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A Very Football Birthday

Mountaineer football is turning 125 - and we're here to tackle the team's most defining moments dating back to 1891.

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Brad Paisley

Although country music superstar Brad Paisley never studied at WVU, the Glen Dale native has bled gold and blue from a young age.

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Haunted Halls

If you were to walk the WVU campus in the fall, you might get involved in a haunting. Meet the ghostly visitors we caught on camera.

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Innovation at Work

Our people are working on one of the seven Wonders of the World, renewing the nation's dams and creating wireless networks.

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Young Alum

Yew Choong Cheong was in love with the piano. And then he lost most of his hearing. But he kept playing anyway.

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Flashback

If you were to walk the WVU campus in the fall, you might get involved in a haunting. Meet the ghostly visitors we caught on camera.

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Mountaineer Spirit

Mountaineer football is turning 125 - and we're here to tackle the team's most defining moments dating back to 1891.

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Matter of Fact

WVU surpassed $1 billion in its State of Minds campaign and the robotics team was again the only team to win NASA's competition.

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Thinking it Through

Sociologist Joshua Woods examines how the post-9/11 world has leaned America toward authoritarianism.

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Alumni Diary

It's a tall task to create a background for the ultimate weapon of destruction. But this alumnus did just that with a little help from "the force."

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Ask an Expert

Bob Tallaksen teaches students to study human lungs and hearts via X-ray, CT scan and MRI. In his spare time, he studies other images, namely handwriting from the medieval period to the Renaissance.

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Staff Picks

WVU started the nation’s first zip canopy tour operated by a university. Get to know the canopy tour from two of our tour guides.

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You Tell Us

You shared your memories of the Mountaineer Marching Band and were touched by the story of Margie Mason, a journalist who helped to free more than 2,000 people from slavery.

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Viewfinder

Each of these photos tell you what happens because of West Virginia University. In the darkest hours of the night. In the brilliance of dawn. At home. And abroad. Stay tuned as we add new photos.

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Class Notes

Catch up with your fellow alumni who reported in this issue from 1967 to 2016. Don't see anyone from your year? Send us a class note!

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The Last Word

Although country music superstar Brad Paisley never studied at WVU, the Glen Dale native has bled gold and blue from a young age.

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The List

It's the anthem to every tried-and-true Mountaineer. Now hear some versions of 'Country Roads' you may not have known existed.

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The Goods

Check your holiday shopping off the list with this Mountaineer gift guide.

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