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West Virginia University, and by extension, the Daily Athenaeum exist because of Indigenous lands. This land was purchased by the U.S. government over a century ago through violence-backed treaties and resold at a massive profit, according to recent reporting.

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Upon reading the opinion piece, "Columbus was merely the first to do the inevitable," I was shocked. I couldn't understand how the Daily Athenaeum could publish a work attempting to promote Columbus apologia—the justification of Christopher Columbus's actions—within a framework treading, or …

As students, we have access to literally everything WVU through our portals. Whether that be homework assignments through eCampus, paying our tuition bill, or even checking our grades. To do all of this, we have to use Duo Mobile. While Duo may be a seem excessive, it has numerous perks.

Students hate to pay outrageous amounts for parking. As a student worker myself, I understand that trying to pay for parking in addition to living expenses and school is a pain.

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This Monday brings us to yet another round of controversies surrounding the impending “celebration” of Columbus Day (how does anyone actually celebrate? play golf?). Stubborn and misguided efforts to continue the tradition of honoring Columbus come at a time when Indigenous peoples and the n…

Imagine yourself inside a small space, crammed with around 14 other people on a five-minute ride between campuses. Despite TSA requirements, some passengers may decide that it is not worth wearing a mask during a pandemic, thus exhaling their breath into the cramped vehicle.

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty and anxiety are present in our everyday lives. This has led to the fabrication of many lies and half-truths surrounding public health approaches.

While the Proposed Resolution on a Vaccine Mandate (PRoaVM) states “THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Faculty Assembly supports mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all students and employees by January 1, 2022, with limited legally mandated exceptions,” the Faculty Assembly’s arguments for supp…

For WVU students and staff, nothing much compares to the feeling of touring WVU’s beautiful campus and seeing it bustling with life.

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Since the loss of beloved Mountaineer Benjamin Pravecek, students have come forth with stories detailing how West Virginia University has let their mental health down.According to the WVU mission statement, “[the University community commits] to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that …

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been dominating the big screen for a little over a decade now, raking in hundreds of millions consistently with each blockbuster release. Their films feel more like global events or holidays with the way giddy fans run to their nearest theater to see e…

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It only takes a few minutes into Natasha Kermani and Brea Grant’s metaphorical home invasion flick before you realize the subversive ride you’re in for. May (Brea Grant) is woken in the night by an intruder (Hunter C. Smith), and after waking her husband Ted (Dhruv Uday Singh) in a panic, he…

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When “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” arrived on Netflix in 2018 (the first in the series), it was deemed a teenage rom-com hit by critics and audiences alike, both for its ingenious hook of a premise involving true love found within a fake relationship, and for a powerhouse performance f…

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As we arrive into a new year still burdened by the ongoing pandemic, it seems a miracle that the annual Park City film festival managed to have such a successful transition to a virtual experience. Under its new director, Tabitha Jackson, the program was packed with hidden gems that should b…

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