The Trumpet

Annalise Murphy a rising senior is double majoring in criminals justice and journalism is currently serving as the Editor in Chief for The Trumpet.

Murphy steps down as editor, new editor to take over this fall

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief April 22, 2022

I’d first like to start this farewell by saying thank you. Thank you to all my professors, friends and family who have always supported me in all my endeavors. I would also like to thank our faithful...

The Hilltop’s Athlete of the Week

The Hilltop’s Athlete of the Week

Joshua Spratt, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

Abbe Stackpole Track and Field Year: Sophomore Hometown: Paden City, W.Va. About: Stackpole set a school record with a 100 meter dash time of 12.54 seconds

Hilltopper Softball goes 1-4 versus Glenville, Davis & Elkins and Wesleyan

Hilltopper Softball goes 1-4 versus Glenville, Davis & Elkins and Wesleyan

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer April 22, 2022

The West Liberty University softball team continued their season this week, as the group currently sits at 22-16-1. Following their massive 10-game win streak stemming over the course of three weeks from...

WLU Baseball splits doubleheader with ABU

WLU Baseball splits doubleheader with ABU

Joshua Spratt, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

West Liberty University Baseball was back in action this week with a game against Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) on Wednesday, April 13, and a doubleheader on Friday, April 15. The Hilltoppers...

WLU Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams rank highly in Atlantic Region

WLU Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams rank highly in Atlantic Region

Mark Donnelly, Writer April 22, 2022

West Liberty’s men's and women's tennis teams have both been named in the top six teams in the Atlantic Region for the first set of regional rankings. With both teams winning multiple games against regional...

WLU Track and Field gives strong performance in Golden Eagle Invitational

WLU Track and Field gives strong performance in Golden Eagle Invitational

Mark Donnelly, Writer April 22, 2022

West Liberty’s men’s and women’s Track and Field teams had another successful weekend of competition, finishing third and second at the Golden Eagle Invitational hosted by the University of Charleston...

Why you should get involved in Earth Day activities on campus

Why you should get involved in Earth Day activities on campus

Anna Johnston, Writer April 22, 2022

Friday, April 22 is Earth Day. The occasion is used to bring attention to the problems facing the Earth, the environment and celebrates the natural beauty of our planet. Earth Day presents an opportunity...

Start studying for finals early!

Start studying for finals early!

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief April 22, 2022

It’s that time of year again Hilltoppers — finals week is right around the corner! While it may be tempting to procrastinate studying for your finals, it’s best to start as early as you can for the...

From left to right: Maciej Zdanowicz and Wojciech Domagalski.

Visiting Polish artists speak of creative plans for the future

Haley Blakemore, Graphic Designer/Photographer April 22, 2022

The Polish Artists Exhibit was held on April 6 and showcased art by the most respected Polish poster artists of today. It showcased 50 artists representing national artistic and academic centers including:...

Students at Thresholds launch party.

WLU’s new literary journal, Threshold, launches with party

Creed Kidney, Online Editor April 22, 2022

On Monday, April 18, West Liberty University’s newly revised literary and creative journal, Threshold, celebrated its first publication by hosting a launch party for the contributors to the journal and...

Award winners are from left, (front) Erin Allison and Ashley Vankirk, (back) Chaima Araibi, Kaine Diehl, Zachary Dillard, Taylor Wright-Brezee, Cara Campbell, Jayden Conner and Rachelle Patterson.

2022 RECAP Awards undergraduate and graduate students in College Hall

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief April 22, 2022

West Liberty University undergraduate and graduate students who entered their research, creative and performance works into the annual Research Creative Activity and Performance (RECAP) competition attending...

West Liberty’s Psychology Department honored with QM certification

West Liberty’s Psychology Department honored with QM certification

Olivia Romick, News Editor Intern April 22, 2022

West Liberty University’s psychology department was honored with the internationally recognized certification from Quality Matters (QM), becoming the first department in the school’s history to earn...

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