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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

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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 […]

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

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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 progrock.com. 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 […]