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How to become a beekeeper

How to become a beekeeper

Lindsay Dowdle, Contributing Writer August 31, 2019

You’ve just received your package of bees in the mail and have no idea what you`ve just gotten yourself into. How are you supposed to know what to do? Most first-time beekeepers, like myself, experience...

Senior remains grateful for time at West Liberty

Senior remains grateful for time at West Liberty

Cody Shook and Cody Shook May 4, 2019

West Liberty University is a very special place 20 minutes away from the nearest highway. It is tucked back in the hills of West Virginia and over the past five years I’ve gotten to explore this amazing...

Kancer Jam Photo Gallery!

Lindsay Dowdle, Staff Photographer April 22, 2019

Topper Idol Gallery

Compiled Dakota Knotts, Online Editor February 27, 2019

 Here are some fun Topper Idol photos!  Photo Credit: Lindsay Dowdle           

LCD offers aid for students wanting to ace midterms

Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer February 25, 2019

With midterms quickly approaching students are scrambling to turn in assignments and get ready for their exams. One of the ways in which students can prep for their exams is to visit the Learning and Student...

Resident Assistant peels back curtain on the job

Lindsay Dowdle and Lindsay Dowdle February 19, 2019

If you search Resident Assistant on West Liberty University’s website you will find a short description on about what an RA is. The description says, “The RAs are skilled para-professionals who have...

WLU vs Wheeling Jesuit gallery

January 30, 2019

Compiled By Dakota Knotts, Online Editor Photo Credit: Lindsay Dowdle            

Photo Gallery: Winterfest 2018

December 24, 2018

Compiled By Dakota Knotts, Online Editor Photo Credit: Lindsay Dowdle The following photos are photos from Winterfest 2018. We hope everyone is had a wonderful holiday season and enjoy these photos.       

Photography club hopes to focus on campus life

October 31, 2017

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer   Clubs and organizations help keep our minds busy and give us a much-needed break from worrying about our class studies. This year, for the Photography Club, they...

Dr. Greiner involved with students, WLU community

Dr. Greiner involved with students, WLU community

August 4, 2017

By Lindsay Dowdle, Contributing Writer Dr. Stephen Greiner became president of West Liberty University in Jan. 2016. Since then, he has become very involved with the students, faculty and local community. Greiner...

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...

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