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Library Book Club begins new chapter on campus

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

Avid readers now have a new club on campus where they can share their passion for reading with each other. The Library Book Club plans to spread the love of reading throughout campus and promote the impacts that reading can have for the mind.

Become a donor during National Blood Donor Month

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

As 2019 begins, we go through the usual steps that go along with the beginning of a new year. Resolutions are created and broken. We watch the snow coat the ground. We also look back on the memories of the previous year and look forward to what lies ahead in the new year. However, some people never get to experience those new memories.

Winter break ends, students head back to campus

By Emily Salvatori, Advertising Manager

Students have returned to campus because classes begin for the spring 2019 semester on Monday, Jan. 7. 

Hilltoppers celebrate fall commencement this Saturday

By Emily Salvatori, Editor
 
On Dec. 15, 140 students are expected to graduate during the Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Both summer and fall graduates can participate in the ceremony. 

Surviving finals is easier with these tips

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
While the radio is playing “It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” many college students will tend to disagree as finals week is right around the corner.

Student ambassadors give much more than simple tours

By Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer
 
Students ambassadors are a common sight on West Liberty University’s campus. You may see them as they give tours to prospective students in large and small groups. It is likely a student ambassador gave you a tour when you were a prospective student. They could even be the reason someone chooses WLU. Student ambassadors do quite a lot for the school. 

Literacy council encourages reading, starts lending library

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager
 
The West Liberty University Literacy Council is a new group on campus, started just last year by Assistant Professor of Teacher Education Angela Curfman

AEP donates $25,000 to benefit STEM education

Story Provided by Media Relations
 
On Nov. 14, West Liberty University Foundation received a gift of $25,000 from American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation that will strengthen STEM education for its students. 

WLU supports ‘Share to Give’ event with campus-held toy drive

By Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writer

WTRF and the Salvation Army are teaming up for their 2nd “Give to Share” event. This is West Liberty University’s first year helping with the event. Until Dec. 5, a toy drive is being held on campus and all donations collected will go towards the “Give to Share” event.

‘Secret in the Wings’ opens tonight in the Kelly Theater

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager
 
West Liberty University’s student co-directed play “Secret in the Wings” opens at Kelly Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29. 
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