By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager West Liberty University’s Media Arts and Design Festival (MADfest) kicked off bright and early on Friday, April 10. High school students from all over the valley came up to campus for a day filled with the arts and a chance to show off their own talents.
By Daniel Morgan, Editor The West Liberty University community is ready to welcome over 350 high school students for the 17th annual MADfest this Friday, April 7. Competition entries were submitted up until March 11, and MADfest director and West Liberty Professor Jim Haizlett is pleased with the number of submissions.
By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer Emilie Wesney was named the winner of the 2017 West Lib Idol tonight Wednesday, Feb. 22. The final round of the competition took place at 7 p.m. in the College Union Ballroom.
By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer The third night of West Lib Idol was held tonight, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. The theme of the night was Valentine’s Day. However, that did not necessarily mean love, and some people sang about heartbreak and breakups.
By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer West Lib Idol’s second round took place tonight, Feb. 8, with a fun ’90s theme. The judges from last week, Alek Thibodeaux, Marcella Snyder, Travis Hinkle, and Morgan Wagner, were accompanied by a guest judge from the audience, Jay Billiter.
By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer Since the spring semester of 2015, West Liberty University has gone to great lengths to encourage recycling. Blue bins can be found in every building scattered throughout hallways and classrooms. This semester, WLU is taking this a step further by introducing a new program that involves placing recycling bins in each student dorm room as…