Daily Archives: September 15, 2016

Student enrollment boosts this fall

By Meredith Garner, Contributing Writer

West Liberty University’s new student enrollment numbers have increased this fall. Transfer students have grown with an estimate of 20%, the freshman class is up by 8%, while the International Student Program has expanded by adding 11 more Hilltoppers to the campus community.

 “Overall enrollment is down 1.6%,” said Scott Cook, Vice President of Student Services. “We are slightly down from last year, but new student enrollment is up which is very positive.” Cook predicts WLU will “continue to add new students for graduate level programs.”

College of Arts and Communications plan for exciting semester

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager

The College of Arts and Communication has a vibrant lineup of activities this Fall. The college is made up of art, theater, music performance, broadcasting, journalism, graphic design, music technology, directing, and more programs.

John Hardy brings one-man play ‘Rattlesnake’ to Kelly Theater

By Ian Beabout, Online Editor

Kelly Theater’s 2016 season continued with Rattlesnake on Thursday, September the 8th. Rattlesnake is a one man play, written and performed by John Hardy. The play centers on Sherman Trent, a Texan who wants nothing more in life to be a father, as he is continuously turned down throughout his life by women and adoption agencies alike.