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Top 5 things to look forward to in 2018

December 15, 2017

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer December holidays might have made you a little nostalgic for everything that has happened in 2017. But get excited, because there is a lot to look forward to in the new year. Just in case Christmas shopping made you forget about everything else, here is t...

Community choir brings students and locals together in song

Community choir brings students and locals together in song

October 21, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   West Liberty’s College Community Choir offers students and the Wheeling community the opportunity to join forces and form a choir ensemble off-campus. Under the new leadership of Ryan Keeling, the alumnus is thrilled to conduct the chorus as it approache...

Hoodie Allen’s new album lives up to the hype 

October 11, 2017

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer   Last year in January, New York rapper Hoodie Allen (or as his fans call him, Hoodie) dropped his album “Happy Camper” and at the time, I thought it would go down as his best album ever. Like always, he has proved me and thousands of other fans wrong.  ...

Marching Hilltoppers to return to West Liberty

October 2, 2017

By Jerrad McNeil, Contributing Writer   On Sept. 21, it was announced that the University is bringing back the West Liberty Marching Hilltoppers. The marching band was cut due to budget reasons in March 2016.  Read More »...

Kesha on the rise with new music

July 31, 2017

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer Kesha Sebert, formerly known as Ke$ha, is a 30-year-old American singer who has made a career confronting the double standards of American society. Read More »...

Top 5 unknown artists to listen to today

July 21, 2017

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer As the General Manager of WGLZ, I receive tons of music from unsigned artists who are trying to make it big in the industry. They send me music to listen to and if I like it, I add it to our station’s music library to be included over the air. Here are five a...

West Liberty students create album with local artists

West Liberty students create album with local artists

May 3, 2017

By Dustin Weekley, Contributing Writer   Recently, West Liberty University students and artists have come together to record an all original album  called “Moving On.” The album features multiple artists from the West Liberty and Wheeling area. Those involved in recording the album were Daniel...

Ed Sheeran’s new album ‘Divide’ is a must-listen

April 14, 2017

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   After a leave of absence from social media for a year, Ed Sheeran returned Dec. 12 with a Tweet that had only a picture of the color blue. This was his first hint of his upcoming album, “Divide” stylized as ÷, which was released on March 3. Before the entire al...

College Community Chorus performs rare concert 

November 18, 2016

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer    The College Community Chorus and special guests will perform “Hodie: A Christmas Cantata” tomorrow, on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held at the J.B. Chambers Performing Arts Center of Wheeling Park High School, and doors will op...

How I generate a weekly radio program

July 8, 2016

By Ian Beabout, Online EditorEvery Sunday night, I go on-air at 6 p.m. and talk and play music for people on a station called House of Prog. Over the years, many people have asked me how I do it. How do I manage to assemble a three hour playlist, weekly, and keep it ‘fresh’? Well, I’m not going...

Florence + the Machine bloomed at the Blossom Music Center

June 16, 2016

By Megan Jones, Advertising ManagerIn today’s music world, it isn’t easy to find an artist with pure, raw talent. Luckily, I got to experience just that and more. Florence + the Machine, an indie rock band from London, graced the Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio with their presence on Ju...

Bent Knee deliver unique and compelling art rock with ‘Say So’

Bent Knee deliver unique and compelling art rock with ‘Say So’

June 7, 2016

By Ian Beabout, Online EditorAs a radio host, it can be very easy to become overwhelmed by music. It seems like nearly every day, I’m coming in contact with music I’ve never heard before – some of it very good and some not so much. As such, it can be incredibly easy to fall into the complacency ...

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