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The Marching Hilltoppers return after 2 years

September 22, 2018

By Rebecca Friend, Contributing Writer   After a two year hiatus due to state budget cuts, the West Liberty University’s Marching Hilltoppers return to campus. A press conference made the initial announcement of the anticipated marching band’s return on Sept. 21, 2017. This season marks the first ...

Greco named director of percussion, world music

March 26, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor   Mitchell Greco arrived at West Liberty University in the fall, bringing with him knowledge of world music. Originally from Rochester, N.Y., Greco did his schooling in Buffalo, N.Y., Cleveland, Ohio and Western, N.C. before coming to West Virginia five years ago.    ...

Community choir brings students and locals together in song

Community choir brings students and locals together in song

October 21, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   West Liberty’s College Community Choir offers students and the Wheeling community the opportunity to join forces and form a choir ensemble off-campus. Under the new leadership of Ryan Keeling, the alumnus is thrilled to conduct the chorus as it approache...

Marching Hilltoppers to return to West Liberty

October 2, 2017

By Jerrad McNeil, Contributing Writer   On Sept. 21, it was announced that the University is bringing back the West Liberty Marching Hilltoppers. The marching band was cut due to budget reasons in March 2016.  Read More »...

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