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Comedy Central comedians crack up campus

By Kacie Murray, Staff Writer Comedy Central made a stop at the West Liberty hilltop this Monday, April 21 in its fifth annual “Comedy Central on Campus” tour. Over 300 students packed themselves into College Hall to enjoy some of Comedy Central’s rising stars. The line up included Amber Nelson, Na’im Lynn and Ron Funches. […]

WLU to host three Comedy Central acts

By Kyle Lutz, Sports Editor West Liberty University’s Student Government Association and Office of Housing and Student Life will be sponsoring a Comedy Central performance for students on Monday, April 21, 2014 in College Hall. Comedy Central on Campus is in its fifth national tour and looks to bring some of its favorite up-and-coming comedians […]

Graphic Design majors prepare for senior exhibition

By Jordan Connor, Assistant Editor All over West Liberty University many students, faculty, and staff are preparing for upcoming May graduation. Likewise, graphic design seniors are literally putting the final touches on their senior art projects that will be presented during the Senior Exhibition on Apr. 23, 2014 in the Nutting Gallery at WLU. This […]

WLU to host second annual environmental education day


By Caitlyn Johnson, Contribtuing Writer The second annual West Liberty University Environmental Education Day (WLUEED 2) will take place on April 23 in the College Union Ballroom from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.. In terms of attendees and participants, last year’s event exceeded the expectations of Green Initiative Committee (GIC) Chair Dave Thomas.

Student to preview progressive rock album

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By Kim Rippeth, Editor On April 15, West Liberty University student Ian Beabout will preview the new album from Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson entitled “Homo Erraticus” for the online Progressive Rock radio station He will be recording the show in the recording studio of the WLU fine arts building with the permission and […]

Newman and Tice elected SGA president and vice president for 2014-15

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By Olivia Morgan, Online Editor After an intense week of campaigning, the votes have been tallied and WLU now has a new president and vice president, along with some new and returning senators. The SGA president for the 2014-2015 academic year is sophomore communication studies major Evan Newman and the SGA vice president is junior […]

Hilltop Players present ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’


Story Provided The Hilltop Players will end the 2014 theater season with a classic farce by William Shakespeare, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Curtain is at 7:30 p.m, Thursday-Saturday, April 10, 11, 12 and 3 p.m., Sunday, April 13 at Kelly Theatre.

Plans come together for fourth Great Gala

By Caitlyn Johnson, Contributing Writer On Saturday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Glessner Auditorium at Oglebay Park, the WLU Office of Institutional Advancement will host its fourth annual Great Gala fundraising event. Every year, the Great Gala becomes more fantastic than the last. As this year’s Post War themed event quickly approaches, it […]

SGA debate draws large student turnout

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By Kyle Lutz, Sports Editor On Monday, April 7, West Liberty University held a debate for the candidates for the 2014-15 Student Government Association president and vice president positions in the Alumni Room in the union. It was the first time in about seven years that two different candidates were running for the president and […]

SGA to elect new officers for 2014-15

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By Tara Adamczyk, Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 9, 2014, SGA will hold elections from 9 am to 4 pm to fill the offices of president and vice president as well as 11 at-large senate seats for the 2014-15 school year. Following the success of last semester’s online voting, students will once again vote online […]