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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...

Good preparation leads to better winter safety

February 11, 2019

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer  Winter is that special season each year. Winter contains the freezing cold temperatures, treacherous traveling conditions, and enough flannels to please Bob Vila....

World AIDS Day educates, raises awareness

November 30, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Assistant Editor   How much do you know about your sexual health? How often are you tested? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is estimated...

Students should remember to take time to unwind

November 11, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Assistant Editor   It’s no secret or surprise that college students seem to be under endless amounts of stress. A paper for this class, a project for another, going to games,...

Counseling makes college life easier in many ways

November 6, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   The trials and difficulties that college students face on a daily basis, which can range anywhere from hardly noticeable to absolutely frightening, make up a long...

Summer care: preventing sunburns, staying safe

June 22, 2018

By Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer Now that nicer weather is upon us and many of us now have the time to spend outside, sunburns are a very real concern. Many students, now free of the burdens of classes...

West Liberty seeks to uphold ADA guidelines

March 20, 2018

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer   In recent years, West Liberty University has made ADA accommodations a priority when designing or renovating facilities on campus.  There are some areas that...

Planned Parenthood club chapter begins at WLU

March 6, 2018

By Natasha Muhamtezyanova, Contributing Writer   At the time of the political and financial uncertainty in regards to women’s health and reproductive rights, there are students across the country are...

Global initiative promotes physical activity at WLU

February 6, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor   West Liberty University became a part of the global initiative Exercise is Medicine this January. According to, “Exercise is Medicine®...

Staying healthy: Tips to avoid the flu

January 28, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor   Heading back to school for some may mean getting hit with an illness, especially when it’s cold and flu season. This year, with as widespread as the flu is,...

Music affects our lives in a positive way

January 9, 2018

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer Music has always been a huge part of my life. I have been listening to music for as long as I can remember. Now, there is not a single day that goes by that I don’t...

How to stay sane during finals week

December 4, 2017

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager   Finals weeks can be very stressful for students if they do not know how to approach it in a sane way. Everyone is focused on studying for exams and finishing projects,...

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