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‘Beautiful Boy’ author David Sheff speaks at HLS

‘Beautiful Boy’ author David Sheff speaks at HLS

Anna Johnston, Contributing Writer April 4, 2019

Beautiful Boy by David Sheff is a “fiercely candid memoir” about coping with a child struggling with drug addiction. West Liberty was lucky to have Sheff present as part of the Hughes Lecture Series...

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Movie Review

December 18, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Assistant Editor  In an era, that’s overly-saturated in superhero movies, it’s difficult to find one that breaks the typical formula. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has dominated...

Five fun ways to spend your holiday break

December 14, 2018

By Hanna Perry, Contributing Writer   With finals right around the corner, most students are looking for ways to unwind and relax during the holiday season, and find ways to use the new freetime. The...

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ inspires readers, audiences

December 11, 2018

By Hanna Perry, Contributing Writer   I recently read the novel Dear Evan Hansen, written by Val Emmich. The novel is based off of the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen and it was truly groundbreaking...

‘The Secret in the Wings’ puzzles audiences

December 6, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer   The Hilltop Players' production of Mary Zimmerman's “The Secret in the Wings” was… well, it's still a secret to me.   As I walked into the Kelly Theater,...

World AIDS Day educates, raises awareness

November 30, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Assistant Editor   How much do you know about your sexual health? How often are you tested? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is estimated...

Being a commuter is no excuse for lacking campus involvement

November 26, 2018

By Freddie Fitzsimmons, Contributing Writer   Commuters at West Liberty University should become more active on and around campus. The common theme from students is, “There is nothing for us as commuters...

Perseverance means rewards, success after graduating

November 25, 2018

By Mackenzie Burns, Contributing Writer   College student? Graduating soon? Job searching? You need to start now instead of procrastinating, like working on that quiz you’re supposed to be finishing,...

Toastmasters group offers speakers, help for novices

November 24, 2018

By Hanna Perry, Contributing Writer   What is Toastmasters International?   Have you ever been nervous when you were presenting something for a class or giving a speech? If your answer to this question...

Students should remember to take time to unwind

November 11, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Assistant Editor   It’s no secret or surprise that college students seem to be under endless amounts of stress. A paper for this class, a project for another, going to games,...

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...

Students should file FAFSA as early as possible

November 1, 2018

By Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writer   It is that time of year again! The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) became available to students for the 2019-2020 school year on Oct. 1, 2018. The...

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