MORGANTOWN - The West Virginia University Board of Governors on Friday approved tuition increases for next academic year that include a $120 increase in annual tuition for in-state undergraduate students in Morgantown.


A year from now, we will be knee-deep in politics as voters prepare for primary elections the following month.

Despite the number of Democratic Party presidential wannabes who are making the rounds of talk shows and town halls this month, by April 2020 the field should be sufficiently winnowed that West Virginia will have little or no impact on the nomination process.

The cross is one of the most recognizable symbols in the world and rightly so; it represents mankind's hope for eternal life. Does this sound religiously dogmatic? Maybe so, but how could any sincere Christian give reverence to Holy Week without referring to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ?