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Every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN). One in 3 female students at West Virginia University will become a victim of sexual assault. In fact, college-aged (18-24) women are three times more likely to experience se…

This year, fraternity and sorority life at WVU turns 130 years old. With the founding of the West Virginia Alpha Chapter of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity on May 23, 1890, our Greek community became recognized for the first time in our institution’s history. 

Beginning as a literary magazine in 1887, the Daily Athenaeum has evolved and grown into a large, multimedia news source that works hard to provide and uncover needed information for readers and hold the University and other higher authorities accountable. 

It’s long been a problem. But, if it can’t be fixed now, it’s just going to get worse and worse.Right now, if one tries to travel along Beechurst Avenue at various times in the morning, afternoon or evening, it can take more than a half hour to go around a half mile.To put that into perspect…

Note: Arpan Kumar, a Student Government Association senator, has been given notice by SGA Vice President Madi Matheny that he will face impeachment proceedings if he does not resign. 

Morgantown recently had the opportunity to join the ranks of many communities offering Drag Queen Storytelling at their public libraries. Unfortunately, death threats and a barrage of hate mail led the volunteers and the library to cancel the program. Many of us watched on social media as pr…

Love always wins. That phrase is a very common motto in the LGBTQIA+ movement simply because it’s message is simple, direct and encouraging. The slogan also happens to be a pertinent because when doing something as simple as volunteering to perform a community service, your biggest adversary…

Halfway through fall semester is one of the most stressful times of the year for many students. They take notes, make a plan for the next few months and kick themselves for procrastinating.It’s not midterms — it’s cuffing season.“Cuffing season” is a term that first appeared on Urban Diction…

There are very few experiences that compare to a football game day in Morgantown. No matter what time kickoff is set for, you will find droves of fans filling the Blue Lot at 7 a.m. to get the day started. However, not all kickoff times are equal. Every fan dreads the infamous noon kickoff. …

This is an editorial, published on Sept. 12, 2001, written by the Daily Athenaeum. Most of our current newsroom cannot remember 9/11 – some working here were even born after the horrific events. Yet, reading this editorial shows the fear and uncertainty of those times, while also showing the…

With the WVU football game this weekend, it’s time to remind fans of something that really shouldn’t be an issue, especially considering the price of stadium drinks.

For students and townies alike, creating a pedestrian zone in Morgantown’s High Street would create a safer, more fun environment that is more encouraging of commerce and community engagement. 

The U.S. Army is looking for the best and brightest college students in the country to lead America’s Soldiers as they conduct operations around the world including humanitarian relief efforts and full combat operations. The Army understands that many college students do not know what they w…

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