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Tessa Ullom and Macie Roy accompanied by Professor Maskey during the conference portion of the competition.

WLU students take home first place in WVSHRM competition

Haley Blakemore, Graphic Designer/Photographer November 29, 2022

West Liberty University students competing in the annual West Virginia State Council for the Society for Human Resource Management (WVSHRM) Classic Case Competition took home first place. Macie Roy, a...

Marketing major Braidyn Reed, Dr. Vishakha Maskey, and Professor Tina DeWitt outside the Topper Thrift Store

WLU Topper Thrift Welcomes All Students

Anna Johnston, Writer November 29, 2022

The Topper Thrift Store located on the first floor of Main Hall officially opened its doors this semester and is looking to continue its growth moving into the spring. Available items start as low as $1...

WLU Participates in Upward Bound Program to support low-income students

Anna Johnston, Writer November 15, 2022

At the start of this month, it was announced that the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission will be the recipient of two Upward Bound Math and Science Grants. These grants are designed to help...

From left: Jenna Maguire, contributing writer for The Trumpet, pictured next to Thomas Cervone, search committee chairman and BOG member.

Presidential Search Committee actively searches for candidates

Jenna Maguire November 1, 2022

The 2022 West Liberty University’s Presidential Search Committee is in full swing in their pursuit of West Liberty University’s (WLU) 38th president by searching for a professional search firm. The...

WLUs NCAA Inclusion campaign post for day three

West Liberty Athletics participates in NCAA inclusion campaign

Anna Johnston, Writer October 24, 2022

The West Liberty University Athletics Department participated in the NCAA’s annual diversity and inclusion social media campaign last week. Over the course of three days, WLU athletics released a series...

A copy of the press release sent out to the student body regarding the stealing of catalytic converters.

West Liberty Campus Police reports recent thefts from vehicles

Anna Johnston, Writer October 21, 2022

Last month, several catalytic converters were stolen from cars around the West Liberty University campus and surrounding areas. A total of four catalytic converters were stolen from cars on the WLU campus....

Annual WLU crime report reveals campus safety and security

Annual WLU crime report reveals campus safety and security

Anna Johnston, Writer October 9, 2022

The 2021 Annual Security Report was made available last week giving the West Liberty University (WLU) community access to select campus crime statistics from the last three years. As required by the Jeanne...

Biden-Harris administration offers student debt relief plan

Biden-Harris administration offers student debt relief plan

Anna Johnston, Writer October 3, 2022

Earlier this month, President Joe Biden announced a student loan forgiveness plan which will allow Americans to have up to $20,000 of debt canceled. The plan also includes an extension of the student loan...

College of Liberal and Creative Arts gains new professor of music and director of bands

College of Liberal and Creative Arts gains new professor of music and director of bands

Lillian Back, Contributing Writer October 3, 2022

As the 2022 fall semester came upon West Liberty University (WLU), the fine arts gained a new Visiting Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands, Alvin Simpson. Simpson, a Lower Burrell Pennsylvania...

Maintenance to chapel moves Campus Ministry to local church

Maintenance to chapel moves Campus Ministry to local church

Haley Blakemore, Graphic Designer/Photographer September 25, 2022

Following a sewage line leak before a summer wedding on July 10, the West Liberty University (WLU) Chapel closed for ongoing maintenance, forcing Campus Ministry to relocate their services to the basement...

Award winners are from left, (front) Erin Allison and Ashley Vankirk, (back) Chaima Araibi, Kaine Diehl, Zachary Dillard, Taylor Wright-Brezee, Cara Campbell, Jayden Conner and Rachelle Patterson.

2022 RECAP Awards undergraduate and graduate students in College Hall

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief April 22, 2022

West Liberty University undergraduate and graduate students who entered their research, creative and performance works into the annual Research Creative Activity and Performance (RECAP) competition attending...

West Liberty’s Psychology Department honored with QM certification

West Liberty’s Psychology Department honored with QM certification

Olivia Romick, News Editor Intern April 22, 2022

West Liberty University’s psychology department was honored with the internationally recognized certification from Quality Matters (QM), becoming the first department in the school’s history to earn...

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