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Hoodie Allen Kicked Off His Tour with a Bang in Columbus, OH

Hoodie Allen Kicked Off His Tour with a Bang in Columbus, OH

Sammie Stewart and Sammie Stewart September 22, 2019

On September 19th, New York based rapper Hoodie Allen kicked off his Whatever, USA tour in Columbus, OH. I got lucky enough to have the opportunity to go, so obviously I took it. I hadn't seen Hoodie in...

IT Chapter 2 Offers a Thrilling Experience

Haley Blakemore and Haley Blakemore September 17, 2019

“IT Chapter 2” is a thrilling experience. This movie is almost 3 hours, but not a minute of it was dull. It is a dark movie that both made me scream and laugh out loud. Stephen King’s old fashion...

Sleep On It finally release a new album, “Pride & Disaster”

Sammie Stewart and Sammie Stewart September 15, 2019

On September 13th, pop punk band Sleep On It dropped their second studio album, "Pride & Disaster". Their first album, 'Overexposed", was a huge hit, and I personally loved it.  "Pride & Disaster"...

The Wilds partners with West Liberty University and Oglebay Good Zoo

Dakota Knotts, Online Editor September 10, 2019

West Liberty University partnered with The Wilds and the Oglebay Good Zoo to release 65 hellbenders into the northern panhandle of West Virginia over the course of this past week. Two weeks prior to the...

.38 Special and The Spinners rock the Meadows

.38 Special and The Spinners rock the Meadows

Walker Polivka and Walker Polivka September 4, 2019

As most of you reading this know, I’m a big music buff. More specifically, I like older music from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. I kicked off my summer concert season by seeing two groups that I’ve...

Todd Ullom and Student Involvement

Todd Ullom and Student Involvement

Lauryn Fridley, Contributing Writer September 3, 2019

Most Division I athletics are broadcast through national networks like ESPN, CBS Sports, and regional networks throughout the country. Typically, at the lower levels of Division II and Division III, athletics...

How to become a beekeeper

How to become a beekeeper

Lindsay Dowdle, Contributing Writer August 31, 2019

You’ve just received your package of bees in the mail and have no idea what you`ve just gotten yourself into. How are you supposed to know what to do? Most first-time beekeepers, like myself, experience...

How WLU Shaped Me as a Person

How WLU Shaped Me as a Person

Samantha Stewart and Samantha Stewart August 29, 2019

I remember it like it was just yesterday. I started my freshman year at West Liberty University back in the August of 2015. I was very excited to see what college had in store for me.  When I stepped...

9 reasons not to make a top 10 list

Walker Polivka and Walker Polivka August 26, 2019

As long as people have been comparing things, there have been lists to rank those very items. Traditionally, the main number of items to list is 10. Some people use five or three items, and that’s okay,...

WLU Student Government Leaders Sworn In

WLU Student Government Leaders Sworn In

May 30, 2019

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., May 29, 2019 — New Student Government Association (SGA) leaders were sworn in recently at West Liberty University. Sworn in as president was rising senior Isabella Yakicic. She is...

Animal science, effort behind zoo effectiveness

Animal science, effort behind zoo effectiveness

 Visiting zoos like The Good Zoo at Oglebay, Pittsburgh Zoo, and The Wilds is one of my favorite activities to do once the weather gets warmer, and it has been that way ever since I was a kid. Being able...

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