WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, even some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a couple...

Area EVENTS Will Keep You Hoppin’

TREASURE HUNT The Easter Bunny will be hopping over to the Oglebay Good Zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, for the annual Good Zoo Treasure Hunt! Each participating child wi...

What We Lost at Wheeling Jesuit University

Author’s note: It was impossible for me to write a piece on WJU objectively, so I did a deep dive into my personal experience. I believe the courses of study left at WJU for the upcoming year are no less import...

Dona’e Albert Is Spreading the Love

It’s a wonderful feeling when life is on track, and everything seems to be going your way. However, we sometimes forget that our lives can change in a matter of minutes. Life did tragically change for Dona’e...

EVENTS to Keep You Busy Day and ‘Knight’

A LITTLE 'KNIGHT' MUSIC The British music invasion hits the Capitol Theatre tonight with the “Music of the Knights: The Music of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Elton John and Sir Paul McCartney” at 7:30 p.m. F...

Recent social media posts would suggest that some local residents are unaware of the existence of the City of Wheeling’s Human Rights Commission. The HRC consists of nine members, all of whom are Wheeling resid...

WJU to Host Volleyball Clinics for Kids

The volleyball team at Wheeling Jesuit University will host a series of youth clinics during February. There will be three separate clinics for youths of all ages. "Cardinal Kids," for children ages 4-9...

The Rev. Charles L. Currie S.J. Dead at 88

The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) mourns the passing of the Rev. Charles L. Currie S.J., who died on Jan. 4 after a recent illness. He was 88 years old. Acc...

Soccer Team Getting a Kick Out of Culture

“At the end of the day, we’re all the same — humans.” — Diego Gattesco That’s exactly why Diego Gattesco wants to take his son’s soccer team to his hometown of Cordoba, Argentina, in the spring. It’s not just ...

WJU Lacrosse Team Spreads Christmas Cheer

The Wheeling Jesuit University men's lacrosse team held their sixth annual Christmas gift drive this past weekend, donating all gifts collected to Catholic Charities in downtown Wheeling. The team began the gi...

Iafrate Fighting for a Better Church

Editor’s note: As part of a continuing series on how Ohio Valley residents express their spirituality, Weelunk recently visited with a Wheeling man whose spiritual/social-justice calling includes bringing even ...

Angela Was ‘More Than Her Addiction’

There's a line in the song “Wait for It” from the musical “Hamilton”  — “Love doesn’t discriminate between the sinners and the saints. It takes and it takes and it takes.” The same can be said for addiction. _...

Scientist’s Award Is Out of This World

While many industries award top leaders in their fields with lifetime achievement awards, these awards are almost always terrestrial. But for Wheeling scientist and author Dr. Chuck Wood, the legacy of his care...

WJU Names New President

Msgr. Kevin M. Quirk, chair of the Wheeling Jesuit University Board of Trustees, has announced that Dr. Michael P. Mihalyo Jr. has been elected as the 12th president of WJU by its Board of Trustees, effective A...

EVENTS: Ribs, Chicken, Brews, Blues

RIBS & CHICKEN The ninth annual Ohio Valley Rib & Chicken Cook-Off will be held at Wheeling’s Heritage Port from noon to 11 p.m. Friday, June 22, and Saturday, June 23. Rib and chicken burners will b...

WJU Speaker: ‘Give Away Your Sneakers’

 Chris Lowney offered graduates of Wheeling Jesuit University three lessons to success and happiness during his commencement talk — give away your sneakers, seize your leadership opportunity and use the wisdom ...

WJU Students to Perform ‘Pippin’

An ensemble cast of Wheeling Jesuit students will take to the stage inside the university’s Troy Theater this April to perform the musical “Pippin.” Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in...

WJU Professor Receives Fulbright Scholarship

A member of Wheeling Jesuit University’s history department is one of 500 U.S. teachers – and the first WJU faculty member – to receive funding from the Fulbright Scholars Program. Jeff Rutherford, WJU assoc...

Wine, Women & Song This Weekend

Take a wine tour of the Mosel Valley before heading off to see "Vertigo," where Towngate Theatre is going to dizzying heights to please Ohio Valley audiences! Or be one of the first to hear the lineup of Herita...

Commuter Tuition Rate Makes WJU More Affordable

Attending college is no longer an uphill battle thanks to Wheeling Jesuit University’s new, affordable commuter tuition rate. The University launched the Fr. Clifford Lewis S.J. Scholars Program, which offer...

Wheeling Jesuit’s Culture Fest Set for March 10

Wheeling Jesuit University’s Culture Fest 2018 will kick off at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, in WJU’s Benedum Room inside Swint Hall. This year’s event will feature entertainment, native dishes and cultural heri...

Stahl Enjoys Working for Wheeling

He’d never done it before, Philip Stahl thought. So why not, he thought. Stahl’s first day allowed him to determine he’d made a good career move, and then his second day arrived. “We had a bomb threat in ...

WJU Graduate Presented With Manning Award

Overcoming Obstacles is Second Nature for WJU Graduate A Hillard, Ohio native overcame learning obstacles to not only earn a degree from Wheeling Jesuit, but achieve much success during her four years at the...

Toriseva Tees Off on Watchdog Network

By day she is one of West Virginia’s most respected trial attorneys, and now, in the early evening during the workweek, Teresa Toriseva is hosting a two-hour, all-topics talk show on Wheeling’s WatchDog Radio N...