WVU faces controversy over price inequities and maintenance at new student housing

Published by The Daily Athenaeum, Oct. 18, 2017. Fallon Mowles, a senior from Mansfield, Massachusetts, has nothing good to say about her experience living in the newly built University Place apartments. She paid a premium price of $750 a month last year, but says management routinely ignored maintenance requests and other problems. "Management would blow … Continue reading WVU faces controversy over price inequities and maintenance at new student housing

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2016 Clery Report shows rise in thefts, on-campus alcohol violations at WVU

Published by the Daily Athenaeum, Sept. 27, 2017. According to the 2014-2016 West Virginia University Annual Clery Report, multiple statistics between the 2015 and 2016 years changed. The Clery Act, formally known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, is a federal law that requires universities to release … Continue reading 2016 Clery Report shows rise in thefts, on-campus alcohol violations at WVU

Art Up Close! Series discusses “Confrontation of the Bridge” by African-American artist

Published by the Daily Athenaeum, Sept. 13, 2017. The West Virginia University community was invited to view art that contributed to the course of U.S. history. The Art Up Close! Series was hosted on Tuesday, Sept. 12 and featured Marjorie Fuller, director of WVU’s Center for Black Culture and Research. Fuller’s presentation focused on the … Continue reading Art Up Close! Series discusses “Confrontation of the Bridge” by African-American artist

Pitt administrator named Director of Greek Life

Published by the Daily Athenaeum, Aug. 16, 2017. West Virginia University has hired Dr. Matthew Richardson as the new Director of Greek Life. Richardson, who is currently the coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of Pittsburgh, will begin his duties on August 28. He will also work with the Interfraternity Council (IFC), Panhellenic … Continue reading Pitt administrator named Director of Greek Life

A journalist’s perspective on handling ethical issues

Also posted to WVU Investigative Journalism's WordPress. A journalist’s career consists of making difficult, ethical choices. Some take a hazardous route, resulting in “fake news,” lawsuits, and other negative outcomes. Others follow what they believe in, doing their best to prevent unethical situations. Emily Daniels, the City Editor for The Journal in Martinsburg, WVa., recalled … Continue reading A journalist’s perspective on handling ethical issues

WVU’s Relay for Life raises $26,000 for cancer research

Published by the Daily Athenaeum, April 24, 2017. The WVU’s Shell Building filled with applause Friday evening as survivors and current cancer fighters took a “Survivor Lap” around the track, opening the 12th annual Relay for Life. According to Shannon Fitzpatrick, the co-director of WVU’s Relay for Life, the event raised around $26,000 for the … Continue reading WVU’s Relay for Life raises $26,000 for cancer research