Staff Reporter here, appropriating this space temporarily to announce that because of the Spring Recess, The Phoenix is being published piecemeal this week. Be aware that some stories are lingering from the last issue, and are, in fact, still April Fool’s jokes. We will soon interrupt this commercial message to bring you Pioneer on the Street.
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The staff of The Phoenix, normally serious, straight laced, and stuffy, got a whiff of spring on production day for this edition. The combination of light from an unfamiliar big yellow ball in the sky, weather warm enough for flip flops, and the act of turning over the calendar resulted in an unusual issue. In case you have not yet caught on to the theme of this issue, look up: the word gullible is printed on the ceiling of every classroom here at GSC.
Although it’s tempting to forget all about the spring semester while enjoying the h0lidays at home, it’s important to make it back to Glenville on time. Here re some important dates to get you through the first week of Spring 2015: Friday, January 2 – Open Registration Sunday, January 11 – Residence Halls open at noon Monday, January 12 – First day of classes Friday, January 16 – Last day to add classes Monday, January 19 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No classes
Because Monday, September 1 is Labor Day, a campus holiday, the GLenville campus shuttle will operate on a weekend schedule. The shuttle will run during the following hours: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4 p.m.-12 a.m.
The regularly featured “Pioneer on the Street” column will return as soon as the weather improves. The Pioneer in question was found frozen solid on the Nature Trail near the cemetery. The thawing process has commenced in The Phoenix newsroom. This location was chosen because a slow thaw was considered safer. Watch this space for the return of the newly thawed Pioneer soon.
Welcome to the first on-line edition of The Phoenix of2014. This student-created newspaper appears on line every week – you can access the new issue any time after 1:30 a.m. on Thursday (that’s Wednesday night for you night owls). Although we struggled through snow and sub-zero temperatures, some of our stories will appear later this week, when our reporters can meet with their sources and bring you all the news that’s fit to upload. We will also be bringing you print editions of The Phoenix [...]
Final exams are fast approaching and many students are running around in the end-of-semester craze. As a senior there are many study tips I have been introduced to throughout my years at GSC; here are a few that I have found most helpful: Food: Be sure to eat healthy and nutritious meals throughout dead week and finals. You’re body has basic nutrition needs to function. Why try to test yourself when your body isn’t working at its full potential? Sleep: The average person needs 6 [...]
Since July of 2010, the construction of Glenville State College’s newest addition, the Waco Center, has been underway. The Waco Center is a 25 million dollar facility which will be made up of Glenville State’s Land Resources Program, a 24 hour medical center that will also be open to the public, and a 3,000 seat stadium for sports and other events. With the school year just beginning, the classrooms at the Waco Center are now open. Students in environmental science, natural resource, forestry, land survey, [...]
The new school year has officially begun which means it’s time to purchase all of your materials you’ll need for the year, including your parking permit. Each student is required to obtain a parking permit in order to validly park on campus. There are some changes to this year’s parking policy including the colors of the permit and the display location. The following information is excerpts from the Parking Policy section of the Student Handbook for 2013-2014: PURPLE permits will be issued to Commuter Students [...]