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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...

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:...

Urinetown the Musical Review

Urinetown the Musical Review

Anna Johnston, Writer April 14, 2022

The West Liberty University Hilltop Players concluded their production of the hit Broadway musical “Urinetown” last weekend. The musical was performed from April 6-10. The cast and crew delivered a...

WLU offers free fitness classes for students

WLU offers free fitness classes for students

Creed Kidney, Online Editor April 14, 2022

Newly added to the Hilltop, “Workout Mondays” offer West Liberty University students, faculty, and staff of all athletic levels the opportunity to attend a free fitness class taught by Steve Quickle...

This is the plate representing Nigeria.

International Food Festival Review

Haley Blakemore, Graphic Designer/Photographer April 9, 2022

The International Food Festival was held on March 29 from 1-3 p.m. in the afternoon. The food provided was representative of 9 countries. Nigeria was represented with a vegetarian meal of beef stew,...

A photo of the sign for the E. Kent and Barbara Culler Robinson Writing Center that is on the wall on the first floor of the Elbin Library

Free writing consultations at the Writing Center offer students helpful tips

Haley Blakemore, Graphic Designer/Photographer April 3, 2022

The Robinson Writing Center is currently offering a 3 part workshop on resume and cover letter writing on March 23, March 30, and April 13 from 12-12:50 p.m. To get a better idea of the services offered...

Why International Transgender Day of Visibility is important

Why International Transgender Day of Visibility is important

Creed Kidney, Online Editor March 31, 2022

Founded in 2009 by transgender activist Rachel Crandall of Michigan, International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is an annual event occurring on March 31 dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness...

Annalise Murphy, Trumpet Editor and Journalism/CJ double majors creates blog for internship and experience.

Need to declare a major or minor? Consider Criminal Justice at WLU!

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief March 27, 2022

Many students enter college without an idea of what degree they want to pursue let alone a program to minor in. According to Best Colleges, a website dedicated to providing students with resources about...

The food was served on March 3rd.

Campus Ministries offers free lunch on campus!

Haley Blakemore, Graphic Designer/Photographer March 27, 2022

The Campus Ministry provides free and delicious lunches every Wednesday for all West Liberty students, and it’s something you should take advantage of! On March 3, the Campus Ministry had baked ziti...

Bored in your dorm? Here are a few ways to get involved on campus

Bored in your dorm? Here are a few ways to get involved on campus

Anna Johnston, Writer March 20, 2022

Going to college can be tough at times, but getting involved in campus activities can help to enhance the experience and make long lasting memories for you to look back on. Participating in campus life...

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