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Useful tips for finals from the voice of the Hilltop

Useful tips for finals from the voice of the Hilltop

Matthew Barsch and Andy Gadd December 12, 2023

Finals week can be one of the most stressful weeks for college students. It is full of having to make sure all your assignments are completed and you are prepared for the final examination. Some students...

New EIC takes over for the semester

New EIC takes over for the semester

Marissa Lammie, Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2023

As students begin to welcome in a new semester here at West Liberty University (WLU),  The Trumpet is underway with a brand new look. This semester has started with some major changes within the paper. My...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Review

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” Review

Lillian Back, Contributing Writer May 4, 2023

The West Liberty University Hilltop Players finished their production of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time'' this past weekend. Their performance ran from April 27-30 with a special...

Spring class registration begins

Anna Johnston, Writer October 21, 2022

It’s advising season once again on the Hilltop. Classes for the spring 2023 semester are available to view on WINS. Registration begins on Oct. 17 for seniors, Oct. 21 for juniors, Oct. 27 for sophomores...

A group of WLU students at the West Alexander Scare at the Fair in 2018.

West Alexander Scare Fair returns for 10 year anniversary

Anna Johnston, Writer October 3, 2022

The West Alexander Scare at the Fair is back for its tenth year this October. Just a short 20-minute drive into Pennsylvania, the West Alexander Scare at the Fair is the closest haunted house attraction...

Alpha Xi Delta gathered inside their room during the first night of formal recruitment.

Interested in Greek life? Learn about rush week on the hilltop!

Brooke Shepherd, Writer September 26, 2022

The fall 2022 semester is underway and sororities on campus just welcomed new members to their sisterhood through the fall semester’s annual rush week. Rush week is a weeklong formal recruitment for...

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...

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