Dangers of using fraudulent identifications

The following is a Public Service Announcement regarding the use of Fraudulent Identification and penalties associated with their use and possession. This week, Law Enforcement Agencies in Monongalia County working in conjunction with the ABC Administration and local bar owners will begin cooperative and targeted enforcement of this issue.

The Law Enforcement Agencies serving Monongalia County would like to remind everyone of the dangers of using fraudulent identifications, identification cards and underage alcohol abuse. Many underage individuals purchase or attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages while under 21 years of age. This practice could have significant consequences to your health, the health of others, and key privileges.

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Falling Run Greenspace to hold scavenger hunt contest for students as part of Mountaineer Week

The Falling Run Greenspace will host a scavenger hunt contest beginning at the Mountainlair Vandalia Lounge October 25 at 3 p.m. as part of Mountaineer Week. 

Students will pre-register in teams of four online before the day of the event. At the conclusion of the scavenger hunt, the top three teams will be awarded prizes. First prize will receive $400 in Amazon gift cards. 

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Spook the Sexperts (Oct. 25)

Have questions about sex, relationships, dating, STI's, protection and more? Get all your questions answered at the Spook the Sexperts educational panel on October 25 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Gluck Theater in the Mountainlair.

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Try whitewater rafting with Adventure WV

Visit the Cheat Narrows or the Lower Youghiogheny River to learn the basics of inflatable kayaking or rafting on October 29! This trip is open to all skill levels and moderately physically demanding. The cost of the trip is $70. 

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Visit Quebec Run Wilderness Area to take in the shades of fall

Backpack Quebec Run Wilderness Area Oct. 21-22 with Adventure WV! The Quebec Run Wilderness Area is a heavily forested and protected area located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. 

This trip is open to all skill levels and moderately physically demanding. The cost of the trip is $55. 

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Climb outdoors at Coopers Rock with Adventure WV

Visit Coopers Rock with Adventure WV on October 13 or November 10! Hop aboard the Boulder Bus to learn belay skills and rope climbing techniques.  Located just 13 miles from campus and encompassing boulders and tall rock walls, Coopers Rock is a great place to improve outdoor climbing skills. 

The Boulder Bus will depart at 4 p.m and return around 7 p.m. The cost of the trip is $10. No experience necessary. 

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Equestrian team still looking for new members

The WVU equestrian team is still open to new members. You don't have to have any prior riding experience to join. Our meetings are on Mondays at 7 p.m. at Woodburn Hall. If you have any more questions or would like to join the second semester feel free to email us at wvuetenglish@gmail.com. Feel free to follow our Instagram: wvuenglishequestrian, like our Facebook page and check out our website!

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Office of Multicultural Programs fall semester event schedule

It is the Office of Multicultural Programs' goal to serve diverse students on campus in every way possible, and to educate the University community about multiculturalism, diversity and tolerance to cultivate a spirit of respect toward the world and its cultures. 

September 8 - “Mandela - Long Walk to Freedom: Nelson Mandela Remembered,” 6-8 p.m, Rhododendron Room, Mountainlair, African Student Association

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Farmers Market - Thursdays during fall semester

All WVU students are invited to shop at the weekly West Virginia University farmers market, Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. across from the Mountainlair.

Each Thursday, local vendors will sell seasonal produce including apples, peaches, corn, peppers and much more. In addition to the local farm vendors, some of the participants in this year’s market include Mountain People’s Co-Op, Garcia’s Latin Market, Mockingbird Hill, Quantum and Bean Coffee.

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