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Topperfest 2018 welcomes students back to campus

August 23, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor  As the beginning of the new school year draws closer, it is time to start getting ready to return to campus. Classes start at 8 a.m. on Aug. 27, but there is much more going...

Erin Geil’s “Podunk Moon” takes readers on an emotional journey

August 3, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Assistant Editor As a fan of sci-fi, time travel, and romance, I was excited to read Erin Geil’s Podunk Moon: An Anthology. In this book, Geil weaves together a non-fiction poetry...

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. “It's a time to get away...

Popular summer festivals return to Wheeling

July 10, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor During the summer months, many festivals grace Wheeling, W. Va. While some have already passed, there are still many yet to come! Here are some of the upcoming festivals that...

“Tag” movie hides heartwarming message in comedic action

June 28, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Contributing Writer On the surface, Tag, directed by Jeff Tomsic, appears to be just another off-color comedy in the same vein as The Hangover. For the most part, it is; but at the heart...

2018 FIFA World Cup: 5 things you should know

June 26, 2018

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer  The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off in Russia on June 14, and it will be finished with the final match on July 15. This year’s World Cup is the 21st FIFA World Cup,...

Summer care: preventing sunburns, staying safe

June 22, 2018

By Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer Now that nicer weather is upon us and many of us now have the time to spend outside, sunburns are a very real concern. Many students, now free of the burdens of classes...

Five tips to ace the GRE without breaking the bank

June 18, 2018

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer What are the things you don’t think about in summer? Scholarly papers, homework and everything else that brings you stress when school is in session. Among...

Nearby Oglebay trail boosts scenic waterfall views

Nearby Oglebay trail boosts scenic waterfall views

June 9, 2018

By Lex Buell, Contributing Writer Oglebay is full of beautiful hiking trails and activities, but did you know that includes a gushing waterfall too? Located at the bottom of the hill, right off the side...

Wheeling host of various June events

June 6, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor While it is officially summer, those who live close to campus or are staying at West Liberty over the summer break may be looking for something to do. Here are some activities...

HBO’s Westworld excite audiences with new season

May 30, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Contributing Writer Based on the 1973 film of the same name, HBO’s Westworld takes place in the theme park of the same name, run by the mysterious Delos Incorporated company....

Remember to support local businesses this summer

May 25, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor While on summer break, remember to give back to your community in a small yet powerful way: support local businesses.  Every summer, college students pack up their bags...

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