Can anyone name a West Virginia newspaper that does investigative journalism and publishes diverse points-of-views on its op-ed page?
Obviously, rule out the Ogden papers. Okay, from time to time, the Charleston Gazette-Mail does do both. How about West Virginia University’s student newspaper, The Daily Athenaeum?
Here is a sample of some of the paper's recent investigative reporting
Today’s front page.👇 pic.twitter.com/5FkPOD1Pse— The Daily Athenaeum (@DailyAthenaeum) March 30, 2022
And earlier this month:
Turning Point USA, the national right-wing group founded by Charlie Kirk, has been trying to influence WVU student government elections for the past several years, according to former and current SGA members. https://t.co/AaerZXSmLC— The Daily Athenaeum (@DailyAthenaeum) March 23, 2022
And when was the last time you saw a newspaper op-ed praising unions?
OPINION | Throughout West Virginia history, unions have played an important role in improving the conditions of working class people. From coal miners to public school teachers, every job can benefit from a union.https://t.co/03bR06JOYa— The Daily Athenaeum (@DailyAthenaeum) March 31, 2022
Where do their graduates go? Are they part of West Virginia's out-migration? We certainly could use them.