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Hilltop Players inspire with ‘The Miracle Worker’

October 27, 2018

By Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer The Hilltop Players opened the 2018-19 season with “The Miracle Worker,” a play inspired by the relationship of Helen Keller, who lost her sight and hearing leading to the inability to speak, and her teacher and mentor, Annie Sullivan. Read More »...

Avoid complacency: Exercise your right to vote

Avoid complacency: Exercise your right to vote

October 7, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer   Every time an election approaches, people discuss how important voting is. At this point in our country's history as we’re faced with the 2018 midterm elections on Nov. 6, one would think of voting as an accepted routine that everyone over 18 follows. However, ...

College Radio Day celebrates joy, opportunities and work

October 4, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Assistant Editor   Since 2011, college radio stations throughout the country have taken part in “College Radio Day,” a 24-hour program for students to unite to celebrate a shared love of college radio. West Liberty’s student-run and produced station, 91.5 WGLZ, has ta...

New campus dining option impresses patrons

October 3, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager   Students returning to campus this fall were greeted with a new dining option in the Union: WOW Cafe.  Read More »...

My dreams came true because of Shania Twain

My dreams came true because of Shania Twain

July 26, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer We turned around as we heard loud drumbeats coming from the second stage of PPG Paints Arena where she, wearing a glittery black gown with matching cowboy hat, appeared in spotlight. Shania Twain strutted down the from first bowl to the main stage where I was eag...

Pro-sports should consider changing up schedules

July 19, 2018

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer The PGA Tour recently announced their new schedule for the 2018-19 season. The new schedule involves several major changes to the schedule, including the addition of two new tournaments, the removal of a playoff event, moving The Players Championship from May bac...

Sore legs and amazing memories: My first hiking trip 

Sore legs and amazing memories: My first hiking trip 

July 12, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer This past month, my aunt and uncle invited me to spend a few days with them and my cousin at a cabin in Hocking Hills State Park in Ohio. Read More »...

Students are encouraged to vote in primary elections

May 8, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   As primary elections within West Virginia and the rest of the country begin, one can be led to question the importance of voting, especially during the primaries, which are often perceived as inferior or useless in comparison to the general elections.  This view,...

Fundraising helps create a sense of community

April 21, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Contributing Writer   When walking around campus, students find it difficult to escape the posters and flyers that decorate the walls of most buildings, promoting various clubs, their activities, and perhaps most importantly, the fundraisers occurring on campus that are meant to ...

Favorite artists that remind me of my mother

February 20, 2018

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer   Everybody has a song that reminds them of someone, whether it be a ballad that reminds you of your significant other, a pump up song that reminds you of your best friend, or any other song. Music is something that brought my mother and I very close together....

Places singles should avoid on Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   We all know that stress that comes around once a year when you look on the calendar and see that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Whether you’re single or in a relationship, Valentine’s Day is a headache. Being single on Valentine’s Day is difficult, bec...

Music affects our lives in a positive way

January 9, 2018

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer Music has always been a huge part of my life. I have been listening to music for as long as I can remember. Now, there is not a single day that goes by that I don’t listen to music. Music is fun to listen to, however, there is something scientists have been study...

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