Photos by Caitlyn Johnson On Wednesday, April 3, West Liberty’s Community and Environmental Health Class hosted an official American Red Cross Campus Challenge Blood Drive in Blatnik Gymnasium. The goal was to raise 150 units of blood for the American Red Cross.
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Kim Rippeth, Online Editor On Tuesday April 2, the International Club and International Student Office hosted their fourth annual International Food Festival. The festival featured cuisine from 15 different countries that are represented by students here at West Liberty. The people who attended bought a ticket for one dollar that could be exchanged for a [...]
By Kim Rippeth, Online Editor On Friday, April 19, 314 people—members of the community, West Liberty alumni, and donors—will gather at the Glessner Auditorium at Oglebay Resort for the third annual Great Gala. The Great Gala is an annual fundraiser that was instituted in 2011 as the university’s large public fundraiser. “We do a lot [...]
Story Provided West Liberty University’s Social Work Program and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-WV) Upper Ohio Valley Branch will present a panel discussion to address Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, at West Liberty University’s Highlands Campus. The panel will feature distinguished guests and experts.
By Francesca Miller, Staff Writer West Liberty students spend hours and hours every week up on the hill and when a student spends that much time anywhere, they might have a few complaints. During my time here, I have had my fair share of grievances like I am sure most students have. For example, parking [...]
Compiled by Francesca Miller, Staff Writer Q: What should students know about the MAD Fest? A: The MAD Fest stands for Media Arts and Design Festival, which is a day-long event. High school and college students can come see art submissions in the field of paintings, graphic design, and film, along with the opportunities to [...]
By Anna Patrick, Editor With the May 11 graduation date nearing, students that have applied to graduate from West Liberty University in May need to be aware of some significant details. First, the final day to apply for May graduation was March 8; hence, students that have not applied for graduation yet will not be [...]
Kim Rippeth, Online Editor On Saturday, March 23, the sisters of Chi Omega hid over 900 Easter eggs on the quad for local children and their families to hunt. “Our advisory, Sherry Bender would tell stories of when she was in Chi Omega and they would put on an Easter egg hunt for the community. [...]
Kim Rippeth, Online Editor On Wednesday, March 20, student clubs and organizations were set up in the Union Ballroom to raise money for charities and events. On one side of the union, West Liberty’s Colleges against Cancer (CAC) sold puppy chow to raise money to donate to the American Cancer Society. CAC was able [...]
Elli Garbark, an Elementary Education major who graduated from Wheeling Park High School in 2010, was awarded the crown of West Liberty Idol after winning the most votes in the March 7 finale. For her winnings, Garbark was able to take home a number of great prizes including a JBL OnBeat stereo. She competed against Damien [...]