Scholarship and grant opportunities at WLU

By Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer Photo credit, Scott McCloskey As a college student, there are many outlets to look to that will help pay for college tuition. Whether youʼre an incoming freshman More »

Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Hannah Mason, Assistant Editor According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancer, and is the second leading cause of More »

No sophomore slump for Iceton on the course

By Jacob Flatley, Contributing Writer After tearing through the Mountain East Conference golf scene as a freshman, West Liberty sophomore Matt Iceton is at it again this season. “After a successful freshman More »

Homecoming 2014 A Success On And Off The Field

By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer Photo credit, Kensie Mason. The West Liberty Football Team Snapped A Two Game Losing Streak As They Defeated The Fairmont State Falcons 39-16 On Homecoming Day. The Hilltoppers More »

Howard making most of her senior season

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer Lauren Howard and the Hilltopper womenʼs tennis team are composing a remarkable season. This is Howard’s senior year at West Liberty University, and while she is pursuing More »

 

Scholarship and grant opportunities at WLU

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By Nicole Henry, Contributing Writer

Photo credit, Scott McCloskey

As a college student, there are many outlets to look to that will help pay for college tuition.

Whether youʼre an incoming freshman or a rising senior, there are scholarship programs to help with college tuition.

Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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By Hannah Mason, Assistant Editor

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancer, and is the second leading cause of cancer death in women.

About 1 in 8 American women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.

No sophomore slump for Iceton on the course

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By Jacob Flatley, Contributing Writer

After tearing through the Mountain East Conference golf scene as a freshman, West Liberty sophomore Matt Iceton is at it again this season.

“After a successful freshman season, I felt some added pressure to perform well in my sophomore year. To be honest, I have been struggling a little bit with my game lately but it all came together at the MEC Fall Championship,” Iceton said.

Homecoming 2014 A Success On And Off The Field

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By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

Photo credit, Kensie Mason.

The West Liberty Football Team Snapped A Two Game Losing Streak As They Defeated The Fairmont State Falcons 39-16 On Homecoming Day.

The Hilltoppers Came Out The Gate Early As Isiah Moody Ran For 48 Yard Run On A Fourth Down Play One The Opening Drive, That Set Up A Three Yard Touchdown Run By Dakota Conwell To Make The Score 7-0.

Howard making most of her senior season

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By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer

Lauren Howard and the Hilltopper womenʼs tennis team are composing a remarkable season.

This is Howard’s senior year at West Liberty University, and while she is pursuing a business degree, she is also pursuing a Mountain East Conference championship.

Ebola

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By Jacob Flatley, Sports Editor

If you turn on any news station, radio station, pick up a newspaper or look at any other form of media, you have probably came across the disease called Ebola. It has been a very big topic in the news the last month and is quickly picking up steam as the virus has been in the United States recently.

West Liberty Vs Urbana

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By Nathan Johnson, Staff Writer

A career game performance by quarterback Dakota Conwell helps the Hilltoppers roll past Urbana 44-14.

On the opening profession of the game, the Hilltoppers struck first as Conwell connected with Daree Goodwin for a three yard touchdown pass to go up 7-0. Midway in the first quarter the Hilltopper defense came up big as D’Andre Muhammad intercepted a Urbana pass and took it 39 yards for a touchdown, the extra point was blocked so that made the score 13-0.

New season begins for AHS

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By Jessica Broverman, Editor

One of the top rated shows on television is the “American Horror Story” series. Four seasons have taken its viewersʼ attention and have yet to let it go.

From “American Horror Story: Murder House” to “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” the series are so different that we can consider them to be completely different from one another.

Concert Artist Series kicks off with soprano and piano

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By Hannah Mason, Assistant Editor

On Sunday, Oct. 12 at 4pm, a WLU Division of Music Concert Artist Series performance entitled “Shining Jewels: Celebrating the Songs of Lee Hoiby” graced the Elbin Auditorium in College Hall.

Dr. Colleen Gray, soprano, performed with Dr. Nanette Kaplan Solomon, pianist, both professors at Slippery Rock University.

Oh dear! Overpopulation in W.V.

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By Jacob Reinard, Contributing Writer

The white-tailed deer is West Virginia’s most popular game animal with 343,000 hunters harvesting over 175,000 deer annually.

But is that enough? Some believe that it is not and that white-tailed deer are overpopulating and creating several problems throughout northern West Virginia.