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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. 

Campus looks forward to future construction projects

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer
 
Over the past year, West Liberty University has finished multiple projects that improved campus. Last semester, students saw the renovation and reopening of Boyd and Rogers Hall, as well as the construction of a new firepit on the quad. This semester, West Liberty has begun constructing a new soccer and track facility and has already begun making plans for summer projects.

How to handle cold weather, harsh road conditions

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer
 
Late in the spring semester, West Liberty students are blessed with some of the greatest weather of the year. The trips across the quad to all of the on-campus classes and events feels like a short walk. However, during the earliest parts of the spring semester, these walks can feel more like miserable journeys. To properly prepare for the often harsh January and February weather on the hilltop, there are certain precautions that students can take to make the cold less inconvenient.

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. 

Writing Center open for students to utilize

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer
 
West Liberty University offers various tutoring services through the student help services in Main Hall. However, WLU is now offering students additional services in the new Writing Center.

Elbin Library celebrates ‘Banned Book Week’

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer
 
The last week of September is considered “Banned Books Week,” which aims to celebrate books that have been challenged or banned and celebrate freedom of speech while bringing awareness to the negative impacts of censorship. From Sept. 24 to the 30, West Liberty University participated in the event.

Stephen King’s ‘It’ raises the fear factor to new heights 

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer
 
Stephen King’s novels have a reputation for being some of the most entertaining and terrifying stories of our time. More often than not, however, the aspects of King’s fiction that makes it so effective is lost in translation when adapted to film. 
 
King fans can now rejoice that “It” now stands tall as one of the rare King movies that can scare and entertain its audience even if they are completely unfamiliar with the source material.’

West Liberty University upgrades internet services across campus

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer
 
In the past, West Liberty Students have had to deal with some inconveniences with their internet service. This included slow download speeds and various ‘dead zones’ all across campus.
 
However, over the summer, the IT staff has worked to provide improved internet services across campus, both inside and outside of the classroom.

“The Children of Hurin” is a hidden gem for “Game of Thrones” fans

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer

Game of Thrones has finally returned in all of its bloody and depraved glory. Much like thousands of other Thrones fans, I spend my week anxiously waiting for Sunday night to arrive for another serving of the most sadistic show in the history of television.

“It Comes at Night” fails to deliver

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer

It Comes at Night is a low-budget horror film, starring Joel Edgerton and directed by Trey Edward Shults. Although this film hasn’t received the attention of other films released this summer, like The Mummy and Wonder Woman, many horror fans were more excited about It Comes at Night than any of the multi-million-dollar blockbuster films planned for this summer.