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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...

West Liberty seeks to uphold ADA guidelines

March 20, 2018

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer   In recent years, West Liberty University has made ADA accommodations a priority when designing or renovating facilities on campus.  There are some areas that...

Staying healthy: Tips to avoid the flu

January 28, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor   Heading back to school for some may mean getting hit with an illness, especially when it’s cold and flu season. This year, with as widespread as the flu is,...

Music affects our lives in a positive way

January 9, 2018

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer Music has always been a huge part of my life. I have been listening to music for as long as I can remember. Now, there is not a single day that goes by that I don’t...

How to stay sane during finals week

December 4, 2017

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager   Finals weeks can be very stressful for students if they do not know how to approach it in a sane way. Everyone is focused on studying for exams and finishing projects,...

Nursing students recognized with white coat ceremony

October 17, 2017

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager   On Sept. 21, West Liberty’s nursing program held the annual white coat ceremony marking the third-year and BA-BS to BSN students’ transition into the professional...

Personal training program succeeds on the hilltop

Personal training program succeeds on the hilltop

September 25, 2017

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager   West Liberty University’s personal training program is back in action after a successful first year. The program was introduced last fall semester and it instantly...

United States leading in obesity rates

June 28, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer Can you guess what the United States is leading the world in? Many would say that America has the largest economy in the world; while this is true, China is destined...

Stress can have positive effects on students

June 16, 2017

By Lindsay Dowdle, Contributing Writer  Stress is something that every college student knows way too well. However, the positive effects of stress are often overlooked. Vilma Ruddock, author of “What...

Disproving ‘Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels’

Disproving ‘Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels’

May 26, 2017

By Daniel Morgan, Editor Over the past few years, I’ve been serious about getting healthy and losing weight. I’m proud to say that I’ve lost 80 pounds and counting on this lengthy journey. My largest...

Student succeeds despite rare heart condition

Student succeeds despite rare heart condition

May 7, 2017

By Daniel Morgan, Editor Most take for granted that blood-pumping organ that beats 100,000 times a day in your chest. Evan Greco knows all too well the true value of the heart. He’s living with a rare...

Students should learn how to manage stress

April 30, 2017

 By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor    It’s easy to become stressed out during the last part of any semester. Although a part of me is longing for summer break, another part of me is not looking forward...

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