WLU Foundation receives third-largest estate gift

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor The West Liberty Foundation has accepted an estate gift of over $800,000 from former professor Dr. Lawerence H. Talley’s estate.  The estate gift will fund four-year, full-ride scholarships for More »

Final round of West Lib Idol ends with cheers

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer Emilie Wesney was named the winner of the 2017 West Lib Idol tonight Wednesday, Feb. 22. The final round of the competition took place at 7 p.m. More »

WLU utilizes new lost and found website

By Molka BenHammouda, Contributing Writer The almost weekly e-mails students used to receive about some random found or lost object have decreased. Instead of focusing solely on emails, campus police have started More »

Healthy eating options are available at WLU 

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager    Being in college and eating healthy doesn’t always go hand in hand. With New Year resolutions becoming a distant memory and beach body season quickly approaching, More »

Foundation offers many scholarships unknown to students 

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer     The cost of a college education is nothing to take lightly. With the cost of tuition, room and board, meal plans, and books and supplies, the More »

 

The Trumpet announces campus-wide photo contest; rules

By Trumpet Staff

In an effort to build The Trumpet’s stock photo library, we are offering a photography contest.

This event is open to any and all students who participate in Trumpet activities, such as writing, editing, producing original photography and/or artwork, posting on social media, generating story ideas, selling ads, and attending meetings.

WLU Foundation receives third-largest estate gift

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

The West Liberty Foundation has accepted an estate gift of over $800,000 from former professor Dr. Lawerence H. Talley’s estate. 

The estate gift will fund four-year, full-ride scholarships for incoming College of Sciences freshmen students majoring in either chemistry or biology. 

Final round of West Lib Idol ends with cheers

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer

Emilie Wesney was named the winner of the 2017 West Lib Idol tonight Wednesday, Feb. 22. The final round of the competition took place at 7 p.m. in the College Union Ballroom.

WLU utilizes new lost and found website

By Molka BenHammouda, Contributing Writer

The almost weekly e-mails students used to receive about some random found or lost object have decreased. Instead of focusing solely on emails, campus police have started working with a much easier and more efficient new system. Starting this semester, WLU is using a new online lost and found system.

Healthy eating options are available at WLU 

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager 
 
Being in college and eating healthy doesn’t always go hand in hand. With New Year resolutions becoming a distant memory and beach body season quickly approaching, eating healthy can be weighing heavily on your mind and on your body.  

Foundation offers many scholarships unknown to students 

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer
   
The cost of a college education is nothing to take lightly. With the cost of tuition, room and board, meal plans, and books and supplies, the price of a four-year education can be quite costly; however, it does not always have to be. 

Trumpet Solo: Bryce Kesling 

By Megan Jones Advertising Manager 

Campus involvement in SGA rises with N.Y. trip underway

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer

The West Liberty University Student Government Association (SGA) is taking a new approach at event planning. Now, even students who do not have a chance to attend senate meetings can voice their opinions. SGA connected with the student body via Twitter to plan two big events for the spring: Spring Fling and a bus trip to New York City. 

Men’s soccer becomes West Liberty’s 18th sport

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor

On Feb. 8, 2017, West Liberty University President Dr. Stephen Greiner announced that the university is adding men’s soccer as its 18th intercollegiate sport.

Admissions office awaits student ambassador applications 

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer
 
West Liberty University is very trusting in its students’ abilities. In fact, it trusts the students so much that they are used as a primary way to reach out to visiting families and schools. 
 
These students, known as student ambassadors, are representatives responsible for touring here at West Liberty, and they are what make the university stand apart from other schools. They are the faces of the campus that are able to reach out to prospective students on a personal level as they speak of their own experiences and display their knowledge of the school.

Toppers sweep regular season series against Wesleyan Bobcats

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer

Tonight, on a chilly Thursday night two days after Valentine’s Day, the WLU men’s basketball team hosted the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats in their first MEC matchup of the week. Earlier in the season, the Toppers prevailed with a victory over the Bobcats in Buckhannon, W.Va., with a 97-76 victory. In their first home game after hitting the road for the last two games, the Toppers were trying to complete the season sweep against Wesleyan.