Round 3: Cavaliers and Warriors face off in NBA Finals

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer The inevitable matchup for the NBA Finals is here! The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors will face off for the third consecutive time. Will the Cavs More »

Disproving ‘Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels’

By Daniel Morgan, Editor Over the past few years, I’ve been serious about getting healthy and losing weight. I’m proud to say that I’ve lost 80 pounds and counting on this lengthy More »

Impulse shopping happens more in person than online 

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor    Online shopping can be pretty addicting, but I think most impulse shopping comes from shopping in a physical store rather than an online one. Now, before you More »

Top five must-read books for summer

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer With summer break in full swing, every West Liberty student could not be more appreciative of the opportunity to catch up on some much needed sleep. However, More »

College allows students to exercise independence

By Kendra Rhodes, Contributing Writer A significant time of maturation and independent growth is during the college years. College provides the setting for exploring new-found freedom. Students have the choice to live More »

 

Round 3: Cavaliers and Warriors face off in NBA Finals

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer

The inevitable matchup for the NBA Finals is here! The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors will face off for the third consecutive time. Will the Cavs bring home back-to-back championships, or will Golden State redeem themselves after blowing a 3-1 lead last year?

Disproving ‘Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels’

By Daniel Morgan, Editor

Over the past few years, I’ve been serious about getting healthy and losing weight. I’m proud to say that I’ve lost 80 pounds and counting on this lengthy journey. My largest weight that I can remember was 272 pounds; I’m just at the 190-pound mark, give or take a few, and I haven’t seen my weight that low since middle school.

Impulse shopping happens more in person than online 

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor 
 
Online shopping can be pretty addicting, but I think most impulse shopping comes from shopping in a physical store rather than an online one. Now, before you roll your eyes, hear me out. 

Top five must-read books for summer

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer

With summer break in full swing, every West Liberty student could not be more appreciative of the opportunity to catch up on some much needed sleep. However, in between nap sessions, students may find themselves bored and looking for some entertainment. In the hopes of aiding these poor, sleepy souls, I have compiled a list of the top five must read books for the summer.

College allows students to exercise independence

By Kendra Rhodes, Contributing Writer

A significant time of maturation and independent growth is during the college years. College provides the setting for exploring new-found freedom. Students have the choice to live on their own and make many of their own day to day decisions, but they still have the structure and the basic rules that on-campus living stresses. When parents fail to loosen the reins of control when their students go to college, a large part of imperative personal growth is lost and has adverse effects for the parent.

Mental Health Month brings awareness this May

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

Ever since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Month. Mental Health America (MHA) began the recognition, and each year, MHA and multiple other organizations come together to educate, bring awareness and fight the stigma.

Three ways to spend your summer free time

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer

With the semester finally over, college students are finding themselves with a lot of free time on their hands. A large portion of this time will be set aside for summer work, but that still leaves plenty of free hours throughout the week that would usually be filled with homework or studying. Here are three things that college students can do to fill that empty time.

Remembering how we got here: A tribute to Moms

By Ana Berbel, Contributing Writer

Being her first child, my mom has told the story of my birth many times. It always starts with her telling the anecdote about how my grandparents got to the hospital before she did; of course, the whole family was very excited, but apparently they just couldn’t wait to meet me.

Distracted walking is dangerous and annoying

By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor

Texting while walking can seem harmless, especially compared to the more dangerous texting and driving. However, texting and walking can be more dangerous than it seems.

To all of the senior athletes: thank you and good luck 

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer 

Four years of college to the naked eye may seem like an incredibly long journey. And it is, in some degree, but there is one thing that all college students, especially student-athletes, can agree on: it is not long enough. In two weeks, many student-athletes on the hilltop will walk across the stage for commencement and begin their new lives.