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Trumpet Solo: Dr. Felipe Rojas

December 8, 2017

Compiled by Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer   Assistant Professor of Spanish Dr. Felipe Rojas is wrapping up his first semester teaching here on the hilltop.  Q: What is your favorite thing about...

Sounding Off on winter break

Sounding Off on winter break

December 6, 2017

Compiled by Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer       How are you planning on spending your winter break? I am excited to visit my grandparents for Christmas and to go ice skating...

Lady Toppers prepare to hit the hardwood for new season

November 8, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   The Lady Hilltoppers will see a notable change to its bench this upcoming season as Hall of Fame coach, Lynn Ullom, decided to step down as head coach after...

‘Toppers Got Talent’ premieres next week on the hilltop 

November 3, 2017

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer   West Liberty’s new talent show, Toppers Got Talent, aims to challenge West Lib Idol. The four-week talent show will start at 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 6...

West Liberty falls in final home game

November 2, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor On a beautiful November night at West Family Stadium, the Hilltoppers couldn’t stop the high powered Eastern New Mexico offense. The Toppers took home the 45-24 loss, in...

WLU faces tough out-of-conference test at home

November 2, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   Tonight, the football team (3-6, 3-6 MEC) will host the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds (7-1, 6-1 LSC) at West Family Stadium. Losing five-straight games...

West Liberty rolls Concord on senior day

October 28, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor It was a cold and rainy one on the Hilltop for senior day, as West Liberty University took on the Concord Mountain Lions in a Mountain East Conference match-up. The Hilltoppers...

Senior volleyballer hopes to finish season off strong

October 19, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   Three years ago, heading into the 2014-15 season, head coach Kayla Mull of the Lady Hilltoppers volleyball program knew she needed a solid recruiting class if they...

Elbin Library celebrates ‘Banned Book Week’

October 16, 2017

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer   The last week of September is considered “Banned Books Week,” which aims to celebrate books that have been challenged or banned and celebrate freedom of speech...

‘As it is in Heaven’ offers a unique experience

October 15, 2017

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer   On Oct. 5, the first showing of “As It Is in Heaven” premiered in Kelly Theater. The whole run of the show is being dedicated to Julie Alderfer, who was a...

Toppers past and present gear up for Homecoming

Toppers past and present gear up for Homecoming

October 13, 2017

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor Homecoming returns to the hilltop this year on Oct. 14 with many fun events happening all week, bringing the campus community together and allowing both students and...

Football returns to the hilltop for Homecoming game

Football returns to the hilltop for Homecoming game

October 12, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   This Saturday is homecoming on the Hilltop and all of the current and former Hilltoppers are eager for the battle on the gridiron. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. against the...

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