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Men’s basketball seeks sixth straight win this weekend

December 1, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After a quick delay in the season for Thanksgiving break, Ben Howlett and his Running Hilltoppers are looking to continue their hot start this weekend.  On Saturday,...

University procedures allow for consistent discipline 

November 29, 2017

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   Recently, West Liberty University has been in the public eye about serious incidents, such as allegations of sexual assault and domestic violence, concerning past and...

West Liberty prides itself on campus safety

West Liberty prides itself on campus safety

November 24, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer  Many factors go into choosing a university: finding the right degree program, unique extracurricular activities, different clubs and organizations and an overall fun...

Trumpet Solo: Travis Howe

November 12, 2017

Compiled by Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   Travis Howe is a student veteran, double majoring in math and chemistry. He’s a senior and will graduate in the spring. Q: What branch of the military...

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...

Toppers search for much needed win at W. Va. State

October 20, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After a disappointing loss last week on Homecoming, the Hilltoppers are hoping to break their losing streak this weekend against West Virginia State University.  On...

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...

WLU Connect helps alumni stay in touch

October 17, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After graduating from college, your new life starts to begin. From starting a career to starting a family, keeping in touch with your college friends can be quite...

Toppers come up short against powerhouse Shepherd

October 7, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer  After a tough battle in Shepherdstown, W.Va., the WLU Toppers lose their fourth game of the season against the third ranked nationally and MEC powerhouse Shepherd Rams,...

Toppers seek win against streaking Falcons 

Toppers seek win against streaking Falcons 

September 28, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After a tough loss against the University of Virginia Wise last weekend, the West Liberty Hilltoppers are hoping to find a solid rhythm as they head into the middle...

WLU presents students with job opportunities

September 16, 2017

 By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   During the semester, finding time to balance school work, friendship and time to relax can be somewhat difficult.  It is easier said than done, but trying to...

Boyd Hall reopens after three years of vacancy 

Boyd Hall reopens after three years of vacancy 

September 6, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After years of sitting vacant, the once prime location dormitory of Boyd Hall is again up and running. Boyd Hall was a very popular dorm in the past. With its convenient...

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