Tag Archives: Emily Salvatori

Toppers ready for spring 2018 commencement

By Emily Salvatori, Editor
 
The 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony will be held tomorrow on May 12 in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Tickets are not required to enter, but since there are a large number of graduates, they are asked to limit the number of guests to five. 

Lady Toppers enjoy final semester on the hilltop

By Emily Salvatori, Editor
 
The women’s tennis team are ranked sixth in the Atlantic Region as of April 18. This year, four seniors on the Women’s Tennis team will be graduating: Ekaterina Pinchuk, Ana Berbel, Alaina Pauley and Lisa Nachtwey will all be saying goodbye to the hilltop this May.

Scholarship winner creates pop-up exhibition

By Emily Salvatori, Editor
 
On March 27, the pop-up exhibition, “FTM POV: Exploration of a Transgender Perspective,” by Lucas Shaver opened in Room 100 of the Media Arts Center. Shaver is the first recipient of the Robert Villamagna Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Resources on campus help students prepare for future

By Emily Salvatori, Editor

We’ve officially made it past midterm, and whether you think the semester is dragging or flying by, it is time to start preparing for not only the end of this semester, but for the future, too.  West Liberty University offers many resources to help you finish the semester strong, get ready for next semester and prepare for life after graduation.

Greco named director of percussion, world music

By Emily Salvatori, Editor
 
Mitchell Greco arrived at West Liberty University in the fall, bringing with him knowledge of world music. Originally from Rochester, N.Y., Greco did his schooling in Buffalo, N.Y., Cleveland, Ohio and Western, N.C. before coming to West Virginia five years ago.  
 
Recently, he was named director of percussion and world music at WLU, and soon he will direct the drum line when the marching band returns this fall.

Global initiative promotes physical activity at WLU

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor
 
West Liberty University became a part of the global initiative Exercise is Medicine this January. According to 
exerciseismedicine.org, “Exercise is Medicine® on Campus (EIM-OC) is a program calling upon universities and colleges to engage in the promotion of physical activity as a vital sign of health.”

Staying healthy: Tips to avoid the flu

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor
 
Heading back to school for some may mean getting hit with an illness, especially when it’s cold and flu season. This year, with as widespread as the flu is, taking steps to slow its spread is often on people’s minds. Students are often in close proximity to one another, especially if they live in dorms, and this can easily spread germs. This means taking extra precautions to avoid getting sick, and taking care of yourself if you do.

Last minute holiday gift ideas to give

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor

Gift-giving can be a fun way to treat your family and friends, but sometimes time can slip away from you and the holidays sneak up. Suddenly, you still need to buy a gift or gifts for someone you care about. If you are in this situation, here are some last minute gift ideas to consider.

University procedures allow for consistent discipline 

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
Recently, West Liberty University has been in the public eye about serious incidents, such as allegations of sexual assault and domestic violence, concerning past and current WLU students. Questions have been raised on how WLU treats these incidents, and the steps that are taken after they occur. 

Students shine in Toppers Got Talent finale

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor

Student Government Association (SGA) hosted the fourth and final week of Toppers Got Talent on Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. The judges of the evening were Jessica Ballard, Chelsea Williams, Ashley Pryor and Zach Rhodes.  Serenity Sparkle also returned to host the event.