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Do language learning apps work?

Do language learning apps work?

Kaitlynn Wheeler, Writer December 6, 2021

When traveling to a different country, it is common to download language apps to help an individual learn a language different from their own sufficiently. Applications such as Duolingo or Rosetta Stone,...

Transgender Awareness Week banner at the Student Union.

International Transgender Day of Remembrance memorial service and vigil held on the quad

Creed Kidney, Online Editor December 6, 2021

On Saturday, Nov. 20, the West Liberty University Campus and Community Diversity and Inclusion Committee commemorated the Transgender Day of Remembrance by holding a memorial vigil. During the event, a...

2021 senior art exhibition opens in the Nutting Gallery

2021 senior art exhibition opens in the Nutting Gallery

Haley Blakemore, Graphic Designer/Photographer December 6, 2021

The Fall 2021 Senior Exhibition opening was held in West Liberty’s Nutting Gallery on Nov. 17 and lasts until Dec. 9. Seniors attending included Lauren Anderson, Jub Delbrugge, Michelle Eisen, Abbie...

International Education Month asks students to recognize cultural stereotypes

International Education Month asks students to recognize cultural stereotypes

Kailey Carpino, Opinion Editor Intern December 6, 2021

As part of International Education Month, West Liberty University’s international students hosted a student panel discussion about cultural stereotypes, an event supported by the Rollie Williams International...

Thanksgiving traditions from around the U.S.

Thanksgiving traditions from around the U.S.

Kailey Carpino, Opinion Editor Intern November 24, 2021

Thursday, Nov. 25 is Thanksgiving Day, and while everyone is preparing for the holiday in their own way, there are several common traditions that many people share. The most well-known Thanksgiving...

West Liberty University’s Dance Team gathers for a team huddle at the end of their practice.

Student Brooke Anderson brings a dance team back to West Liberty

Alanna Lynch, writer November 19, 2021

West Liberty University (WLU) has reintroduced its dance team for the 2021-2022 school year thanks to current student Brooke Anderson. The team is planning on reinventing their image and school involvement...

SPICES hosts International Game Event

SPICES hosts International Game Event

Kailey Carpino, Opinion Editor Intern November 19, 2021

As part of International Education Month, WLU’s International Club (SPICES) hosted an international games event on Thursday, November 11. The event was open to all students and held in the Alumni Room...

Creative Arts Therapy (CAT) Clubs Nature Scavenger Hunt Collage.

Creative Arts Therapy Club hosts Nature Scavenger Hunt on Quad

Creed Kidney, Online Editor November 19, 2021

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, the Creative Arts Therapy Club hosted a “Nature Scavenger Hunt” on the quad from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; as students passed by the table, they were invited to take a list of items...

The first slide was shown during the event.

Student Camila Davletshina presents Learning Russian Through Song

Haley Blakemore, Graphic Designer/Photographer November 19, 2021

An event called “Learning Russian through Songs” was held in the Alumni Room, in the Union, on Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.. Camila Davletshina, a senior majoring in history of art, held a presentation that taught...

Topper the bear with the Squid Games girl behind him.

The Squid Games come to WLU

Alyssa Witter, writer November 17, 2021

The Squid Games come to West Liberty University (WLU) on Nov. 17 from 3 p.m. to 4p.m. in the Alumni room in the Student Union. The Squid Games event is part of International Education Month. It is going...

Rebecca Bowman, Sodexo Retail Manager, looks to revamp operations on campus

Rebecca Bowman, Sodexo Retail Manager, looks to revamp operations on campus

Kayla Deem, Writer November 14, 2021

Rebecca Bowman, who often goes by Becky, has been working with Sodexo for 17 years now and truly enjoys her job. Her position as Retail Manager includes various responsibilities and allows her insight...

https://westliberty.edu/news/news/new-leadership-in-fiscal-affairs/

Meet Lori Hudson, new WLU Vice President of Fiscal Affairs

Kaitlynn Wheeler, Writer November 14, 2021

Back in late September, West Liberty University hired a new Vice President of Fiscal Affairs. The person entitled is Lori Hudson, and she plans to make quite an impact with her newly acquired position. Hailing...

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