Pioneer on the Street

Pioneers on Gender Choice

Pioneers on Gender Choice

Pioneers offer their opinions on the new gender options available on Facebook. “I think it’s good to help people express who they are.” – Stefanie Gladders “A great step in equality.” – Rose Johnson “Gives you more options and freedom to express yourself.” – Traci Kelley “I feel it is wonderful that a name as globally recognizable as Facebook is being as forward thinking and gender inclusive as they are.” – Patrick Montgomery “I do believe it is a great idea, but that moronic people [...]



Pioneers Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Pioneers Celebrate Valentine’s Day

    Look to see what your fellow Pioneers are doing on Valentine’s Day



Pioneer on the Street Freezes Solid

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.



Plans for Break

Plans for Break

With Thanksgiving break just around the corner, students are already planning what they want to do with their week away from school. Amber Bragg said that she will be spending time with her family while eating ten different Thanksgiving dinners with ten different groups of family members. Megan Pratter said that she will spend her break sleeping and working. Robert Hensley said that his plans are to do nothing but play video games, sleep, and plan a Dungeons and Dragons campaign. Except for the Sunday [...]



Class Scheduling

With spring semester just around the corner, students take different routes on planning for it. Some students keep their concentration on the classes they have now, while others start planning what they want to take for next semester. All students, however, have at least one class that they are looking forward to taking next semester. Tyler Miller has not yet started planning his schedule for next semester or talked to his advisor, but he’s most looking forward to taking Surveying. Amber Bragg has not yet [...]



Meet the Fitness Instructors

Meet the Fitness Instructors

The fitness center is home to much more than exercise equipment. It is also home to fitness classes taught by Carly Caldon and Sallie Anglin. Carly Caldon is a Glenville State College student who teaches yoga every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and Pilates every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:15-12:45. Yoga is a series of exercises to help attain physical and mental control. Pilates is a series of exercises to help with flexibility, balance, and strength. Caldon is a softball player and cross-country runner. She loves [...]



High Adventure Dave

High Adventure Dave

Director David Bernier was born on November 1, 1974 in southern New Hampshire. He went to Plymouth State College in the White Mountains. Bernier moved to West Virginia in 2001 to work in the New River Gorge. He taught rock climbing and kayaking, and was a white water rafter. During his time at the New River Gorge he met the previous Glenville State College High Adventure instructor. When the previous director left in 2005, he recommended that Bernier apply for the job, which he then [...]



The Good and The Bad

Students of Glenville State College have their own opinions on just about everything, and their favorite and least favorite thing about the campus is no exception. According to Derrick Lowe, his favorite part of campus is the walk between classes while his least favorite is how slow things are. Allison Taylor said her favorite part of campus is how helpful the professors are while her least favorite part is the walking uphill. Evan Foster said that the best and worst part is the small community [...]



Meet the Phoenix Staff

Meet the Phoenix Staff

    “Pioneer on the Street” is a regular feature that introduces students, faculty, and staff to the readers of The Phoenix. This week we introduce the new staff members of The Phoenix. Jacob Clevenger is a twenty-one year old senior from Smithville, West Virginia. He chose GSC because it was close to home, he knew people who would be joining the GSC family, and everyone seemed friendly. He is part of The Phoenix because he thought it seemed interesting as an English major. James [...]



Phoenix 5: International

Phoenix 5: International

Boris Nimcevic: Subotica, Serbia Q: What is something you wish they had in Glenville that they have back home? A: Healthier foods, in Serbia are food is straight out of the garden. Q: Why did you come to Glenville? A: I came to get my degree, I wanted an education and the only way to get one was to play sports. I decided on track and ended up running track and cross country. Q: What is something you like about the U.S? A: I like [...]