Personal training program succeeds on the hilltop

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager   West Liberty University’s personal training program is back in action after a successful first year. The program was introduced last fall semester and it instantly became More »

Staff and students combating ‘suitcase campus’

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer   Here at West Liberty University, there is occasional complications on finding activities that will make students want to stay over the weekend instead of commuting back More »

Hilltoppers fall to UVA-Wise on the road

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor West Liberty traveled to Wise, Va. to take on the UVA-Wise Cavaliers, and in a hard fought battle, the Hilltoppers fell just short by a score of More »

Graduate assistant program allows for professional growth

By Meredith Garner, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University’s Graduate Assistant (GA) Program has seen an increase in enrollment this year. Graduate students get the opportunity to earn their degree with an More »

Women’s soccer hits the road to take on Notre Dame

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   As Notre Dame (Ohio) tries to avoid their first loss of the season, Urbana will look for only its second win. West Liberty is about to encounter More »

 

Personal training program succeeds on the hilltop

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager
 
West Liberty University’s personal training program is back in action after a successful first year. The program was introduced last fall semester and it instantly became popular among students. Personal training offers students a chance to have someone to workout with who can guide them through the correct exercise process.

Staff and students combating ‘suitcase campus’

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer
 
Here at West Liberty University, there is occasional complications on finding activities that will make students want to stay over the weekend instead of commuting back home, ultimately leaving the hilltop a ghost town for the most part. However, staff members are implementing new ideas to improve on campus involvement.

Hilltoppers fall to UVA-Wise on the road

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor

West Liberty traveled to Wise, Va. to take on the UVA-Wise Cavaliers, and in a hard fought battle, the Hilltoppers fell just short by a score of 31-19. West Liberty falls to 2-2 on the year and the Cavaliers move up in the Mountain East Conference standings with a 3-1 record.

Graduate assistant program allows for professional growth

By Meredith Garner, Contributing Writer
 
West Liberty University’s Graduate Assistant (GA) Program has seen an increase in enrollment this year. Graduate students get the opportunity to earn their degree with an additional real-world experience in their field of study here on the hilltop. The GA program became more established in Fall 2016 with developed, organized programs available to students. 

Women’s soccer hits the road to take on Notre Dame

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager
 
As Notre Dame (Ohio) tries to avoid their first loss of the season, Urbana will look for only its second win. West Liberty is about to encounter the tale of two teams in this weekend’s matchups, facing the No. 1 team and the last team in the Mountain East Conference

Hilltopper football looking for big win at UVA-Wise 

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor
 
The West Liberty football team will travel to Wise, Va. to take on the Cavaliers of UVA-Wise in a Mountain East Conference battle. The game is scheduled for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff and these 2-1 teams will be battling to stay above .500 early in the season. 

Senior soccer captain looks for final season of success

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
 
Forward Thanna Oddo has one more season of soccer here on the hilltop. As her last season begins, Oddo has high hopes for this season after last year’s historic one. Soccer, however, has always been a huge aspect of her life. 

Shepherd, Fairmont on this week’s volleyball schedule  

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer
 
After a tough start, the West Liberty women’s volleyball team earned a split at this past weekend’s MEC/PSAC Crossover at the ASRC, managing to knock off two Atlantic Region teams on their way to MEC conference play this weekend. 

Bear Necessities makes living on campus more convenient

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager
 
The start of another school year here at West Liberty University has come with some changes in the College Union. Before leaving for summer break, students had different food choices including The Grille, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and Jazzman’s Bakery. This fall dining options have seen some changes– Taco Bell and Pizza Hut have been replaced by Slice of Life and most of the food items that were carried by Jazzman’s have been moved to the new convenience store, also located in the Union, Bear Necessities. 

Life just got better with Sodexo’s new dining option

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer
 
With the departure of co-branded Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, Sodexo has introduced Hilltoppers to a new life filled with Italian dishes. Positive first reactions have settled the verdict on whether the removal of two name-brand corporations was the right decision.