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Communications capstone students held successful celebrity server night at Undo’s

Communications capstone students held successful celebrity server night at Undo’s

Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2019

On April 2, the Public Relations and Journalism capstone class held their second big event. The event was a celebrity server night at the Undo’s in Weirton. There was also a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. There were over 30 baskets participants could win, and there was a huge variety, as well. At...

Kappa Phi to hold suicide awareness walk on campus

Kappa Phi to hold suicide awareness walk on campus

Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2019

Suicide is something that has touched many people across the United States and the world. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. To help raise awareness and funds for this important cause the Beta Beta Chapter of Kappa Phi here at West Liberty will be hosting the West Liberty Universi...

Art Club offers creative outlets, relaxing atmosphere

Art Club offers creative outlets, relaxing atmosphere

Iuliia Porfireva and Iuliia Porfireva

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 midnight dinner. Our professor joined us. It was quite surprising.” At the end of the year, the...

Graduate program offices to move to renovated Shotwell

Graduate program offices to move to renovated Shotwell

Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2019

After sitting idle on campus for several years,Photo Credit: Walker Polivka[/caption] Renovations are currently underway on the second floor of Shotwell Hall to prepare for the Graduate Program. “Maintenance is working on renovating the rooms on the second floor,” said Fritz Sweeney, Assistant Dir...

Daylight saving time puts more light in our day once again

Freddie Fitzsimmons, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2019

Daylight saving time is right around corner. On March 10 at 2 am, we will move our clocks one hour forward. This will last until Nov. 3 at 2 am.  A fun fact about daylight saving time is that most people believe it is called “daylight savings time” with an added S at the end of saving. Read Mor...

Topper Idol Gallery

Compiled Dakota Knotts, Online Editor

February 27, 2019

 Here are some fun Topper Idol photos!  Read More »

Elbin Library provides plenty of resources, quiet places to study

Elbin Library provides plenty of resources, quiet places to study

Dakota Knotts, Online Editor

February 26, 2019

  Step aside Valentine’s Day, we’re spending February hitting the books and celebrating National Library Lovers Month. I don’t mean literally, please don’t damage books. Read More »...

University receives $7.5k ‘Play for Change’ grant

Macy Santicola, Editor

February 21, 2019

On Jan. 30, the Pittsburgh Playful Collaborative (PPC) announced that West Liberty University was among the 8 applicants that had been awarded the $7,500 Play for Change Grant. Read More »...

Fundraiser to be held for local humane society at WLU double-header basketball game

Fundraiser to be held for local humane society at WLU double-header basketball game

Zahir Hicks, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2019

West Liberty University Athletics is holding “Stuff the Dog House” – a fundraising event for Jefferson County Humane Society - on Feb 27, 2019 at West Liberty’s ASRC arena.   Read More »...

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 of art and offers variety from collage, painting, and sculptures to more unique pieces.  Read Mo...

Student from Florida invites visitors to home state

Student from Florida invites visitors to home state

February 12, 2019

By Darien Mitchell, Contributing Writer There are fifty states in the land of the free and every state has something to offer when visiting. Every state gives you the opportunity to educate visitors with historical events and even spend some time vacationing. There is one state that has more to offer: Fl...

WLU Sustainability Council tests out new system

February 7, 2019

By Macy Santicola, Editor In 2017, China passed a policy banning the import of plastic waste. The ban began at the start of 2018, and its effect was felt all over the United States. Read More »...

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