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WVU Students, Community Members March In Support Of Palestine

Student protests in support of Palestine have emerged on college campuses across the country in the past few weeks Students at West Virginia University joined their voices to the movement. 

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West Virginians Respond To Escalation In Israeli-Hamas Conflict

The Israel-Palestine conflict in the Middle East has the attention of many West Virginians who have religious, familial, or ethnic ties to the region. At least 1,200 Israelis have died, and Palestinian authorities say 1,055 Palestinians have died in the recent escalation of the ongoing conflict between the two countries.

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June 4, 1971: Glenn Elmo Riggs Hijacks Plane At Kanawha Airport

On June 4, 1971, West Virginia’s only documented plane hijacking occurred in Charleston. Glenn Elmo Riggs, a 58-year-old retired coal miner from Boone…

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