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WLU: 2016 Year in Review

WLU: 2016 Year in Review

January 1, 2017

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer Looking back at the past year, 2016 has been eventful for West Liberty University; a lot has happened on the hilltop. It has been a year of leadership changes, with the year beginning with welcoming Dr. Stephen Greiner as the new president of WLU and the universi...

Administrators release fall enrollment statistics

November 22, 2016

By Daniel Morgan, Editor West Liberty University Registrar and Vice President of Student Services Scott Cook released the fall 2016 Enrollment Report last week. The report summarizes the university’s Oct. 15 early enrollment submission to the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (WVHEPC)....

Moving on: The solution to this post-election apocalypse

November 18, 2016

By Daniel Morgan, Editor It's been a week since the President-Elect of the United States of America was decided, and the aftermath is unsurprisingly fitting after the whirlwind that was the 2016 election cycle. In a long race fueled by anger, hope, lies and erroneous rhetoric, the results have amplified...

West Liberty stunned on senior day

West Liberty stunned on senior day

November 12, 2016

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor West Liberty took on West Virginia State University, and the Yellow Jackets were able to come away with the 37-30 victory to spoil the Hilltoppers senior day. A total of 17 seniors played their final game on the Hilltop today, and unfortunately they didn’t come out on ...

Voting takes less time than finding parking on campus

November 7, 2016

By Megan Jones, Advertising ManagerThe 2016 Presidential Election is something that simply cannot be ignored. Whether you like to voice your opinion on which candidate fits your beliefs, or keep to yourself about it, you have to admit that this election is something to talk about. Read More »...

Hilltoppers take the loss at Notre Dame

Hilltoppers take the loss at Notre Dame

October 22, 2016

By Cody Shook, Sports EditorWest Liberty University took on Notre Dame College this afternoon and Notre Dame came out on top with a 30-14 victory. The Hilltoppers were coming off a heartbreaking loss on homecoming last weekend against UVA-Wise and they were trying to get to .500 on the season. Read ...

Topperfest kicks off the academic year

Topperfest kicks off the academic year

September 2, 2016

By Morgan Goddard, Assistant Editor  On August 19, 2016, the new freshman class of West Liberty University moved into the dorms on campus.During the Friday move-in, there were cars back in the parking lots and voices in the hallways as well as some familiar tears, “goodbyes,” and “hellos.” There was also ...

Best Picture Oscar nominees provide diverse plots

January 18, 2016

Daniel Morgan, Advertising ManagerIt is awards show season, and, with the exception of the People’s Choice Awards on Jan. 6, a lot of us have neither seen nor heard of some of the films nominated since they are relatively new. That was the case with much of the Golden Globe Awards, which was broadcas...

West Liberty University Campus Buildings to Remain Open

April 30, 2015

Story Provided After a review of the fiscal 2016 budget, West Liberty University officials have devised a plan to keep three campus buildings open for the next school year. The buildings include College Hall, Shotwell Hall and the ceramics studio, located in the Annex Read More »...

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