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
Concord University is the latest destination for National Geographic’s Giant Traveling Map of Europe. The map will be on display for most of the week…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A grant is equipping West Virginia geography and science teachers with tools to help better educate young people about watersheds. For one teacher, the…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
There’s a very important competition taking place in Washington D.C. next week. It’s the National Geographic Bee and West Virginia has a competitor who…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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