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Remember to support local businesses this summer

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

While on summer break, remember to give back to your community in a small yet powerful way: support local businesses. 

Every summer, college students pack up their bags and head back home. While some may only journey a few miles from campus to reach home, others may live 1,000 miles away or more. Regardless, summer gives students a chance to go back home and see what their local community is up to.

Student body elects new SGA president, vice president

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

 West Liberty University’s Student Government Association held elections for the president and vice president, along with senate members, on Wednesday, April 25. Zach Rhodes and Anna Malone were elected as president and vice president, respectively.

WLU organizations come together for SGA Day

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
On Wednesday, May 2, the Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting SGA Day on the quad. This event is free for students and will be jam-packed with activities from not only SGA, but other campus organizations as well.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
It’s time once again to advocate as it is officially Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Throughout the month of April, many events surrounding education and awareness of sexual assault will be held on campus.

WLU students lend a helping hand with flood relief

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

During the end of February, several student organizations from different aspects of WLU helped with flood relief efforts around the town of West Liberty.

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. 

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. 

Senior leader Brandon Smith aims high in his final run

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
One of the seniors out on the court for the Running Hilltoppers this year is Brandon Smith. Originally from Sandusky, Ohio, Smith’s love for sports started at a young age. So young, in fact, his first word was “ball.”

Psych club uplifts YWCA, welcomes involvement

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
WLU’s Psychology Club collected donations for the YWCA Wheeling at the end of last semester for the holiday season. It is one of 300 associations in the nation that aims to eliminate racism and empower women with its local programs.