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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...

Nelle M. Krise Rare Book Room houses hidden treasures

Nelle M. Krise Rare Book Room houses hidden treasures

November 27, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor   Priceless might not be the word you think of when you picture the Elbin library, but maybe it should be. When the library was built in 1970, West Liberty gained much more...

Got electives? Here are five possibilities

November 4, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer It's pre-registration season, and students are claiming their spots in general studies sections and major-specific courses for the spring 2019 semester. There are...

‘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...

Photo Gallery: Hangzhou, China

May 23, 2018

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer    

Myers maintains campus for many years

April 4, 2018

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer Walking around campus, you see buildings named after Shaw, Krise, Campbell and several other important West Liberty benefactors. Every building has a unique story....

Five summer movies to watch out for

Five summer movies to watch out for

June 21, 2017

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor Today marks the first official day of summer! Although there are plenty of summertime activities, some of the best movies are released during summer as well. We’ve already...

'Fences' welcomes audience right through the gate

‘Fences’ welcomes audience right through the gate

January 3, 2017

By Daniel Morgan, Editor  "Fences," the new film based on August Wilson's award-winning play, stars Denzel Washington (who also directs) as Troy Maxson, a black garbage collector dealing with family and...

WLU: 2016 Year in Review

WLU: 2016 Year in Review

January 1, 2017

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer Looking back at the past year, 2016 has been eventful for West Liberty University; a lot has happened on the hilltop. It has been a year of leadership changes, with...

Volleyball’s record season comes to an end

December 6, 2016

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer If the last season for the West Liberty volleyball team was historic, then this season is “unprecedented.”    The Lady Toppers found themselves in the record...

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