The Trumpet

Cruel intentions have no place in entertainment

May 13, 2016

By Daniel Morgan, Editor“Gee, some people just can’t take a joke,” is often what comes to mind when people criticize a comedian or a television show for being mean. It is hard to tell when such forms of entertainment cross the line from being funny to being hateful. Read More »...

Local family seeks help through bake sale

April 4, 2016

By Nicole Henry, Distribution ManagerOn Wednesday, April 6, there will be a bake sale in the student union to raise money for a local family seeking adoption.Sarah and Preston Smith are mentors of college students at the Covenant Community Church located in Wheeling, W.Va. They have two children, Cal...

Five ways to survive dead week and finals week

May 3, 2015

By Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer             It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and I am not talking about Christmas. I am talking about the lovely DEAD WEEK and finals week. Obviously, that was a huge joke because there is nothing lovely at all about that week. They say the re...

Social media helps build real relationships

April 18, 2015

Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer  Many may think we as a society are overusing social media and losing interaction with our real life family and friends. I would agree with this to an extent because I believe it adds to our personal relationships. I think our view on social media and how we use it is...

Top five ways to enjoy spring break

March 4, 2015

Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer Spring break is right around the corner, LITERALLY; so, here are some tips to help you enjoy your time away from classes, and schoolwork. Whether you are relaxing at home or on the beach, these tips will help make your time off well spent. Read More »...

Sounding Off

January 26, 2015

Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer  Question: What changes would you like to see happen at WLU in 2015? Read More »

14 fascinating facts about the King

January 19, 2015

By Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer             I Have a Dream, one of the most exceptional and influential speeches of all time given by historical legend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  King is best known for this speech and it created an everlasting effect on America, so effective that we ev...

The Highlands has New and Exciting Attractions

November 11, 2014

By Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer The Highlands is a huge shopping, dining, and entertainment complex located at Cabela Drive. It has a variety of restaurants and shopping outlets for college students to enjoy. The restaurants, to name a few favorites are Cheddars, Logan’s Roadhouse, and Fusion S...

West Liberty University Campus Police Officer Michael Markis Receives Silver Star for Bravery

November 10, 2014

By Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer On Nov. 5 in the Boyle Conference Center, John Davis presented Officer Michael Markis with the Silver Star of Bravery. “The Silver Star is awarded for extraordinary heroism performed in the line of duty. It distinguishes an officer whose act of courage goes above a...

SGA preview

September 18, 2014

By Nicole Henry, Staff Writer Student Government Association (SGA) is the voice that stands between the students and administration. SGA does their best to meet every need of the student body. It is a body of students who serve as important leaders of the school. They put together big events around ca...

Looking back on 9/11

September 11, 2014

By Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer September 11, 2001 is the date that changed America forever. People all around the United States woke up to what they thought would be a regular day; a regular day of getting their kids ready for school, making their coffee, and heading off to work. There was no t...

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