WVU has constantly been under fire within the press from the negative fan behavior that it exhibits on game days. Journalism Advertising capstone classes have been asked to design a campaign around reviving the image of WVU and to deter negative fan behavior.
One effect of the negative fan behavior is how university officials react to the problem. This has been an ongoing trend for awhile. Officials question how to resolve this issue, and how to institute a way to deviate from typical game day behavior. Oliver luck had a response to these actions in MetroNews.
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The results of the effects to turn the problem around appear to be of a positive light.
School officials will soon attend presentations within the Journalism school to view the ideas that have been created in order to fight against the negative light of WVU within the media. As long as students continue to act disrespectfully, the stories will continue to surface.