As the fall semester approaches, Ben Salango, the Democratic nominee for Governor of West Virginia, stopped by the Daily Athenaeum newsroom on July 22 to talk about returning to campus amid the coronavirus pandemic, the campaign trail and why he should be the one to lead the Mountain State.
WVU’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion announced a crowdfunding campaign last week to raise funds for scholarships to support underrepresented students.
Courtney Weaver is joined this week by Matthew Richardson, director for the Center for Fraternal Values and Leadership to talk a little bit about Greek Life here at WVU and the importance of peer accountability and community responsibility in the age of COVID-19.
Former WVU residential complex Arnold Apartments is being prepared to reopen as a quarantine space for students during the upcoming semester.
With widespread concern still prevalent among the Morgantown community, West Virginia University has announced continued adjustments on campus for the fall semester.
Dr. Patrice Harris, the first African-American woman president of the American Medical Association and a three-time graduate of West Virginia University, will be joining the WVU Board of Governors.
During the week of July 13, Adventure WV held the nation’s first virtual trip experience for incoming freshmen.
WVU Greek Life recently participated in the first Big 12 Race, Cultural Diversity, and American History Program.
A new offering is officially coming to the Mountainlair food court.
This fall, students in the Sunnyside neighborhood will once again be steps away from a one-stop-shop.
Free COVID-19 testing continues in Monongalia County as cases are on the rise.
U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced Wednesday that the West Virginia University Research Corporation has been awarded more than half a million dollars from the National Science Foundation for two separate research projects.
Courtney Weaver is joined by Angela Delfine and Patrick O’Donnell from Housing and Residence Life to talk about the experience of living in the residence halls on campus. While things may change with the pandemic, living in the halls, close to the action, is still an advantage and can build …
The Morgantown City Council approved an emergency ordinance Tuesday, voting unanimously to pass a statute in hopes of reducing the spread of COVID-19.
Gov. Jim Justice has ordered the closure of all bars in Monongalia County for 10 days as COVID-19 cases continue to spike.
Eyeing a return to campus amid the coronavirus pandemic, West Virginia University administrators addressed safety and protocol for the upcoming fall semester during a Return to Campus Conversations webinar on Thursday.
For many WVU students, the possibility of fall courses being moved online might not be ideal. However, for more than 1,500 international students, it would mean deportation.
To keep up with ever-changing technology, the Morgantown Parking Authority will replace all coin operated single-space parking meters across town over the next few weeks.
West Virginia University's plan to test all students for the coronavirus prior to the fall semester is becoming a bit more transparent.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced Monday that he is signing an executive order making it mandatory to wear face coverings in buildings across the state.
Monongalia County has had a 61.7% increase in COVID-19 cases since July 1, with 100 new positive cases being reported.
Four additional members of the West Virginia University football team have tested positive for the coronavirus, the WVU athletic department announced Sunday.
Summer workouts for the West Virginia University men's basketball team, which were scheduled to begin on Monday, have been postponed.
At least 10 West Virginia University students have tested positive for the coronavirus, the University announced Thursday.
The Monongalia County Health Department announced Wednesday that three individuals who tested positive for the coronavirus had been at Baby Squirrels Saloon on June 24.
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday that two locations in Monongalia County will provide free coronavirus testing on July 10 and 11.
On a frigid Utah morning, runners stretched before beginning a half marathon just outside of Salt Lake City. Just before the walls of Big Cottonwood Canyon became illuminated by crisp sunlight, Maryanne Reed toed the starting line in a bumblebee costume.
One member of the West Virginia men's basketball team has tested positive for COVID-19, the WVU athletic department announced Monday.
To accommodate large class sizes, some WVU courses will be held in off-campus buildings during the 2020 fall semester, including the Metropolitan Theatre located on High Street.
The Mountain Line announced Thursday that, starting Friday, face coverings will be required for all riders.
Though leasing on vacant apartments was down in early 2020, realtors are beginning to see the number of signed leases rise.
A second member of the West Virginia University football team has tested positive for the coronavirus, the WVU athletic department announced Saturday.
The Aquatic Center at Mylan Park reopened at the beginning of June, with 500 visitors coming to either swim or run this past weekend.
West Virginia University Board of Governors Chairman David Alvarez opened Friday's board meeting by, among other things, addressing a petition that made its way around the campus community in the preceding days.
West Virginia University students asked questions and presented ideas to better WVU for members of the Black community during a Student Government Association Town Hall on Wednesday.
A petition authored by the “Concerned Black Community” of West Virginia University is calling for a “swift, progressive change” in regard to diversity and inclusion on campus, and is demanding that more action be taken by the school on behalf of the Black community.
Downtown Morgantown restaurants have had to find practical ways to keep their customers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, and Tin 202 is no exception.
According to a tweet from West Virginia University's chapter of Delta Gamma, a member has been removed from the organization after using a racial slur over Snapchat.
On a recent Friday morning, Drew O’Connell logged into a special Zoom meeting: it was time for his friends in the WVU Collegiate Recovery program to graduate.
West Virginia University Police Chief W.P. Chedester has apologized for displaying a Blue Lives Matter flag in his office while participating in a WVU Campus Conversation event earlier in the day.
Kanawha County Commissioner Ben Salango has been declared the Democratic nominee for Governor of West Virginia.
Activist Paula Jean Swearengin and incumbent Shelley Moore Capito have won Tuesday’s Democratic and Republican primary elections for U.S. Senator from West Virginia.
- Zeke’s Breakfast and Bakes to open on High Street
- WVU launches COVID-19 testing dashboard to track tests, positive cases
- West Virginia men's soccer season postponed to spring at earliest
- Mountaineer mascots to serve through 2021-22
- GoFundMe campaign raising money for family of WVU WBB's Esmery Martinez
- Jordan Brewster named to preseason women's soccer All-Big 12 team
- Faculty work to improve online class delivery for fall semester
- WVU women's soccer picked fourth in Big 12 preseason poll
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