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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....

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...

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...

Campus ready to rock at West Lib Idol next week

February 3, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   Campus favorite West Lib Idol is back again this year. The month-long event will kick off next Wednesday, Feb. 7 in the Student Union ballroom at 7 p.m. There will be...

Research, performance competition accepting entries

February 2, 2018

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer   If you ever wrote a research paper thinking the sole purpose of it was to get a passing grade, think again because now that research can win you money....

International competition reaches the hilltop

International competition reaches the hilltop

November 6, 2017

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer West Liberty University is partaking in the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for social good, for the first time ever this fall. The information...

Serenades kicks off Homecoming week in College Hall

Serenades kicks off Homecoming week in College Hall

October 10, 2017

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor Serenades, a popular Homecoming event, kicked off the week tonight at 9 p.m. in College Hall. The MC of the night was Adam Croasmun as Serenity Sparkle, who opened...

Dorm recycling competition returns with format changes 

October 3, 2017

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University students are going to have the opportunity again this year to participate in a recycling competition to help benefit campus. However,...

48-Hour Film Fest begins today

September 15, 2017

By Taylor Long, Contributing Writer  The 48-Hour Film Fest is back for its third year. It kicks off today on Sept. 15 at 4:30 p.m. and runs through Sept. 17. Senior Producer and Engineer for WLTV-14...

MADfest 2017 impresses students 

April 15, 2017

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager   West Liberty University’s Media Arts and Design Festival (MADfest) kicked off bright and early on Friday, April 10. High school students from all over the valley...

Excitement builds for MADfest 2017

April 5, 2017

By Daniel Morgan, Editor    The West Liberty University community is ready to welcome over 350 high school students for the 17th annual MADfest this Friday, April 7.   Competition entries were...

Final round of West Lib Idol ends with cheers

Final round of West Lib Idol ends with cheers

February 22, 2017

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer Emilie Wesney was named the winner of the 2017 West Lib Idol tonight Wednesday, Feb. 22. The final round of the competition took place at 7 p.m. in the College Union...

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