Daily Archives: February 27, 2016

Alumnus now part of the Summer 2016 Olympic Games

By Emily Unnone, Contributing Writer

Summer Olympic fans have one more thing to cheer about with the upcoming games in Rio de Janeiro. Alumnus Aaron Joel “A.J.” Monseau, M.D. was given the opportunity to be the team physician for USA Wrestling this month.

Dr. A.J. Monseau, is an emergency medicine and sports medicine physician and a West Liberty University graduate who will be receiving the opportunity of a lifetime. Wrestling has had a huge impact on his life far before the 2016 Summer Olympics. While at West Liberty, Monseau was a wrestler himself, like his father, the legendary Dr. Vince Monseau.

National Rare Disease Day is on February 29th

By Marissa Wetterau, Sports Editor

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February every year. This year, it will take place on Feb. 29.

Any type of uncommon disease in the United States is usually defined as,  “Rare in the USA when it affects fewer than 200,000 Americans at any given time,” as stated on raredisease.org.