I remember when the cast of “The Super Mario Bros Movie” was first announced. The choice of Chris Pratt as Mario was something I wasn’t even concerned about.
I am a firm believer that there are some foods that just need to be eaten without utensils.
Graduation nudges Morgantowners toward the dilemma many WVU alumni face: Do I stay in Morgantown to put down roots? Or do I seek out a new city where housing costs a smaller percent of my wages?
Starting his career in the mid 2010s, Daniel Caesar released two independent EPs entitled “Praise Break” and “Paradise Lost” in 2014 and 2015 respectively.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which presents an opportunity to discuss such issues here on campus but also throughout society more broadly.
Have you ever been stuck between going out for wings or Mexican, wishing you could have both? If that’s the case, fret no longer.
City government has a profound impact on the daily lives of average citizens, influencing important policies such as taxes, infrastructure and public safety. While state and federal races get more press coverage, local elections may often have greater consequences for citizens.
Every semester, the four Greek Councils of the Center for Fraternal Values and Leadership come together to host a week of festivities to create school spirit, strengthen bonds between the members of all councils and, most importantly, contribute to service and philanthropy.
One of the most popular sides to order out at an American-style restaurant is none other than french fries. Whether curly, straight, waffle or crinkle, students all over campus enjoy the savory side with their meals.
Whether you’ve had a long day of classes, you’re hanging out with a group of friends or celebrating a special occasion, some nights are just order-in nights.
Student journalism plays a vital role in fostering an informed campus community.
When living in a place like Morgantown, one can expect bars, taverns and pubs as far as the eye can see.
Religious freedom. It’s a loaded phrase.
During the winter months each year, thousands of monarch butterflies migrate up to 2,500 miles away from the U.S. and Canada, where they breed, to hibernate in the forests of central Mexico.
West Virginia University is a place I consider home.
I was born into a brewery-loving family. I was made to love restaurants with rustic décor, burgers and of course pretzels with beer cheese.
Choosing to legalize concealed carry on college and university campuses is irresponsible and puts all students, faculty and staff in harm's way.
As a Marine, a Marshall University history professor and a parent, I have three concerns about the Campus Self-Defense Act (SB 10): accidents, suicides and our state’s brand.
Every year, many people make resolutions to have a healthier lifestyle. Whether that includes working out or eating healthier, they attempt to make better choices in these early months.
A culture war is waging across the country, and Republican lawmakers in West Virginia have used their gains in the House of Delegates and State Senate to push their own legislative priorities.
For six years now, I have been invited by a colleague at West Virginia University to give a lecture on gun violence in his “Traditions of Hunting” class. This has become a hallmark lecture with about 200 students attending each year.
Sometimes students just need a warm meal from a family-owned restaurant. Luckily, I have found the perfect place in downtown Morgantown.
If there is one thing a college student loves, it’s the ability to pick up good food in a quick and efficient manner. Luckily for those on the Morgantown campus, a new store has opened downtown catering to such needs.
Editor's note: This article was collaboratively written by WVU/Waynesburg University Associate degree students and WVU participants of the Fall 2022 Inside Out course. Due to confidentiality, the last names of all students have been withheld in the writing of this article.
A new culinary experience came to campus this month through a partnership between WVU Dining Services and celebrity chef Aarón Sánchez.
An artist with the ability to capture the hearts and minds of her listeners, R&B singer SZA is a master in conveying thematic concepts to the audience with a blend of different sounds and vocal elements.
Winter break is a time to sit back, relax and, most importantly, catch up on any popular television shows or movies that you may have missed over the past year.
Last year saw quite the influx of good, great and incredible records hitting the ears of music fans across the world.
Centrally, located on campus, the Mountainlair is one of the best options for students who are meeting friends or attending campus events downtown.
Early December marks special times: the holiday season, Spotify Wrapped and Apple Replay. Every year, users can share the hard, quantitative data about their music listening habits.
West Virginia has a problem that has been coming for a long time. The issue has existed for decades, as coal and surrounding industries left the state. West Virginia’s population is declining.
Outside of the academic world, a majority of your time in college is spent at your own leisure. Nightlife takes up a good portion of your time as a college student, as the nights become longer in the winter months and students spend more time going out.
For a film that turned heads with its premise and marketing strategy leading to its release, “Smile” has received little attention since then. This is disappointing, as it is a creative story with an unsettling atmosphere as well as some impressively well-done jump scares.
For over 50 years, the Games Area in the Mountainlair — WVU’s student union building — has not had an update.
Throughout the history of popular music, bands commonly have changed their sound as their careers went on. English rock band Arctic Monkeys are no exception.
If younger registered voters exercised their right to vote in every election, our nation, states and communities could be fundamentally different.
The many parts of Morgantown are geared towards different personality types. Each area has a unique lifestyle built around its geography.
In her newest album, Taylor Swift dives into her deepest insecurities. With thirteen different songs and seven bonus tracks that explore the labyrinth of her midnight thoughts, Swift takes a darker route compared to her two most recent albums, “Folklore” and “Evermore,” which have a more pop…
With plenty of shops, entertainment and, best of all, so many great food options, High St. is one of the main attractions near WVU’s campus for students to enjoy. Some of the most popular options downtown offer sandwiches, ice cream, fries and cookies, but there is one restaurant that sells …
Homecoming is not just for alumni. A common misconception is that the week of events is only for those coming back to visit, which is simply not true.
University apartments are advertised as a convenient option for students who want to live close to campus. This option is especially alluring for students who do not have cars — or perhaps those who do not want to pay for an expensive parking pass — and desire an easy walk to and from classes.
Björk, the 56-year-old artpop matriarch, has refused to remain one thing for her entire career.
This weekend, students and their parents will participate in a variety of activities at West Virginia University as part of Fall Family Weekend. But after a long day of touring campus and completing activities, each family will be tasked with a similar question: where’s a good place to grab a bite?
Getting a hit of nostalgia can feel like a refreshing escape from the current ills of our lives. It’s an incorruptible innocence, a momentary period of bliss and what we long for. It’s pure.
I am thinking of a restaurant: three words, all starting with the same letter of the alphabet.
Craving a burger from right here in the heart of Morgantown? Looking for an environment to hang out with friends and be greeted by an amazing staff? Prefer to order at your own pace and close your tab whenever you please? If so, Morgantown Brewing is the place for you.
With Gov. Justice’s signature, West Virginia became the second state, only after Indiana, to pass a bill restricting abortion access when the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.