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About a year and a half ago, a petition from WVU’s ‘Concerned Black Community’ was created. This petition called for mandatory anti-racist training for staff and students, increased funding for diversity initiatives, more opportunities for students to study Black history, and a few other poi…

With the beginning of the new semester, the WVU Student Government Association has compiled a report of initiatives that we completed last semester, and have addressed what we would like to accomplish this semester.

Staff Shorts are tidbit writing by our editorial board. They're meant to be light-hearted, but we sometimes touch on more serious, important topics. They aim to express the many student voices of the University. 

The intent behind TED Talks, defined in extended acronym as “Technology. Entertainment. Design.” is admirable. But it is more often than not far from a complete education on a given talking point.

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Editor's note: The letter below is a submitted letter and does not reflect the editorial stance of the Daily Athenaeum. Interested in submitting a letter? Fill out our form.

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Editor's note: The letter below is a submitted letter and does not reflect the editorial stance of the Daily Athenaeum. Interested in submitting a letter? Fill out our form.

Acclaimed director Denise Villeneuve has always had a handle on large spectacles. Whether you look towards his neon-soaked masterpiece “Blade Runner 2049” or his meditative alien flick “Arrival,” Villeneuve displays his worlds in all their ambitious beauty, without a fearful impulse to hide …

Like every other state school, WVU’s Morgantown campus offers your run-of-the-mill college majors: Biology, Communications, Accounting, etc. 

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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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