Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

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 […]

WLU Paint ‘n Sip sessions


By Tara Adamczyk, Staff Writer Campus activities gave students the opportunity to bring out their inner-artist by hosting Paint n’ Sip sessions. The first session was held on March 8 and the second session was held on March 25.

Intramurals deserve better participation

By Kim Rippeth, Editor We’ve seen the signs plastered throughout residence halls and the student union, we receive various campus wide emails and updates, yet most of us will never get involved. It’s the announcements for the intramural sports schedules. Bo McConnaughy, who coordinates the intramural sports at West Liberty University has noticed a significant […]

MAD Festival 2014

By Tara Adamczyk, Staff Writer On April 11, 2014, the West Liberty University art department will host the West Virginia Media Arts and Design Festival, commonly known as the MAD festival. “It is a great venue for students to have their work reviewed by media arts professionals,” Jim Haizlett, the director of the MAD festival […]