Initially created with the intent of only lasting one week, Black History Month began in 1926 as “Negro History Week.”
Many of WVU’s Black students say there is still inequality within the nation, state and even the University's own campus.
Valentine’s Day does not have as much love in the air compared to past years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for West Virginia University students, this means they have to get creative.
In a Zoom class in late January, WVU assistant professor of geography Maria Perez told her students the pandemic had made her fall in love with her husband again.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Adam Yokum, a music industry student at West Virginia University, is set to release a new hip-hop and rap album titled “The Love Story,” which showcases the ebb and flow of a young couple’s relationship.
When asked, Scott Davidson, a philosophy professor at WVU, said the presidential pardon seminar is more like an “open discussion.”
WVU’s Greek organizations are in the midst of spring recruitment, and this is the first primary recruitment season to take place in an all-virtual setting.
A local yoga studio continues into its 26th year of service in Morgantown, having adapted to and overcome struggles of the COVID-19 pandemic.
While the start of a new semester means back to lectures and homework, student activity series WVU Refresh will also be returning to offer exciting events this spring.
Courtney Weaver is joined by Nathan Harlan, Executive Director of the Office of Student Wellness, to talk about staying physically active during the winter months. He provides tips and tricks on layering and exercise, and also busts a few common misconceptions. For more information on stayin…
Many people look at winter’s bare trees and brown hills and see nothing but a cause for depression. Others look at it and see a challenge.
It’s a risky move from director Doug Liman and writer Steven Knight to release a film so heavily involved with the current pandemic to start 2021. Not just because it offers the very opposite of escapism, but for fear that it has anything truly valuable to say given our position still tight …
Join Courtney Weaver as she chats with Jessica Johnston-York of the Carruth Center to talk about how to take care of yourself during times of societal unrest. They’ll talk mindfulness, meditation, and provide some tips for critical media consumption.
Courtney Weaver is joined by Casey Wright, a doctoral candidate in psychology, to talk about… fear (dun dun dun!). Casey explains why fear does not always have to be negative and discusses how we can work to reconceptualize it in our own lives.
Secret prohibition tunnels, working-class specials and plain parlor fun: the Metropolitan Billiard Parlor’s rich history will continue under new management.
Sophia Martino is a freshman general business student at WVU who recently competed in the Miss Teen USA pageant as Miss West Virginia Teen USA 2020.
Diversity. Love. Family. Friends. These are some of the things WVU students are thankful for.
Courtney Weaver is joined by Patricia Chan from Adventure WV to discuss the importance of feedback and why we’re all so darn scared of it. Come along for the ride as they discuss their personal experiences (both good and bad) with receiving feedback and hear some recommendations on how to de…
For years, Mountaineer Week has brought Appalachian culture and art to the diverse audience of students hosted at WVU, with engagement in culture as its focus. This year, though, its staff was forced to find inventiveness.
Mon Hills Music Group, a student-run organization under The College of Creative Arts and Music Industry Program at WVU, recently created its second record label: Go 1st Records. The label was started over the summer of 2020 and is based in Morgantown.
WVU has recently added forensics classes on firearms and corpse decomposition to its course options.
Courtney Weaver sits down with Taylor Allen, an advanced practicum student at the Carruth Center, to talk, once again, about body image. Taylor and Courtney chat about the different influences on body image, particularly for college students, but also discuss some strategies that students ca…
Born in 2001 and drawing in 2002, Charley Howard has never been a stranger to his creative side.
According to Dayna Charbonneau, the director of clinical and sport psychology with WVU Athletics, this season is a grieving process for many student-athletes.
Retired journalist and WVU graduate Charlie Ryan recently co-authored his sixth book, "Murder on Staunton Road," a true crime novel exploring the 1953 murder of former Charleston Daily Mail owner Juliet Staunton Clark.
Courtney Weaver sits down with Jasmine Gonlin from the Mountaineer Hub (https://mountaineerhub.wvu.edu/) to talk about financial wellbeing, and most importantly – the FAFSA! They chat about why all students should fill it out, where they can complete it, and who they can ask for help if they…
Imagine yourself in fourth or fifth grade and having a Halloween trick or treat taken from you. For Morgantown’s youngsters, this concern was eliminated by a city council vote this month.
Every year after candy is bought for trick-or-treating during Halloween, candy prices drop.
Jacob Taylor needed a new (old) camera.
Courtney Weaver sits down with Dr. Sarah Milam and Ife Sinclair from the Carruth Center to talk about social wellbeing, it’s importance for overall wellness and how students can build it here on campus. Courtney also shares a brief message from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (ww…
Making your bed has never been easier thanks to a WVU graduate’s new sheet business: Kite Linens.
Like many other organizations at West Virginia University, club sports have started out this semester with changes due to COVID-19.
Despite a marked increase in depression rates due to COVID-19, the WVU Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) has not seen the increase in memberships its founder was hoping for.
Most people know E. Gordon Gee as the bow-tied and spectacled president of West Virginia University, but few know that he worked for two years as the first Judicial Fellow for Chief Justice Warren E. Burger of the United States Supreme Court.
Courtney Weaver sits down with Katie Eyler, a current WVU student who also works at Campus Recreation, to chat about staying active on campus. Katie tells us about the WVU Go app, which allows students to easily search for activities through Campus Recreation and Adventure WV, and talks a li…
For the first time ever, faculty's work has been shown in an exhibit at the West Virginia University School of Art and Design.
In 2005, the late United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg gave a lecture as part of the Edward G. Donley Memorial Lectures at the WVU College of Law. Suzanne Weise, associate teaching professor at the WVU College of Law, was at that speech.
Social Justice Summit No. 1 is kick-starting the Social Justice Summit series, which discusses diversity and inclusion goals on campus, during WVU Diversity Week.
Although Halloween is still a few weeks away, Morgantown haunted house, Apparition, brings the spooky spirit early.
Courtney Weaver sits down with Stephanie Calhoun, Coordinator for Competitive Sports at Campus Recreation, to talk about Club Sports and their role in helping students connect to the university. They cover a wide range of sports, how you can start playing with a team, and how those clubs are…
Starting this fall, WellWVU’s Condom Caravan will dispense free condoms to students at its locations on the Evansdale and Downtown campuses.
Despite all of the challenges of this semester, the theatre program at WVU still pushes on.
- Huggins following win over KSU: 'We are not very big, but we are very active'
- The Day After | West Virginia's depth leading march to March Madness
- No. 6 West Virginia awaits No. 3 Baylor on Tuesday night
- WVU Rifle wins GARC Championship
- Late rally by Coastal Carolina gives Mountaineers too much to handle
- McNeil, West Virginia rolls Kansas State, 65-43
- Huggins following loss to Baylor: 'We can’t let one loss turn into three'
- Appalachian filmmaker discusses working in prison, the region's perception
- West Virginia comes back late to defeat Bryant
- Mountaineers lose overtime slugfest to Baylor