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What Does Covid-19 mean for us?

What Does Covid-19 mean for us?

Anna Johnston

March 29, 2020

It would be fair to say that the novel coronavirus has become a part of everyday life for most people now. Whether the virus has directly impacted you and your family or has limited your everyday activities, this pandemic has become part of life. For me, an international student-athlete, it meant I ...

Resident Assistant peels back curtain on the job

Lindsay Dowdle and Lindsay Dowdle

February 19, 2019

If you search Resident Assistant on West Liberty University’s website you will find a short description on about what an RA is. The description says, “The RAs are skilled para-professionals who have been trained in many areas to make the student’s experience in the residence hall healthy, safe...

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 of this new studio has been felt immediately throughout campus. Read More »...

New housing options available for students next year

March 15, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer When thinking of the typical college environment, most people would immediately think of dorms as the go to for students. West Liberty University, however, continues to move past those expectations, as new housing options continue to arise as the semester moves forward.  Read More &raqu...

Boyd Hall reopens after three years of vacancy 

Boyd Hall reopens after three years of vacancy 

September 6, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After years of sitting vacant, the once prime location dormitory of Boyd Hall is again up and running. Boyd Hall was a very popular dorm in the past. With its convenient location, next to the cafeteria and Main Hall, Boyd Hall is located near every hotspot area on ...

Boyd Hall renovations nearing completion

Boyd Hall renovations nearing completion

July 12, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer Nearly three years ago, West Liberty University and the Office of Housing and Residence Life decided to close a popular student dormitory, Boyd Hall. This summer, however, the Maintenance Department has been vigorously working to renovate the vacant dorm, as it will be reopening in the fa...

Taking a look at WLU buildings and history

Taking a look at WLU buildings and history

March 30, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer West Liberty University is home to a variety of unique and historic buildings. From tall, white pillars, to beautiful brick structures, the hilltop houses some historically-rich buildings, ranging from campus facilities and residence halls. Currently, WLU offers five...

Rogers Hall to reopen among other WLU housing changes 

Rogers Hall to reopen among other WLU housing changes 

March 6, 2017

By Daniel Morgan, Editor West Liberty University’s department of Housing and Student Life is presenting several changes for residence life on-campus beginning in the fall 2017 semester. Buildings will no longer be categorized as freshmen or upperclassmen-only, and Rogers Hall will reopen to offer...

Dorm buildings participate in recycling competition

February 4, 2017

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer Since the spring semester of 2015, West Liberty University has gone to great lengths to encourage recycling. Blue bins can be found in every building scattered throughout hallways and classrooms. This semester, WLU is taking this a step further by introducing a n...

University looks to update network infrastructure 

University looks to update network infrastructure 

November 14, 2016

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer  At the last Board of Governors meeting, Roberta Linger, Vice President of Finance and Administration, brought up a plan to improve the network infrastructure of West Liberty University by using funds left over from a bond issue in 2012. This plan will use the...

Haunted Halls returns to campus

October 30, 2016

By Jessica Broverman, Contributing WriterFor the last four years, spooky events have been a tradition on West Liberty’s campus. This year, the Haunted Halls experience will be located in Rogers Hall and will take place on every floor of the building.This year’s Haunted Halls experience will be held on ...

Ranking of West Liberty’s Dorm Buildings

October 1, 2016

By Sean Kranske, Contributing WriterAt West Liberty University, there are currently five dorm buildings that are occupied by students. Every building offers a great place for West Liberty students to live, but some may be better than others. Students may have their own opinion on which building is the b...

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