensic and investigative sciences student, Jonah Nieschwitz, it has felt like a piece of his old high school is on campus.
Next weekend, WVU’s Mountaineer will be more than 30,000 feet in the air. He’ll probably have some headphones in or will be asking for some water with his thick West Virginian drawl, trying not to nod off as he flies to Kansas for the football game.
The chicken has finally crossed the road.
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.
November is World Vegan Month, and Stephanie Hunt, president of the Vegan and Vegetarian Society at WVU, celebrates it by encouraging students to transition to a more plant-based diet.
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…
After increased competition in recent years, the video arcade in the Mountainlair is no more.
On Nov. 9, 1989, the destruction of the wall separating East and West Germany began. Now, 30 years later, the WVU German Club is tearing down their own Berlin Wall.
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 …
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. …
A WVU international student credits the club hockey team for helping his transition to the university.
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,…
A group of volunteers is working to make sure that all people get to experience the joys of color guard.
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…
Dancing with our Mountaineers Stars and Mountaineer Idol will not be held this year, said Eric Andrews, WVU director of arts and entertainment, on Sunday.
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…
Have you ever had a peculiar experience on campus — like hearing the faint sounds of a cow mooing near Woodburn Hall or catching a glimpse of a little girl skipping around the corridors of the Mountainlair?
It was a little more than a year ago when Dave O’Neal gained recognition across campus and beyond when a photograph of him in a hospital gown at the 2018 Homecoming football game went viral on the internet.
The WVU Exercise Physiology Club will be hosting its second annual Zombie Run at the Core Arboretum on Saturday.
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.
The realization that she won may never kick in.
It’s fall break. You live far away. Your parents are not coming to get you. You’re stuck on campus.
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