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Become a donor during National Blood Donor Month

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

As 2019 begins, we go through the usual steps that go along with the beginning of a new year. Resolutions are created and broken. We watch the snow coat the ground. We also look back on the memories of the previous year and look forward to what lies ahead in the new year. However, some people never get to experience those new memories.

Krise Hall basement houses new ceramics studio

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer
 
A project in the making for many years has finally achieved its goal this fall. A new ceramics studio has opened up in the basement of Krise Hall. The impact of this new studio has been felt immediately throughout campus.

Shotwell Hall reopens with a new purpose, new residents

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer
 
For the first time since the 2015-2016 school year, Shotwell Hall will be utilized again on campus. Starting this semester, the International Office and the study abroad program will be housed on the first floor.

Pro-sports should consider changing up schedules

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

The PGA Tour recently announced their new schedule for the 2018-19 season. The new schedule involves several major changes to the schedule, including the addition of two new tournaments, the removal of a playoff event, moving The Players Championship from May back to March, and moving The PGA Championship from August to May.

The new season will wrap up around Labor Day, which has been something the PGA Tour has long sought to do so they wouldn’t have to compete with the NFL for ratings during the FedEx Cup Playoffs.

This recent revamp of the schedule got me thinking about what other sports could do to improve their schedules. I’ve listed below five changes to other professional sports’ schedules that would improve their schedules considerably and make things more enjoyable for the fans.

Top 5 pro sport records that may never be broken

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

There are many talented athletes. These athletes are always setting new records and breaking old ones. However, there are some records that have been set that may never be broken. Listed below are the five professional sports records that I feel will never be broken, in no particular order. 

Trumpet Solo: Joe Wakim

Compiled by Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

Joe Wakim has been an admissions counselor for 30 years, with 28 of those years working at West Liberty. The admissions counselors may ultimately decide whether you are admitted to the university, but they also can provide helpful advice to college students and potential college students. Their hard work spent contacting schools and potential students often goes unrecognized, but is still truly appreciated.

Myers maintains campus for many years

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

Walking around campus, you see buildings named after Shaw, Krise, Campbell and several other important West Liberty benefactors. Every building has a unique story. One building can be generally overlooked. Located behind the ASRC, the Myers Maintenance Building is filled with history. Just who was Myers and why did we name a building after him?

What college students need to know about taxes

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer 

Brace yourselves readers. It’s that chaotic time of year again: tax season. Tax season can be a daunting task and if you have never done it before, it can seem very confusing. However, here is some help to guide you through it.

Trumpet Solo: Andy “Jiggsy” Coulter

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer

West Liberty State College Alumnus Andy Coulter recently made the trip to Super Bowl LII as a News Photographer for WPXI-TV out of Pittsburgh, Pa.

WGLZ wins award, grant; student lands scholarship

By Daniel Morgan, Editor
 
West Liberty University’s radio station WGLZ 91.5 is celebrating a “trifecta,” as its faculty adviser Jeff Pfister describes it, from its work in 2017.
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