Archive for the ‘Clubs’ Category

Pink week recognizes breast cancer awareness

Pink week recognizes breast cancer awareness

By Jessica Safreed – Contributing Writer For as long as most of us can remember, October has been synonymous with “pink” as the nation celebrates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). According to, this event began in 1985 and is designed as a “collaboration of national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government […]

French club welcomes non-fluent members

French club welcomes non-fluent members

By Gabriella Pozell – Contributing Writer Whether you are a master of the French language, or if your extent of French is eating French Fries, West Liberty University’s French Club has “beaucoup” of opportunities for all on campus to participate in the francophone culture. The French Club has been active for four years, and according […]

P.R.I.D.E plans for the upcoming year

P.R.I.D.E plans for the upcoming year

by Hannah Courtney – Editor Naturally, the usual LGBT-themed movie nights and bake sales are slapped somewhere on the P.R.I.D.E agenda, but there’s a lot of things in the works for P.R.I.D.E this year that reach far beyond cookies and brownies (not that we don’t all love us some cookies and brownies). According to P.R.I.D.E […]

WL Hockey Team wraps up second season

Story Provided The hockey club wrapped up their season in February with similar results as the two previous seasons with the exceptions of an improvement in the win column as well as some individual success for players. The team finished 2-7 this season, which is an improvement from the Toppers’ 2011-12 winless campaign. Club advisor […]

Islam program looks to create understanding

By Dan Lukich, Contributing Writer West Liberty student Joshua Taylor aims to try to help reverse the misconceptions and stereotypes commonly associated with Islam with “The Different Colors of Islam” educational event. It will take place April 11 in the Student Union from 5 to 8 p.m.  He said he hopes to “(build) a cultural […]

International Food Festival a big success

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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 […]

Greek life active on WLU’s campus

Greek life active on WLU's campus

By Kelsey McKinney, Assistant Editor West Liberty University’s Greek life is alive and well. The University offers five sororities and four fraternities for its students to get involved in and experience the bonds of sister and brotherhood like so many others have in the past. WLU’s Greek sororities include: Delta Theta Kappa, Lambda Psi Sigma, […]

Chi Beta Phi plans campus charity 5k

By Anna Patrick, Editor Chi Beta Phi will be holding its second annual charity 5k walk/run Nov. 3  at 1 p.m. to raise money for the Free Wheelchair Mission (FWM). Chi Beta Phi is a national scientific honorary which strives to support scientific study (in the fields of math, social, chemical, and physical sciences) and […]

Investment club offers real-world experience

Investment club offers real-world experience

Story Provided Investing in the stock market is risky, and most college students don’t feel confident in their understanding of how the market works. To learn, you could play a no-risk online fantasy stock market game … or you can learn by getting some “skin in the game,” making real money decisions along with fellow […]

International club hosts culture fair


The WLU International Club hosted the fourth annual Culture Fair Wednesday, Oct. 3 in the ballroom of the Student Union. International students from around the globe had tables set up to inform students of their home country and show artifacts and symbols from their home countries. The students’ cultures were presented through photographs, objects, clothing, […]