Archive for the ‘Academics’ Category

WLU student awarded research fellowship


By Hannah Mason, Contributing Writer WLU Junior Biology student Leanne Mazzella has recently been awarded a “Bucks for Brains” fellowship to continue her research with the bacterium Francisella tularensis. Mazzella was awarded the fellowship in February and it will fund her research starting this summer and continuing through the 2014-2015 academic year.

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 […]

Take control: Prepare for advising season


By Jessica Broverman, Contributing Writer Every semester during pre-registration time, students line up to make their appointments to meet with their advisers. It is clear why we have advisers, and, for the most part they provide us with good advice on how we should plan out our schedule for the year. A lot of the […]

Consider summer classes

By Katie Ralbusky, Contributing Writer It might feel like the dead of winter, but summer will be on us before we know it. Scheduling for 2014 fall semester and summer classes is closing in. Students have many choices pertaining to the classes they take, and I recommend that you take a summer course here at […]

Enjoy the fleeting newness of Campbell Hall

By Tara Adamczyk, Staff Writer The wait is over. Students can finally see the long awaited building behind Rogers Hall: Campbell Hall is official open! Personally, I just had to see what I was paying for, so I took the time and walked the entire building in an attempt to catch every detail I could. […]

West Liberty celebrates Social Work Month

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By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer On Feb. 24, 2014, WLU President Robin C. Capehart proclaimed the month of March as Social Work Month at West Liberty University. In order to celebrate this month, the WLU Social Work Club has been busy with various events. Social Work Club President Melanie McFadden said, “We had mayor Mckenzie […]

Five tips for students with undecided majors


By Hannah Mason, Contributing Writer For some students, the question “What do you want to do with the rest of your life?” elicits an immediate answer, with a corresponding major to go with it. But for many others, the response is just a panicked expression and a shoulder shrug. Not every student comes into college […]

Turning the midterm grades around

By Olivia Morgan, Online Editor With Spring Break quickly coming to an end, only eight weeks remain in the Spring 2014 semester. Now that midterms are over, most students know where they are currently standing grade-wise. Some may be satisfied with their academic performance so far, but some may not be so satisfied with that […]

Campbell Hall ready to open after Spring Break

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By Hannah Mason, Contributing Writer The wait for Campbell Hall is almost over. Originally scheduled to be completed for the beginning of the spring 2014 semester, Campbell Hall of Health Sciences will finally open for classes on Monday, March 17, the Monday after Spring Break, according to Dean of the WLU College of Sciences Dr. […]

Graduation deadlines approach


By Elizabeth Knott, Staff Writer The May 10 graduation date is rapidly approaching, and graduating seniors need to be aware of some significant deadlines and upcoming events. First, the final date to apply for graduation is March 7. Seniors that are expecting to graduate need to fill out either a paper application located in Shaw […]