Category Archives: Summer

West Liberty University upgrades internet services across campus

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer
 
In the past, West Liberty Students have had to deal with some inconveniences with their internet service. This included slow download speeds and various ‘dead zones’ all across campus.
 
However, over the summer, the IT staff has worked to provide improved internet services across campus, both inside and outside of the classroom.

What you need to know about the total solar eclipse

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer

Monday, Aug. 21 will mark the beginning of the new academic year, but it will also mark the day of quite possibly the biggest astronomical event in almost 100 years: a total solar eclipse across the United States.

Photo Gallery: Bolnuevo, Spain

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager

 

“The Children of Hurin” is a hidden gem for “Game of Thrones” fans

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer

Game of Thrones has finally returned in all of its bloody and depraved glory. Much like thousands of other Thrones fans, I spend my week anxiously waiting for Sunday night to arrive for another serving of the most sadistic show in the history of television.

Various student discounts available with ID, email

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor 

College may give you a college degree, but that’s not the only valuable thing. Use your .edu student email and ID to your benefit! Here are just some of the discounts that you can receive when using your West Liberty email or student ID. 

Top 5 unknown artists to listen to today

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

As the General Manager of WGLZ, I receive tons of music from unsigned artists who are trying to make it big in the industry. They send me music to listen to and if I like it, I add it to our station’s music library to be included over the air. Here are five artists that I have come across that you need to check out today.

Wheeling offers many fun festivals during summer

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor

Wheeling offers many outdoor summer festivals. While some events have already passed, like the Wheeling Arts and Culture Festival, there are still many in the near future. Here are some of the upcoming local festivals you can attend:

Photo Gallery: New York City

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer

After the very successful bus trip to NYC this past April, my sister and I knew we wanted to try to go back this summer, take in the city and watch a show before my sister moved away for college. We happened to find some good deals for show tickets and bus tickets, and finally got the excuse to go this past weekend.

Boyd Hall renovations nearing completion

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer

Nearly three years ago, West Liberty University and the Office of Housing and Residence Life decided to close a popular student dormitory, Boyd Hall. This summer, however, the Maintenance Department has been vigorously working to renovate the vacant dorm, as it will be reopening in the fall. Those renovations will soon be finished.

“Baby Driver” races with a beat

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

When I went to the movies a couple nights ago, I wasn’t sure how I would feel about Baby Driver. Directed and written by Edgar Wright, the R-rated action movie took me by surprise with its amazing soundtrack. Why? Without the music, the movie is nothing.