Daily Archives: February 24, 2016

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.

Other animals vs. humans … who is smarter?

By Marissa Wetterau, Sports Editor

It is constantly evident in nature that humans are more intelligent than animals. Depending on your meaning of the word ‘smarter,’ however, this is arguable.

Is intelligence measured in problem solving skills? Communication? Use of complex tools? It’s true that many animals are not nearly as good at problem solving as humans are. You don’t see animals building cities, or flying to the moon, or solving calculus.