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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...

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.    ...

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...

Interactive Showing of The Book of Hours

Interactive Showing of The Book of Hours

Haley Blakemore December 2, 2019

        The Book of Hours is usually kept safe in the Rare Book Room, which is located on the top floor of the Elbin Library.  On Oct. 7th, the Book of Hours, along with other rare books and literary...

Hoodie Allen Kicked Off His Tour with a Bang in Columbus, OH

Hoodie Allen Kicked Off His Tour with a Bang in Columbus, OH

Sammie Stewart and Sammie Stewart September 22, 2019

On September 19th, New York based rapper Hoodie Allen kicked off his Whatever, USA tour in Columbus, OH. I got lucky enough to have the opportunity to go, so obviously I took it. I hadn't seen Hoodie in...

Sleep On It finally release a new album, “Pride & Disaster”

Sammie Stewart and Sammie Stewart September 15, 2019

On September 13th, pop punk band Sleep On It dropped their second studio album, "Pride & Disaster". Their first album, 'Overexposed", was a huge hit, and I personally loved it.  "Pride & Disaster"...

The Wilds partners with West Liberty University and Oglebay Good Zoo

Dakota Knotts, Online Editor September 10, 2019

West Liberty University partnered with The Wilds and the Oglebay Good Zoo to release 65 hellbenders into the northern panhandle of West Virginia over the course of this past week. Two weeks prior to the...

.38 Special and The Spinners rock the Meadows

.38 Special and The Spinners rock the Meadows

Walker Polivka and Walker Polivka September 4, 2019

As most of you reading this know, I’m a big music buff. More specifically, I like older music from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. I kicked off my summer concert season by seeing two groups that I’ve...

Todd Ullom and Student Involvement

Todd Ullom and Student Involvement

Lauryn Fridley, Contributing Writer September 3, 2019

Most Division I athletics are broadcast through national networks like ESPN, CBS Sports, and regional networks throughout the country. Typically, at the lower levels of Division II and Division III, athletics...

How to become a beekeeper

How to become a beekeeper

Lindsay Dowdle, Contributing Writer August 31, 2019

You’ve just received your package of bees in the mail and have no idea what you`ve just gotten yourself into. How are you supposed to know what to do? Most first-time beekeepers, like myself, experience...

How WLU Shaped Me as a Person

How WLU Shaped Me as a Person

Samantha Stewart and Samantha Stewart August 29, 2019

I remember it like it was just yesterday. I started my freshman year at West Liberty University back in the August of 2015. I was very excited to see what college had in store for me.  When I stepped...

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