Archive for the ‘Lifestyle’ Category

Defeating the Freshman Fifteen


By Olivia Morgan, Editor West Liberty University has been preparing for the incoming freshman class, and move-in day will be here before students know it. Whether they’re ready or not, the class of 2018 is going to be starting a new chapter of life; within this chapter, students will get the full college experience. Being […]

Back to School Tips


By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer It is August, so that means school will be starting in a couple of weeks for  West Liberty students. It’s the time for all the preparation students need to do to get back into the swing of school. Here are some tips on what students can do to come out of […]

Dorm Room Tips for Going Back to School

By Tara Adamczyk, Staff Writer The next month is a stressful time for incoming freshman and returning upperclassmen. College move in day is one of the most stressful days of the year for students.

Tips for traveling on a student budget


By Jessica Broverman Online Editor Every summer college students want to travel and see places and things they haven’t seen before. The only problem with wanting this as a college student is the fact that most of us lack the money to do so. If you have a part time job during the summer, odds […]

Don’t shop, adopt


By Olivia Morgan, Online Editor Each start to a new summer means swimming pools open, ice cream shops are packed  and people are purchasing new furry friends. Dogs are often purchased in the summer months because they are the best months to train animals. When choosing the right pet people often look in pet stores, but […]

Five tips for an unforgettable summer

By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer With school ending, and graduation season behind us, summer vacation is finally here. After studying and working on projects for 15 weeks, students may take the first week of summer to relax. For go-getters, relaxation often turns into boredom. To avoid boredom over the next three months, follow these five […]

Safety tips for soaking up the sun

By Kacie Murray, Staff Writer After the frigid weather that plagued the hilltop this winter, West Liberty students may take every opportunity to soak up the summer sun. However, too much sun can cause more than embarrassing farmers tans and lobster-red burns. 

Preparation tips for graduate school testing

By Tara Adamczyk, Staff Writer Summer break is the perfect time to take all the standardized tests that students may need to take in order to get into graduate school. Although every test is different depending on what career path one is following, the test preparation is almost identical. Below are 5 tips that may […]

Reflections on studying in the U.S.

By Asma Khadraoui, Contributing Writer When I meet people in different countries, they get excited when they hear about where I have been, and I enjoy sharing my stories with them, and so frequently the conversation ends with “Wow, I want to travel somewhere too.” I am a freshman at West Liberty University. I’m from […]

WLU Maintenance Dept. plans summer projects

By Olivia Morgan Online Editor While the rest of the West Liberty University community will be soaking up the sun, going on vacations and enjoying the three-month summer break, the WLU maintenance department will be busy making sure campus is safe and updated. When students return in the fall, they will notice the big projects […]