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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 [...]



Glenville State Holds Create WV Conference

Glenville State Holds Create WV Conference

On October 26-28, Glenville State College and the City of Glenville hosted the Annual Create WV conference. The conference is hosted at a different place in West Virginia every year and this is the first time it was held on a college campus. Last year Richwood hosted the conference and it was a major economic boom for the town that had been needed a boost. The hopes were for this to happen to Glenville after this conference as well, especially the downtown area.  The three days [...]



Pioneer Football Wins against Notre Dame

Pioneer Football Wins against Notre Dame

On Saturday, October 25, the Pioneers took on The Notre Dame Falcons and took the win from right under their feet. Last week’s game the Pioneers beat UVA-Wise while Notre Dame took the win from Shepherd. So both teams were ready to get their next win. For the Pioneers it was a close game but nothing would stand in their way to victory. The Glenville State Pioneer football team gained about 588 yards of total offense in the game and the final score was 41-38. [...]



Pioneers Crush Homecoming Game

Pioneers Crush Homecoming Game

The Pioneer Football team finally got that win on Saturday, October 11 at their homecoming game against the University of Charleston. The final score was a close call but the Pioneers pushed through and beat Charleston by only four points.  The Pioneers would, as Gary Henderson put it, “kick butt” in the first half, making the score 17-10, Pioneers. Unfortunately, in the third quarter, Charleston fought back by taking a whopping 13 point lead. But the Pioneers did not let up and in the fourth [...]



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 Glows With Homecoming Spirit

GSC Glows With Homecoming Spirit

 For Glenville State College, the week of October 6-11 was homecoming week and all of campus was glowing, literally. Many students around this campus say that there is nothing ever fun or exciting to do on campus, but together SGA and Student Activities worked to make sure that changed. On Wednesday, October 8 the GSC Fitness Center held the “Glow Stick Homecoming 5K Run/Walk” and the Student Activities members held the Black Light Roller Skating. Students and faculty of all ages participated and lit up the streets [...]



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 [...]



Pioneer Football Scores Win Against Urbana

Pioneer Football Scores Win Against Urbana

The Pioneer football team claimed their first win of the 2014 season against Urbana with a score of 31-28. In the first half, Urbana was the first one to put a score on the board with a one yard run making the starting score 0-7. But soon after, Glenville’s Dante Absher caught a 20 yard pass that led to their first touchdown, making the score tied at 7-7. The Pioneers would then take the next 17 points going into halftime putting them in the lead at [...]



Pioneer Football Prepare for Battle

Pioneer Football Prepare for Battle

The Glenville State Pioneers are going to be taking on Wesleyan Bob on October 4 at home and it is said that they are ready to take down some Bobcats. The Bobcats are currently 1-3 with a losing season so far and the Pioneers are planning to make them 1-4. Glenville’s Player of the Week and MEC Defensive Player of the Week, Gary Henderson says, “The Bobcats shouldn’t be taken lightly, but with enough preparation we can get that win.”  And the Pioneers have been [...]



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, [...]