Tag Archives: WVU

Morgantown to San Francisco

An excerpt from my new book Morgantown to San Francisco, available on Amazon.com. While running for the West Virginia House of Representatives in 1952, Robert Byrd said that he was no longer a member of the Klan. As a West Virginia … Continue reading

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Jesuit Slave Trade

An excerpt from Morgantown to San Francisco, my book in progress: As foreign student advisor [at WVU] I became involved in the Regional Council on International Education.  At one of our University of Pittsburgh meetings, we were addressed by a … Continue reading

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An excerpt from Morgantown to San Francisco, a book I am working on: The day after Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered, a group of African-American students gathered in Woodburn Circle and expressed their feelings to comfort one another. The WVU student … Continue reading

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Capitalism is an Un-system

My Op-Ed in the Charleston Gazette, today March 9, 2015             In 1956, WVU engineering students were required to take an introductory economics class. Proudly packing slide rules, hanging like six-shooters from our belts, we trooped over to the building … Continue reading

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Pay The Players

Values are so out of whack that in 41 states a coach is the highest paid state employee. West Virginia’s highest paid public employee is WVU basketball coach Bob Huggins’ at a salary of 3 million dollars.So how about if … Continue reading

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