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Traveling safely during COVID-19 can be tricky… follow these tips to stay safe!

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November 25, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has led us to make several adaptations in our everyday lives. One of these changes is how we travel. Health and safety concerns have skyrocketed in relevance as new protocols are...

Summer reconstruction leads to a new and improved student weight room: Pandhandle Performance Zone

New custom dumbbells and rack
November 25, 2020

This summer, reconstruction of the West Liberty student athlete weight room, now called the Panhandle Performance Zone or PPZ, began. The new Panhandle Performance Zone brings athletes back inside, and...

Professor Lee presents new game show “Hope You Studied, Nerds,” hosted by junior broadcasting major Isaac Basinger

Broadcasting students Isaac Basinger and Heather Hale getting ready for the first live broadcast of the semester.
November 25, 2020

Communications professor Christian Lee and upper level broadcasting and digital media design students are introducing a brand new game show, which will be featured on WLU-TV 14. The game show's title is...

Simple, easy, delicious pumpkin pie recipe! Give it a try over Thanksgiving break

Simple, easy, delicious pumpkin pie recipe! Give it a try over Thanksgiving break
November 25, 2020

Pumpkin pie is one of the most common desserts that people make for the fall season.Pumpkin pie among other pumpkin related desserts and dishes are very popular during the Thanksgiving season. This pie...

Professor DeWitt’s journey to the Hilltop

Isaac Herron (left) and Professor DeWitt (right) meet on campus to discuss efforts to receive grant funding for a new project.
November 25, 2020

Christina (Tina) DeWitt, has recently begun her first year as an instructor of finance and general business at West Liberty University. She is a graduate of West Liberty herself. DeWitt has had the unique...

Acrobatics and Tumbling Senior, Abbey Bauer, prepares for her last season on the Hilltop

Senior Abbey Bauer, an elementary education major from Moundsville, W.Va.
November 25, 2020

West Liberty Senior Abbey Bauer was raised in Moundsville, W.Va., and attended John Marshall High School. “I could not imagine growing up anywhere other than this small town. One of my favorite things...

Remembering the life of Jeopardy host, Alex Trebek

Remembering the life of Jeopardy host, Alex Trebek
November 25, 2020

On Nov. 8, 2020 it was announced that TV show host Alex Trebek passed away at the age of 80. Trebek was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer on March 6, 2019 and after months of treatment chose to...

Graduating students’ time at West Liberty University

Dakota Knotts and Lauryn Fridley sitting and laughing on the quad one last time as undergraduate students.
November 25, 2020

Higher education isn’t just about finding the career path a person wants to choose, it’s the transition of living on one’s own for the first time, finding where one belongs, and understanding the...

The PRIDE of the Hilltop: West Liberty relaunches student LGBTQ+ club

The PRIDE of the Hilltop: West Liberty relaunches student LGBTQ+ club
November 25, 2020

Among all the woes of the world experienced during this seemingly endless pandemic, so too have we seen a recent flourishing of multiple human rights and equality campaigns and communities. All notions...

Lambda Psi Sigma sorority hosts their philanthropy event via Instagram

Lambda Psi Sigma at Hozak Farms.
November 25, 2020

Through the week of Nov. 9, the sorority, Lambda Psi Sigma, hosted their philanthropy takeover event on their Instagram page, @lambdapsisigma. Philanthropy refers to the desire to help others, specifically...

Is Zoom a communication platform or a new way of life?

Is Zoom a communication platform or a new way of life?
November 25, 2020

Schooling amongst COVID-19 has begun, and students have developed a new stressor: Zoom fatigue. This chatting platform has become a lifestyle for students and administrators alike. Virtual learning is...

Inside the West Liberty University Acrobatics and Tumbling recruitment process

Inside the West Liberty University Acrobatics and Tumbling recruitment process
November 20, 2020

With the spring semester right around the corner Coach Kelsey Kyle discussed how important athlete recruitment has been for the program. Kyle was hired as the Hilltoppers Head Coach in 2019, and has elevated...

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