Category Archives: Activities

Several activities, resources available during finals week

By Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer
 
As the semester rapidly comes to an close, a dreaded time has come for students: finals week. The stress and anxiety has already begun to set in for many. But there are still silver linings to be found for students. Many activities will still be going on around campus. Some will focus on helping students prepare and survive finals week, and others will offer students time to relax and enjoy the end of the semester. 

Design students create a sculpture garden

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer 

“Keep your eyes open. When the wind is calm, and the sky is blue, the giant sculptures will pop up in front of the Fine Arts building,” said James Haizlett, West Liberty University Associate Professor of Visual Communication Design and Digital Media Design.

NYC trip gives students a chance to relax, explore

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer
 
Many West Liberty University students and their friends and family are still raving about their visit to New York City this past weekend, April 6-8.

Campus activities offer fun, educational experiences

By Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer
 
The end of the semester may be quickly approaching with students already eagerly awaiting summertime activities, but before you begin to cram for finals or plan activities for the long summer break, there are still plenty of activities on campus to attend, learn or have some fun before then. 

WLU celebrates 200 years of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer

Once a risky story of a young scientist and his monster, Frankenstein celebrates its 200th birthday as a literary legend. It seems time only helped Mary Shelley’s masterpiece.

For such a meaningful anniversary for the literary community, WLU organized an interdisciplinary symposium on Frankenstein which will take place from from 10 a.m. – noon, Tuesday, April 3 in the ASRC Boyle Room. The symposium will feature lectures from associate professor of biology Matthew Zdilla, assistant professor of philosophy Aaron Harper and associate professor of English Angela Rehbein.

Mark your calendars for the symposium and read on to find out little-known facts about Frankenstein.   

Students should take advantage of Spring Break

By Ana Berbel, Assistant Editor

Spring break is approaching quickly and after having school take up most of your time, it can be hard to decide what to do during this week of vacation. If you are struggling with coming up with ideas to take advantage of the break, here are five things that you could do.

MAD Festival returns to WLU for 18th year

By Mimi Albon, Contributing Writer
 
You might have noticed the posters about MAD Festival around campus, especially if you are in the Fine Arts Building. MAD Festival stands for Media Arts and Design and is an event that is held once a year in the spring at West Liberty University. This year, it will take place on Friday, April 6.

Planned Parenthood club chapter begins at WLU

By Natasha Muhamtezyanova, Contributing Writer
 
At the time of the political and financial uncertainty in regards to women’s health and reproductive rights, there are students across the country are mobilizing to support Planned Parenthood and debunk the myths surrounding the organization. One such student, Adam Croasmun, brought Planned Parenthood Generation Action to West Liberty University.

SGA offers NYC trip for second year

By Ana Berbel, Assistant Editor

This past week, West Liberty University’s Student Government Association (SGA) announced a red eye bus trip to New York City. The trip, open to students, staff and faculty, will leave campus on April 6 and return on April 8.

Nutting Gallery features work by Polish artists

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer
 
On Wednesday, Feb. 14, the Nutting Gallery opened a new exhibit called “Fragmentation.” The exhibit features art by three Polish artists— Michalina Wawrzyczek- Klasik, Michal Klasik and Artur Masternak.