Monthly Archives: April 2015

West Liberty University Campus Buildings to Remain Open

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After a review of the fiscal 2016 budget, West Liberty University officials have devised a plan to keep three campus buildings open for the next school year.

The buildings include College Hall, Shotwell Hall and the ceramics studio, located in the Annex

West Liberty University Presidential Search Committee Selects Chairperson and Establishes Timeline

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West Liberty University’s Presidential Search Committee met for the first time at 4 p.m. today in historic Shaw Hall.

The 22 members of the search committee voted on a chairperson and selected Leslie “Les” DeFelice to serve in that role. A West Liberty alumnus, DeFelice is CEO of Visiting Angels (Wheeling) and also serves on the Board of Governors.

Victims Speak About Domestic Violence

By Tara Adamczyk, Advertising Manager 

 According to, one in three woman have been beaten, coerced into sex, or emotional/verbally been abused. Every day three of those woman lose their lives to domestic violence.

Separating Domestic Violence Fact From Fiction

By Tara Adamcyzk, Advertising Manager 

Domestic violence is a broad topic with endless misconceptions. Domestic and intimate partner violence provides society with generic definitions that limit understanding of how and when the acts become criminal.

Human Trafficking Summit

By Tara Adamcyzk, Advertising Manager

On April 8, 2015 Senator Shelley Moore Capito hosted a Summit on Human Trafficking on West Liberty’s campus.

Senior Capstone Collection A Huge Success

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Tara Adamczyk, Advertising Manager
This semester, three senior WLU journalism students (Tara Adamczyk, Nathan Johnson, and Katie Ralbusky) focused their senior project on domestic violence. As part of the project, they did a service project where they collected personal care items for victims of domestic violence.

SGA meeting further discusses building closures on campus

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer and Jessica Broverman, Editor

West Liberty’s SGA held a meeting on April 21 in the Alumni Room to discuss the closures of three buildings on campus: Shotwell Hall, Annex, and College Hall. These buildings have been scheduled to close this fall.

National Poetry Month

By Kyle Taylor, Contributing Writer

All people have read poetry at some point in their lives, from Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven” to simple children’s poems. Not everyone may know that April is actually National Poetry Month. However, what some people may not understand is just how long poetry has existed.

WLU Presidential Search Committee Named

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WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 15, 2015 — The names of those serving on the West Liberty University Presidential Search Committee were approved at a Board of Governors meeting held in historic Shaw Hall.

WLU celebrates third annual Environmental Education Day

By Hannah Mason, Assistant Editor

Wed., April 22 is both Earth Day and the third annual Environmental Education Day at West Liberty. The event will take place in the ballroom of the College Union, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

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