Tag Archives: Students

Student art sale to help fund scholarships

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer
 
Today, on Thursday, Nov. 9, West Liberty art students will be selling screen-printed t-shirts, totes, and backpacks in the College Union. The event will take place from noon until 2 p.m. and all the money collected will benefit The Robert Villamagna Jr. Scholarship and Student Art Exchange Fund.

Hilltop Players’ one-act plays entertain audiences

By Hanna Perry, Contributing Writer 

On Oct. 26, 27, and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and on Oct. 29 at 3 p.m., the West Liberty University Hilltop Players presented five short one act plays. The production was directed by John Hennen and it took place in the chapel.

Entrepreneurship offers students opportunity for growth 

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer
 
Dr. Rickard Briggs is one of the hilltop’s latest hires, and he has big plans for the entrepreneurship program and students alike here at WLU.

Nursing students recognized with white coat ceremony

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager
 
On Sept. 21, West Liberty’s nursing program held the annual white coat ceremony marking the third-year and BA-BS to BSN students’ transition into the professional field. 
 
This year, 25 junior nursing students donned their white coats as well as 10 students in the initial BA-BS to BSN program. 

Sayre, Anderson take top honors at 48-Hour Film Festival  

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor
 
The 48-Hour Film Fest took place from Sept. 15 to Sept 17. Participants met on Sept. 15 at 5 p.m. to draw a genre, a prop, a character and a line of dialogue for their group.

WLU opens lactation room on College Union’s top floor

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor 

Upstairs in the College Union, a space is now available for students, faculty and staff who are nursing with the new lactation room in room S3. Plans for this space have been in the making for a while, but it’s now finally ready to be utilized.

Staff and students combating ‘suitcase campus’

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer
 
Here at West Liberty University, there is occasional complications on finding activities that will make students want to stay over the weekend instead of commuting back home, ultimately leaving the hilltop a ghost town for the most part. However, staff members are implementing new ideas to improve on campus involvement.

Bear Necessities makes living on campus more convenient

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager
 
The start of another school year here at West Liberty University has come with some changes in the College Union. Before leaving for summer break, students had different food choices including The Grille, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and Jazzman’s Bakery. This fall dining options have seen some changes– Taco Bell and Pizza Hut have been replaced by Slice of Life and most of the food items that were carried by Jazzman’s have been moved to the new convenience store, also located in the Union, Bear Necessities. 

Scholarships abound through WLU Foundation

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer
 
Are you a music major who plays a bass instrument? Or are you a rising senior studying dental hygiene? There are various scholarships available for multiple majors. You might be eligible for additional scholarships from West Liberty University Foundation. 

Hilltop Players release 2017-18 season schedule

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer
 
The theatre season is just beginning here up on the hilltop and the Hilltop Players are getting ready to put on several intriguing shows this school year that will make you laugh, cry and challenge every thought in your mind.