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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. 

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.

Third round of West Lib Idol bursting with love songs

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer

The third night of West Lib Idol was held tonight, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. The theme of the night was Valentine’s Day. However, that did not necessarily mean love, and some people sang about heartbreak and breakups.

Second round of West Lib Idol throws it back with a ’90s theme

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer

West Lib Idol’s second round took place tonight, Feb. 8, with a fun ’90s theme. The judges from last week, Alek Thibodeaux, Marcella Snyder, Travis Hinkle, and Morgan Wagner, were accompanied by a guest judge from the audience, Jay Billiter.

Students compete acapella in first round of West Lib Idol

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer

West Lib Idol returned to the hilltop tonight, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in the College Union Ballroom. All contestants had to perform acapella.

Student-favorite West Lib Idol returns soon

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer

West Lib Idol will be returning to the Hilltop every Wednesday in February at 7 p.m. in the College Union ballroom. West Liberty Idol is, as its name suggests, a singing competition modeled after American Idol.

This will be the fifth year this popular event will be on campus. West Lib Idol was started in 2012, and the event has been held every year since.

And the winner is… AJ Holden!

By Daniel Morgan, Advertising Manager

AJ Holden was named 2016’s West Lib Idol at the final night of competition on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016.

The last round of West Lib Idol took place at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom at West Liberty University, and the audience voted for the winner on West Lib Idol’s Twitter poll.

West Lib Idol continues with a fun theme

By Daniel Morgan, Advertising Manager

West Lib Idol contestants turned up the heat in the third night of the competition tonight, Feb. 17, in the Student Union Ballroom at West Liberty University.

The six singers performed songs that fit into a beach and summertime theme, and some were dressed very appropriately with their flowery leis, short shorts, and Hawaiian luau attire.

The Competition heats up in second round of West Lib Idol

By Daniel Morgan, Advertising Manager

West Lib Idol continues as contestants performed songs from the movies tonight, Feb. 10, in the Student Union Ballroom at West Liberty University.

This week, the 11 performers received comments from the judges, however, the audience decided who would remain in the competition by voting for their favorite singer. The seven contestants moving on to next week’s show include, in order of announcement, Hannah Walters, Zarek Wiley, AJ Holden, CJ Coakley, Emily Chiles, Luke Sadecky, and Brooke Dorsey.

Students impress in first round of West Lib Idol

By Daniel Morgan, Advertising Manager

West Lib Idol kicked-off at 7 p.m. tonight, Feb. 2, in a packed Student Union Ballroom at West Liberty University.

15 students participated in the first round of the competition hosted by emcees Kevin Powell and Noah Woods. The panel of judges included Coordinator for Staff Development and Housing Operations Chris McPherson, Associate Professor of Education Dr. Traci Tuttle, Executive Director of Housing & Student Life Marcella Snyder, and Vice President of Student Services/Registrar Scott Cook.