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Animal science, effort behind zoo effectiveness

Animal science, effort behind zoo effectiveness

 Visiting zoos like The Good Zoo at Oglebay, Pittsburgh Zoo, and The Wilds is one of my favorite activities to do once the weather gets warmer, and it has been that way ever since I was a kid. Being able...

Athletic complex, practice facility nearing completion

Athletic complex, practice facility nearing completion

Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer March 11, 2019

Each new year brings about new projects here on campus, but the two noticeable acquisitions to the hilltop are the new West Family Athletic Complex and thePhoto Credit: Macy Santicola[/caption] “The...

Elbin Library provides plenty of resources, quiet places to study

Elbin Library provides plenty of resources, quiet places to study

Dakota Knotts, Online Editor February 26, 2019

  Step aside Valentine’s Day, we’re spending February hitting the books and celebrating National Library Lovers Month. I don’t mean literally, please don’t damage books. Library Lovers Month...

University receives $7.5k ‘Play for Change’ grant

Macy Santicola, Editor February 21, 2019

On Jan. 30, the Pittsburgh Playful Collaborative (PPC) announced that West Liberty University was among the 8 applicants that had been awarded the $7,500 Play for Change Grant. On Oct. 30, a WLU team...

WLU Sustainability Council tests out new system

February 7, 2019

By Macy Santicola, Editor In 2017, China passed a policy banning the import of plastic waste. The ban began at the start of 2018, and its effect was felt all over the United States. According to an article...

Five essential items to keep in your vehicle this winter

December 21, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Editor According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, twenty-one percent of vehicle crashes between 2007-2016 were attributed to adverse weather conditions. A vehicle’s condition...

Literacy council encourages reading, starts lending library

December 4, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager   The West Liberty University Literacy Council is a new group on campus, started just last year by Assistant Professor of Teacher Education Angela Curfman.  Curfman...

Printmaking class exchanges art with Muhlenberg College

Printmaking class exchanges art with Muhlenberg College

November 13, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager   West Liberty University students of Printmaking I, taught by Assistant Professor of Art Martyna Matusiak, participated in a portfolio exchange with students from...

WLU Sustainability Council prepares for another year

October 31, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager The West Liberty University Sustainability Council has begun to make plans to continue to spread sustainability and recycling across campus for the current school...

Hilltop Players kick off new season tonight with ‘The Miracle Worker’

Hilltop Players kick off new season tonight with ‘The Miracle Worker’

October 18, 2018

By Hanna Perry and Macy Santicola, Contributing Writer and Advertising Manager   West Liberty University’s Hilltop Players kick off their 2018-2019 season tonight, Oct. 18, with “The Miracle Worker,”...

Study abroad competition now accepting submissions

October 13, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager   This year, students who have studied abroad and students who have participated in an internship abroad during the 2017-2018 academic year are eligible to enter...

New campus dining option impresses patrons

October 3, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager   Students returning to campus this fall were greeted with a new dining option in the Union: WOW Cafe.  Featuring a wide range of options for both breakfast...

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