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President's Lecture questions modern 'Social, Economic and Security Implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution'

October 25, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The second President's Lecture of the semester focused on the “Social, Economic and Security Implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution” in the Robert C. Byrd Center on Oct. 15. more »»

A 'Bewitched' tea party: Second Annual Witches Tea to raise funds for Shepherdstown Visitors Center

October 25, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- "Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and caldron bubble," said the three witches at the beginning of William Shakespeare's tragedy, "Macbet. more »»

Walk of Solidarity takes off along C&O Canal towpath

October 25, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- On Saturday, walkers and runners will join together on the C&O Canal to participate in the first stretch of the Walk of Solidarity, in conjunction with Shepherdstown resident Tracy... more »»

Breast Cancer Awareness: Local woman makes courageous decision to fight hereditary breast cancer

October 25, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Earlier this month, Stephanie Shields went under the knife to have the last of a series of surgeries performed -- a double mastectomy. more »»

Preparing for flu season with Shepherdstown Pharmacy owner Kris Knott

October 18, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- In the 2017-2018 flu season, over 80,000 Americans died of influenza or influenza complications, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfiel. more »»

Annual book sale raises funds for Shepherdstown Community Club

October 18, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Every October, community members and visitors alike look forward to the annual Shepherdstown Community Club Book Sale. more »»

Installation art exhibit reflects artist's family history of social justice

October 18, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — Shepherd University’s Phaze 2 Gallery opened their fall exhibit, “Zac Benson: Installation and Sculpture” on Oct. 7, with a reception and artist discussion. more »»

'You're a good man, Charlie Brown': Peanuts cartoonist visits O'Hurley's General Store

October 18, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- When Charles M. Schulz first started developing the Peanuts comic strip in 1947, he decided to frame it around the life of his autobiographical character, Charlie Brown. more »»

Rams ‘Rally for Respect’ calls for anti-violence towards minority groups

October 11, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — “Whatever we are, wherever we go, ‘yes’ means ‘yes’ and ‘no’ means ‘no’” was one of the many chants resounding from a group of a couple dozen Shepherd University students and... more »»

Stubblefield Institute for Civil Political Communications launched at Shepherd University

October 11, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — The Bonnie and Bill Stubblefield Institute for Civil Political Communications at Shepherd University was launched on Oct. more »»

‘Rock ’n’ Roll is Here to Stay!’ to be celebrated with CASA-EP fundraiser next Friday

October 11, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — Sixteen years ago, Val Smith and Joan Ergin founded CASA of the Eastern Panhandle, Inc. more »»

Freedom’s Run: Runners compete to win against themselves or others

October 11, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — The winners to the 2019 Freedom’s Run were named at an awards ceremony at The Bavarian Inn on Saturday afternoon, as runners and their families and friends relaxed with beer and... more »»

Founder Day draws hundreds of students, alumni to celebrate with parade, ceremony

October 4, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Michelle Lawson helped the Rams' mascot, J.C., drink from a bottle of water, while he rested in his trailer on Friday afternoon. After a five minute break, Lawson, J.C. more »»

A conversation with 2019 Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Crystal Wilkinson

October 4, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — Appalachia Studies and Communication Director Sylvia Shurbutt first met Crystal Wilkinson through her stories, which she said spoke to her the most in Appalachian literature, along... more »»

‘Being Black in Appalachia’: Appalachian Heritage Festival awards, lecture presented

October 4, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — 2019 Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Crystal Wilkinson gave her keynote speech on Sept. 26 in Erma Ora Byrd Hall, during the Appalachian Heritage Festival awards ceremony. more »»

New Anthology of Appalachian Writers celebrated with song, storytelling and art

October 4, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — “A Celebration of Appalachian Song, Storytelling and Photographic Art” took place on Friday, as community members gathered in the Robert C. more »»

A dog-gone good time

October 4, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherd University junior nursing major Taylor Bryan watches her five-month-old golden retriever, Skooter, as he relaxes before the beginning of the Founder Day Procession down Kin... more »»

Ready for the journey: Shepherdstown environmental activist to walk across Denmark

September 27, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- For many, having a thyroid gland die at age 21 and then contracting cancer in their right hip, requiring a hemipelvectomy, might stop them from living an active lifestyle. more »»

A different shape of the 'UniVerse': Storyteller presents creative retelling of the universe's creation

September 27, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- While the audience may initially have been captivated by Irish storyteller Clare Murphy's lilting accent, their attention was quickly diverted by Murphy's enthusiastic retelling of... more »»

Shepherdstown Night Out: Event connects community with emergency service providers

September 27, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- In the distance, a fire truck's ladder reached high into the sky, as community members and emergency service providers mingled along North King Street during Shepherdstown Night Out... more »»

 
 
 

 

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