Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The Republican U.S. Senate primary campaigns for Gov. Jim Justice and Rep. Alex Mooney released their candidates' second quarter finance numbers this week.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Members of the House are considering a bill that changes the way lawmakers report political donations during the legislative session.House Bill 2319 would…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia University says it has raised more than $1 billion following a private fundraising campaign.The Dominion Post reports the school joins 36…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Donors have pushed West Virginia University to 94 percent of its current fundraising goal with two years left in the "State of Minds" campaign.WVU says in…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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