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West Liberty's Transition for Growth

West Liberty’s Transition for Growth

Thomas Cole March 26, 2020

          In this unprecedented time when all members of the West Liberty University community are unable to finish the 2019-20 academic school year the way that we typically would, it is still...

Crutchfield's impact on Men's Basketball Program

Crutchfield’s impact on Men’s Basketball Program

Thomas Cole and Thomas Cole January 6, 2020

          The men’s basketball team here at West Liberty has become a dominating force both regionally and nationally.  With a 147-7(.953) record at home in the last ten years, they have the highest...

Interactive Showing of The Book of Hours

Interactive Showing of The Book of Hours

Haley Blakemore December 2, 2019

        The Book of Hours is usually kept safe in the Rare Book Room, which is located on the top floor of the Elbin Library.  On Oct. 7th, the Book of Hours, along with other rare books and literary...

History of Presidents’ Day saw change in date and observances

History of Presidents’ Day saw change in date and observances

Luliia Porfireva and Luliia Porfireva February 18, 2019

Photo Credit: Ehistory.osu.edu[/caption] Then Abraham Lincoln became 16th president of the US. As president he guided his country through a great constitutional, military and moral crisis — the American...

MLK: Keep dreaming, but remember to act as well

January 23, 2019

By Gabrielle Blanchard. Assistant Editor   “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is known for being one of the greatest orators...

Hilltop Players kick off new season tonight with ‘The Miracle Worker’

Hilltop Players kick off new season tonight with ‘The Miracle Worker’

October 18, 2018

By Hanna Perry and Macy Santicola, Contributing Writer and Advertising Manager   West Liberty University’s Hilltop Players kick off their 2018-2019 season tonight, Oct. 18, with “The Miracle Worker,”...

Shotwell Hall reopens with a new purpose, new residents

September 10, 2018

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer   For the first time since the 2015-2016 school year, Shotwell Hall will be utilized again on campus. Starting this semester, the International Office and the study...

WLU History Club provides incomparable opportunities

WLU History Club provides incomparable opportunities

November 27, 2017

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   The West Liberty University History Club is a club focused on the past, present and future while having fun and experiencing unique, historical  opportunities along...

Trumpet Solo: Sandra Czernek

April 4, 2017

Compiled by Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor History instructor Sandra Czernek was selected to present her research for the National Council for History Education's annual conference. The event was held in...

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...

Superstitions in March: How some people stay ‘lucky’

March 16, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer    Oh, the month of March; the month where many people wear green clothing, search for Lucky’s “Lucky Charms,” and sometimes, consume a little too much alcohol....

Celebrating Women’s History Month

March 15, 2017

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager The month of March brings multiple holidays along with it, from Ash Wednesday to St. Patrick's Day; so, I'm sure you'll find yourself celebrating at some point. One...

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