By Hanna Perry, Contributing Writer During the fall 2018 semester, West Liberty University has had an tremendous increase in enrollment. West Liberty University reports an enrollment increase of 3.2 percent this fall, with a total of 2,525 students.
By Gabrielle Blanchard, Contributing Writer The end of each semester at West Liberty University means that senior visual communication design and art education majors showcase their talents in a final exhibit in the Nutting Gallery, located in the Fine Arts building, to finish their respective degree programs.
By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager The Paul N. Elbin Library of West Liberty University recently upgraded several classrooms with new technology. This was made possible by the funding of the West Liberty University Foundation.
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By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer Today, on Thursday, Nov. 9, West Liberty art students will be selling screen-printed t-shirts, totes, and backpacks in the College Union. The event will take place from noon until 2 p.m. and all the money collected will benefit The Robert Villamagna Jr. Scholarship and Student Art Exchange Fund.
By Hanna Perry, Contributing Writer On Oct. 26, 27, and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and on Oct. 29 at 3 p.m., the West Liberty University Hilltop Players presented five short one act plays. The production was directed by John Hennen and it took place in the chapel.
By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer Dr. Rickard Briggs is one of the hilltop’s latest hires, and he has big plans for the entrepreneurship program and students alike here at WLU.
By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager On Sept. 21, West Liberty’s nursing program held the annual white coat ceremony marking the third-year and BA-BS to BSN students’ transition into the professional field. This year, 25 junior nursing students donned their white coats as well as 10 students in the initial BA-BS to BSN program.
By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor The 48-Hour Film Fest took place from Sept. 15 to Sept 17. Participants met on Sept. 15 at 5 p.m. to draw a genre, a prop, a character and a line of dialogue for their group.