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14 Things to Do while Staying Home/Social Distancing

14 Things to Do while Staying Home/Social Distancing

April 6, 2020

          There is no doubt that the highly contagious novel coronavirus,With COVID-19 keeping us indoors and at least 6 feet away from other people for the foreseeable future, it can be easy to feel disconnected from the outside world. Thanks to technology, keeping up with close friends and famil...

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be complicated

February 14, 2019

By Yijing Shen, Staff Writer Love is human nature. We were born with the ability to love. We feel the butterflies fluttering in our stomachs when we see our loved ones.  We want to give them the best we can, and we cherish every minute we spend together. Read More »...

Pickles West Liberty to open before Homecoming

October 9, 2018

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager   The restaurant Pickles Eatery & Bar will be opening a second location, Pickles West Liberty, later this month. The restaurant is located at 269 Roadworthy Drive, West Liberty, W. Va, formerly the location of G-Top. Read More »...

New campus dining option impresses patrons

October 3, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager   Students returning to campus this fall were greeted with a new dining option in the Union: WOW Cafe.  Read More »...

Sodexo introduces new dining options this fall

September 18, 2018

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University’s food service, Sodexo, went through a number of changes this summer, bringing new dining options to students. The biggest change came in a form of a new restaurant, American Grill and Wingery WOW Cafe, that replaced The Gri...

Popular summer festivals return to Wheeling

July 10, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor During the summer months, many festivals grace Wheeling, W. Va. While some have already passed, there are still many yet to come! Here are some of the upcoming festivals that have become summer staples in the area. Read More »...

Remember to support local businesses this summer

May 25, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor While on summer break, remember to give back to your community in a small yet powerful way: support local businesses.  Every summer, college students pack up their bags and head back home. While some may only journey a few miles from campus to reach home, others may live...

Bear Necessities makes living on campus more convenient

September 20, 2017

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager   The start of another school year here at West Liberty University has come with some changes in the College Union. Before leaving for summer break, students had different food choices including The Grille, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and Jazzman’s Bakery. This fall...

Life just got better with Sodexo’s new dining option

September 20, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer   With the departure of co-branded Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, Sodexo has introduced Hilltoppers to a new life filled with Italian dishes. Positive first reactions have settled the verdict on whether the removal of two name-brand corporations was the right decision. ...

Three international recipes to try this summer

Three international recipes to try this summer

May 31, 2017

By Ana Berbel, Contributing Writer Summer has finally arrived and with it has come the chance explore and to try new things. There are many people that wish to fly overseas to learn about culture, go sightseeing and eat delicious food. Although traveling is not always cheap, getting a taste of other c...

Sodexo announces new union dining arrangements, store

May 2, 2017

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer   It is bittersweet to say goodbye to another school year here at West Liberty as the spring semester slowly comes to an end. As we send off a new class to go do great things in the world, another steps up to the plate, and a whole new set of freshmen comes to impact our community.    With these cha...

Food Festival combines flavor and friendship

Food Festival combines flavor and friendship

April 8, 2017

By Daniel Morgan, Editor “Diversity is the spice of life,” and the West Liberty University community is about to get a taste of it. The SPICES International Club and the International Student Office are hosting the annual International Food Festival on Monday, April 10, from 4-6 p.m. in the Student ...

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