Presidents’ Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February. This year Presidents’ Day falls on February 18th. In different states the name is different. It may also be known as Washington’s Birthday or Washington’s and Lincoln’s Birthday.
By Gabrielle Blanchard. Assistant Editor “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is known for being one of the greatest orators in history, able to inspire passion and a call to action with his words and delivery.
By Hanna Perry and Macy Santicola, Contributing Writer and Advertising Manager West Liberty University’s Hilltop Players kick off their 2018-2019 season tonight, Oct. 18, with “The Miracle Worker,” a historical classic which first debuted in 1959.
By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer For the first time since the 2015-2016 school year, Shotwell Hall will be utilized again on campus. Starting this semester, the International Office and the study abroad program will be housed on the first floor.
By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor The West Liberty University History Club is a club focused on the past, present and future while having fun and experiencing unique, historical opportunities along the way.
Compiled by Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor History instructor Sandra Czernek was selected to present her research for the National Council for History Education’s annual conference. The event was held in Atlanta, Ga. from March 30 to April 1. Her program was about Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation, titled “Faith Alone, Grace Alone: Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation.”
By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer West Liberty University is home to a variety of unique and historic buildings. From tall, white pillars, to beautiful brick structures, the hilltop houses some historically-rich buildings, ranging from campus facilities and residence halls. Currently, WLU offers five dormitories on the campus grounds: Hughes Hall, Bonar Hall, Curtis Hall, Beta Hall and Krise Hall; two former…
By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer Oh, the month of March; the month where many people wear green clothing, search for Lucky’s “Lucky Charms,” and sometimes, consume a little too much alcohol. It’s an interesting month that encompasses a vast amount of superstitions, more than any other month.
By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager The month of March brings multiple holidays along with it, from Ash Wednesday to St. Patrick’s Day; so, I’m sure you’ll find yourself celebrating at some point. One of the most important holidays being celebrated is Women’s History Month.