Category Archives: Commentary

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.  

Photo Gallery: Nutting Gallery Ed Bisese and Ryder Henry exhibit

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager

The Nutting Gallery in the College of Arts and Communication opened a new exhibition yesterday evening. Ed Bisese and Ryder Henry are the talented artists featured in the exhibit. Bisese is known for his paintings and sculptures. Meanwhile, Henry focuses on customizable building sculptures from cardboard and murals.

Students ask for a more spacious wellness center

By Dalton Bobes, Contributing Writer
 
At West Liberty University, one of the biggest selling points to prospective students is how great our facilities are. While I do agree that the university is very up to date and provides many opportunities to students, one facility that is lacking is our wellness center. More specifically, the wellness center is not large enough.

Don’t wait until Valentine’s Day to treat yourself

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager
 
Valentine’s Day can be a day of excitement where butterflies are fluttering in your stomach and love is pouring from your heart. You can spend the day with your significant other, give gifts, and remind each other how much the relationship means to you. 
 
GAG. I have a significant other and that still doesn’t sound fun to me. 

Students are happy with new Sakai navigation

By Maria Kimble, Contributing Writer
 
Sakai is a useful program used by WLU professors and students. This program allows open communication between the professor and the student. 
 
Professors can create quizzes, forums, and upload assignments before class. Students can also find class resources, class rosters, and their grades through this program. 

Campus radio station prepares for another big semester

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer

A new semester means fresh ideas, new people and an updated schedule for student organizations. DJs at WGLZ, West Liberty’s radio station, are not wasting their time and have lined up some events for the campus community.

The station is bringing back some successful events and promotions from previous years.

Sounding Off on Spring Semester

Complied by Meredith Gardner, Contributing Writer

Organization is the key to starting the semester out right

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager

Starting out the spring semester can sometimes be a drag. After a month of eating out of your parent’s fridge, watching almost every series on Netflix, and stocking up on Christmas goodies, going back to class doesn’t seem like an ideal way to spend our time. Readjusting to reality can be somewhat painless if you follow a few simple organization tips!

West Lib Closet brings repurposing opportunity for students

By Morgan Goddard, Assistant Editor

A recent sales opportunity has opened up at West Liberty University that many students jumped on. Sophomore Zahir Hicks has created West Lib Closet, an event he hopes will become an annual one.

The purpose of the West Lib Closet is to allow students to sell gently used items, such as clothes, that they do not need anymore, or even hand crafted items such as jewelry or needlepoint work. The event will be held tomorrow Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Union Ballroom.

‘The Toy Show’ opens in Nutting Gallery

By Daniel Morgan, Editor

West Liberty University art faculty members presented some of their playful work at the Nutting Gallery’s annual faculty exhibition this evening.

“The Toy Show” features work from professors Sarah Davis, Brian Fencl, James Haizlett, Martyna Matusiak, Moon Jung Kang, Nancy Tirone and Robert Villamagna, the gallery’s director. The faculty voted on the year’s theme.