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Animal science, effort behind zoo effectiveness

Animal science, effort behind zoo effectiveness

Macy Santicola, Macy Santicola, and Macy Santicola

May 16, 2019

 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 to see animals that I would never be able to see in the wild inspired me to learn more about th...

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 »...

WLU students lend a helping hand with flood relief

WLU students lend a helping hand with flood relief

March 28, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor During the end of February, several student organizations from different aspects of WLU helped with flood relief efforts around the town of West Liberty. Read More »...

Dorm recycling competition returns with format changes 

October 3, 2017

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University students are going to have the opportunity again this year to participate in a recycling competition to help benefit campus. However, the format of the competition has changed this year.  Read More »...

Campus prepares for upcoming Environmental Education Day 

Campus prepares for upcoming Environmental Education Day 

April 17, 2017

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer   April reminds us about the environment and sustainability. Throughout the month, the world celebrates a number of events aimed to end what actor and an environmentalist Ian Somerhalder called “environmental apathy.” From the National Environmental Ed...

Unseasonably warm weather raises concern 

Unseasonably warm weather raises concern 

March 21, 2017

By Meredith Garner, Contributing Writer The birds are singing, the air is crisp, and the sun is warm as it begins to smile over the peak of the mountains. Spring has now officially arrived, but it feels as if spring had arrived earlier as the hilltop reached 70-degree temperatures throughout the mon...

WLU Sustainability Committee meets to discuss collaboration 

WLU Sustainability Committee meets to discuss collaboration 

March 3, 2017

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer   On Feb. 22, the Sustainability Committee held a meeting in the Shaw Hall conference room. Three main topics were discussed, but the main goal of the meeting was to increase collaborative efforts on campus.   The committee is divided into the recycling, environmental education, a...

State parks provide affordable and memorable vacation opportunities

July 18, 2016

By Morgan Goddard, Assistant EditorSummer is a wonderful time filled with family, friends, and for many people, vacation. We spend hundreds of dollars going to the beach, the mountains, and even going out of the country. However, vacation does not have to cost the much. For residents of West Virginia...

Small changes lead to a more eco-friendly summer

June 7, 2016

By Maria Kimble, Contributing WriterThe summer months offer a great time to make small changes to lead a more eco-friendly life. With having the extra free time and taking baby steps, going greener is easier than ever. As long as you can get started, small steps can make a big difference on our plan...

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