Category Archives: News

West Liberty seeks to uphold ADA guidelines

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer
In recent years, West Liberty University has made ADA accommodations a priority when designing or renovating facilities on campus. 

Trumpet Solo: Dr. Meleesa Wohleber

Compiled by Corey Riner, Contributing Writer
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training Dr. Meleesa Wohleber recently shared her study on physical characteristics in Special Operations Forces in Melbourne, Australia at the 4th International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance.

Capstone class collects donations for local boys home

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
This spring semester, the Public Relations and Journalism joint capstone classes are collecting donations for St. John’s Home for Children in Wheeling as part of their project. 

New housing options available for students next year

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer

When thinking of the typical college environment, most people would immediately think of dorms as the go to for students. West Liberty University, however, continues to move past those expectations, as new housing options continue to arise as the semester moves forward. 

Why participate during class? That all depends

By Ana Berbel, Contributing Writer

During the start of every semester, when professors hand out the syllabus for their class, there is usually a paragraph about attendance and participation points. Some professors decide to ignore it and only have homework and tests count for the final grade.

Others will take participation very seriously, making it worth ten percent or even 15 percent. But is there really any policy regarding participation?

What college students need to know about taxes

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer 

Brace yourselves readers. It’s that chaotic time of year again: tax season. Tax season can be a daunting task and if you have never done it before, it can seem very confusing. However, here is some help to guide you through it.

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.

Road conditions play key role in weather delays

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

Every spring semester when it snows, students tend to wonder if a three-hour delay or cancellation is on the way. There are certain procedures behind the scenes that students don’t normally see before the call is made.

Students represent WLU at Undergraduate Research Day 

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
Several West Liberty University students attended Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol on Friday, Feb. 16 in Charleston, W.Va. 

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.