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Art Club offers creative outlets, relaxing atmosphere

Art Club offers creative outlets, relaxing atmosphere
April 2, 2019

A few years ago, Sometimes the club will visit exhibits in Pittsburgh. Tallman’s favorite memory from the art club is taking a trip to Pittsburgh: “We went to Carnegie Art Museum and then we went to...

January brought “Superstitions” to Nutting Gallery

January brought “Superstitions” to Nutting Gallery
February 13, 2019

By Dakota Knotts, Online Editor Last month on Jan. 15, the Nutting Gallery had its first show of the semester “Superstations”, WLU Art Faculty Exhibition. The gallery showcased many wonderful works...

MAD Festival returns to the hilltop for the 19th year

February 6, 2019

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager The West Liberty University’s annual MAD Festival will take place on WLU campus on Friday, April 12, 2019. The competition is open for submissions between Jan....

Krise Hall basement houses new ceramics studio

Krise Hall basement houses new ceramics studio
October 3, 2018

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer   A project in the making for many years has finally achieved its goal this fall. A new ceramics studio has opened up in the basement of Krise Hall. The impact...

West Liberty students collect more than $1,200 for animal shelter

West Liberty students collect more than $1,200 for animal shelter
May 21, 2018

Story Provided by Daniel Morgan West Liberty University seniors Mark Carson, Josie McCoy and Daniel Morgan organized a fundraiser at Texas Roadhouse on April 12, raising $1,256.21 for the Brooke County...

Scholarship winner creates pop-up exhibition

March 30, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor   On March 27, the pop-up exhibition, “FTM POV: Exploration of a Transgender Perspective,” by Lucas Shaver opened in Room 100 of the Media Arts Center. Shaver is the first...

WLU-TV14 airs new weekly cooking competition

WLU-TV14 airs new weekly cooking competition
March 25, 2018

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer   You might like cooking, but do you like it enough to compete on live television? WLU broadcasting students started a new competition for those who like...

Capstone class collects donations for local boys home

March 17, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   This spring semester, the Public Relations and Journalism joint capstone classes are collecting donations for St. John’s Home for Children in Wheeling as part of their...

WGLZ wins award, grant; student lands scholarship

WGLZ wins award, grant; student lands scholarship
February 7, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Editor   West Liberty University’s radio station WGLZ 91.5 is celebrating a “trifecta,” as its faculty adviser Jeff Pfister describes it, from its work in 2017. After another...

Marching Hilltoppers to return to West Liberty

October 2, 2017

By Jerrad McNeil, Contributing Writer   On Sept. 21, it was announced that the University is bringing back the West Liberty Marching Hilltoppers. The marching band was cut due to budget reasons in March...

Graphic Design rebranded as Visual Communication Design

September 30, 2017

By Taylor Long, Contributing Writer  The Graphic Design major has a brand new name. Instead of Graphic Design, it will now be known as Visual Communication Design. Professor James Haizlett is in charge...

WLU Honors Convocation acknowledges student achievement

WLU Honors Convocation acknowledges student achievement
May 5, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer Yesterday evening, on behalf of West Liberty University, faculty and department heads gathered in Kelly Theater in the Fine Arts Building to hold the annual Honors Convocation...

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