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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 [...]



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 [...]