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West Liberty's most recent COVID-19 Updates

West Liberty’s most recent COVID-19 Updates

Annalise Murphy March 22, 2020

          West Liberty University has extended students spring break one week as faculty and staff prepared to transition to online teaching. The university has been working hard to respond to the...

‘Courting Wonder’ encourages thought, imagination

‘Courting Wonder’ encourages thought, imagination

November 12, 2018

By Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writer On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the Nutting Gallery hosted “Courting Wonder,” an exhibition featuring the works of Thomas Wharton. The gallery displayed astounding works...

N.Y. Times bestselling author speaks tonight

March 22, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   Today, March 22, West Liberty University’s Hughes Lecture Series will proudly welcome its newest guest:  New York Times bestselling author, Jeannette Walls. ...

Capstone class collects donations for local boys home

March 17, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   This spring semester, the Public Relations and Journalism joint capstone classes are collecting donations for St. John’s Home for Children in Wheeling as part of their...

University procedures allow for consistent discipline 

November 29, 2017

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   Recently, West Liberty University has been in the public eye about serious incidents, such as allegations of sexual assault and domestic violence, concerning past and...

West Liberty prides itself on campus safety

West Liberty prides itself on campus safety

November 24, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer  Many factors go into choosing a university: finding the right degree program, unique extracurricular activities, different clubs and organizations and an overall fun...

Donation makes indoor facility possible for WLU

November 13, 2017

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer   On Oct. 25, Belmont Savings Bank donated $200,000 to West Liberty University to build a new indoor practice facility for the baseball and softball teams. Currently,...

Veterans to hold flag ceremony tomorrow

November 7, 2017

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor   On Wednesday, Nov. 8, the Student Veterans’ Association will be having a flag raising ceremony on the quad at noon in honor of Veterans Day.  Veterans Day...

Toppers Got Talent premieres in College Union

Toppers Got Talent premieres in College Union

November 6, 2017

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor On Nov. 6 at 8 p.m., Toppers Got Talent made its debut on the hilltop. Toppers Got Talent is a four-week talent show, providing students at West Liberty a chance to...

‘Toppers Got Talent’ premieres next week on the hilltop 

November 3, 2017

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer   West Liberty’s new talent show, Toppers Got Talent, aims to challenge West Lib Idol. The four-week talent show will start at 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 6...

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...

Shotwell possesses this year’s Haunted Halls

October 29, 2017

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager   With Halloween approaching quickly, one of the most awaited events is coming back to the hilltop.    This year, Haunted Halls is going to be held in the oldest...

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