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SGA Update

SGA Update

Morgan McFadden, Digital Media Designer

October 23, 2020

Grow Into Something New On Oct. 6, 2020, the Student Government Association here at West Liberty University met, and announced some big news--the quad is in the works of undergoing some major changes. It seems likely the campus should have a community garden up and running for students to let out...

Office of Student Life at West Liberty is beginning to incorporate safe in-person events on campus

Office of Student Life at West Liberty is beginning to incorporate safe in-person events on campus

Anna Johnston, Sports editor

October 22, 2020

In person classes are being resumed on West Liberty’s campus. As of Oct. 12 The Office of Student Life has started to integrate in-person activities back to West Lib life. This breaks from the pattern of the semester so far with clubs, organizations, and events have all having met virtually due to...

West Liberty University Gets Awarded A Diversity Grant

West Liberty University Gets Awarded A Diversity Grant

Emma Beatty, Writer

October 22, 2020

West Liberty University awarded Diversity Grant By: Emma Beatty Shortly before the start of the 2020 Fall semester, the Diversity Committee at West Liberty University was awarded a $4,150 grant from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission’s Diversity for Equity Grant Program. The Co-Chairs...

Innovation through collaboration… How The Trumpet is celebrating its 100th year of publication

Innovation through collaboration... How The Trumpet is celebrating its 100th year of publication

Creed Kidney, Online Editor

October 22, 2020

Innovation through Collaboration: How the Trumpet is celebrating its 100th year By: Creed Kidney As many of our readers know, the Trumpet has gone completely digital this year in celebration of its centennial anniversary. Along with this major change in formatting, the student voice of the hilltop...

Spring break cancelled in effort to ensure further student safety from COVID-19

This year crowded beaches won't be the sight for college students as a result of COVID-19.

Creed Kidney, Online Editor

October 22, 2020

Spring break cancelled in effort to ensure further student safety from COVID-19 By Creed Kidney On Oct. 1, 2020, students were told that the spring semester would now begin a week later (Jan. 19, 2021) by eliminating spring break. Done “in an effort to keep students, staff and its campus community...

West Liberty University provides updates regarding pre-registration for Spring 2021

Students are highly encouraged to make a blank schedule sheet to see what courses they can fit into the spring semester.

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief

October 22, 2020

Annalise Murphy, Editor Pre Registration for the Spring 2021 semester West Liberty University released the available classes that students can pre-register for in the Spring 2021 semester to WINS on Oct. 5, 2020. Vice President of Student Services and Registrar, Scott Cook, sent an email out...

Key takeaways from the one and only Vice Presidential Debate between Pence and Harris

Vice Presidential Debate Illustration

Anna Johnston, Sports editor

October 22, 2020

Last Wednesday, Sen. Kamala Harris, the Vice Presidential Nominee for the Democrats, took on current Vice President Mike Pence in a debate at the University of Utah. The debate took place in Kingsbury Hall, on the President’s Circle, with social distancing protocols and protective screening in place. Compared...

WEST LIBERTY REOPENING PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH AFTER ONE OF TWO FINALISTS WITHDRAW

WEST LIBERTY REOPENING PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH AFTER ONE OF TWO FINALISTS WITHDRAW

Annalise Murphy, The Trumpet Editor

September 6, 2020

          West Liberty University reopens its search for a new president after Dr. Robert Colvin made the decision to withdraw from the running concluding his visit to campus, according to Rich Lucas, chairman of WLU’s Board of Governors and 2020 search committee.           West Liberty...

West Liberty University Announces Plans to Reopen Campus for Fall Semester

West Liberty University Announces Plans to Reopen Campus for Fall Semester

Media Relations

April 30, 2020

                  West Liberty University plans to have in-seat classes for Fall 2020 and reopen its main campus and Highlands Center location, along with housing and dining services.           “Some modifications are possible in the future but at this time West Liberty University pla...

Natural Sciences experience Costa Rican conservation

Natural Sciences experience Costa Rican conservation

April 22, 2020

Over spring break, several students from the natural sciences department at West Liberty travelled to Costa Rica as part of a conservation program. The project, headed by Dr. Zachary Loughman, gave the students a practical, hands-on, educational experience that is difficult to achieve anywhere else in th...

West Liberty University Replaces Traditional Commencement Ceremony with Safe Virtual Event

West Liberty University Replaces Traditional Commencement Ceremony with Safe Virtual Event

Media Relations

April 8, 2020

          Due to social distancing and other restrictions in place, while the world fights the coronavirus pandemic, West Liberty University is replacing its traditional spring commencement with a safe, virtual option.           The virtual ceremony will take place on May 9 (time to be determined) a...

Academic Rules Relaxed during COVID-19 Crisis

Academic Rules Relaxed during COVID-19 Crisis

Media Relations

April 3, 2020

          West Liberty University students have one less thing to worry about during the COVID-19 crisis as GPA requirements for scholarships have been eased up.           “To ensure students aren’t adversely impacted with the operational and academic changes at West Liberty Univers...

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