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Morgantown locals cry out for pedestrian safety

14 Feb

Frustration and grief filled the faces of West Virginia University students, community members and city officials crowded into the tiny conference room at the Public Safety Building on Spruce Street for the Pedestrian Safety Board meeting Monday evening. The big topic of the discussion was Leah Berhanu, who was struck and killed by a vehicle, […]

Senior politics editor faces print dilemma

12 Apr

In July 2014, flight MH17 crashed after being hit by a missile and disappeared while traveling over Ukraine. Journalists around the world began reporting on the incident. Paige Lavender, senior politics editor at the Huffington Post was concerned upon looking at the photos taken on the site of the plane crash. Many of the photos […]

Impending Use of Gene Editing Brings Controversy

22 Feb

According to a recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, germline editing for clinical trials of heritable diseases could one day be permitted for serious conditions. However, only non-heritable clinical trials to treat or prevent diseases and disabilities are permitted at this time. Editing the genetic makeup of human embryos is now coming into […]