Category Archives: Community

WLU celebrates International Education Month

By Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writer
 
During the first few weeks of November, West Liberty University will be celebrating International Education Month. The event is hosted by SPICES, the campus international club

WLU, WVNCC sign guaranteed admission agreement 

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
West Liberty University and West Virginia Northern Community College signed an admission agreement on Monday, Oct. 22. With the new agreement, WVNCC students are guaranteed admission to WLU after they complete their associate degree. 

Pro arena football team Roughriders relocate, hold tryouts at WLU

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager

The West Virginia Roughriders, who just moved to WesBanco Arena in Wheeling, W.Va., hosted tryouts at West Liberty University’s West Family Stadium at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27.

Plans revealed for new apartments slated for fall

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager

West Liberty University will open two new apartments to students in the fall of 2019 across the road on Van Meter Way, West Liberty, W.Va. The new apartment concept was introduced for the first time during the WLU Board of Governors meeting on Oct. 3 in order to solve the need of more campus housing.

Hilltop Players inspire with ‘The Miracle Worker’

By Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer

The Hilltop Players opened the 2018-19 season with “The Miracle Worker,” a play inspired by the relationship of Helen Keller, who lost her sight and hearing leading to the inability to speak, and her teacher and mentor, Annie Sullivan.

‘Frankenstein at 200’ celebration continues in October

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
West Liberty University’s College of Liberal Arts will be hosting events all month long to celebrate 200 years of the literary classic “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.

Kappa Phi hosts its 12th annual ‘Pink Party’

By Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer
 
The Beta Beta Chapter of Kappa Phi, the National Christian Sisterhood, will be holding their annual Pink Party event tonight, Monday, Oct. 22, from 6-8 p.m. in the College Union Ballroom.  

Pickles West Liberty to open before Homecoming

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager
 
The restaurant Pickles Eatery & Bar will be opening a second location, Pickles West Liberty, later this month. The restaurant is located at 269 Roadworthy Drive, West Liberty, W. Va, formerly the location of G-Top.

Photo Gallery: Chi Nu Pooch Pals 5k

Compiled by Tyler Huggins, Contributing Writer

The first annual Chi Nu Pooch Pals 5k took place last Saturday, Sept. 23 at West Liberty University. Proceeds from the event went to support Ohio County, Brooke County, Belmont County animal shelters and Angel Ridge Rescue. 

New sheriff substation on campus boosts safety

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Assistant Editor

After a year-long trial period, to increase safety for the town of West Liberty as well as West Liberty University’s campus, the Ohio County Sheriff’s Department has entered a unique partnership with West Liberty University: a new sheriff substation. This allows officers to have better resources to work both on and off campus.