Posted by admin on May 31st, 2014
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 tips to make it a productive yet unforgettable summer.
Posted by admin on May 29th, 2014
By Katie Ralbusky, Staff Writer
Godzilla is back and better than ever. The recent movie proves to be an instant summer classic and I recommend everyone to see it at least once on the big screen. Without spoiling the details I will say that you cannot go into this movie expecting a plot like Pacific Rim where there are Kaiju fights from beginning to end.
Posted by admin on May 27th, 2014
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.
Posted by admin on May 25th, 2014
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 help prepare students for the test that determines their future.
Posted by admin on May 19th, 2014
By Hannah Mason, Assistant Editor
With finals behind us, fifteen weeks of catching up on sleep, friends and family, and the latest movies and books stretch out in front of us.
Whether you’re going to be spending the break working on your tan, your summer classes, or your summer job, you’re probably also looking forward to some of the blockbuster movies and highly anticipated books slated to come out during summer 2014.
Films like “Godzilla,” “22 Jump Street,” and “Maleficent” will be hitting the big screen in the coming months while new titles by authors like David Baldacci, Cassandra Clare, and Kiera Kass continue to fly off the shelves.
Posted by admin on May 7th, 2014
By Katie Ralbusky
What do you plan on doing this summer? Finding jobs, possibly taking summer courses, and relaxing in general are probably at the top of your list.
But what about educating yourself? I know the last thing you want to do is be bombarded with stressful work and topics when all you hope to do is sleep in and catch up on those episodes of whatever show you missed. However, being mentally stimulated is important.
Posted by admin on May 6th, 2014
By Elizabeth Knott Staff Writer
On Saturday, May 10, 2014, West Liberty University will graduate 352 students at its spring commencement ceremony.
The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the ASRC. The doors of the ASRC will open for seating at 9:30 a.m.
Tickets are not required to attend, so seating will run on a first come first served basis. Parking will be available for guests behind the ASRC.
Posted by admin on May 5th, 2014
By Kyle Lutz, Sports Editor
The spring semester is winding down, and for the most part it has been an exciting semester for West Liberty sports.
Posted by admin on May 3rd, 2014
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 Tunisia, and I have been in the U.S. for nine months now. In my first few weeks here, I didn’t know what to do or how to do things in a new environment.
Posted by admin on May 2nd, 2014
By Kim Rippeth, Editor
On Saturday, May 3, West Liberty University’s Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) will host the players of the Miracle League of the Ohio Valley during its home baseball game against Wheeling Jesuit.
According to the West Virginia Easter Seals Disability Services, the Miracle League is “an all inclusive special needs baseball team for kids of all ages. It removes the barriers that keep children with mental and physical disabilities off the baseball field and lets them experience the joy of America’s favorite pastime.”