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Waterparks band releases beautiful, touching single

December 22, 2017

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer  A few days ago, pop punk band Waterparks dropped a new single from their upcoming album, Entertainment. This song is titled Lucky People, and one of the first things I noticed about this song is how beautiful it is. It instantly caught my attention after the first...

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.  Read More »...

Donation makes indoor facility possible for WLU

November 13, 2017

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer   On Oct. 25, Belmont Savings Bank donated $200,000 to West Liberty University to build a new indoor practice facility for the baseball and softball teams. Read More »...

‘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 part of the original play and recently lost her battle to cancer. Read More »...

Hoodie Allen’s new album lives up to the hype 

October 11, 2017

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer   Last year in January, New York rapper Hoodie Allen (or as his fans call him, Hoodie) dropped his album “Happy Camper” and at the time, I thought it would go down as his best album ever. Like always, he has proved me and thousands of other fans wrong.  ...

Nutting Gallery opening features interactive art

September 12, 2017

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer   On Wednesday, Aug. 30, the Nutting Gallery opened up for the first time this semester. The theme for this gallery opening is interactive art, and Tom Estlack was the artist in the spotlight this time around.  Read More »...

Topperfest welcomes back students

September 2, 2017

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer Here at West Liberty University, we have a bit of a tradition. This tradition is something Hilltoppers call “Topperfest.” Topperfest is an extravaganza that will run from Aug. 18 through Sept. 5 this year. Each day during this time period, there is at least one ...

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