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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....

‘Courting Wonder’ encourages thought, imagination

‘Courting Wonder’ encourages thought, imagination

November 12, 2018

By Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writer On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the Nutting Gallery hosted “Courting Wonder,” an exhibition featuring the works of Thomas Wharton. The gallery displayed astounding works...

‘Frankenstein at 200’ celebration continues in October

‘Frankenstein at 200’ celebration continues in October

October 24, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   West Liberty University’s College of Liberal Arts will be hosting events all month long to celebrate 200 years of the literary classic “Frankenstein; or, The Modern...

AIGA returns to West Liberty after two-year hiatus

October 14, 2018

By Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writer   The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) returned to West Liberty University after a two years hiatus.   AIGA is a professional organization for graphic...

Study abroad competition now accepting submissions

October 13, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager   This year, students who have studied abroad and students who have participated in an internship abroad during the 2017-2018 academic year are eligible to enter...

Krise Hall basement houses new ceramics studio

Krise Hall basement houses new ceramics studio

October 3, 2018

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer   A project in the making for many years has finally achieved its goal this fall. A new ceramics studio has opened up in the basement of Krise Hall. The impact...

New gallery exhibits collaboration between sisters

September 16, 2018

By Tyler Huggins, Contributing Writer   On Wednesday, Aug. 29, the hilltop’s own Nutting Gallery began hosting an exhibition called “Piece by Piece” by two sisters Sarah Davis and Lisa Parker....

Photo Gallery: Hangzhou, China

May 23, 2018

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer    

Design students create a sculpture garden

Design students create a sculpture garden

May 2, 2018

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer  “Keep your eyes open. When the wind is calm, and the sky is blue, the giant sculptures will pop up in front of the Fine Arts building,” said James Haizlett, West...

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...

Scholarship winner creates pop-up exhibition

March 30, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor   On March 27, the pop-up exhibition, “FTM POV: Exploration of a Transgender Perspective,” by Lucas Shaver opened in Room 100 of the Media Arts Center. Shaver is the first...

MAD Festival returns to WLU for 18th year

March 8, 2018

By Mimi Albon, Contributing Writer   You might have noticed the posters about MAD Festival around campus, especially if you are in the Fine Arts Building. MAD Festival stands for Media Arts and Design...

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