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Stay safe: January is Stalking Awareness Month

January 24, 2019

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer As people begin to embrace the new year, there are most likely many thoughts running through their heads, such as resolutions that they have made or the general hope that this year will be better than the last, but others may have more frightening concerns to deal wit...

Counseling makes college life easier in many ways

November 6, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   The trials and difficulties that college students face on a daily basis, which can range anywhere from hardly noticeable to absolutely frightening, make up a long list of examples including:  financial troubles, relationship problems, and academic performance. ...

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, including providing students with the support, information, and encouragement needed to go further into the ...

New club on campus provides creative outlet

October 9, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   A new club is starting up at WLU this fall semester. The Poetry Club welcomes all students to its warm and creative atmosphere.   Read More »...

Students are encouraged to vote in primary elections

May 8, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   As primary elections within West Virginia and the rest of the country begin, one can be led to question the importance of voting, especially during the primaries, which are often perceived as inferior or useless in comparison to the general elections.  This view,...

Hilltop Players prepare for Romeo and Juliet

April 10, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer When people think of the word “play,” chances are that one name stands out above all others: Shakespeare. His works, while hundreds of years old, still manage to influence the modern world. One work in particular seems to have stood the test of time, and the Hill...

N.Y. Times bestselling author speaks tonight

March 22, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   Today, March 22, West Liberty University’s Hughes Lecture Series will proudly welcome its newest guest:  New York Times bestselling author, Jeannette Walls.  Throughout the lecture, Walls will discuss the many messages and teachings that came out of her own pers...

Trumpet Solo: Dr. Meleesa Wohleber

March 18, 2018

Compiled by Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   Assistant Professor of Athletic Training Dr. Meleesa Wohleber recently shared her study on physical characteristics in Special Operations Forces in Melbourne, Australia at the 4th International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance. Read More »...

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