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  • West Virginia University to offer gender-neutral housing

    04/09/2016 7:27:46 AM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies ^ | April 9, 2016 | wowk
    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia University has launched a housing program for students to room together on campus regardless of sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation. WVU's True Colors community also supports students who are transgender or gender non-conforming in choosing a roommate of any gender. The gender-neutral community isn't intended for romantic couples.
  • [Letter from 2013] OBGYN describes abortion complications, urges admitting privileges for abortionis

    06/15/2015 8:47:53 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies ^ | Letter from 2013 Jun 14, 2015 | Sarah Terzo
    Dr. Bryan Calhoun, vice chairman of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at West Virginia University, explains why abortionists should have admitting privileges. We commonly (I personally probably at least weekly) see patients at Women’s and Children’s Hospital in our emergency room or ultrasound center with complications from abortions at the centers in Charleston: so much for “safe and legal.” These patients are told to come to our hospital because the abortion clinic providers do not have hospital privileges to care for their patients, so we must treat them as emergency “drop ins.… No other medical providers are allowed to care...
  • Rod Hundley, an Outsize Personality on and Off the Court, Dies at 80 (Hot Rod Hundley)

    03/28/2015 8:40:38 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 9 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 28, 2015 | Richard Goldstein
    Rod Hundley, basketball’s irrepressible Hot Rod, who parlayed showmanship on the court with flair at the microphone to become a fan favorite for more than half a century, died on Friday at his home near Phoenix. He was 80. Hundley was an electrifying presence at West Virginia University, played for the Lakers and stamped his persona on broadcasting, mostly for the New Orleans Jazz. “Nobody did the things I did on the court and nobody has done them since,” Hundley said of his collegiate exploits in “Hot Rod Hundley: You Gotta Love It Baby!” (2012), written with Tom McEachin. “I’d...
  • West Virginia University now requires all students to have health insurance – suggests Obamacare

    11/06/2013 10:21:37 AM PST · by markomalley · 47 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11-5-2013
    Starting next year, West Virginia University will require all students to be covered under healthcare before they can attend class, and is suggesting that students sign up for Obamacare. An email circulated by Ken Gray, the university’s vice president for student affairs, and addressed to”WVU Parents, Students, and Families” states: “Beginning academic year 2014-15, all WVU students will be required to have health care coverage. Many universities around the country use this model to ensure that students are protected against unforeseen and catastrophic medical expenses.” The email stresses that “Because health problems can interfere with academic success, West Virginia University...
  • WVU students celebrate football win; car flipped onto side

    09/29/2013 5:24:10 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    WOWK ^ | Tim Carrico
    MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - The West Virginia University Police Department is investigating an incident that may have involved WVU students. Video of a car being flipped is going around the Internet. The video first showed up on Instagram Sunday morning and was deleted. The video was then added by a third party to YouTube with 'WVU Car Flip' as the title
  • Records galore for WVU in Orange Bowl win

    01/05/2012 4:43:18 AM PST · by MontaniSemperLiberi · 45 replies
    foxsportsflorida ^ | January 5, 2012 | Chriss Thomasson
    After rumbling 99 yards for a touchdown on a fumble recovery in the second quarter, West Virginia safety Darwin Cook banged into Obie, the Orange Bowl mascot, sending them both tumbling to the ground. That was more resistance than any Clemson tacklers offered Wednesday night. In a scintillating display of offense while at the same time humiliating showing on defense, the No. 23 Mountaineers crushed the No. 15 Tigers 70-33 in the Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium. There's not enough room here to list all the records West Virginia set. The most amazing was breaking the mark for most...
  • 2011 West Virginia University Marching Band Armed Forces Salute

    12/04/2011 11:07:00 AM PST · by FLAMING DEATH · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/6/11 | wvuband
    No celebration of our freedom can be complete without a tribute to the brave men and women who have sacrificed so much to preserve and protect our country. The WVU Band presents our "Armed Forces Salute," which features a medley of the songs from all branches of our great military.
  • 2011 WVU Marching Band Armed Forces Salute

    11/27/2011 5:29:33 AM PST · by randita · 24 replies
    You Tube ^ | 11/6/11 | WVU Band
    What a creative and stirring tribute to our brave men and women who have served and are serving. It will bring a tear to your eye.WVU Marching Band Armed Services Salute
  • Texas Christian, Villanova Picks Point Big East to Conference Tournament?

    11/30/2010 3:13:31 PM PST · by dangus · 7 replies · 2+ views
    Idle Speculation ^ | 11-30-10 | Dangus
    The Big East's football expansion plans leave the conference with 17 universities, including non-Football members. That's a terrible number for scheduling; the only way the basketball teams can schedule an even number of games is if they play every other team only once. 18 teams would allow three divisions of six teams each. Any team would play the other five teams in its division twice, and one half of the twelve other teams in the conference. 18 sounds like worsening the problem of too many teams, but having three divisions could actually restore some rivalries, and return the conference to...
  • Who will win this Elite 8 Matchup? (WVU vs. Kentucky)

    03/27/2010 6:40:42 PM PDT · by FLAMING DEATH · 22 replies · 649+ views
    ESPN ^ | 3/27/2010 | POLL
    Total votes 53,738
  • Fred Schaus, mentor to Jerry West at WVU, dies at 84 (former Lakers coach)

    02/11/2010 3:10:45 PM PST · by EveningStar · 5 replies · 211+ views
    AP - Yahoo ^ | February 11, 2010 | John Raby
    Fred Schaus, a former Los Angeles Lakers coach and general manager who mentored Jerry West and Hot Rod Hundley at West Virginia, has died.
  • Unemployment rises in 98% of cities

    02/04/2009 9:47:55 AM PST · by the_devils_advocate_666 · 7 replies · 616+ views
    CNN Money ^ | February 4, 2009 | David Goldman
    NEW YORK ( -- In a sign that job losses are felt in every corner of the nation, unemployment rates rose in 98% of metropolitan areas across the country in December, according to a recent government report. ... Morgantown, W.Va., had a rate of just 2.7%, the lowest in the country. Morgantown houses West Virginia University, which is the town's largest employer. The University has a large hospital and pharmaceutical manufacturing component - areas of the economy that are actually adding jobs. Of the 49 metropolitan areas with a population of at least 1 million, Detroit had the largest unemployment...
  • Rodriguez agrees to settle with WVU, pay $4 million

    07/10/2008 5:25:10 PM PDT · by rawhide · 7 replies · 110+ views
    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Former West Virginia University football coach Rich Rodriguez and the University of Michigan have agreed to pay a $4 million buyout and settle a lawsuit that WVU filed after he broke his contract in December. Rodriguez will pay $1.5 million in three annual payments beginning January 2010. The Wolverines athletic department, his new employer, will pay $2.5 million by the end of July and cover Rodriguez's legal fees, the University of Michigan said in a statement Wednesday. "To help Rich focus on the challenges ahead, we have worked with him to resolve the dispute between him and...
  • A TALE OF CORRUPTION ~~ West Virginia Univ prez resigns

    06/07/2008 8:31:30 AM PDT · by Timeout · 18 replies · 84+ views
    West Virginia University President Mike Garrison says he is resigning effective September 1. [Funny how these perps always get to hang around long enough to get another year's pension, huh?] Long story short, the university manufactured an MBA degree for the GOVERNOR's DAUGHTER. This is such a sordid tale: How political insiders get plum profitable positions and the power to cover up malfeasance. This is how our government works today. The bureacracy no longer works for you. It works for it's members and the pols and vendors who provide the money.
  • Devine, White lead WVU to Fiesta Bowl win over Oklahoma

    01/02/2008 9:28:45 PM PST · by Paleo Conservative · 95 replies · 323+ views ^ | 01/02/2008 | Staff
    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Rich who? The West Virginia Mountaineers didn't need coach Rich Rodriguez. They had Pat White, and their elusive quarterback led them to a surprising 48-28 romp over Oklahoma (No. 4 BCS, No. 3 AP) in the Fiesta Bowl on Wednesday night. White ran for 150 yards and threw for 176 and two touchdowns for the Mountaineers (No. 9 BCS, No. 11 AP), who rushed for 349 yards, most allowed by Oklahoma in a bowl game. Since arriving in the desert last week, the Mountaineers (11-2) said they had bonded behind interim coach Bill Stewart, who took...
  • Pitt throws curveball at BCS with win over No. 2 WVU (WVU finds a way to screw up)

    12/01/2007 8:37:54 PM PST · by Hacksaw · 33 replies · 74+ views
    ESPN ^ | 12-01-07 | Associate Press
    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- The curse of No. 2 claimed another victim. West Virginia is out of the national title race. Ohio State is in. In a season defined by upsets, Pittsburgh came up with an enormous one, beating the second-ranked Mountaineers 13-9 Saturday night to throw another curveball at the BCS. A win away from playing for the national championship, the Mountaineers were expected to roll over rival Pittsburgh (5-7) on their way to New Orleans for the Bowl Championship Series title game.
  • Pacman Jones' Criminal History

    08/27/2006 10:38:55 AM PDT · by mcg2000 · 12 replies · 16,020+ views
    Free Republic ^ | August 27, 2006 | Vanity
    Just a quick taste of this "quality" citizen of the NFL community ... 10/2003: Jones was sentenced to one year in jail following a bar fight while he was a student at West Virginia University, but the sentence was suspended and he was placed on two years probation. His probation was scheduled to end on Thursday. 4/27/05: Adam "Pacman" Jones was at Club Blaze in Conley, Ga., around 3 a.m. ET on April 27 when officers responded to a fight involving two women. Andrea Akins, a supervisor at the club, told police she was punched in the mouth by a...
  • BCS Selection Show - ABC 6:00 PM

    12/04/2005 2:32:54 PM PST · by MikefromOhio · 87 replies · 877+ views
    ABC with CFN predictions page ^ | 4 December 2005 | BCS
    THe selection show is on at 6 PM. Pretty much the picks have been decided. There is only some doubt whether ND or Oregon gets the final at-large berth. 2005-2006 Bowl Matchups Past Bowl Projections: Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 7 | Week 8 | Week 9 | Week 10 | Week 11Means accepted bid WYNDHAM NEW ORLEANS BOWL - Lafayette, Louisiana December 20, 2005  ESPN Cajun Field, 30,000 Sun Belt No. 1 vs. C-USA CFN Projection: Arkansas State vs. Southern Missalso considered: Memphis, Houston POINSETTIA BOWL -...
  • Lynch to attend West Virginia University

    08/01/2005 6:10:43 PM PDT · by SmithL · 26 replies · 737+ views
    AP ^ | 8/1/5
    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Jessica Lynch will begin on-campus classes this fall at West Virginia University, the school said Monday. The former prisoner of war announced in March that she was beginning online courses at WVU and that she hoped to become an elementary school teacher. "WVU is very pleased to be able to assist her in that pursuit," school spokeswoman Becky Lofstead said Monday, "and proud to call Jessica Lynch a Mountaineer." Lynch, a native of Palestine, W.Va., is enrolled in the College of Human Resources and Education. Former Gov. Bob Wise promised Lynch that the state would pay for...
  • Bomb Threat Sends Students Home

    03/02/2005 2:09:36 PM PST · by Snipehunter · 5 replies · 395+ views
    03/02/05 | Josh Weekley
    Who are the idiots that make these bomb threats. Three buildings on the Evansdale campus of West Virginia University were evacuated after receiving a bomb threat. Okay, so you didn't want to come to class today for some silly reason which probably was a mid-term you were not prepared for or a quiz or something, but why should the rest of us who have paid to attend classes be inconvenienced by your ignorance and lack of morals. The worst part is that the buses that take students up to the building were still shuttling people to the buildings that were...