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Who Is Amy Coney Barrett?

Who Is Amy Coney Barrett?

Hanna Perry, Intern culture editor

October 23, 2020

Who is Amy Coney Barrett? By: Hanna Perry, Culture Editor Intern On Sept. 26, 2020 President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to fill the Supreme Court vacancy due to the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg....

October is the month to raise awareness and end the stigma surrounding Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to come together and wear their pink to support those fighting cancer.

Emma Beatty, Writer

October 23, 2020

Breast Cancer awareness By: Emma Beatty Since 1985, October has been deemed Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this time, the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) raises awareness for the most common type of cancer in women. Breast cancer tragically kills thousands of women worldwide every year....

20-Year-Old College Dropout Living in a Van

20-Year-Old College Dropout Living in a Van

October 23, 2020

Title: 20-year-old college dropout living in a v an Written by: Justin Geery Image: Photo taken by Zach Levet Retrieved from: article_c307600e-ab73-5d55-93f8-5cf5a50aabf3.html Imagine calling a sprinter van your home, car, and most prized possession all at the same time. Zach Levet, a 20-year-...

History behind the old West Liberty courthouse that was recently torn down

History behind the old West Liberty courthouse that was recently torn down

Morgan Kafana, Graphic designer

October 23, 2020

Old West Liberty courthouse gets torn down By: Morgan Kafana This year, the decision was made to demolish the old West Liberty courthouse. The courthouse, which was located at 1140 Van Meter Way in West Liberty, West Virginia, served the area for 21 years to carry out legal transactions. The courthouse...

Common Fears

Common Fears

Hanna Perry, Intern culture editor

October 23, 2020

Common Fears By: Hanna Perry, Culture Editor Intern Halloween is right around the corner which means that it's currently the spookiest time of the year. Fear is one of the most basic human emotions. It is programmed into the nervous system and works like an instinct. Most people have a fear of something...

FAFSA applications are open for the 2021-2022 academic year

Government aid provided through FASFA opened up October 1, 2020. Students who already applied for this aid will have to approve their information but not re-apply.

Lauryn Fridley, Intern videographer

October 22, 2020

FAFSA applications are open for the 2021-2022 academic year Lauryn Fridley The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now open for all students seeking financial aid for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applications opened October 1 and can be completed at any time through the school year....

ADHD Awareness

Illustration for the ADHD awareness month story

Sam Snyder, Artist

October 22, 2020

October is ADHD Awareness Month. ADHD, or attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder, is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects kids and adults worldwide. According to the organization CHADD, Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; “It’s estimated that approximately...

West Liberty education program soon to be graduates and alumni make the best of student teaching

West Liberty education program soon to be graduates and alumni make the best of student teaching

Baylee Snyder, Writer

October 19, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed almost every aspect of daily life. Increased safety protocol and altered daily routines are on full display in school districts across the country, including on the local level. While this has obviously impacted even the most experienced of teachers, student teachi...

Try this fun, easy Banana Bread Recipe!

Try this fun, easy Banana Bread Recipe!

Annalise Murphy

April 23, 2020

          Being stuck in the house has been rough for all of us. Take your mind off of the world for a little bit and ease some boredom to make delicious banana bread! This bread is so simple and easy to make, and it is a healthy treat that everyone in the family can enjoy.           The ...

Still Bored? 8 more fun things to do while stuck at home

Still Bored? 8 more fun things to do while stuck at home

Lizzy Griffith

April 18, 2020

          Staying at home might sound like an inevitable boredom sentence, but there are several things to do to keep busy and have fun that does not involve leaving your home. Whether you are staying at home with family, friends or even by yourself, there are activities to do to help pass ...

14 Things to Do while Staying Home/Social Distancing

14 Things to Do while Staying Home/Social Distancing

April 6, 2020

          There is no doubt that the highly contagious novel coronavirus,With COVID-19 keeping us indoors and at least 6 feet away from other people for the foreseeable future, it can be easy to feel disconnected from the outside world. Thanks to technology, keeping up with close friends and famil...

Men’s and Women’s MEC Basketball Championship Games

Men's and Women's MEC Basketball Championship Games

Cate Calissie, Cate Calissie, and Cate Calissie

March 16, 2020

Men’s Basketball Earn MEC Championship Trophy           Due to COVID-19, the men’s basketball season was cut short, but that didn’t stop them from dominating the court at the MEC Championships! The Hilltoppers regained their title of MEC Champions for the 2019-2020 season. The Hilltopp...

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