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GSC Holds Mother Jones Presentation

“Mother Jones: A Presentation on the Life of Mary Harris,” was sponsored by  the Glenville State College Department of Social Science with a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council and played to a full house on Thursday, November 13.  Dr. Mike Gherke started the program off by introducing the presenter and giving a little background on the actor and who she was portraying. Gherke also said that he first seen this production in Morgantown 15-20 years ago. The presenter was Karen Vuranch from Fayetteville. She has [...]



Pioneers Beat West Virginia State in Final Game

Pioneers Beat West Virginia State in Final Game

On Saturday, November 15 at 1 p.m., the Pioneer football team defeated the West Virginia State Yellow at the Morris Stadium, 30-7. The Pioneers started off in the lead as they scored 23 points. Unfortunately, West Virginia State scored right before halftime putting the Yellow Jackets on the scoreboard. The Pioneers were in the lead going into the third quarter with the score 23-7. Going into the second half the Pioneers scored at the 7:25 minute mark of the third quarter with Dante Roberts on a [...]



Solve the Crime at “Mandate for Murder”

Solve the Crime at “Mandate for Murder”

The Glenville State College theater group is performing a play to raise money for Alpha Psi Omega. “Mandate for Murder” was written by Pat Cook in 1993 but is being directed by student Luna Acree in a partnership with Professor Wemm. Luna says that the play is hilarious and the crowd is sure to get a good laugh. This play is interactive and whoever helps solves the murder gets a prize. When attending the play, individuals can participate and ask questions but no one will be [...]



GSC Presents Mother Jones

GSC Presents Mother Jones

On Thursday November 13, Glenville State College Department of Social Science will be presenting “Mother Jones: A Presentation on the Life of Mary Harris.” It will take place at 1:30 p.m. in the MCCC Multipurpose Room, Room 315. Portraying Mother Jones will be Karen Vuranch from Fayetteville, WV. She has played many other famous names in history, including novelist and West Virginia native Pearl S. Buck, chef Julia Child, and children’s author of the famous Little House Series, Laura Ingalls Wilder. Mary Harris was born in [...]



Pioneer Football Suffers another Loss

The Glenville State Pioneer football team fell while on the road at Walsh University on Saturday, November 8. This was the second game in a row the Pioneers lost in the past two weeks. Even though the Pioneers fought hard, the final score was 31-23. The Pioneers have their last home game on Saturday, November 15. In the first quarter, Walsh University took the opening drive 54 yards on 10 plays. The Pioneers would unfortunately come up short on their first possession of the game. [...]



GSC Biology Students Clean Up Little Kanawha River

GSC Biology Students Clean Up Little Kanawha River

Students from Dr. Ross Conover’s Ecology and Field Biology classes, among others, recently went out onto the Little Kanawha River between the Sand Fork Boat Ramp and the Ike Morris Bridge that goes into FCI-Gilmer and spent nine hours cleaning up trash and other assorted debris from the river. At the time they did this the water was shallow  they were able to easily reach in and get the items in the river.  They have nicknamed themselves the “Little Kanawha Navy.” They also removed trash [...]



Annual Veterans’ Ball Honors Korean War Vets

Annual Veterans’ Ball Honors Korean War Vets

On Saturday, November 8, Glenville State College Veterans’ Association will will host a Veterans’ and Military Ball in the Mollohan Campus Community Center Ballroom from 6 p.m.- midnight.  The theme is “Remembering Those Who Served in Korea: The Forgotten War.” Even though this is a Veterans’ Bal,l everyone is welcome to attend and honor the veteran. The schedule is as follows: 6-7 p.m. will be cocktails, 7-8 p.m. will be dinner and then ending the evening from 8 p.m. to midnight will be dancing. The [...]



Pioneer Football Loses Winning Streak

Pioneer Football Loses Winning Streak

The Glenville State Pioneer football teams three game winning streak came to an end last Saturday, November 1.The Pioneers suffered a tough loss at Shepherd University with the ending score at 14-37. During the first half, the Pioneers would take the opening possession and drive the ball 87 yards on nine plays as Sean Steele threw Jake Harper from 19 yards out for the first touchdown as Glenville State went up, 7-0. But then on Shepherds first possession the Rams drove the ball 48 yards [...]



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 [...]