Monthly Archives: October 2017

Photography club hopes to focus on campus life

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer
 
Clubs and organizations help keep our minds busy and give us a much-needed break from worrying about our class studies. This year, for the Photography Club, they are just trying to get their club off the ground.

Women’s tennis finishes third at conference tournament

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager
 
West Liberty University’s women’s tennis team ended their season this past weekend after falling short to University of Charleston in the Mountain East Conference Tournament. This year, the tournament was held at the Marshall University Tennis Complex in Huntington, W.Va.

Writing Center open for students to utilize

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer
 
West Liberty University offers various tutoring services through the student help services in Main Hall. However, WLU is now offering students additional services in the new Writing Center.

Shotwell possesses this year’s Haunted Halls

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager
 
With Halloween approaching quickly, one of the most awaited events is coming back to the hilltop. 
 
This year, Haunted Halls is going to be held in the oldest building on campus, Shotwell Hall. The event will take place on Monday, Oct. 30 and Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 7:30-10:30 p.m.

West Liberty rolls Concord on senior day

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor

It was a cold and rainy one on the Hilltop for senior day, as West Liberty University took on the Concord Mountain Lions in a Mountain East Conference match-up. The Hilltoppers came away with a huge 44-14 victory to improve to 3-6 on the season.

West Liberty hopes to end losing streak this weekend

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor
 
The West Liberty football team will be back in action this Saturday against Concord University at West Family Stadium, for a scheduled 1 p.m. kickoff. West Liberty and Concord come into the game with identical 2-6 records and the Hilltoppers are currently on a five game losing streak that they will be looking to snap. This is the longest losing streak that the Toppers have been on since the 2013 season. West Liberty is 2-5 against the Mountain Lions since the 2010 season, with the last win coming in the 2015 season. 

WLU volleyball faces tough MEC test this weekend

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer

The West Liberty women’s volleyball team will be closing at-home play in the 2017 regular season this weekend, with games against Fairmont State and Shepherd. Both of those teams sit towards the top of the Mountain East Conference (MEC).

Get your scare on this Halloween

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager
 
As the most frightening day of the year approaches, students will look for fun activities to do this Halloween. Instead of sitting in your dorm room, here are several attractions in the area to fulfill your holiday spirits.

Community education aims to revitalize Ohio Valley

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer
 
Have you ever felt that college is supposed to be something more than 50-minute lectures and online quizzes? Going to school in the Ohio Valley, it is hard not to think about ways to help the local community, and to do something that would matter here and now. One of the newest programs at West Liberty University, Community Education, might help one do just that. 

Trumpet Solo: Dr. Melinda Kreisberg

Compiled by Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer
 
Dr. Melinda Kreisberg is a biology professor, director of Accreditation and Academic planning, and an Accreditation Liaison Officer for West Liberty University. She is also involved with the Hilltop Players, recently being the assistant director of “As it is in Heaven.”