Arts and Entertainment

Ghostly and Ghoulish Goings-on at Glenville

Ghostly and Ghoulish Goings-on at Glenville

With Halloween coming up, The Phoenix has compiled a list of activities going on around the GSC campus and in the community during that week. Thursday October 30: There is a Haunted Trail going on around the GSC campus. This is from 9:30-11 pm on the GSC Nature Trail. The admission cost is two non-perishable food items. Please contact Jodi Ocheltree at 304-462-6416 for more information. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild is having a Halloween Treat Sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in 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 College Presents Rumors

Glenville State College Presents Rumors

Theatre Mask Glenville State College is presenting Rumors, a play by Neil Simon on Thursday and Friday nights this week in the President’s Auditorium. The play is about four couples who discover their best friend has somehow shot himself in the ear. Rumors is a farce and Professor Wemm, the director of the play, says ,“The audience should get a big laugh out of the cast’s emotions and actions.” The cast consists of Matt Goins as Ernie, Eric Jones as Ken, Mary Luis as Claire, Andrew [...]



Art Students Learn Skill of Book Binding

Art Students Learn Skill of Book Binding

Two books made in the Book Binding Workshop Professional book binder Jamie Weaver visited the college and held a class on how to make three different types of books. Weaver first graduated Glenville State College with an English Major and Art Minor. She also holds degrees from Marshall University and Columbia College.  Weaver said, ” I didn’t even know about book binding until about five years ago. So when I found out about it I thought that it was only natural to become a book [...]



Dr. Anglin Announces Shakespeare Film Series

Dr. Anglin Announces Shakespeare Film Series

Assistant Professor of English, Dr. Sallie Anglin, has betun the Shakespeare Literature and Reading Series. This week, the series will show Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Joss Whedon, on Sunday, September 7 at 6 p.m. Other films in the series include Romeo + Juliet, September 21; Merchant of Venice, October 5; Hamlet, October 10; Titus, an adaptation of Titus Andronicus, November 2; and Throne of Blood, November 16. The November 30 film will be a people’s choice, with voting method to be announced. The film series cooresponds [...]



Bringing the Scenery Inside the Gallery

Bringing the Scenery Inside the Gallery

Arlene “Arlinka” Worl is bringing her amazing paintings of the outdoors in to the gallery. Arlinka is from Detroit, Michigan and lived has been living in West Virginia since 1976. She has been painting ever since she was a child. Arlinka started her career as an artist when she had her own exhibit at age seven at the Verve Art Gallery in Detroit. She also exhibited and competed nationally and won a Grumbacher gold medal. Arlinka states, “For thirty-five years I have been astounded by the [...]



Well Known Davisson Brothers Band plays at New Waco Center

Well Known Davisson Brothers Band plays at New Waco Center

Saturday, August 30 at 8:30 p.m., the Davisson Brothers Band will be playing live at the Waco Center with retired Mountaineer football legend Owen Schmitt. The Davisson Brothers Band consists of four members: the two brothers, Donnie Davisson the lead vocalist and rhythm guitar, and Chris Davisson who plays lead guitar. Their cousin Sammy Davisson  does vocals and plays bass guitar, and finally long-time best friend Aaron Regester, who plays the drums. The band originates from Clarksburg, West Virginia and started out in 2006. Their music is best described [...]



Student Art Show Soon Closing

Student Art Show Soon Closing

The Juried Student Art Show will soon be wrapping up after April 25 as the semester is slowly beginning to come to its end. We would like to thank the contributors of the art show for the amazing paintings and sculptures that they have entered in the show. From small ceramic statues to even a giant toothbrush and a box of floss, each of the pieces brought to the show have brought forth a great since of uniqueness behind each work. People are still welcome [...]



Trillium Reading

Reminder: The 11th annual Trillium Reading will be held this Friday, April 11 at 4 p.m. in the Mollohan Campus Community Center, Room 315-A. The Trillium is Glenville State’s Literary arts journal showcasing poetry, lyrics, still artwork, short prose, and works of nonfiction from students, faculty & staff, alumni, and community contributors. All are invited to come and celebrate the publication release of the 2014 edition of the Trillium with an evening of poetry, music, and creative expression. There will be featured special guest readers, [...]



Jazzing Up Glenville

Jazzing Up Glenville

Glenville State College will be holding a Jazz Band concert performed by the newest ensemble in the college’s music program, The Glenville State College Jazz Combo. Students and guests are welcome to attend the concert and hear many styles of jazz include swing/bebop, Latin, rock, and funk. The music of Duke Ellington and John Coltrane will be featured in the concert, as well as many other great jazz artists. Vocalist Brittany McGuire and flutist Shelby Scott will be among the soloists. The concert will be [...]