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Summer 2016

Man behind bars

Slaves No More

She helped to free more than 2,000 enslaved fishermen in Indonesia. Then she and her team won the Pulitzer Prize for their reporting. Here’s how Margie Mason did it.

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Marching to the Beat

Dive into the Mountaineer Marching Band’s colorful history, from the inclusion of women to an early rebel band.

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Reversing the Drug Trend

Dr. Carl Sullivan has been finding solutions to addiction for decades and developed a comprehensive opiate addiction treatment.

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Flood relief efforts

Summer 2016

Mountaineers went first in assisting with flood relief efforts in West Virginia this summer.

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Karen Culcasi

Refugees

Hear what researcher Karen Culcasi found when she interviewed women in a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.

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Atiba Ellis

Election Law 101

Law professor Atiba Ellis explains how voting rights laws surprisingly have something in common with Monty Python.

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Student wearing sculpture is standing on stump in forest.

Summer 2016

Readers were delighted with the research issue's coverage of art and science, and had some pointed comments on the Volkswagen emissions scandal story.

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Steve Douglas with group.

Summer 2016

This issue we mark personal milestones and mourn the death of longtime alumni leader Stephen L. Douglas.

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Ken St. Louis

Stuttering

Ken St. Louis stuttered as a child. But he conquered the disorder and went on to improve the lives of thousands across West Virginia.

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Summer 2016

Our people are preparing for working on asteroids, predicting how many fish will be in your local stream and designing tomorrow's fuel cell.

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Yew Choong Cheong

Alumnus Creates Music Even After He Stops Hearing It

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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Restored Coke sign.

Where Dad Took His Girl

Morgantown restaurant Comuntzis doesn't exist anymore. But the relationships made there are responsible for the founding of many Mountaineer families. Tell us your "meet cute" story in the comments.

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Ginny Thrasher prone with rifle.

Summer 2016

Celebrate our athletes at the Rio Olympics.

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Homecoming Parade alumni cheerleader

Summer 2016

We can't call it Homecoming without you.

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Rush D. Holt political cartoon collection.

Political Cartoons

In this presidential election season, explore this collection of witty and biting cartoons from days gone by.

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