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WLU basketball returns to hilltop after break

WLU basketball returns to hilltop after break

January 7, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager West Liberty University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams returned to the hilltop Saturday, Jan. 6, for their first home games of the year. Both squads...

Top 5 activities to partake in over break

December 27, 2017

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager Christmas break is a good time to relax and spend time with the family. Having a whole month free makes it seem like it is a long time, but it is easy to let it slip...

Maintaining gratefulness throughout the holidays

December 25, 2017

By Daniel Morgan, Editor The last Thursday in November reminds us all to be grateful for what and who we have in our lives, but why do we forget about it once it's over? Right after shopping starts on...

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...

Top 5 things to look forward to in 2018

December 15, 2017

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer December holidays might have made you a little nostalgic for everything that has happened in 2017. But get excited, because there is a lot to look forward...

Hilltoppers remain undefeated after late game scare

December 11, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager The West Liberty University men’s basketball avoided their first loss of the season after escaping a late comeback by the Fighting Falcons of Fairmont State....

Sounding Off on winter break

Sounding Off on winter break

December 6, 2017

Compiled by Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer       How are you planning on spending your winter break? I am excited to visit my grandparents for Christmas and to go ice skating...

Manage your time wisely: Stop caring 

Manage your time wisely: Stop caring 

January 11, 2017

By Daniel Morgan, Editor  Normally, when you think about time management, pictures of daily planners and schedules come to mind. There are tens of thousands of other how-to articles that I can refer you...

Car emergency kits important for safety

January 5, 2017

By Morgan Goddard, Assistant Editor  A good driver is always prepared. Breakdowns can happen anytime, anywhere. Start the new year out with safety in mind. In addition to having the necessary equipment...

'Fences' welcomes audience right through the gate

‘Fences’ welcomes audience right through the gate

January 3, 2017

By Daniel Morgan, Editor  "Fences," the new film based on August Wilson's award-winning play, stars Denzel Washington (who also directs) as Troy Maxson, a black garbage collector dealing with family and...

Tips for safe winter driving

Tips for safe winter driving

December 30, 2016

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer It’s probably a scene you’ve seen a hundred times before: you wake up in the morning, and the ground and road are covered in a blanket of snow. Depending on how...

New Year’s resolutions: the pros and cons of creating

December 28, 2016

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer The year is nearly over! While some of us are thinking positively about the year and wishing it a warm-hearted farewell, others are just crawling through to 2017, still...

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