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Resident Assistant peels back curtain on the job

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...

Plans revealed for new apartments slated for fall

October 29, 2018

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager West Liberty University will open two new apartments to students in the fall of 2019 across the road on Van Meter Way, West Liberty, W.Va. The new apartment concept...

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...

Staff and students combating ‘suitcase campus’

September 24, 2017

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer   Here at West Liberty University, there is occasional complications on finding activities that will make students want to stay over the weekend instead of commuting...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Dr. Greiner presents facilities improvement plan

Dr. Greiner presents facilities improvement plan
October 8, 2016

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer Many students, from new and old, to potential, may have noticed the fact that Rogers Hall and Boyd Hall are both closed. While the exact reason behind their closing...

New housing options arise for students

September 14, 2016

By Jessica Broverman, Contributing WriterWest Liberty University provides housing options for its students on and off campus. Dorms, duplexes, and apartments have been fixtures for years, but cabins have...

Maintenance workers beautify campus over summer

September 7, 2016

By Sean Kranske, Contributing WriterSummer break gives the housing and maintenance department time to make various improvements and plans to campus, and this summer has been no exception. Many improvements...

Early move-in presents pros and cons

August 11, 2016

By Morgan Goddard, Assistant EditorAs a resident assistant (RA) at West Liberty University, I officially moved into my room this past Monday. I unpacked all my belongings, said my goodbyes, and began dorm...

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