Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Looking back on 9/11


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 thought in […]

Festival of Colors


By Jin Zhang, Contributing Writer Looking for something to do this weekend? Make sure to check out the Festival of Colors! The International club brings students to the Festival of Colors event every year. It has been a highly recommended event to take part in by almost everyone who has attended the celebration and is […]

WLU prepares for Shepherd University game

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By Jacob Flatley Sports Editor Although we do not know the site of the game yet, we do know that West Liberty is set to face nationally ranked Shepherd to open up their 2014 football campaign.  The Shepherd Rams will come into the game ranked 14th in the Preseason Poll and 12th in AFCA […]

Back to School Tips


By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer It is August, so that means school will be starting in a couple of weeks for  West Liberty students. It’s the time for all the preparation students need to do to get back into the swing of school. Here are some tips on what students can do to come out of […]

14th Annual Wheeling Grecian Festival

By Jessica Broverman, Online Editor Every year all people of different walks of life come together to celebrate at the Grecian Festival. Though this event is in recognition of the Greek people, it is open to everyone of all ages, religions and denominations. During this celebration, you can learn about Grecian history, play games and […]

Dorm Room Tips for Going Back to School

By Tara Adamczyk, Staff Writer The next month is a stressful time for incoming freshman and returning upperclassmen. College move in day is one of the most stressful days of the year for students.

Stifel Art’s Center Summer Exhibition

By Jessica Broverman Online Editor The opening reception of the Art for Mobility: A Gathering of Artists and Activists at the Stifel Arts Center of the Oglebay Institute will feature Haitian artist Francillon Chery. Chery will be presenting a collection of metallic and canvas art along with CHAOTICA Art creator, Don Bristow. The exhibit is […]

WLU prepares for spring 2014 commencement


By Elizabeth Knott Staff Writer On Saturday, May 10, 2014, West Liberty University will graduate 352 students at its spring commencement ceremony. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the ASRC.  The doors of the ASRC will open for seating at 9:30 a.m. Tickets are not required to attend, so seating will run on […]

Hilltop to host Miracle League

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By Kim Rippeth, Editor On Saturday, May 3, West Liberty University’s Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) will host the players of the Miracle League of the Ohio Valley during its home baseball game against Wheeling Jesuit. According to the West Virginia Easter Seals Disability Services, the Miracle League is “an all inclusive special needs baseball […]

Al De Jaager says goodbye with a final concert Sunday

By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer On Sunday, April 27, the West Liberty University Division of Music will hold its annual spring choral concert at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling. The two choirs participating in this concert will be the University Chorus and the Concert Choir. The University Chorus will open the show with “Mass […]