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The Daily Athenaeum staff has often debated which state has the worst drivers and which state’s drivers are unfairly criticized. These are the takes from us in the newsroom. Disagree? Agree? Send your takes to DANewsroom@mail.wvu.edu and we might feature them in next week’s edition.

“Game-day hangout offering casual American eats, a large beer selection & a comfy vibe.” This description of The Varsity Club is straight from Google, but I could not agree more. Before my meal, I did some local research, asking my roommates and friends. Very few of my friends had ever b…

Throughout West Virginia history, unions have played an important role in improving the conditions of working class people. From coal miners to public school teachers, every job can benefit from a union. Collective bargaining increases the leverage of workers, usually with the threat of with…

For fans of the titular caped crusader, “The Batman” is an instant classic that provides a gritty, unique and modern take on a classic story while remaining faithful to its source material.

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Adult diagnosis is hard, and it is even harder when you are in college. However, this diagnosis means that you can now request accommodations as needed. For many, this is a turn around for grades, social life and a boost in confidence. Unless, that is, you are a student at WVU—even more so i…

River Birch Café is the ultimate chill café with great vibes. This place has been the best decorated establishment I have visited so far. The café’s décor is extremely comforting. The workers were very friendly and attentive. Everyone in the café had smiles on their faces. 

This place is an absolute goldmine, especially for a Sunday girls’ brunch. This cute little café and coffee shop located in the Seneca Center is a must go here in Morgantown. The Seneca Center is a very interesting place if you have never been there. 

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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.

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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