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West Liberty University Replaces Traditional Commencement Ceremony with Safe Virtual Event

West Liberty University Replaces Traditional Commencement Ceremony with Safe Virtual Event
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...

Fall 2019 Graduates, be proud!

Fall 2019 Graduates, be proud!
December 26, 2019

                  "So, what now?" That’s what we typically ask ourselves whenever we accomplish something great in our lives. Maybe you got a promotion, aced an exam, or just graduated college....

Fundraiser to be held for local humane society at WLU double-header basketball game

Fundraiser to be held for local humane society at WLU double-header basketball game
February 20, 2019

West Liberty University Athletics is holding “Stuff the Dog House” – a fundraising event for Jefferson County Humane Society - on Feb 27, 2019 at West Liberty’s ASRC arena.   West Liberty Athletics...

Resident Assistant peels back curtain on the job

February 19, 2019

If you search Resident Assistant on West Liberty University’s website you will find a short description on about what an RA is. The description says, “The RAs are skilled para-professionals who have...

MAD Festival returns to the hilltop for the 19th year

February 6, 2019

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager The West Liberty University’s annual MAD Festival will take place on WLU campus on Friday, April 12, 2019. The competition is open for submissions between Jan....

Annual Recap competition taking submissions

February 4, 2019

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer West Liberty University is now accepting entries for its annual RECAP competition. RECAP, which stands for REsearch, Creative Activity, and Performance, will be held...

Hilltoppers celebrate fall commencement this Saturday

December 12, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor   On Dec. 15, 140 students are expected to graduate during the Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. in the Academic, Sports and Recreation...

Rojas named as study abroad coordinator

October 24, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   Dr. Felipe Rojas, assistant professor of Spanish at West Liberty University, has just been named the study abroad coordinator.     This position has many duties,...

West Liberty students collect more than $1,200 for animal shelter

West Liberty students collect more than $1,200 for animal shelter
May 21, 2018

Story Provided by Daniel Morgan West Liberty University seniors Mark Carson, Josie McCoy and Daniel Morgan organized a fundraiser at Texas Roadhouse on April 12, raising $1,256.21 for the Brooke County...

Toppers ready for spring 2018 commencement

May 11, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor   The 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony will be held tomorrow on May 12 in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and the ceremony...

Trumpet Solo: Tricia Conn

April 27, 2018

Compiled by Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University student Tricia Conn has accepted a position with the Cleveland Cavaliers as Manager of Organizational Business Devolopement. She...

Senior art exhibit promises talent and diversity

April 23, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Contributing Writer   The end of each semester at West Liberty University means that senior visual communication design and art education majors showcase their talents in a final...

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