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Rusty Musket Undergoes Changes

Rusty Musket Undergoes Changes

The ever-so-popular Rusty Musket has recently undergone some changes. The corner that used to be home to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild has gained some pool tables for student entertainment. There is also a new jukebox put in the opposite corner. Now this is not your grandfather’s jukebox that used the old records, but a more snazzy modern one that essentially has an MP3 player in it with many songs to play. There is some concern among students about these new additions to the [...]



GSC Holds Campus Picnic and Game Show

GSC Holds Campus Picnic and Game Show

  On Thursday, October 9 GSC and the Campus Dining Service Aramark hosted the twice annual campus picnic in conjunction with Homecoming. It was held in the Luanna T. Smith Amphitheatre and while we enjoyed our food, Sandy Sowell from Culloden, WV brought her annual game show to the campus. Both of these events drew a large crowd and were enjoyed by all. The picnic menu consisted of hot dogs and hamburgers, with all the accompanied fixings, plus assorted desserts. The game show also drew [...]



Glenville State Announces Homecoming Events

Glenville State Announces Homecoming Events

It’s that time of year again - Glenville State Homecoming. As always, there are many activities planned during this week to help students and the Glenville community celebrate homecoming. Here are some of the events. Thursday: The annual campus picnic in the Luanna T. Smith Amphitheater from  11 a.m -1:30 p.m. During that time there is the Sandy Sowell game show, a popular annual event.  In case of rain these activities will be moved inside the Mollahan Campus Community Center. The homecoming dance will take from 9 p.m.-midnight [...]



Glenville State Holds Homecoming Coronation

Glenville State Holds Homecoming Coronation

On Monday October 6 ,Glenville State had its annual homecoming coronation in the President’s Auditorium. The young attendants were Christian Walters, the son of GSC Assistant Professor of Business Angela Cline;  Hailey Adkins and Audrey Adkins, daughters of Hidden Promise Coordinator Stacy Adkins; and finally Jackson King, son of Associate Vice President of Enrollment Greg King. The freshman princess is Rachel Clutter, who is unable to participate in the ceremony, but still representing freshman royalty is prince Trey Abbott. The sophomore prince is Tyler Cooper with sophomore [...]



Glenville State Homecoming Court Attendants

Here is the picture of the cute little kids that are Glenville State’s homecoming attendants. Please come out to the game on Saturday  at Morris Stadium at 1:30 p.m.  to see these attendants at the halftime show.



Lacrosse Club Growing at GSC

Lacrosse Club Growing at GSC

    Are you a college student who cannot play on a football team for some reason and just want to have some fun playing a full-contact sport? Glenville State has just the solution for that as right now, a lacrosse team is being formed. It is currently a club, but organizers hope it will field a full team in a year or two.  Jason Rosenburg, a GSC student, is the coach and president as well as a player. Rosenburg started playing lacrosse because he [...]



Should the Minimum Wage Be Raised?

Should the Minimum Wage Be Raised?

Because of the recent strikes in a McDonald’s in Chicago to raise the minimum wage,  The Phoenix hit the streets on campus to see what the Glenville community thought. .We asked five students whether or not they thought the minimum wage should be increased and why or why not. We also asked them where they were from and their grade here at GSC. Mischell Workman, senior from Burnsville said, “The minimum wage should not be raised because the price of everything else will go up as well.” [...]



Glenville State Announces Study Abroad Trip to London

Glenville State Announces Study Abroad Trip to London

On May 15-23, 2015 Glenville State College and Dr. Sallie Anglin, assistant professor of English will be taking a study trip abroad to England. Students must have taken a 200 level or higher English course in order to be able to go, which they are able to take in the spring. The trip is 9 days and will primarily be to London but there will also include day trips to Bath, Strafford, and Oxford as well. The price is $3,024 and includes lodging, all airfare, [...]



Glenville State Celebrates Constitution Day

Glenville State Celebrates Constitution Day

On Thursday September 18, Glenville State College and Pi Gamma Mu, an international honor society for the social sciences, hosted the annual Constitution Day program. Every year, due to an at of Congress, all schools are required to have some form of observance on or around September 17 every year.  This act mandates that all publicly funded education institutions and federal agencies provide educational and historical programming about the history of the Constitution that day. Since the inauguration of this program, Glenville State College and [...]



Constitution Day Ceremony Slated for September 18

Constitution Day Ceremony Slated for September 18

On Thursday, September 18, Glenville State College’s Social Science Department and Pi Gamma Mu, the history and social science organization, will host the Annual Constitution Day Ceremony from 12:20- 1:20 p.m. in the President’s Auditorium. New Assistant Professor of Political Science Dr. Michael Bobic will give the keynote address on the topic; pledging allegiance and acts of conscience as it  pertains to the Supreme Court case of WV v. Barnette.  This 1943 case involved the compulsory recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance by students in [...]