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Marc Harshman, one of the published poets

WLU to host 2021 virtual Hughes Lecture series

Anna Johnston, Sports editor April 16, 2021

On April 21, WLU will host the annual Hughes Lecture Series starting at 7 p.m. via Zoom. This year the series will feature three guest speakers: West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman, Ohio Poet Laureate...

WLU Foundation’s Topper Day of Giving successful after fundraising $188,000

WLU Foundation’s Topper Day of Giving successful after fundraising $188,000

Katlyn  Roberts, Writer April 10, 2021

Topper Day of Giving is one of the most important fundraisers for West Liberty University. During this event, donors join together to support higher education at WLU. This year's Topper Day of Giving was...

More than 300,000 West Virginian’s are vaccinated against COVID-19

More than 300,000 West Virginian’s are vaccinated against COVID-19

Creed Kidney, Online Editor April 10, 2021

W. Va. announced another positive milestone in the state’s vaccination administration and rollout efforts in an effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. On Sunday, March 28, 2021, The Intelligencer reported...

Unique WLU Lapel Pin a graduate will receive upon participating in the Make Your Topper Mark program.

WLU Foundation launches first ‘‘Make Your Topper mark’’ Program for seniors

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief April 9, 2021

The WLU Foundation is launching their first-ever “Make Your Topper Mark” program as part of the WLU Graduate Fair. The program is designed to give senior students and final year professionals the opportunity...

Post COVID-19 Program opens at Wheeling Hospital

Post COVID-19 Program opens at Wheeling Hospital

Lizzy Griffith, Editor April 9, 2021

Wheeling Hospital recently announced its plans to open up a post-COVID rehab program for those who experience symptoms after contracting the virus. According to the hospital's website, post-COVID symptoms...

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Mountain East Conference plans a Mental Health Presentation for April 15

Anna Johnston, Sports editor March 31, 2021

On April 15, the Mountain East Conference is offering a mental health presentation for its student-athletes. The presentation will take place virtually via Zoom and will be hosted by Mental Health Empowerment...

Asian American protestors March 2020

Anti-Asian racism and hate sweeps through nation amid COVID-19 pandemic

Emma Beatty, Writer March 31, 2021

On March 16, 2021, eight people were killed at three different spas in Atlanta, six of the victims were Asian American women. This tragedy has heightened fear in the Asian American community that similar...

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West Virginia opens vaccination pool to in-state residents ages 16 and older

Creed Kidney, Online Editor March 31, 2021

As the rollout of vaccines continues to see more success in the state of W. Va., Governor Jim Justice has opened the vaccination pool to anyone 16 or older. Gov. Justice is continuing to push to vaccinate...

Take a look at WLU’s behavioral health clinic services

Take a look at WLU’s behavioral health clinic services

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief March 31, 2021

A little over two months ago, WLU held a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the addition of two new clinical spaces in the Campbell Hall of Health and Sciences. Both the Speech and Hearing Clinic and...

WLU criminal justice program adds Dr. Martin White to teaching staff

WLU criminal justice program adds Dr. Martin White to teaching staff

Morgan Kafana, Culture Editor March 28, 2021

Dr. Martin White joined the Criminal Justice teaching staff during the 2020 fall semester. White joined the teaching staff at West Liberty after the university's reputation among those in the field. “West...

President Dr. W. Franklin Evans with WesBanco CEO Todd Clossin

WesBanco gifts WLU $100,000 to build endowed professorship

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief March 28, 2021

West Liberty University announced a momentous gift of $100,000 from WesBanco on March 23, 2021, around 2:30 p.m. in the Board Room located on the second floor of Shaw Hall. Reportedly, the money will be...

Dr. Matthew Harder 
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Dr. Matthew Harder appointed to Wheeling Arts and Culture commission

Creed Kidney, Online Editor March 28, 2021

West Liberty University’s Dean of the College of Arts and Communications and Director of Music Technology, Dr. Matthew Harder, was appointed as a volunteer member of the Wheeling Arts and Culture Commission....

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