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Stephen King is the king of horror

August 14, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer Stephen King, perhaps the most recognized horror author of all time, continues to unravel the minds of his suspense-seeking readers. Since his first publication in 1973, with the widely renowned novel “Carrie,” King has paved a path into the mystery and science-fi...

Boyd Hall renovations nearing completion

Boyd Hall renovations nearing completion

July 12, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer Nearly three years ago, West Liberty University and the Office of Housing and Residence Life decided to close a popular student dormitory, Boyd Hall. This summer, however, the Maintenance Department has been vigorously working to renovate the vacant dorm, as it will be reopening in the fa...

IT Dept. infrastructure updates in progress; Wi-Fi to be improved

May 4, 2017

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor West Liberty University is in the process of updating the network infrastructure to provide academic and administrative buildings on campus with better Wi-Fi. They plan to start construction over the summer, and they hope to have the majority of the work complet...

New WLU on-campus track in the works

New WLU on-campus track in the works

February 26, 2017

By Emily McLean, Contributing Writer The West Liberty University Foundation Board met and unanimously voted on Friday, Jan. 27 to build a new track and soccer field on West Liberty’s campus. Read More »...

Photo Gallery: Nutting Gallery Ed Bisese and Ryder Henry exhibit

February 16, 2017

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager The Nutting Gallery in the College of Arts and Communication opened a new exhibition yesterday evening. Ed Bisese and Ryder Henry are the talented artists featured in the exhibit. Bisese is known for his paintings and sculptures. Meanwhile, Henry focuses on customiza...

West Liberty University opens downtown center in Wheeling

January 27, 2017

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer In 2011, West Liberty University opened the WLU Highlands Center in Triadelphia, W.Va. Now, West Lib is once again expanding beyond the Hilltop with the West Liberty University Downtown Center in Wheeling, W.Va. The new location is located at 1100 Main Street, the f...

West Liberty alumna publishes book set in West Virginia 

November 13, 2016

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer   Put on your reading list a book that was inspired by people around you. West Liberty University alumna Amber D. Tran recently published her first novel, “Moon River.”  Read More »...

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