Halloweekend aims to fright and delight campus, community

By Abby Smith

Phi Beta Lambda, the business fraternity on campus, has created Halloweekend – an event taking place throughout the month of October.

“Halloweekend is a time to bring together the community to engage in various activities including a haunted house, an escape room, and other fall activities,” said Jeremy Linaburg, President of Phi Beta Lambda. Continue reading “Halloweekend aims to fright and delight campus, community”

Lockdown causes panic–and apathy

  • A Snapchat post containing this image of AB student Nathan Macek prompted a lockdown of Alderson Broaddus University by school officials on Monday, Sept. 25. Photo from 12 News – WBOY.
By Lora Owston

Tensions were high at Alderson Broaddus University when the campus was placed under lockdown due to a terroristic threat on Sept. 25. Authorities were alerted at 10:09 a.m., according to the Philippi Police Department, and a lockdown alert was issued by Alderson Broaddus University at 10:36 a.m. via their Heads Up app. Continue reading “Lockdown causes panic–and apathy”

SGA splits $63K among 18 groups; Some got bigger piece of pie than others

Eighteen clubs and groups presented a budget proposal to Student Government Association on August 28, 2017. After deliberating on how much each group deserved, SGA awarded a total of $62, 927.66 to campus organizations. Infographic by Abby Smith
By Abby Smith

Students paid $105 in fees this year, but where does that money go? The Student Government Association is responsible for allocating money collected from student fees to student organizations. This year, SGA allocated $62, 927.66 to clubs and groups. Two-thirds of the budget, $40, 837.50, went to five organizations: Mission team, Baptist Campus Ministries, All Greek Council, Black Student Union, and NOVO. Continue reading “SGA splits $63K among 18 groups; Some got bigger piece of pie than others”

Dance lesson gets students moving at Hispanic cultural festivities

By Lora Owston

Although some had a case of two left feet, everyone was bustling on Sept 20 as Alderson Broaddus University celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a display of fancy footwork. Students, faculty, and staff were invited to attend a group dance lesson on the evening of last Wednesday. The event, courtesy of Los Sabrosos Dance Co., took place in the lobby of Burbick.

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