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WLU vs Wheeling Jesuit gallery

Compiled By Dakota Knotts, Online Editor

Photo Credit: Lindsay Dowdle

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. 

Five tips to get a host on Couchsurfing for your travels

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager

Travelling is always a great option for any break. However, as a student who doesn’t have a lot of budget, traveling could also be a dilemma. Because housing, food and transportation really cost money.

Five essential items to keep in your vehicle this winter

By Macy Santicola, Editor

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, twenty-one percent of vehicle crashes between 2007-2016 were attributed to adverse weather conditions. A vehicle’s condition can affect its performance in bad weather, so drivers should take the time to make sure their vehicles are prepped and inspected before winter hits.

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.

Photo Gallery: WLU Homecoming 2018

Compiled by Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor; Daniel Morgan, Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writers

The following photos are from various events during Homecoming Week 2018. We hope you had a fun Homecoming and enjoy these photos from our writers!

For full videos of Serenades, check out the Trumpet’s Facebook page

Gary E. West College of Business welcomes Sen. Joe Manchin on campus

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West Liberty University’s Gary E. West College of Business hosts its fall Executive Seminar and welcomes Sen. Joe Manchin to the podium on Thursday, Oct. 25. The seminar program invites leaders to campus to share important lessons with business students.

New campus dining option impresses patrons

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager
Students returning to campus this fall were greeted with a new dining option in the Union: WOW Cafe

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 gallery exhibits collaboration between sisters

By Tyler Huggins, Contributing Writer
On Wednesday, Aug. 29, the hilltop’s own Nutting Gallery began hosting an exhibition called “Piece by Piece” by two sisters Sarah Davis and Lisa Parker. The show displayed several beautiful pieces of work that showed what happens when quilting meets the digital arts. 
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