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Avoid complacency: Exercise your right to vote

Avoid complacency: Exercise your right to vote

October 7, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer   Every time an election approaches, people discuss how important voting is. At this point in our country's history as we’re faced with the 2018 midterm elections on Nov. 6, one would think of voting as an accepted routine that everyone over 18 follows. However, ...

WLU SGA leaders look forward to new year, new senators

September 25, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   West Liberty University’s Student Government Association (SGA) will be holding elections to elect new Senators on Wednesday, Sept. 26.    Voting will take place online this semester. On election day, an email will be sent to all students with a voting link. For...

Students are encouraged to vote in primary elections

May 8, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   As primary elections within West Virginia and the rest of the country begin, one can be led to question the importance of voting, especially during the primaries, which are often perceived as inferior or useless in comparison to the general elections.  This view,...

Boden, Croasmun to lead WLU’s Student Government

April 17, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer Student Government Association elections have officially ended as newly-elected and returning members begin their terms for the 2017-2018 academic year. David “Reid” Boden takes the helm as SGA President for a second consecutive year, this time welcoming...

Students should keep updated with SGA elections and events

April 5, 2017

By Maria Kimble, Contributing Writer Student Government Association (SGA) elections are happening today, April 5, and it is important for students to participate in the election. The Student Government elections are held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through electronic voting. E-mails are to be sent out with...

Moving on: The solution to this post-election apocalypse

November 18, 2016

By Daniel Morgan, Editor It's been a week since the President-Elect of the United States of America was decided, and the aftermath is unsurprisingly fitting after the whirlwind that was the 2016 election cycle. In a long race fueled by anger, hope, lies and erroneous rhetoric, the results have amplified...

Voting takes less time than finding parking on campus

November 7, 2016

By Megan Jones, Advertising ManagerThe 2016 Presidential Election is something that simply cannot be ignored. Whether you like to voice your opinion on which candidate fits your beliefs, or keep to yourself about it, you have to admit that this election is something to talk about. Read More »...

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