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Thanksgiving traditions from around the U.S.

Thanksgiving traditions from around the U.S.

Kailey Carpino, Opinion Editor Intern November 24, 2021

Thursday, Nov. 25 is Thanksgiving Day, and while everyone is preparing for the holiday in their own way, there are several common traditions that many people share. The most well-known Thanksgiving...

West Liberty University’s Dance Team gathers for a team huddle at the end of their practice.

Student Brooke Anderson brings a dance team back to West Liberty

Alanna Lynch, writer November 19, 2021

West Liberty University (WLU) has reintroduced its dance team for the 2021-2022 school year thanks to current student Brooke Anderson. The team is planning on reinventing their image and school involvement...

President W. Franklin Evans

Message from President W. Franklin Evans

November 19, 2021

Good afternoon, I am grateful to the West Liberty Board of Governors for its support of my leadership as president of this great institution. I have expressed regret for the mistakes that I have made...

The Hilltop’s Athlete of the Week

The Hilltop’s Athlete of the Week

Ross Salvatori, Sports Editor Intern November 19, 2021

Pat Robinson III Men’s Basketball Year: Junior Hometown: Chesterfield, N.J. About Robinson: Robinson helped lead the Hilltoppers to two victories against Winston-Salem State and East Stroudsburg....

WLU Volleyball splits final two matches before MEC Tournament

WLU Volleyball splits final two matches before MEC Tournament

Faith Hayes, Culture Editor Intern November 19, 2021

On Tuesday night, the Lady Toppers swept the Fairmont State Falcons to hit their sixth win in a row and place them second in the MEC North Division. Then on Friday night, West Liberty received another...

WLU Women’s Basketball splits in Atlantic Region Crossover

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer November 19, 2021

The best times just keep getting better on the Hilltop, as the number five ranked team in the Mountain East Conference (MEC), West Liberty University WLU) Women’s basketball, officially began their season...

WLU Men’s Basketball sweeps Atlantic Region Crossover: Howlett nets 100th win

WLU Men’s Basketball sweeps Atlantic Region Crossover: Howlett nets 100th win

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer November 19, 2021

On Friday, Nov. 12West Liberty was able to successfully defend the Athletic Sports and Recreational Complex (ASRC) on the Hilltop, with a 104-82 win against Winston Salem State University. Not only is...

West Liberty Football drops season finale: 56-3

West Liberty Football drops season finale: 56-3

Ross Salvatori, Sports Editor Intern November 19, 2021

The West Liberty football concluded their season in Maryland as they squared off against a powerful Frostburg State squad that came into the game with a 9-1 record. Coming into the game the Hilltoppers...

SPICES hosts International Game Event

SPICES hosts International Game Event

Kailey Carpino, Opinion Editor Intern November 19, 2021

As part of International Education Month, WLU’s International Club (SPICES) hosted an international games event on Thursday, November 11. The event was open to all students and held in the Alumni Room...

Creative Arts Therapy (CAT) Clubs Nature Scavenger Hunt Collage.

Creative Arts Therapy Club hosts Nature Scavenger Hunt on Quad

Creed Kidney, Online Editor November 19, 2021

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, the Creative Arts Therapy Club hosted a “Nature Scavenger Hunt” on the quad from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; as students passed by the table, they were invited to take a list of items...

The first slide was shown during the event.

Student Camila Davletshina presents Learning Russian Through Song

Haley Blakemore, Graphic Designer/Photographer November 19, 2021

An event called “Learning Russian through Songs” was held in the Alumni Room, in the Union, on Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.. Camila Davletshina, a senior majoring in history of art, held a presentation that taught...

From left to right: Sabrina Sauer and Zoe Ebbert serving food at the Mac N Xis event.

Alpha Xi Delta’s annual Mac N Xi’s fundraiser sees exciting new change

Brianna Hamon, News Editor November 19, 2021

With the fall semester winding down to a close, West Liberty’s largest national sorority on campus, Alpha Xi Delta, hosted their annual Mac N Xi’s fundraiser on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at West Liberty Elementary...

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