Category Archives: Events

Toppers ready for spring 2018 commencement

By Emily Salvatori, Editor
 
The 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony will be held tomorrow on May 12 in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Tickets are not required to enter, but since there are a large number of graduates, they are asked to limit the number of guests to five. 

WLU organizations come together for SGA Day

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
On Wednesday, May 2, the Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting SGA Day on the quad. This event is free for students and will be jam-packed with activities from not only SGA, but other campus organizations as well.

Senior art exhibit promises talent and diversity

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Contributing Writer
 
The end of each semester at West Liberty University means that senior visual communication design and art education majors showcase their talents in a final exhibit in the Nutting Gallery, located in the Fine Arts building, to finish their respective degree programs. 

Alpha Xi Delta raises autism awareness throughout April

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer
 
The sorority Alpha Xi Delta has planned multiple events throughout the month of April to spread autism awareness on the hilltop. These girls have come together to set up fundraisers at local restaurants, campus gatherings, snow cone sales, tie-dying shirts and a flag football contest to raise money.

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.

Black Tie Event benefits local man with ALS

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager
 
Phi Delta Theta W. Va. Gamma fraternity of WLU will host its second consecutive Black Tie event Saturday, April 14, at G-Top in support of their philanthropy, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). This year’s event will be in benefit of Donnie Finsley.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
It’s time once again to advocate as it is officially Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Throughout the month of April, many events surrounding education and awareness of sexual assault will be held on campus.

Hilltop Players prepare for Romeo and Juliet

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer

When people think of the word “play,” chances are that one name stands out above all others: Shakespeare. His works, while hundreds of years old, still manage to influence the modern world. One work in particular seems to have stood the test of time, and the Hilltop Players are proudly presenting their own performance of “Romeo and Juliet” in Kelly Theater.

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 students showcase work in research symposium

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

The first ever WLU RECAP (Research, Creative Activity and Performance) student research symposium took place last Wednesday, March 21, 2018.