Arts and Entertainment

12th Annual Trillium Reading

The GSC Trillium staff would like to invite one and all to come and attend the 12th annual reading of the Trillium, a collection of both visual and written works presented by the students and staff contributors.  At 4:00 pm on Friday the 17th, these works of poetry, fiction, art and music will be shown or read by their creators.  They will feature special guest readers, a musical performance, and an open mic for all students, faculty ,and staff to share their creative work.  For more information, contact Trillium advisor, Jonathan Minton at (304) [...]



The Finale of the GSC Theater’s year

The Finale of the GSC Theater’s year

  Glenville State College’s Theater group will be putting on a production of ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ a comedy by Martin McDonagh ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ is the group’s last production for the academic year. Dennis Wemm decbribes the play, “This play tells the story of Billy Claven, a teenager who has grown up with an arm and a leg left unusable by a childhood disease. He’s also an orphan, and is being raised by his Auntie Eileen and Auntie Kate on a small island [...]



GSC Will Host Toughman Contest

GSC Will Host Toughman Contest

On April 17 and 18, Glenville State College and Jerry Thomas’ Sports Promotions will host the Toughman Contest. This is an event that goes around the state in different locations and this year is being held for the first time in Central WV, at Glenville State College’s brand new Waco Center at 7:30 p.m. both evenings. There are several fighters singed up and they are looking for more fighters and ring girls as well. It is a single elimination boxing tournament that is open to [...]



Get Your Percussion on at the Percussion Ensemble

The GSC Fine Arts Department is selling tickets for the Percussion Ensemble. The tickets started being sold on Monday, March 2 and will continue to be sold until the day of the show, which is March 26 and 27. The performance will be held at 7 p.m. each evening in the GSC Fine Arts Auditorium. The cost for GSC students for the March 26 performance will be free but you still need to reserve a ticket and the March 27 performance will be $12. Tickets [...]



Bring out your inner bat at Bowden Cave

Want to do something fun and exciting this weekend? Well the GSC High Adventure Program has just the thing for you. On this Sunday, March 1, the High Adventure Program will be taking a trip to the Bowden Cave near Elkins to go and explore the caves underground. Dave Bernier, head of the High Adventure Program says that he will provide all the gear you need and that you need to bring nothing but of course dress for the weather. He says that the cave [...]



Antigone : The Greek Tragedy

Antigone : The Greek Tragedy

Wanting to go to the theatre? Well you’re in luck, Glenville State College’s theater group will be putting on a production of Antigone on Thursday, February 26, Friday, February 27, and Saturday, February 28 in the Heflin Administration Building Presidents’ Auditorium at 7 p.m. General admission is $3 and the show is free for GSC students with a valid ID. The theater group will be doing an adaptation of Antigone done by French playwright Jean Anouilh which was created in 1944, and was translated into [...]



Song Lyric Contest

Did you ever have the desire to write music or perhaps you are an aspiring poet?  Then this is the opportunity for you to express yourself or your work to the population here at GSC.  A melody has been written by two GSC students, Robbi Mann and Josh Pitcock, and they are seeking a person or persons to write the lyrics for it.  The chosen artist will work with an arranger to incorporate the lyrics into the written piece, and will receive full recognition for [...]



GSC Fitness Center Announces Spring 2015 Classes

GSC Fitness Center Announces Spring 2015 Classes

  With the New Year comes many New Year’s resolutions. Many of these are to get in shape, do more exercise and just generally get healthy. Although by this time many New Year’s resolutions have been broken, The Phoenix has complied this list of free activities offered at the fitness center right on GSC’s campus in the basement of the Mollhan Campus Community Center. All of these activities are free to students in their tuition bill. Below are also descriptions of what goes on in [...]



A Generational Talent

A Generational Talent

Emilio Fernández Alvarez , Honnie Amor Wagner , and Art Zoller Wagner works  have inspired the up and coming art show, “ Three Generations of Asturian – American Painters”.  Opening Reception for the art show will be held on January 26 from 5 – 7 pm at the Fine Arts Center Gallery. Their realist painting is a family tradition that goes back at least a century and a half and four or five generations. According to one family story, Emilio helped his uncle or grandfather [...]



Take a Study Break at These Campus Activities

Next week is finals week here at Glenville State College. During that time students will be taking their final exams and hoping to make a good grade on all of them. Since students may want some stress relief and a break from studying during that time, The Phoenix has compiled a list of activities going on during that week to help the students take a break from their finals. Friday December 5 From 8-10 p.m. there will be a finals movie in the MCCC Multipurpose [...]