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Almost Heaven

Almost Heaven, Always an Adventure

In March, 13 students piled into three vans and hit I-79 to spend spring break at the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia. Sophomore Kayla Starcher is originally from Rainelle, just 30 minutes from the gorge, but Victor Williams, a senior from New York, had never been farther south than Morgantown. And, neither of them had been whitewater rafting. The Adventure Travel Writing and Photography class was about to change that.

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John Temple

Cover to Cover

John Temple is sitting in an apartment in Las Vegas with a group of people he barely knows. They are wary of him — his motives, his identity, his intent. But Temple has a job to do; he’s gathering information for his latest book. He can’t just leave when things get uncomfortable.

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Elaine McMillion Sheldon

From West Virginia to the Red Carpet

In 2016, CNN called Huntington, West Virginia, “America’s drug death capital.” Since then, West Virginia has become the face of the opioid epidemic. With an overdose death rate 10 times the national average, the narrative being shared about the Mountain State has been bleak.

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25 years of WVU News

25 Years On-Air

Our Emmy-Award winning “WVU News” starts now…

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