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WVU student newspaper to stop printing daily

Charleston Gazette-Mail photo  The Daily Athenaeum building in Morgantown
Charleston Gazette-Mail photo
The Daily Athenaeum building in Morgantown

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Adell Crowe is on a mission.

She spent most of Wednesday driving from West Virginia University to Wheeling to shake hands and network with newspaper editors there.

This was just the first of many trips she hopes to take this summer to introduce herself and tell folks in the journalism world to watch out for her students.

Crowe was named the director of student media at West Virginia University in March, a new position administrators hope will revamp and re-energize the school’s student newspaper and college radio station, which she will directly oversee. Already in her two months at the post, she’s been at the helm of some major changes.

The Daily Athenaeum, the school’s more than century-old newspaper, will finally stop printing newspapers five days a week…

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