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President W. Franklin Evans

Message from President W. Franklin Evans

November 19, 2021

Good afternoon, I am grateful to the West Liberty Board of Governors for its support of my leadership as president of this great institution. I have expressed regret for the mistakes that I have made...

From left to right: Sabrina Sauer and Zoe Ebbert serving food at the Mac N Xis event.

Alpha Xi Delta’s annual Mac N Xi’s fundraiser sees exciting new change

Brianna Hamon, News Editor November 19, 2021

With the fall semester winding down to a close, West Liberty’s largest national sorority on campus, Alpha Xi Delta, hosted their annual Mac N Xi’s fundraiser on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at West Liberty Elementary...

Topper the bear at Thanksgiving dinner.

Marketplace plans to host Friendsgiving dinner

Lizzy Griffith, Lead News Writer November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving break is just a few weeks away. WLU will begin break on Nov. 24 and end on Nov. 26. Students are allowed to stay on campus during break, but there will be special holiday hours in the Union...

West Liberty celebrates first generation students with fair

West Liberty celebrates first generation students with fair

Michael Antley, Writer November 19, 2021

On Monday, Nov. 8, the First Generation Student Fair took place in West Liberty University’s (WLU) Student Union. Director of Financial Aid Katie Cooper and Executive Director of Housing and Student...

West Liberty kicks off new season of Basketball with Topper’s Den event

West Liberty kicks off new season of Basketball with Topper’s Den event

Kaitlynn Wheeler, Writer November 19, 2021

On Monday Nov. 8, West Liberty’s student activities department went all out hosting an event known as Topper’s Den. This event was coordinated similar to a pep rally highlighting all the West Liberty...

Topper Station video on the website.

EIM group releases instructional video: “Immune Response Regarding Exercise”

Michael Antley, Writer November 14, 2021

Dr. Jason Metz, Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology, published a video on Topper Station regarding exercise medicine and its various benefits, presented by his students Claudia Cubides and Brianna...

Christy Bennington is the Director of  Student Health Services.

WLU makes medical unit available to students

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief November 14, 2021

West Liberty University (WLU) has partnered with Cornerstone Care Community Health Centers to provide a mobile medical unit on campus. The health services provided by the unit are confidential and at low...

SPICES celebrates International Education Month with fun activities for students

SPICES celebrates International Education Month with fun activities for students

Kailey Carpino, Opinion Editor Intern November 13, 2021

November is International Education Month and West Liberty University has multiple events planned for this month. Some of these events include celebrating international holidays, listening to guest speakers,...

Kyle Cook, alumnus of WLU and semifinalist in 2022 GRAMMY Music Educator Award.

West Liberty alumnus named semifinalist for Grammy Educator award

Brianna Hamon, News Editor November 12, 2021

Kyle Cook, an alumni music education student was recently chosen as a semifinalist for the 2022 GRAMMY Music Educator Award. The contending semifinalists were announced on Oct. 20 by the GRAMMY Museum...

West Liberty hosts Black and Gold Day in search of new students

West Liberty hosts Black and Gold Day in search of new students

Kaitlynn Wheeler, Writer November 6, 2021

On Saturday, Oct. 30, West Liberty University (WLU) conducted another successful Black and Gold Day event. Similar to past events, Black and Gold Day is where prospective students, along with their...

West Liberty announces new changes to fall 2021 Commencement Ceremony

West Liberty announces new changes to fall 2021 Commencement Ceremony

Faith Hayes, Culture Editor Intern November 6, 2021

From five ceremonies last semester to just one this semester, West Liberty University (WLU) is able to hold another in-person commencement ceremony, taking place on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. in the...

Beta Rho Epsilons table at Lambda Psi Sigmas domestic violence awareness walk.

Clubs and Greek organizations collaborate for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Brianna Hamon, News Editor November 6, 2021

In honor of domestic violence awareness month, West Liberty University (WLU) Greek life and clubs have gathered to provide education on the subject of domestic abuse to students through walks and tabling...

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