Stoplight to be Stationed on State Street Should Secure Strolling Students’ Safety this September

      “I used to have friends who’d call and ask me to help them cross the street,” said Steffan Chapman, a PSC student.    For some PSC students, crossing 220 from Catamount Place is difficult due to the lack of a stoplight or crosswalk. The closest crosswalk is on St. Cloud Street, a block from Fort Ave.   Recent events at West Virginia … Continue reading Stoplight to be Stationed on State Street Should Secure Strolling Students’ Safety this September

PSC Students Engage in Diversity Among Peers

  Potomac State College encourages its students to embrace diversity and explore new cultures, and that was the ultimate goal of the Diversity Ambassador Initiative. This initiative challenged around 24 PSC students from different religious, racial and ethnic backgrounds to get to know each other over the course of five weeks.    Before the program began, the volunteers participated in a questionnaire to compare compatibility. … Continue reading PSC Students Engage in Diversity Among Peers

PSC Fly-Fishing Course Coming Back this Spring

  By Levi Linn   Students and members of the community can take a course that isn’t about hitting the books — it’s about learning how to fly fish. Potomac State College’s Introduction to Fly-Fishing course returns this spring. Professor Tom Sydow is co-teaching with Charlie Laffey who has extensive knowledge of the Savage River watershed and regional Brook Trout streams. “He’s like a walking … Continue reading PSC Fly-Fishing Course Coming Back this Spring

PSC’s “Willy Wonka” Opening on March 16

    by Sevohn Hunter On Friday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m., Potomac State College’s theater program will present its spring production of “Willy Wonka” at the Church-McKee Arts Center. This production of “Willy Wonka” is based on Roald Dahl’s book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and will include all the songs from the 1971 movie. “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” tells the story of … Continue reading PSC’s “Willy Wonka” Opening on March 16

PSC’s Lady Cats Beat ACM in Women’s Basketball

  The Potomac State College Lady Cats brought in an exciting win for Women’s Basketball Monday, Feb. 5, against Alleghany College of Maryland. This home game marked the 10th win in their season of 18 games at this point in the season.   Going into the game Sydney Lyons stated they anticipated a win but were sure to be cautious because there is always a … Continue reading PSC’s Lady Cats Beat ACM in Women’s Basketball

Growing Textbook Prices a Problem on the Rise

For some college students, textbook prices are a heavy weight that they can’t always afford. Potomac State College business student, Zoe Sypolt, stated she budgets $500-$1,000 for her text books each year. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the price of textbooks has risen from January 1977 to June 2015 by a 1,041 percent increase. Impact on Students Lesley Nester, a … Continue reading Growing Textbook Prices a Problem on the Rise

Potomac State College Veteran Goes From Building Bombs to Hitting the Books

“I was a troublemaker. I needed to get some foundation under my feet to kind of start a decent life,” Potomac State College student and veteran Steffan Chapman stated, explaining his original reason for joining the military. Chapman worked on ships as Aviation Ordinanceman during his time in the military. “I built bombs, missiles, rockets, anything that went boom pretty much,” said Chapman. His training … Continue reading Potomac State College Veteran Goes From Building Bombs to Hitting the Books