Category Archives: Events

Fraternity raises money for local elementary school 

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager
 
The Phi Delta Theta WV Gamma fraternity of West Liberty University hosted a Night at the Races event and raised almost $7,000 towards a new playground for the students of West Liberty Elementary School

SGA fills empty senate seats, discusses student input

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer
 
The spring semester might have started only a few weeks ago, but WLU’s Student Government Association (SGA) has already created a plan to increase student involvement.

Nutting Gallery showcases tree-themed faculty artwork

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer
 
The annual faculty exhibition opened on Jan. 17 in the Nutting Gallery. Robert Villamagna, the gallery’s director, came up with the idea of having an annual art faculty exhibition. Every year, he picks the theme from all the art faculty members’ votes. This year’s theme is “Tree.” 

Campus ready to rock at West Lib Idol next week

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
Campus favorite West Lib Idol is back again this year. The month-long event will kick off next Wednesday, Feb. 7 in the Student Union ballroom at 7 p.m. There will be four rounds, one held every Wednesday. 

Research, performance competition accepting entries

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer
 
If you ever wrote a research paper thinking the sole purpose of it was to get a passing grade, think again because now that research can win you money. West Liberty University recently announced a call for submissions for the RECAP (Research, Creative Activity, Performance) symposium and competition.

Campus offers slew of events for varying tastes

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer 

Before tests and research papers make you a permanent resident in a remote corner of the Elbin Library, mark some time in your calendar for campus events. After all, socializing is the key to a healthy lifestyle. This semester, activities on the Hilltop range from artistic to intellectual to athletic and everything in between, letting all students find a fun way to spend their free time.

Maintaining gratefulness throughout the holidays

By Daniel Morgan, Editor

The last Thursday in November reminds us all to be grateful for what and who we have in our lives, but why do we forget about it once it’s over?

Interfaith Chapel celebrates 50 years on the hilltop

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager
 
The Interfaith Chapel is an integral part of the West Liberty University community, and will be celebrating 50 years this December. Faculty and students came together last Wednesday, Nov. 29, to commemorate the rich history of the Interfaith Chapel.

WLU releases plans for 2017 fall commencement

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

West Liberty’s Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 9 in the ASRC. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and tickets are not required to enter. A reception will follow commencement in the College Union immediately after. 

Students shine in Toppers Got Talent finale

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor

Student Government Association (SGA) hosted the fourth and final week of Toppers Got Talent on Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. The judges of the evening were Jessica Ballard, Chelsea Williams, Ashley Pryor and Zach Rhodes.  Serenity Sparkle also returned to host the event.