Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

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

Ballot Box

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 […]

Spring Break in the snow?

By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer In the spring semester of every school year, students look forward to the week off in the middle of the semester, Spring Break. With Spring Break right around the corner for a lot of colleges, students and teachers plan on going on vacation for that week or just staying at […]

New MEC tourney looks really familiar


By AJ Blehschmidt, Contributing Writer Despite not responding to interview requests, Mountain East Conference Commissioner Reid Amos can’t deny that this weekend’s MEC basketball tournaments are pretty much a carbon copy to what we had during our time in the WVIAC. Think I’m crazy? Here’s the proof. The first similarity between the two conferences is […]

Great Gala to fund scholarships

By Caitlyn Johnson, Contributing Writer For the fourth year running, West Liberty University’s Office of Institutional Advancement will be hosting the Great Gala fundraiser. Each year, a different group or project at WLU benefits from the funds that are raised by the Great Gala. In previous years, the science program and the fine arts program […]