Daily Archives: November 10, 2014

World Diabetes Day

By Katie Ralbusky, Online Editor

According to the International Diabetes Federation, “The World Diabetes Day 2014 campaign marks the first of a three-year (2014-16) focus on healthy living and diabetes. This year’s activities and materials will specifically address the topic of healthy eating and its importance both in the prevention of type 2 diabetes and the effective management of diabetes to avoid complications.” The IDF Diabetes Atlas indicates that there are roughly 382 million people living with diabetes worldwide. What is most disturbing about the disease is that it affects more people than we are aware of. Half of all people in the world with the disease go undiagnosed.

West Liberty University Campus Police Officer Michael Markis Receives Silver Star for Bravery

By Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer

On Nov. 5 in the Boyle Conference Center, John Davis presented Officer Michael Markis with the Silver Star of Bravery.

“The Silver Star is awarded for extraordinary heroism performed in the line of duty. It distinguishes an officer whose act of courage goes above and beyond the call of duty,” writes Maureen Zambito.

Veteran’s Day Facts

By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

November 11 is Veterans Day, and when we consider the holiday, we think of services to the people who honor those who fight for our country, but there are some other historical events that happened on Veterans Day that we may not know much about.