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West Liberty University receives some new technology updates

West Liberty University receives some new technology updates

Taylor Martie, Contributing Writer December 12, 2023

A lot of new things have happened at West Liberty University (WLU) during the Fall 2023 semester. For example, bike racks and repair kits have been placed around campus. As well, Dr. Tim Bourchers was...

West Liberty Hilltop Players present: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

West Liberty Hilltop Players present: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Sarah Schultz and Bryce Wilcox December 7, 2023

The West Liberty University (WLU) Hilltop Players end the 2023-2024 season with the production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” written by Barbara Robinson. Which is being performed from Nov. 30...

Hilltop Harmonic Collective works with Student Life to perform a Cabaret night

Hilltop Harmonic Collective works with Student Life to perform a Cabaret night

Jenna Maguire, Contributing Writer December 4, 2023

At 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, West Liberty University’s (WLU) Office of Student Life and The Hilltop Harmonic Collective orchestrated a Cabaret jazz-themed performance in the Student Union.  Lighting...

West Liberty University hosts Thanksgiving Around the World

West Liberty University hosts Thanksgiving Around the World

Caitlin Reynolds, Contributing Writer November 30, 2023

The Protestant Campus Ministry, the WLU International Office and Student Life, held an event on Nov. 16 at 6 titled “Giving Thanks Dinner”. This event was free for students to come together and unwind...

Gary E. West College of Business holds second annual young executive summit

Gary E. West College of Business holds second annual young executive summit

Bryce Wilcox, Contributing Writer November 7, 2023

The West Liberty University Gary E. West College of Business hosted its second annual Young Executive Summit on Wednesday, Nov. 1. Part of the David Wright Executive Seminar Series, the summit looks to...

S.P.I.C.E.S. sponsors Halloween event in the Union Ballroom

S.P.I.C.E.S. sponsors Halloween event in the Union Ballroom

William Moore, Contributing Writer October 31, 2023

West Liberty University’s (WLU) S.P.I.C.E.S, International club, hosted a Halloween event in the Union Ballroom on Oct., 3o.While the big tickets events may have been the pumpkin carving and karaoke,...

A kickoff to homecoming week; Homecoming serenades

A kickoff to homecoming week; Homecoming serenades

Matthew Barsch, Contributing Writer September 21, 2023

West Liberty University (WLU) has been celebrating their annual homecoming this past week. Serenades took place on Tuesday, Sept. 19 in College hall at 9 p.m. This event let's homecoming court participants...

West Liberty University mourns the loss of Gary E. West

West Liberty University mourns the loss of Gary E. West

Kai Harris, Contributing Writer September 21, 2023

On Sunday Sept. 3, Gary West who was the largest benefactor for West Liberty University (WLU) passed away at the age of 86. West was a businessman and Wheeling native. Every student and alumni of West...

WLU sexual assault awareness events

WLU sexual assault awareness events

Aaron York, Contributing Writer April 11, 2023

        April is commemorated as the sexual assault awareness month. With sexual assault becoming an increasing concern in the world, many students may want to educate themselves about how they...

Local high schools participate in honors band

Local high schools participate in honors band

Lillian Back, Contributing Writer March 30, 2023

On March 21, The West Liberty University (WLU) Music Department held an honors festival for local high school students who are accelerated in their instrumental skills and voice.    The honors...

April mental health events

April mental health events

Aaron York, Contributing Writer March 25, 2023

Mental health concerns have grown increasingly rampant in recent years, and college students are definitely no exception from this. It is not uncommon for a student to be acquainted with someone who may...

Topper idol: results!

Topper idol: results!

Brooke Shepherd, Contributing Writer March 10, 2023

   After four weeks of intense competition, Topper Idol has come to an end, and we have a winner! Topper Idol is a singing competition inspired by the reality Television show “American Idol.” The...

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