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Photo Gallery: Nutting Gallery Ed Bisese and Ryder Henry exhibit

February 16, 2017

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager The Nutting Gallery in the College of Arts and Communication opened a new exhibition yesterday evening. Ed Bisese and Ryder Henry are the talented artists featured in the exhibit. Bisese is known for his paintings and sculptures. Meanwhile, Henry focuses on customiza...

Don’t wait until Valentine’s Day to treat yourself

February 13, 2017

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager   Valentine’s Day can be a day of excitement where butterflies are fluttering in your stomach and love is pouring from your heart. You can spend the day with your significant other, give gifts, and remind each other how much the relationship means to you.    GAG...

Organization is the key to starting the semester out right

January 31, 2017

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager Starting out the spring semester can sometimes be a drag. After a month of eating out of your parent’s fridge, watching almost every series on Netflix, and stocking up on Christmas goodies, going back to class doesn’t seem like an ideal way to spend our time. Rea...

Last-minute crafting gifts for Christmas

Last-minute crafting gifts for Christmas

December 23, 2016

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager With Christmas only a couple days away, one can assume the holiday shoppers who procrastinated are freaking out. Have no fear! If you put off shopping for so long because of the price tags and everything is out of stock, or it's too late to order online, here are fo...

Remember: Keep your animals safe this winter

December 14, 2016

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager The first snowflakes and crisp winds of the winter season bring excitement to those getting in the Christmas spirit. Unfortunately, these conditions can also be deadly to an important member of our family: our pets. Protecting our pets from the cold can be easy by simpl...

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 »...

More dining options as G-Top arrives to West Liberty

November 5, 2016

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager and Review by Ian Beabout, Staff Writer  Tired of eating in the Union? Want a fun night out with friends? Is the Tavern too far of a walk? Well you’re in luck! West Liberty is welcoming a new restaurant and bar to the Hilltop.  The G-Top is a branch off from G...

Moonjung Kang presents study abroad opportunities

Moonjung Kang presents study abroad opportunities

October 25, 2016

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager Are you interested in studying abroad? Do you want to travel the world? Luckily, West Liberty University and Hanbat Nation University in South Korea are creating a new an exciting partnership. Read More »...

Oglebayfest provided a fun weekend for locals

Oglebayfest provided a fun weekend for locals

October 10, 2016

By Megan Jones, Advertising ManagerThe annual Oglebayfest was held this weekend with outstanding turnout.In 1979, the festival began in honor of the 50th anniversary of Oglebay Park in Wheeling, W.Va. People from all over the tri-state area, and sometimes even further, come to enjoy the three-day fall festival. Read More &ra...

College of Arts and Communications plan for exciting semester

September 15, 2016

By Megan Jones, Advertising ManagerThe College of Arts and Communication has a vibrant lineup of activities this Fall. The college is made up of art, theater, music performance, broadcasting, journalism, graphic design, music technology, directing, and more programs. Read More »...

Killer Heels exhibit slays ‘The Frick’ in Pittsburgh

July 15, 2016

By Megan Jones, Advertising Manager There’s no denying that both men and women are enticed by high-heels. Whether you like to wear them or to stare at them, you can’t miss The Frick Art Museum’s summer exhibit, Killer Heels: The Art of The High-Heeled Shoe.High-heels can be considered one of the most intriguing and provocativ...

Florence + the Machine bloomed at the Blossom Music Center

June 16, 2016

By Megan Jones, Advertising ManagerIn today’s music world, it isn’t easy to find an artist with pure, raw talent. Luckily, I got to experience just that and more. Florence + the Machine, an indie rock band from London, graced the Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio with their presence on Ju...

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